These amended resolutions were adopted by the Socialist Alliance National Council Meeting on October 6 and 7, 2012 in Sydney. This draft will now be discussed by branches in the lead up to the 9th national conference of the Socialist Alliance, January 2013, where it will be open to further amendment before being voted on.
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1 The household debt ratio measures household liabilities, i.e. housing and other personal debt, as a proportion of annual household gross disposable income. The 1976 figure comes from Australian House Prices — Again by Steve Keen.
2 Lateline Interview: Greens leader discusses alliance with Labor.
CHRISTINE MILNE: OK, let me start with the carbon floor price. I've had a long negotiation with Greg Combet on that for several months. We both reached an agreement and a conclusion that it was actually the right thing to do, that it means that now the carbon price in Australia is on the same trajectory as the European price and I think it'll be a much better outcome and the minister does as well.
So that was a collaboration between us to actually work that through.