With elections for various student bodies about to begin on campuses, Resistance has been discussing its general orientation.

The federal Coalition government plans to ramp up Work for the Dole for job seekers under 30.

The struggle against education cuts has exploded onto the national stage in the lead up to and following the budget announcement by the Abbott Liberal-National Coalition government, a budget set to massively increase student debt.

“We believe this move will strengthen our organisation overall and provide a solid framework to recruit and integrate youth to radical politics moving forward. There is great potential to develop young leadership within the party and I'm excited for the future of the Socialist Alliance and Resistance: Young Socialist Alliance."