Magazine of the Socialist Party, Australian section of the CWI

Victoria

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A picket line has been in place shutting down Webb Dock East in Port Melbourne since November 27. It is said that more than …

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The Andrews Labor government in Victoria has authorised a limited trial of a safe injecting facility in North Richmond. This is a welcome reversal …

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The Andrews Labor government in Victoria is hell bent on proceeding with the controversial West Gate Tunnel project despite serious community concerns and transport …

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The CFMEU has now dropped all pretense about not signing the government’s Construction Code compliant agreements. The fighting talk was apparently just a ruse …

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The manipulation of government statistics has to be taken into account when looking at unemployment. Officially unemployment in Bendigo is at 4.46%, supposedly lower …

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Australian workers have a long history of using strike action to advance their working conditions. In retaliation, employers and governments have waged a battle …

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The Victorian government plans to sell-off nine public housing sites across Melbourne. Private developers who buy the sites will have to replace the public …

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On October 7 the Socialist Party held a successful day school called Subversive Action. The educational event was combined with the Melbourne leg of …

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Come along to the Socialist Party’s Subversive Action day school in Melbourne this Saturday to discuss the ideas necessary to subvert capitalism and build …

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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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Deaths due to heroin overdoses in Victoria have increased in recent years, rising from 111 fatalities in 2011 to 172 in 2015. Many of …

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In a move reminiscent of the CUB dispute last year, James Packer’s Crown Casino has sacked a crew of 16 maintenance technicians and outsourced …

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While millions of Australian workers slumber in front of their TVs watching their fictional heroes and villains duke it out in Game of Thrones, …

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Infrastructure Australia recently suggested that the private franchise agreements the Victorian state government has with Metro Trains and Yarra Trams are “…a shining light …

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New anti-protest laws were introduced by the Victorian Labor government in May this year. While the Crimes Legislation Amendment (Public Order) bill still has …

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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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The Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory has shown that juvenile inmates at the Don Dale detention …

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Victoria’s trial of all-night public transport on weekends was made permanent in the May state budget. People who make use of the extra trams, …

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