Category Archives: National Presidency

The questionnaire (I’d like to see) for candidates for ALP National President

As mentioned in our previous post, the 5 candidates for National Labor President have answered a survey from Local Labor/Open Labor. The survey did not raise the issue of the relationship between the Party and the Affiliated Unions. Geoff Hjorth … Continue reading

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National Conference, National President, and more

A lot is happening. We’re electing a National President now, there’s National Conference in July, and NSW State Conference will be in October. There are 5 candidates for National President, 2 from the Right, 3 from the Left. All are … Continue reading

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National President Results

Votes have been counted and the next National President of the ALP will be Jenny McAllister. Transport Workers Union secretary Tony Sheldon will be Senior Vice President and Junior Vice President will be Victorian MP Jane Garrett. Independent candidate John … Continue reading

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Candidates’ answer to Kings Cross

From Alex Hamilton Kings Cross Branch passed a motion at its last meeting asking the candidates to the Policy Forum and the National President 7 questions. I have been receiving many responses, and I have collated the Policy Forum responses … Continue reading

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Questions of Reform

Jo Holder, Rodney Cavalier, Margret Ross and I put together the following questions for the Candidates for National President: Which of the 31 of the 2010 Review recommendations do you support/not support? Should affiliated unions hold 50% of delegates to … Continue reading

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Voting begins

Voting begins today in two elections, the Federal President, and for the 16 members’ representatives for NSW Policy Forum.  (There are also 16 union representatives on the NSW Policy Forum, but a deal has been done and there are exactly … Continue reading

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Labor for Refugees asks Party President Candidates: Should our Parliamentarians be bound by our Constitution?

Source: Labor for Refugees Labor for Refugees put the following questions to all six candidates for Party President. How important is it for members of the Federal Parliamentary Labor Party to comply with the ALP National Platform in accordance with … Continue reading

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