Election platform

“We need to return Newcastle to a vision that builds community rather than destroy and denigrate it.”

NSW Labor lost the March 23 state election with its small-target strategy, its refusal to challenge the privatisation agenda and its sly accommodation to racism.

The Socialist Alliance will be running three Hunter-based candidates in the March 23 NSW state elections.

The Socialist Alliance will contest the 2019 NSW State Election to put people in control of planning and to build community resistance to corporate greed.

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 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!”