Magazine of the Socialist Party, Australian section of the CWI

Victoria

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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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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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In a callous attempt to maintain Melbourne’s “world’s most liveable city” status, the City of Melbourne, supported by the Victoria Police, are pushing to …

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A rally opposed to Melbourne Lord Mayor Robert Doyle’s $250 million plan to redevelop the Queen Victoria Market attracted about 300 people in late …

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Two hundred and sixty workers at Australia’s largest sawmill are set to be laid off after its operator, Australian Sustainable Hardwoods (ASH), announced the …

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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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On Saturday April 1, the Socialist Party held a day school called ‘Revolutionary Ideas’ in Melbourne. Throughout the day, we discussed the ideas of …

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The Victorian government’s decision to scrap the present taxi licence cartel and replace it with a single commercial licence for taxis, hire cars and …

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“We are now paying billions of dollars in subsidies to the private operators, which was not the idea of privatisation”. That quote was not …

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On January 20, a young man went on a deadly rampage through Melbourne’s central business district. A vehicle was used to mow down dozens …

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The recent riots and escapes of inmates held in youth justice centres in Victoria has led to unprecedented action by the Andrews Labor government. …

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The 2017 Midsumma Pride March was held in Melbourne during late January. The event had a huge turnout of over 45,000 spectators. The Socialist …

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The Rail Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) in Victoria has launched a new campaign calling for public transport services to be brought back into …

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In recent months the Victorian Labor state government has cracked down on youth who are being kept in detention. In an unprecedented move, they …

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55 maintenance workers sacked by Carlton & United Breweries (CUB) have been reinstated, ending a 180-day dispute. Midway through last year CUB sacked its …

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The Andrews Labor government has finalised plans to privatise the Port of Melbourne, selling it off for $9.7 billion. In doing this they have …

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Engie, the majority owner of the brown coal-fired Hazelwood power station in Victoria’s La Trobe Valley, have said that the plant will close in …

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When Victoria’s publicly operated rail and tram systems were privatised by Jeff Kennett in 1999, better service at less cost to the taxpayer was …

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