Review: The Baiada poultry workers’ strike

Allyson Hose from Socialist Alternative has written a new pamphlet called ‘The Baiada poultry workers’ strike – How class struggle unionism can win’. It is an attempt to give an overview of the Baiada strike which took place in the western suburbs of Melbourne in late 2011. The introduction of the pamphlet claims that its […]

Disappointing end to Victorian nurses’ dispute

The nine month dispute between nurses and midwifes in Victorian public hospitals and the Baillieu State government has come to an end. The Australian Nurses Federation (ANF) announced in mid March that a settlement had been reached and that all industrial action could be called off. Throughout this dispute nurses enjoyed high levels of public […]

Successful SP Conference held in Melbourne

The Socialist Party held its annual National Conference in Melbourne on March 30, 31 and April 1. The event played an important role in analysing the current political climate so that the party can prepare for the period ahead. Vincent Kolo from Socialist Action in Hong Kong spoke at the first session titled, ‘China on […]