Australian Labor Party Newswire

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  1. 'Show Bendigo the money': Central Vic hopes for blackspot fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Bendigo Advertiser

    ... party," she said. Of the Victorian federal electorates outside of Melbourne, six are held by the Australian Labor Party and nine by the Coalition. The federal government announced funding for round four of the program was announced on June 10. The ...

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  2. Behind the CFMMEU's rightward drift on refugeesRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Green Left Weekly

    At the recent Australian Labor Party Victorian state conference the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union delegation voted with the Australian Workers' Union , Shop, Distributive and Allied Employees' Association and Labor's Right faction to finish conference early. This meant that several progressive motions, including on the right to strike, changing the date of Australia day, gender equality in superannuation and - notably - a motion calling for a Bill Shorten government to close the Manus Island and Nauru refugee detention centres within 90 days of being elected were not heard.

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  3. Exclusive - Labor Announces GST Gender Equalisation PolicyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 8 | Catallaxy

    The Australian Labor Party believes in fairness and justice. Every one should achieve the same outcomes, no matter their gender, race or sexual orientation.

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  4. Union support for Shorten on refugees: the road to defeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Green Left Weekly

    ... Slogan on a poster from the 1970s, author unknown. The newly formed "Industrial Left" faction of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) in Victoria combined with the right at the party's state conference on May 28 to block discussion about imposing a 90 ...

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  5. Is NSW Labor set to let women down?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 6 | Green Left Weekly

    ... who said: "For Labor to be pro-women, it must be pro-choice". It calls on the NSW party and the Australian Labor Party "to bind its members elected to public office to its platforms on reproductive health by removing the platform's conscience vote ...

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  6. Sally's ChoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 4 | Catallaxy

    Apparently, as we speak, the Australian Labor Party is conducting a vote for the Presidency of the party. The choice seems to be between a candidate who can't count and a candidate who seems to count too well.

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  7. Australian aid to Palestinians - where does it go?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 1 | Australia/Israel and Jewish Affairs Council

    ... Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign. Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA is closely affiliated with the Australian Labor Party as the charity arm of the Australian union movement. It is also increasingly affiliated with members of the Greens , including ...

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  8. Wins for workers, blows for refugees at the ALP Victorian State ConferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Green Left Weekly

    The Victorian Branch of the Australian Labor Party held its state conference over the weekend of May 26 and 27. The conference was held amid rising tensions within the Victorian ALP; with several prominent unions including the Construction, Forestry, Mining, Maritime and Energy Union splitting from the Socialist Left to form the new "Centre Unity and Industrial Left Alliance" faction with a number of right-wing unions including the Australian Workers Union . This arrangement effectively overturned the "stability pact" that had existed for a number of years between Labor Unity and the Socialist Left in Victoria.

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  9. 'Gonski-style' review of universities needed, says PiccoliRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | The Age

    ... panel members thought there should be a Gonski-style report into higher education as advocated by the Australian Labor Party. Federal Labor will review post-school education if it wins the next election. The review would look at both the TAFE and ...

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  10. Coming soon to Australian shoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | Catallaxy

    ... the Australian economy, Mr Swan is no longer Treasurer. But he is running for the Presidency of the Australian Labor Party . And according to Troy Bramston: Mr Swan says he has the "experience, time and conviction" to be president and has made the ...

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  11. La Trobe aligns with Labor over university funding policiesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 19, 2018 | Bendigo Advertiser

    A PROMISE to increase funding for university places has earned the Australian Labor Party the admiration of La Trobe University. La Trobe vice-chancellor John Dewar said the university was heartened by the announcement, which was delivered as part of the federal opposition's budget reply.

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  12. Charges against CFMEU pair dropped in blackmail caseRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | The Age

    ... n Heydon said the union acted in "wilful defiance of the law". The CFMEU's association, with the Australian Labor Party has been used to attack Opposition leader Bill Shorten and other ALP

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  13. Grattan / Mixed messages in post-budget pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | Canberra City News

    ... the next 12 months, One Nation and its supporters are seeking an assurance from you as Leader of the Australian Labor Party that you will guarantee placing the Greens at the bottom of all Labor how-to-vote cards. Conservative Australians do not ...

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  14. An inoffensive budget, with no political gainRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2018 | Sydney Morning Herald

    ... vote has dropped two points since April (based on 2016 election preferences), and it now trails the Australian Labor Party 46 to 54 per cent. The poll was conducted after the High Court's section 44 ruling on Wednesday exposed Opposition Leader Bill ...

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  15. China's influence in Australian politics comes under scrutiny in Silent Invasion by Clive Hamilton.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2018 | South China Morning Post

    China's influence on Chinese-Australians and Australian politics comes under scrutiny in new book by Clive Hamilton, whose argument is weakened by claims that major Hong Kong companies are beholden to Beijing and his belief that Chinese-Australians shouldn't engage in politics in their own country Australian senator Sam Dastyari of the Labor Party resigned in January after a year-long scandal involving foreign donations and influence peddling. In his support for China's claims in the South China Sea, Dastyari disagreed with the China policy of both the government and the Australian Labor Party.

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  16. Former Prime Minister Bob Hawke, 88, discharged from hospital after falling and hitting headRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... regarded as the country's most popular leader, Mr Hawke served from 1983 until 1991, leading the Australian Labor Party to four consecutive electoral victories. His major achievements in office include the creation of Medicare, the formation of ...

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  17. 500 Australian leaders state support for Sister Patricia FoxRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Manila Bulletin

    ... Glendenning, Director Edmund Rice Center for Justice and Community Education; Senator Claire Moore (Australian Labor Party); Senator Lee Rhiannon (Greens- New South Wales); Sally McManusm, Secretary, Australian Council of Trade Unions (ACTU); ...

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  18. Sweet news for Australian industry as both major parties rule out a sugar taxRead the original story w/Photo

    May 7, 2018 | Food Technology

    Catherine King, federal opposition health spokeswoman and member of the Australian Labor Party, declared there are no plans to introduce an SSB tax. A GettyImages Australia's two main political parties are set to go into the next federal elections without policies likely to lead to a sugar tax.

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  19. Federal Labor 'quarantined' from Ipswich council politics: RipollRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | The Age

    ... by the Liberal Party before the election. Recent Ipswich City Councils are strongly linked to the Australian Labor Party, despite no formal Labor ticket for three decades. Former mayors Paul Pisasale and Andrew Antoniolli, who are both facing ...

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  20. The dirt gets turfed: Outback town gets $750,000 racetrack makeoverRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | ABC News

    ... eed shearing at the Tree of Knowledge on Saturday morning. The event commemorates the founding of the Australian Labor Party and is set to continue until Monday, finishing with a champagne breakfast and the May Day march.

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