Type of entity
Authorized form of name
Australian Labor Party, Queensland Branch
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Dates of existence
Australian Labor Party Queensland Branch (1918-).
Previously the Queensland Labour Party.
Objectives - Democratic socialisation of industry, distribution and exchange to the extent necessary to eliminate exploitation and other anti-social features in these fields. To achieve this the A.L.P. stands for: greater equality of wealth, opportunity and economic and political power; establishment of public enterprises; Australian democratic control and ownership of resources; a competitive non-monopolistic Australian awned private sector within social guidelines; the right to own private property; industrial democracy; equal access and rights to employment, education, information, communications, technology, housing, health, welfare, cultural and leisure activities and the law; security of the family; abolition of poverty; diversity in culture and lifestyles and elimination of discrimination; Aboriginal land rights; civil liberties; environmental and resources management; constitutional reform and peace, disarmament and national self-determination.
Publicists -See Appendices in Murphy, D. et al (eds) Prelude to Power: The Rise of the Labour Party in Queensland 1885-1915 Jacaranda, Brisbane, 1970 and in Murphy, D. et al (eds) Labor in Power: the Labor Party and Governments in Queensland 1915-1957 University of Queensland Press, Brisbane, 1980.
For 1957 to 1968 see Labor-in-Politics Convention Official Records and Decisions.
For current publicists see post-conference issue of Labor Review, or Official Trades Union Directory (Trades and Labor Council of Queensland).