Socialist Alliance 12th National Conference

The 12th Socialist Alliance national conference, held over January 20 to 22 at the Geelong Trades Hall, discussed the challenges facing the left and the state of the fightback against neoliberalism in Australia.

Militant union leaders, First Nations, community, rural and social movement activists will present some inspiring talks at the Socialist Alliance's 12th National Conference, in Geelong from January 20-22. Have you registered yet?

The Socialist Alliance supports and campaigns for the right to choose to die with dignity.

Socialist Alliance supports and campaigns for
  • A national framework for the protection of animal welfare and the implementation, monitoring and enforcement of existing laws that criminalise cruelty against animals and regulate conditions for the captivity, transport and slaughter of animals.

  • Restricting experimentation on animals except where there is a clear need and where no alternative methods are possible.

  • An end to the inhumane intensive, factory farming in meat, dairy and egg production.

The Socialist Alliance recognises the legitimate national aspirations of the Kurdish people.

Sections 18C and 18D of the Racial Discrimination Act — the law against racial vilification — are under renewed attack from the right including the Murdoch media empire and the Coalition government for allegedly impeding free speech.

A push to take back our wealth and assets that have been stolen by the big banks and financial institutions needs to happen.