Category Archives: NSW ALP State Conference

How to change Labor Party Policy by next Sunday

Ingredients You will need: one copy of the Policy Committee Report one Amendment Sheet one pen one good idea lots of friends Instructions NSW ALP Annual Conference is next week. Amongst other things, the ALP Policy Platform will be decided.  … 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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The year ahead

Happy New Year. Trust you had a good Christmas. It’s about to get busy. We should have a new leader of the State Parliamentary Party by this time tomorrow (5/1) . Luke Foley has spoken in favour of Party Reform … Continue reading

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NSW ALP 2014 State Conference Report

The NSW ALP 2014 State Conference was a small step forward for reform, both in what was achieved, and in what was almost achieved. The Conference delivered direct election of the State Parliamentary Leader and a formal requirement for parliamentarians … Continue reading

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Jim Bright’s speech to Conference

The following speech was delivered by Jim Bright, South Coast Delegate and candidate for the Administrative Committee, in support of the OurALP proposal that the motion from the Alexandria Branch that “union delegates to Conference should be directly elected by trade … Continue reading

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OurALP has won a place on Rules.

We won one place on the Rules Committee, for Ben Aveling. On the figures we have, we came within 6 votes of getting a place on the Administrative Committee for Jim Bright.

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Ballot papers

As I write, voting continues. We will tell you the final result when we have it. On their ballot papers, the Right put us last for both Admin and for Rules. The Left put us last for Admin, but put … Continue reading

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