Australia Is Now the Mammal Extinction Capital of the World
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Tanya Plibersek MP After Labor’s election victory on 21 May, millions of progressives and true believers around Australia woke up with an...
- Oct 29, 2022
We Didn’t Wait – the Campaign for Paid Family and Domestic Leave
Natalie Lang Eight years on from launching the We Won’t Wait campaign to win 10 days Paid Family and domestic violence leave for all...
- Oct 20, 2022
From Garma to the Referendum
The Hon. Linda Burney MP Amid the enormous amount of work that goes with being a new Minister, I’ve been doing a lot of reflection...
- Oct 19, 2022
Poverty and Inequality
We live in one of the richest nations on earth, at the richest time in human history. If we cannot tackle these issues now, when?
- Oct 15, 2022
Rebuilding our Regions with Community Wealth Building
Mick Veitch MLC Regional development in NSW has been misused under the current NSW Coalition Government. Their outdated approach is...
- Oct 15, 2022
The Left's Campaigns
Rosie Ryan On the night of the Federal Election, I was in the seat of Gilmore, one of our must-hold marginals where I’d been campaigning...
- Oct 13, 2022
Protest & Progress in NSW
Angus McFarland Popular protest movements have shaped Australian society. Women’s suffrage, protected wilderness areas, Aboriginal and...
- Aug 5, 2022
Winning the West
You might say we’ve been lucky here in Western Australia. An exceptionally popular Premier. A (now former) Liberal Prime Minister who...
- Dec 14, 2021
“Is the mic on?” Disability and Youth in Politics
Sinead Simpkins According to research done by NSW Government, young people aged between 18-30, are underrepresented in local government....
- Nov 11, 2021
Racial Diversity Isn't an Optional Extra
Jananie Janarthana I remember the exact moment when Julia Gillard gave her speech as the first female Prime Minister of Australia. I...
- Oct 21, 2021
- Jun 10, 2021
I Just Want Mental Health Plans That Support My Mental Health
Kiz Jackson Across the political spectrum, there is a growing recognition that more needs to be done on mental health. Recently, the...
- Apr 28, 2021
So What Does White Allyship Mean In the Labor Party?
Image by Aurélia Durand Howra Al Timimy When I began my political journey, aged 17 and patterned with excitement and ambition, I found...
- Feb 26, 2021
What Price Human Rights?
When it comes to the rights we all enjoy, are older Australians left out in the cold? As the community waits for the release of the Royal...
- Feb 23, 2021
Government That Works
One of the hardest conversations that I have seen fought, or more often avoided, within Labor is about the capacity of Government. I...
- Jan 19, 2021
Review: Searching for Socialism: The project of the Labour New Left from Benn to Corbyn
Matt Byrne The recent passing of renowned Canadian Marxist academic Leo Panitch has presented us with an opportunity to examine the...
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