Tag: Australian Labor Party (ALP)

Auditing Indigenous Poverty

Jon Altman

30 Jun 2016

A major challenge all political parties face is that Indigenous poverty is deeply embedded and structural and will take a long time, innovative policy and major investments to address. The diversity of Indigenous circumstances means that a diversity of approaches will be required, but the major parties are committed to mainstreaming or normalisation options. It is only the Greens that are serious about the recognition of difference and the need for approaches that emphasise social…

Glorious Progress of Dragon Emperor Kevin In Storming Heaven!: Guy Rundle

24 Oct 2013

Kevin Rudd had a transformative vision of how Australians should live. So why did Labor fail so badly?

Shifting Ground by Alison Caddick

Julia Gillard has announced the date of the next election. As she dons spectacles for the first time in public, perhaps hoping for the well-known ‘halo effect’ of glasses suggesting intelligence, here perhaps rationality, the message is all about purpose, planning and technical competence. What we’re getting is a PM and a party serious about […]

From Third Way to Plan B — Reconstructing the ALP

Christopher Scanlon: Where will the ALP go from here?