Housing

For the fifth time since their election in September last year, thousands of Australians will take to the streets in protest against Tony Abbott Coalition's government.

We have a chance to get a socialist elected to parliament. If we’re successful, it will be the first time since 1944.

Socialist Alliance policy

Housing is a basic human right that should not be reduced to a commodity only available at the whim of the market. We aim for housing that is affordable, secure, good quality, appropriately located, for all.

The pro-market, anti-people policies of all the major parties at the local, state and federal levels has placed shelter — a vital human need — in second place to profits.

Over 25,000 Victorians voted for the newly formed Victorian Socialists on November 24. A great result to build upon.

Australia has escaped recession for more than two decades, despite the impact of the Asian and global financial crises on the world's economies.

Disproportionately, those forced into homelessness are from the most marginalised communities in our society. Indigenous people and queer youth are among those most affected.

Our new Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, takes credit for driving the Coalition government’s Orwellian-named “welfare reform strategy”, which has aimed at further punishing those already living below the poverty line.

A casino was a fitting venue to host Prime Minister Tony Abbott's keynote address to the 25th anniversary dinner of conservative think tank the Sydney Institute on April 28.

The Socialist Alliance is proudly supporting the protests against "Team Abbott" on this weekend that have been organised by March Australia.

The wealthy and corporations got a visit from Santa Claus, but the rest of us got Scrooged again on Budget night.

"While ALP politicians are fleeing in terror from factional and media accusations about using ‘class war rhetoric’, the reality is that there is an ongoing class war that is about to be dramatically escalated if Abbott wins the September 14 elections", said Peter Boyle.

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