The Socialist Party is totally opposed to the Victorian State Labor Government’s new 2am lockout law. This law is an insult to the majority of responsible people who frequent Melbourne’s late night venues and it is an attack on basic civil liberties. Advertisements
Despite all the rhetoric Kevin Rudd and Wayne Swan’s first budget was not a budget for working families. This was a neo liberal budget full of cuts and full of incentives to the private sector. It looks after the big end of town and because of this business groups have given the budget the thumbs […]
The Victorian Labor government is continuing with its campaign to further criminalise protest activity. Last month ten people who participated in the protests against the Melbourne G20 summit in November 2006 were sentenced in the Magistrates Court.
Time to nationalise the banks and invest in public housing! Thousands of people face losing their homes in Australia, with more than a million households living in ‘housing stress’. This combined with the worst-ever house affordability figures and soaring rents points towards a serious housing crisis in Australia.