Category Archives: Misc

2019 Campaign Review

The ALP National Executive has commenced a review of the party’s 2019 Federal election campaign. The objective of the review is to “examine and identify areas that can be improved to return Labor to Government at the next Federal Election, … Continue reading

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National President Candidate Mark Butler calling for Party Reform

Mark Butler, candidate for National President, will speak about Party Reform and Democratisation at Trades Hall Auditorium, 377 Sussex Street, at 6.00pm on Wednesday May 16. Admission is $5.00, which includes annual membership of Local Labor NSW. RSVP to: Chris … Continue reading

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Administrative Committee Ballot Report.

The Administrative Committee, commonly known simply as Admin, has 36 members. Of these, 18 are elected by Affiliated Unions’ Delegates, and 18 by Rank and File Delegates and assorted others, such as the Parliamentary Party, but also the chairs and … Continue reading

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Make a difference. Vote Independent!

At State Conference this weekend, there will be the following ballots. If you have a vote, use it to make a difference. Vote for an Independent. Rules Committee (9 to elect) Fiona Seaton Left Anthony D’Adam Left Farid Ahmed Right … Continue reading

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Motions to be considered by Rules Committee

Just a heads up that over the next few days and weeks, I’ll be sharing some of the motions that are going to be considered by the Rules Committee. I’d appreciate your comments on which motions are worthy of support, … Continue reading

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Labor Members’ Forum – How Can The ALP Better Govern Itself?

Perhaps the main theme of the Rules Report that will be put to this year’s conference is governance. Appropriately, Open Labor are holding a forum on governance this Wednesday night: Labor Members’ Forum – How Can The ALP Better Govern … Continue reading

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The Left voted for boat turnbacks and against rank and file reform.

At the 2015 Labor National Conference the Left voted for refugee boat turnbacks, and against party reform. Let me repeat that. The Left voted for refugee boat turnbacks, and against party reform. On April 27, 2014, Bill Shorten called for … Continue reading

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