Labor historian Robert Murray tells the story of an earlier Victorian intervention - the ALP Federal Intervention 1970, This two page history is from the Recorder, Official newsletter of the Melbourne History Society Issue No. 301, July 2021, pp 3–4. Download the two pages here, or visit the … [Read more...] about ALP Federal Intervention 1970 – by Bob Murray, The Recorder
Friends, we are here tonight because we care about the Australian Labor Party. Like our forebears, we want the right to vote with a 50% vote in preselections. Can we be Labor & undemocratic at the same time?A speech by Janet McCalman 19 July 2021 an online meeting with 150 Open Labor, … [Read more...] about Can we be Labor & undemocratic at the same time?
'Like 19th-century empires dividing up Africa: Victorian Labor peace talks threaten to erupt on sticking points to the so-called Stability Pact between the Right and Left.' [Read the article- external link, may be behind pay wall.] Visit Open Labors call to Stop the shadowy preselections … [Read more...] about Stability Pact talks threaten to erupt between Victorian Labor – by Rob Harris, The Age 21 May 2021
19 June 2021: 153 Labor members and friends, joined on line with Open Labor, the Independents and members of the Melbourne FEA to protest the complete lack of internal democracy in the ALP, as revealed once again in the current round of federal preselections. We all said: 'Give ALP members their … [Read more...] about Stop the shadowy preselections & give ALP members their rightful vote
1 Feb 2019: Last December, James Button traveled to the 2018 ALP National Conference in Adelaide as one of four non-aligned delegates at the conference. In this report, he lays out his observations and comments on how Open Labor and the non-aligned movement can approach future … [Read more...] about Report on the 2018 ALP National Conference – by James Button