Election platform

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian’s recent decision to abandon plans for more local councils mergers is a win for communities who strongly protested this undemocratic decision.

Treasurer Josh Frydenberg only mentioned the word “climate” twice in his election budget speech, and almost as an afterthought.

“NSW not for sale!” was one of the chants at a Fix NSW rally on March 3, 20 days out from the state election.

Heatwaves kill and our cities and suburbs are not designed with sufficient trees to help lower surface temperatures.

The Sue Bolton Moreland Team has launched a new video for the campaign.

The NSW government’s decision to strip council of planning powers is another reason to put the Liberals last on polling day on Saturday September 9.

Following on from its successful state election campaign last year, Victorian Socialists is standing three candidates in the forthcoming federal election.

Lead Socialist Alliance candidate for the Legislative Council in the NSW election Rachel Evans gave this speech to a Justice Action election forum on February 25.

After Commissioner Kenneth Hayne released the banking royal commission’s interim report in September, many of the headlines and takeaway quotes focused on its claim that banks “put profits before people”.

However, any socialist, and probably most people, responded to this by saying: “No shit, Sherlock!”

Postal ballots for the Victorian local government elections have started going out from the beginning of this week. We'd like to urge you to vote socialist if at all possible in your area and encourage your friends in Victoria to do likewise if you live interstate.

Maximise your progressive vote this Saturday. Vote 1, Steve O'Brien for Mayor (Ward 1) and Vote 1 Socialist Alliance.Visit our campaign page for more information.

It’s clear we have a government in the pocket of fossil fuel companies and allied rip-off merchants who are hell-bent on sacrificing our future.

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