Public Transport

Indian feminist and socialist Kavita Krishnan was the keynote speaker at the People's Power in the “Asian Century” seminar in Sydney on June 7. The seminar was held as part of the Socialist Alliance’s 10th national conference over the weekend of June 7-9.

As thousands of people attended vigils around the country for Eurydice Dixon, Socialist Alliance's Sue Bolton is angry about the victim-blaming and authoritarian measures being offered up as “solutions”.

In response to the announcement by General Motors from its corporate headquarters in Detroit that it will discontinue vehicle and engine manufacturing and significantly reduce its engineering operations in Australia by the end of 2017

Socialist Alliance candidates running in the Inner West Council will ask NSW Labor leader Luke Foley to commit to rip up the contracts on WestConnex at the NSW Labor Party Conference in Sydney this weekend.

Imagine the kind of public transport system we could have if we had control over our public money and assets instead of corporations and their political lackeys, writes Resistance member Zeb Parkes.

Far from being too radical, Labor’s shift to the left was too little too late, incomplete and sometimes more rhetoric than substance.

Prime minister Tony Abbott chalked up his first budget win on June 17 when the 2% “levy” on high income earners passed both houses of parliament.

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.

Tens of thousands of people gathered at vigils around Australia over the weekend of February 22 to 23 to protest the brutal killing of asylum seeker Reza Berati inside the Manus Island detention camp in Papua New Guinea.

Socialist Alliance candidates standing for the Inner West Council will join communities on the Lantern Procession Against WestConnex on Saturday July 22.

Socialist Alliance supports and campaigns for:
  • Extensive community consultation on the provision of and the continual improvement of public transport options.
  • No more motorways/tollways.
  • Upgrading of  rail freight depots and loading systems
  • Ensuring railway stations, light rail and bus stops, ferry wharfs and interchanges have adequate seating, shelter, bicycle storage and facilities and modifications.
  • Integrating taxis and taxi cooperatives into the public transport system.

Socialist Alliance candidates involved in the growing protest movement against the bulldozing of the Beeliar Wetlands have reacted sharply to claims published by the City of Melville, and reported in The West Australian on 27 January, regarding the construction of the Perth Freight Link.