A socialist view on the budget

Over the coming months Yarra Council will develop a budget for 2011-2012. The two Socialist Party Councillors at Yarra will be campaigning for a budget that puts the needs of residents first. We support a budget that does not slug residents across the board with over inflation rate rises. Rates should be charged on a […]

Workers need to prepare for looming attacks

While a new minority government has been formed in Australia the political situation has far from stabilised. The August 21 Federal Election delivered a hung parliament with neither the Labor Party nor the Liberal/National Coalition winning the 76 seats required to form a government. After several weeks of negotiations, Labor with 72 seats won the […]