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Andrews government continues public housing privatisation by stealth

The Victorian state Labor government as part of its neoliberal political agenda is surreptitiously implementing a privatised Social Housing policy. This policy is an underhanded attempt by the government to justify its escalating program...

Corruption scandal exposes Labor Party

Last week a scandal blew up in the face of the Australian Labor Party, claiming the scalps of three ministers and a shadow minister. Damning evidence uncovered the corrupt politics behind Daniel Andrews' "progressive"...

For-profit internet the reason for slow speeds

In recent weeks, thousands of people all over Australia have experienced slow and unreliable internet connections. Telecommunications companies report an 80% increase in internet use during daytime hours. This is largely a result of...

Take Virgin out of private hands

Australia’s second major airline, Virgin Australia, went into voluntary administration in late April. This came after the company stood down 8000 workers as demand for flights plummeted due to the COVID-19 crisis. While the COVID-19...

Labor looking to sell-off VicRoads

The Australian Services Union (ASU) has warned that the Victorian Labor government led by Daniel Andrews is considering plans to partly privatise VicRoads. VicRoads is the government agency that oversees the road network, and...

Mental Health Royal Commission: Interim report finds ‘broken’ system

Late last year the Victorian Royal Commission into Mental Health released its interim findings. The report, as well as a raft of health experts, have described the mental health system as ‘broken’. This interim report...

Turf out this illegitimate government

The first months of 2020 have been marked by renewed government instability. The impacts of the bushfires and drought, and the onset of the coronavirus epidemic, has been made worse by the uncovering of...

Metro dispute: Court says no right to strike

In early December the Federal Court ruled in favour of Metro Trains, upholding a decision stopping the Rail, Tram and Bus Union (RTBU) from organising protected industrial action in defence of decent wages and...

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