Women’s Rights

One of the international guests at the coming 10th national conference of the Socialist Alliance, to be held in Sydney June 7-9, 2014, will be Farooq Tariq, the general secretary of the Awami Workers Party in Pakistan.

Workers in this country urgently need to rebuild fighting, democratic unionism that abides by the age-old principle "Touch One, Touch All". Nothing else stands between us and low pay, speed-ups and stress at work, and exploitation by the employer.

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 is proud to gather with fellow feminists to Reclaim the Night around Australia in 2013.

This updated resolution was adopted by the Socialist Alliance National Council on October 4.

Socialist Alliance is running in the Queensland elections to help build an anti-capitalist current in Queensland and national politics.

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

As essential steps towards complete gender equality, the Socialist Alliance campaigns for:

Equality and justice in the workplace
  1. Real equal pay for work of equal or comparable value.
  2. Automatic wage indexation that corresponds to real cost-of-living increases.
  3. Increase the minimum wage to enough to support a family.
  4. Abolish the youth wage because it damages the wellbeing of young women, and especially that of young mothers and their children.

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.

MHS is currently “triaging” already vulnerable callers. This means that those who have made the difficult decision to get help are being made to tell their whole story before they can be put through to a specialist counsellor, to then re-live the gut-wrenching memory again.

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.

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.

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