WA: Oppose Barnett’s Kimberly land grab

After stalled negotiations between the Kimberly Land Council (KLC) and the oil and gas company Woodside, Western Australia Premier Colin Barnett has taken the scandalous decision to compulsorily acquire land at James Price Point....

Worker sacked after raising concerns over racism

October fast news Anyuon Mabior was sacked from the Lilydale chicken factory in Adelaide after making a complaint to management about a racist email. Mabior was told by management the matter would be investigated...

Villawood detainees protest for refugee rights

On September 20 Josefa Rauluni jumped to his death from the roof of Sydney’s Villawood detention centre. The 36 year old Fijian man was due to be deported along with his nephew only a...

2010 Socialist Party National Conference resolution

International backdrop Since the 2009 Socialist Party National Conference our general analysis of the Australian and world situation has been borne out. Capitalism is in crisis on a number of fronts. US imperialism is bogged...

Phase out coal – Invest in renewables!

Protect both jobs and the environment Greg Combet, the newly appointed Labor Minister for Climate Change and Energy Efficiency has been quoted recently saying he wants to bring “common sense” to the debate on...

Tales of the BLF… Rolling the Right!

The battle of the Builders Labourers rank and File in New South Wales 1951-1964 By Paul True Originally published by Militant International Publications 1995 Introduction Nearly a decade after its demise in New South Wales, the Builders Labourers...

Put public transport in public hands

Thousands of people find themselves crammed like sardines on our public transport system every single day. Late trains, a lack of seats, and poor service are all contributing to the stress working class people...

NT Intervention: 3 years of hell for Indigenous people

The horrific living conditions faced by many Indigenous people are a blight on Australian capitalism. This article shows that the Northern Territory intervention has not changed this reality. It argues that only a united...