This week Australia will vote in a referendum on creating an independent Indigenous Voice body to advise parliament. The no campaign has used every trick in the right-wing playbook, and the Labor-led yes campaign has been ineffective in pushing back.
Zac Gillies-Palmer is the secretary of the New South Wales Labor Party State Electorate Council in the seat of Newtown and a former party research officer.
Less than six months after his election promise to “freeze the sale of all public and social housing,” NSW premier Chris Minns is selling public housing. And worse, he’s giving billionaire developers carte blanche to turn the housing crisis into profit.
Newly elected NSW premier Chris Minns came to power thanks to an unholy alliance between Labor’s right-wing faction and the Anthony Albanese–aligned “Hard Left.” It’s a combination that ensures Labor’s Blairite program by suppressing rank-and-file democracy.
Gladys Berejiklian’s Resignation Shows That When Big Business Is in Charge, Corruption Is Inevitable
On Friday, New South Wales’s Liberal premier Gladys Berejiklian resigned after the announcement of a new anti-corruption probe into her conduct. The news created a political crisis and exposed the corruption endemic in Australia’s most populous state.
Liberal premier Gladys Berejiklian may be the latest casualty in a series of corruption scandals that have rocked the Australian state of New South Wales. The recurrent scandals stem from deeply entrenched corruption in Sydney that gives property developers free reign.