Open Labor

We are a group of people who seek renewal of the Australian Labor Party and a more open, optimistic and decent politics in Australia.    

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Sep 17, 2017

How NZ's Jacinda Ardern vaulted her party from no-hopers to just-maybe winners

For the first time in close to a decade, Labour stands a chance to regain office in New Zealand. The party's new leader, Jacinda Arden, has been a central figure in this change of fortune. Here's her recent interview with Fairfax. 

Sep 13, 2017

Unity goes west as Labor factions split over preselection for plum heartland seats

Much rumbling about candidates in Melbourne's West. All underlines the need for more open ALP preselection processes. The Age 12 Sept.

Sep 12, 2017

Andrews government to give housing, food to asylum seekers facing homelessness

The Andrews government announced a package to provide housing and food to 400 asylum seekers who faced homelessness after the federal Coalition government cut their income and accommodation support.