Green ban lifted on Sydney heritage site
Despite a four-year campaign, Willow Grove and St George’s Terrace will be removed in accordance with the NSW state government’s plan to build the new Powerhouse Museum on the land.
Report on the CFMEU attacks
The CPA Melbourne branch condemns in the strongest possible terms the right-wing attacks on the construction division of the CFMEU offices on Monday 20th September.
A Melbourne perspective: lockdowns, “freedom” rallies, and mandatory vaccination
The topics covered were discussed at a recent Melbourne CPA branch meeting.
Fremantle council workers win
The recent attention to trade union activity is unsurprising; victories of the unions bring admiration for workers but worry the capitalist elites.
Bias and bullying The two-page spread in Murdoch’s SA Advertiser of Monday 21st August with the big-font headline “CFMEU ‘BULLYING’ WORKERS” made interesting reading. Writer...
CPA members support workers robbed by Probuild and Frasers Property
Members of the Communist Party of Australia in Sydney attended a multi-day picket held by CFMEU workers demanding the wages they’re owed by Probuild and...
Money flushed down toilet as ABCC takes CFMEU to court
In what sounds like the premise of a good joke, a union, a portaloo, and a government authority have found themselves at the centre of a controversy that never needed to happen.
In solidarity with Cuba
A recent Construction Forestry Mining Energy Union (CFMEU) delegation of seven from around Australia attended the celebration of May Day in Cuba. More than 1200...
The construction union, the CFMEU, has urged the Albanese government to ramp up its ambition on the Housing Australia Future Fund, which needs more investment...
Action for jobs, pay, safety
Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union members launched major rallies across Australia on Wednesday 5th April as anger mounts over serious issues facing the nation...
We must win the battle of ideas
Working people around the capitalist world have been hit hard from the employer class. Capitalists will always look at how to improve profit margins from...
Green ban reaffirmed as legal avenues to save Willow Grove exhausted
On Friday 16th July, the NSW Court of Appeal ruled against the North Parramatta Residents’ Action Group (NPRAG), upholding the Land and Environmental Court’s judgement that Infrastructure NSW’s Environmental Impact Statement was valid.
Abolish the ABCC
The Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) has used the courts to hit building and construction unions with fines of $15.262 million since 2nd December...
The ghost of the ABCC lives on
The federal Labor government might have abolished the union-bashing Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) but its dirty work has been taken up by the...