CUB strike commemoration

Tonight Stephen Jolly was at the 2nd year anniversary of the stunning victory of ETU and AMWU-organized workers in the strike at the Carlton United Brewery in Abbotsford - Australia's biggest brewery. Continue reading

Grocon guilty of killing three pedestrians: why we need industrial manslaughter laws

We need industrial manslaughter laws in Victoria now, Andrews Labor has ‘promised’ them post-election; why the delay? The Victorian Socialists will fight for these laws as a priority.  Continue reading

'Public renewal program' nothing but a giveaway to private property developers

The Andrews government’s ‘public housing renewal’ programme is a giveaway to private developers. ‘Affordable housing’ deals are being flouted and the priorities of public housing tenants on inner-city estates count for nothing. Photo credit: Herald Sun at Ascot Vale Public Housing Estate. Continue reading

Victorian Socialists successfully register as a political party

The Victorian Socialists is now a registered political party. Thank you to everyone who joined and did all the paper work to make it official. Continue reading

Andrews & the Transurban Corporate Vulture

Guess who sits atop this Transurban corporate vulture? Continue reading

Build Schools not Prisons

With an election on the horizon, the Andrews government has announced $353 million for 12 new schools. But experts say this is only half of what is needed to meet the enrolment boom. Continue reading

We need to switch to 100% renewables & take energy back into public hands

The Andrews government’s decision to extend the life of brown coal power stations in the Latrobe Valley for 30 years is disastrous for climate action and ultimately disastrous for workers, but great for the fossil fuel bosses’ profits. Continue reading

Vic state inquiry into over-representation of Indigenous youth in detention must look at police racism

'Any inquiry into the youth "justice" system needs to focus on racism running through the police and court systems" Victorian Socialists Northern metro candidate Steve Jolly said today. Continue reading

Demand more public transport, not tollways!

The West Gate tunnel brings together everything about public transport, the Andrews government and big business that’s going wrong in this state. Continue reading

Stephen Jolly on the fight to make Melbourne a liveable city for all

We want to build communities - not windswept concrete jungles that feel dead and empty, especially at night.   Continue reading