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Motion for Branches. National Conference December 2018

REFUGEE MOTION FOR BRANCHES

Please support and send this motion to Labor’s leadership between now and our 2018
National Conference which takes place in December.

“That …………………. Branch/FEC calls on an incoming Labor Government to end all offshore
detention and transfer all refugees and people seeking asylum to either New Zealand, the
US, a safe third country that the refugee or person seeking asylum accepts, or bring them to
Australia. Any refugee that is suffering physical or mental health problems as a result of their
detention should be brought to Australia for care and treatment within the first 100 days of a
Labor government.

That this Branch further calls on an incoming Labor Government to action 2015 National
Conference Policy and within the first 100 days of government, initiate with the UNHCR the
processing of refugees and asylum seekers in Indonesia so that those who are refugees
may be safely settled in Australia or a third country.”

Send this motion to your FEC, the Shadow Minister for Immigration and Border Protection
Shayne Neumann at Shayne.Neumann.MP@aph.gov.au and your electorate’s delegate(s) to National Conference, with a copy to the Leader of the
Opposition Bill Shorten at Bill.Shorten.MP@aph.gov.au

And please let Labor for Refugees NSW know!

The following branches have passed this motion:                                                 And the following FECS:

Auburn/Lidcombe                                                                                             Grayndler

Double Bay/Bellevue Hill                                                                                   Wentworth

Leichhardt

Summer Hill

Ultimo/Pyrmont

Umina/Ettalong Beach

West Wallsend

New Town (Tasmania)

Proposed changes to Labor’s policy

Labor for Refugees made a submission to the National Policy Forum which is considering changes to Labor’s National Platform prior to the 2018 National Conference. Subsequently, a draft was issued by the NPF and members were invited to make comments and further submissions.

Labor for Refugees has now made the following further submissions to the National Policy Forum. Our November 2017 amendments appear in red font and the more recent ones are in blue font.

 

L4R Submission final with L4R amendments in red & blue as at 18 May 18

Explanatory note for Clause 287

Explanatory note for Clause 288

 

 

ALP National Conference Consultation Draft 2018

A consultation draft of Labor’s National Platform is being released in the lead up to the 48th ALP National Conference, which will be held in Adelaide on 16, 17 and 18 December 2018.

The consultation draft is the work of Labor’s National Policy Forum, which over the past 12 months has engaged more than 3,000 Party members in the Platform Development process through workshops, policy submissions and surveys.

The consultation draft is available for download here.    https://www.alp.org.au/national_platform