Magazine of the Socialist Party, Australian section of the CWI

Queensland

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Fly-In-Fly-Out (FIFO) workers who work on Australia’s giant gas, oil and mining projects commonly refer to the four weeks on, one week off, roster …

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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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The Queensland Labor government’s decision to support the Adani corporation opening the $21.7 billion Carmichael mine near Rockhampton is a major mistake. This will …

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Between a third and a quarter of women around the world will have an abortion during their lifetime. Despite the clear need for abortion …

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A new report by The Australia Institute and the Australian Conservation Foundation has laid bare the ongoing corruption that is rife between the mining …

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The coral of the Great Barrier Reef is dying with scientists warning that the reef could be dead in a few decades. Basically the …

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The demise of Clive Palmer and his Palmer United Party (PUP) was to be expected. His term in government was riddled with controversies. After …

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Queensland scientists announced in May that a staggering 35% of corals in central and northern parts of the Great Barrier Reef are dying after …

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In March Billy Gordon, the State MP for Cook, was accused of domestic violence and not paying child support. He was subsequently forced to …

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The recent Queensland state election has received widespread attention. Most commentators have noted that the drubbing the Liberal National Party received was remarkable. Others …

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On January 31, the Liberal National Party (LNP) was dramatically swept from power in Queensland. Despite commanding a 64 seat majority in the parliament, …

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The Liberal/National state government has said it plans to sell off more of Queensland’s public assets if it’s re-elected at next year’s state election. …

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Last year, the Queensland government passed the G20 (Safety and Security) Act 2013. The G20 is a forum of the 20 major capitalist economies …

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The austerity agenda of the ruling Liberal National Party (LNP) in Queensland, led by Premier Campbell Newman, is set to enter a new phase. …

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The long-running dispute in Queensland over doctors’ contracts appears to be coming to an end. Not content with slashing around 15,000 public sector jobs, …

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Queensland is suffering its worst drought on record. The number of drought stricken shires in the state has risen from 23 to 38 with …

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The beginning of 2013 has seen huge floods ravage Queensland yet again. Thousands of people have been displaced and several people have lost their …

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The Liberal National Party (LNP) Government in Queensland has continued its offensive on the public sector unabated. In the latest round of cuts, the …

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