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  • Fight for free education for all!

    Fight for free education for all!

    During the last term of government the Liberals wanted to allow universities to set their own course fees. This sparked a major backlash as it was revealed that under the plans degrees could cost $100,000 or more. In the lead up to the election the Liberals appeared to walk away […]

  • 40 years on, time to replicate the 1976 Medibank strike

    40 years on, time to replicate the 1976 Medibank strike

    A damning report published by the Australian Medical Association (AMA) earlier this year confirmed what many Australians already know: Medicare faces “a growing funding crisis”. The AMA’s annual health report card warned that “things will get much worse in the coming years unless the (government) reverses its drastic cuts from […]

  • Is Daniel Andrews a different type of Labor leader?

    Is Daniel Andrews a different type of Labor leader?

    Over the last few months the Labor premier of Victoria, Daniel Andrews, has been styling himself as a progressive figure on a largely conservative political landscape. Activists and campaign groups have welcomed several of the various commitments and promises that he has made. Andrews for example issued an apology to […]

  • Building fighting unions of young people

    Building fighting unions of young people

    In recent months Fairfax Media has exposed the rotten deals negotiated between the Shop, Distributive & Allied Employees Association (SDA) and big companies like Coles. These sweetheart deals have sadly become par for the course for the SDA. Under the agreements workers have ended up worse off than they would […]

  • NSW: Protest campaigns move against ‘Casino Mike’

    NSW: Protest campaigns move against ‘Casino Mike’

    Sydney streets were filled by thousands of protesters for the March against Mike demonstration on May 29. Liberal premier Mike Baird has enraged layers of people across New South Wales through making anti-democratic moves, supporting greedy developers and enabling criminal damage of the environment. Musicians and young people hate ‘Casino […]