The next meeting of the 17 Group: Wednesday the 2nd of September at unit 6, 20 Drury St West End, at 7pm.
Brisbane Community Radio 4ZZZ
Dr Michael Meadows, Associate Professor of Journalism at Griffith University will speak on Community Broadcasting in Australia. Here is Michael’s summary and a short biography:
Interrogating the audience-producer barrier: a study of community broadcasting audiences in Australia.
– Australian historian and social
critic speaks on his latest book:
Framework of Flesh — Builders Labourer’s Battle for Health and Safety (click to see website).
Wednesday 23 Sept
6:00pm for 6:30 pm start
at Avid Reader Bookshop
193 Boundary Street, West End
Ph: 3846 3422
“The genius of Humphrey McQueen has brought to life the tremendous and sometimes fatal efforts made by building labourers in constructing the built environment of Australia. I hope that Framework of Flesh is read by every building worker and by all those with an interest in occupational health and safety, and in construction labour worldwide.” — Professor Linda Clarke, author of Building Capitalism (1993), Presidium Member, European Institute of Construction Labour Research.
For info, call Ian Curr 0407 687 016 or Ross Gwyther 3366 5318
FOCO NUEVO in August
Our guests this month have particular connections with us; Gary Shepherd is a guitarist and good friend of Sue’s first guitar teacher, Graeme Marrow (who, sadly, recently passed away), while we met the Kerbside Pickups when they were based at Ahimsa House, and finally Leonor Orellana, who sang with us in the group Gaviota, during the late 1980s. Continue reading