New Progressive Thinking
Labor’s national secretary and campaign director George Wright was able to organise a massive ground-war campaign in marginal seats, using the emerging tactic of “micro-targeting.” Micro-targeting is the contemporary descendant Read More
21 Aug 2014 in New Progressive Thinking
When Dorothea Mackellar pined for her sunburnt country from a desk in dreary London, the Australian nation, then in its infancy, was entirely different to the one we know today. The Read More
07 Aug 2014 in New Progressive Thinking
What follows is ALP National President Jenny McAllister's speech to the National Labor Women's Conference in Canberra on 2 November 2014. Thank you so much for inviting me to speak today. Read More
04 Aug 2014 in New Progressive Thinking
Chifley staff writer JM Butskell* has this to say on intergenerational warfare... Just under ten months in to Government, just over two months since the Budget, and days after yet another Read More
30 Jul 2014 in New Progressive Thinking
Andrew Giles is the Federal Labor Member for Scullin in Victoria. Ryan Batchelor is a director of the Chifley Research
Benedict Hugosson is an Organisational Ombudsman for the Swedish Social Democrats, focusing on training and membership development. Benedict has experience
Cameron Clyne is the former CEO of National Australia Bank and now chairman of advisory firm Camel Partners and a
Professor Carol Johnson - Carol is an Adjunct Professor of Politics at the University of Adelaide and has written extensively
Catherine King is the Shadow Minister for Infrastructure, Transport and Regional Development.
David Coats is in Australia as a Visitor at the Chifley Research Centre. He is a research fellow at the
Dr Gabrielle Kuiper has a background in science, sustainability and urban planning. She was previously Senior Adviser, Climate Change, Energy
Emma Maiden is the former Assistant Secretary of Unions NSW. She is currently Head of Advocacy for Uniting, leading their
Erin Watt is the National Secretary of the Labor Environment Action Network. Erin is a National Political Coordinator for United
Jim Chalmers MP is Shadow Treasurer, and the federal Labor Member for Rankin. Prior to his election he was
Linda Tirado is a completely average American. She also has good rants about how much it sucks to be poor
Dr Lindy Edwards is the Associate Head of School in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University
Terri Butler is the Shadow Minister for the Environment and Water, and the federal Labor Member for Griffith, Queensland.
Tim Kennedy is national secretary of the United Workers Union, organising for secure jobs and a fair Australia.