Magazine of the Socialist Party, Australian section of the CWI

New South Wales

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In February several thousand people took to the streets in Sydney under the banner of ‘Fix NSW Transport’. The protest brought together more than …

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The Port Kembla Coal Terminal (PKCT) – owned by five mining companies in the Illawarra District of the New South Wales southern coalfields – …

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A 24-hour strike planned by Sydney rail workers was deemed unlawful by the misnamed Fair Work Commission on Thursday. The Commission disingenuously cited threats …

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Unilever, the multinational corporation behind Streets ice cream, is attempting to end its enterprise agreement with workers at its Minto factory in Sydney. The …

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The Sydenham to Bankstown Urban Renewal Corridor Strategy demonstrates a clear collusion between the Liberal state government in NSW and developers. The sale and …

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2017 marks the 100-year anniversary of what became known as the ‘Great Strike’. Sometimes referred to as the ‘New South Wales General Strike’, this …

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A cross-union meeting of delegates at Sydney’s Trades Hall has called for a state-wide strike against the Turnbull government’s latest round of attacks on …

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Victoria University (VU) is set to fire teaching and support staff, and restructure their undergraduate programs in a shocking decision by the university’s council. …

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Last year the federal government announced that they would no longer be funding the Safe Schools Coalition – an anti-bullying program that combats homophobia …

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When South Australia lost power in late September, during the worst storm seen in decades, the capitalist media and right-wing politicians were quick to …

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A new group in the New South Wales branch of the Greens, called Left Renewal, has formed to challenge the party’s conservative leadership. All …

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A two-month long student occupation was broken up by the police in late October. Despite the setback the students have pledged to continue the …

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The NSW government has refused to grant heritage protection to the iconic Sirius public housing building next to the Sydney Harbour Bridge. This is …

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Greyhound racing is set to be banned in NSW, with the state Liberal Party fast-tracking legislation to shut down the industry. Under the new …

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Sydney University’s art school (The Sydney College of the Arts) was slated to merge with the University of NSW Art and Design school and …

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Australia is in the midst of a housing affordability crisis. Rents in Australian cities are either “severely unaffordable” or “extremely unaffordable” for low-income earners …

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Sydney streets were filled by thousands of protesters for the March against Mike demonstration on May 29. Liberal premier Mike Baird has enraged layers …

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In April, steel manufacturer Arrium went into voluntary administration, potentially threatening 8,000 jobs – 3,000 in Whyalla, South Australia, where the steelworks are. Arrium …

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