SEP (Australia) 2013 election campaign
By our reporters, 11 June 2013
The meeting in Footscray involved a lively discussion on the party’s socialist perspective.
By our reporters, 8 June 2013
Those we spoke to were genuinely shocked at the dangers posed by a major US naval base being established in a seaside suburb south of Perth.
By Nick Beams—SEP Senate candidate for NSW, 7 June 2013
The market is not some “natural” form of socio-economic organisation, but the means by which finance capital exercises its dictatorship over the working class
By Patrick O’Connor—SEP candidate for the Senate in Victoria, 6 June 2013
Both the Labor and Liberal parties are preparing for a major economic crisis and the imposition of mass unemployment and unprecedented wage cuts on the working class.
By our correspondents, 5 June 2013
The working class in Wollongong and the surrounding Illawarra region has suffered a major social reversal over the past 30 years.
By Patrick O’Connor, 4 June 2013
As with the 2011 “transition” package for sacked Bluescope steel workers, the beneficiaries will be the unions, selected local businesses and private employment network providers.
By Peter Symonds—SEP candidate for the Senate in Western Australia, 4 June 2013
The media and political establishment have surrounded US preparations for war, and Australia’s intimate involvement in them, with a wall of silence.
By Patrick O’Connor—SEP candidate for the Senate in Victoria, 3 June 2013
For decades, successive governments have engaged in sordid manoeuvres to secure the Timor Sea energy bonanza for Australian corporations.
By Mike Head—SEP Senate candidate for Queensland, 1 June 2013
Liberal leader Tony Abbott broke down as he paid tribute to Martin Ferguson, formerly one of the Labor government’s most senior ministers.
By Patrick O’Connor—SEP candidate for the Senate in Victoria, 30 May 2013
The SEP condemns the Labor government’s plans to step up the militarisation of the South Pacific, as revealed in its Defence White Paper this month.
By James Cogan—SEP candidate for the Senate in South Australia, 29 May 2013
The Pine Gap base in central Australia is an integral component of US plans for war against China.
By Will Marshall, 27 May 2013
Tania Baptist campaigned in Broadmeadows and its surrounding suburbs, discussing the implications of Ford’s decision to shut down production.
By the Socialist Equality Party (Australia), 25 May 2013
Ford’s plan to close its Australian plants by 2016 is part of a vast restructuring of the international auto industry that is devastating the jobs, wages and conditions of car workers around the world.
By our reporters, 22 May 2013
The substantial “no” vote gave some indication of the growing hostility among teachers to the union’s betrayals.
By Patrick O’Connor—SEP Senate candidate for Victoria, 20 May 2013
WikiLeaks’ founder Julian Assange has launched a new party ahead of Australia’s federal election in September.
By our reporters, 15 May 2013
In both Sydney and Melbourne, the actions of the rally organisers were aimed at preventing the SEP candidates from advancing an alternative socialist perspective.
By Zac Hambides—SEP Senate candidate for NSW, 13 May 2013
Labor’s agenda in tertiary education is to strangle funding and complete the transformation of universities into thoroughly corporatised institutions.
By Mike Head, 11 May 2013
The Labor government is moving to impoverish hundreds of refugees seeking to exercise their basic legal right to appeal to a court.
11 May 2013
A total of 10 SEP candidates will stand for the Senate in five states.
11 May 2013
Behind the backs of the population, the Labor government has joined the preparations by US imperialism for war against China.
Socialist Equality Party to contest Australian federal election: A socialist program to fight the drive to war
By the Socialist Equality Party, 26 April 2013
The central objective of our campaign is to develop a broad, international anti-war movement among workers and young people on the basis of a socialist and internationalist program.