- A fairer and more sustainable Australia.
- Promoting progressive values in the community.
- Developing solutions to the biggest policy challenges of today.
We aim to promote greater equality of power, wealth and opportunity.We promote debate, encourage research, and publish commentary, into political ideas and public policy reform.We host regular policy forums, conferences, dinners, and networking events with high profile guest speakers. The Australian Fabians are committed to:
Jeff McCracken-Hewson reflects on his own experience of the democratic reform process in the UK Labour Party and the rise of Jeremy Corbyn. This is in part a response to Mark Butler's address on the need for 'Democratisation of the ALP' at our event in January, in which Mark drew comparisons with UK Labour. Jeff joined the executive of Victorian Fabians earlier this year. He is a member of the UK Labour Party and has a longstanding connection with the Australian Labor movement. He currently divides his time between Australia and the UK.Continue readingI think we need the Fabians to advocate for the social policies that are missing from current party agendas. We need influence options that recognise that we are citizens, wanting a social contract, not customers looking for a bargain, in societies not economies. Hopefully, we can reduce the trust deficit by letting voters see their political representatives as creating more civil societies.Continue reading
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