The Bligh Era – ‘we are all economic rationalists now!’

"Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee" — Muhammad Ali In Queensland, a state with the first elected woman premier, the government does not have a women’s honour roll but does acknowledge women in hard hats. Victoria won’t elect a woman as premier — Joan Kirner (sic) — but the Victorian Labor government does … Continue reading The Bligh Era – ‘we are all economic rationalists now!’

Group of 17: Obama – yes, we can?

The April Meeting of the 17 Group on Wednesday the 1st of April at 7pm in unit 6 at 20 Drury St, West End will be addressed by Merv Partridge, who is not long back from the United States where he closely observed and recorded on videotape the recent election campaign of Barack Obama. His … Continue reading Group of 17: Obama – yes, we can?

Union & Community Weekends

Strategies for Union and Community Organising Three weekends of reflection, relationship building, and future planning  April 18th & 19th, April 25th & 26th, May 1st - 3rd Over one weekend at the historic Camp Eureka near Warburton, and two weekends at the MUA, we will bring together young union organisers, students, environmental campaigners and social … Continue reading Union & Community Weekends

Free Gaza Benefit Concert

SATURDAY, 28TH MARCH 7PM FEATURING: Phil Monsour and band (Brisbane) + SPOKEN WORD AND HIP-HOP from The Brothahood Joelistics (TZU) Zohab Khan Nour Abouzeid + Traditional Arabic music/dance + B-boy performances MUA HALL, 54 Ireland St West Melbourne ALCHOHOL FREE EVENT, FAMILIES WELCOME! TICKETS $15, $10 CONCESSION AVAILABLE AT THE DOOR.