By Jamie Scicluna The WCN recently conducted a small survey via our Facebook page The Working Class and shared across a number different pages and forums. We asked participants two simple question; nominate your [their] grub of the month; and the reason why you [they] think that your [their] grub is the grubbiest grub of... Continue Reading →
Across the state the average Childcare cost is over $100 a day, $500 per week, $2000 per month or around $25,000 year. This is more than most mortgages! How can working families, let alone sole parent's afford to return to work, afford to pay the rising utility cost, the rising housing costs AND childcare?
Are you a blue collar or white collar worker? Do you believe in Trade Unions, local jobs, affordable housing or the 'fair go?' Well if you do, the chances are that the Greens do not like you. Often it is presumed that the Greens are the most inline with the Labor Party on policy and... Continue Reading →
"Working Mum Sarah Connolly Defeats Embattled Candidate Jasvinder Sidhu by 'Whopping' Margin"
CHARITY STATUS: Let's Feed Recently the WCN Executive and Membership has been made aware of the uncertainty around the Charity Status and the conduct of the Let's Feed Charity founded and run by Pre-Selection Candidate Jasvinder Sidhu. On the 20th of October 2017 the Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs Inga Peulich called for a full investigation into the... Continue Reading →
"Don't be swayed by political operators within the ALP" The WCN encourages all ALP members eligible to vote, to Vote for a Unionist! To Vote for the Community! To VOTE UNION!
CANDIDATE ENDORSEMENT: Sarah Connolly Last night, following the Werribee ALP Branch meeting, the WCN membership unanimously voted to endorse Sarah Connolly as the preferred Candidate for the ALP preselection of Tarneit. The endorsement by the WCN comes a month after Federal MP Joanne Ryan, her staff and supporters, shut down branch debate to successfully move... Continue Reading →
The Greens and PHON's ability to appeal to the working-class without actually being able or willing to do so. One of the perks of being a minor party is never being in a position to actually create legislation and deliver on those pesky pre-election promises.
Source: WCN OFFICIAL STATEMENT