In an era of political disengagement

and media fragmentation

your story is our strength. 

 

A LABOR VOICE

The Community Action Network is empowering thousands of Victorians to speak up and share their inspiring Labor story online and offline.

 

POD ON THE HILL

Keeping the light on the hill one podcast at a time. Pod On The Hill is the official weekly podcast of Victorian Labor that give voice to our MPs and supporters. Join us every Thursday for an in depth conversation. Available on iTunes, SoundCloud, Stitcher and your favourite podcast app.

 

CAN TV 

See how our volunteers are bringing positive change to our communities, one house at a time through CANtv. It’s the Community Action Network YouTube channel for our CAN volunteers.  

 


After long-standing member for Cranbourne, Jude Perera, announced his retirement from parliament a new face emerged to defend a new Labor heartland in our growing outer suburbs.


The Big Steps campaign has been fighting for equality for early childhood educators for 10 years now. We find out about the campaign, the conditions and pay facing our critically important early childhood educators, and how to be involved.




Ben Carroll has a mighty job on his hands. As Minister for Industry and Employment Ben works every day to shape the way Victorians work now, and also the jobs they will have in the future. He also takes time to talk about his upbringing in the north west, his family, and the steps that have led him to take on such an important role in influencing how we live and earn.



Linda Burney was 10 years old when the 1967 referendum was held, a vote which famously changed the constitution to allow the commonwealth to make laws for Aboriginal people, and corrected the injustice that had excluded Aboriginal people from being counted in the census.


On Tuesday morning August 20 Peter Dutton unsuccessfully challenged Malcolm Turnbull for the Liberal Party leadership. Since then what has occurred has been unprecedented.

Rob Mitchell the Labor Member for McEwen joined us for an insiders perspective on the weeks events.


Its only taken the Victorian government 146 years to appoint a woman as the Agriculture Minister, but Labor's Jaala Pulford is busy making up for lost time.

Today marks the 28th anniversary of the historic elevation of Joan Kirner as Victoria’s 42nd Premier. This week’s special episode is extracts from an interview from 2013 conducted by Nicola Castleman and RTBU Secretary Luba Grigorovitch.We thank Ron Kirner for supporting the publication of this timeless piece of both Labor’s history and Joan’s story.

After Marsha Thomson, long-standing member for Footscray, announced her retirement from politics a daughter of the west emerged as Labor's new candidate for this iconic seat.

This week's guest is Labor Member for Carrum Sonya Kilkenny.