Daily Archives: September 8, 2012


The story of the original “jackey jackey”

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Thanks to the National Library Trove for publishing this amazing tale from the original article in the Sydney Morning Herald 1849 – it is a wonder no film has been made about it?. [Thnx  to Eliza DoesaLittle for finding this story]. … Continue reading


Support the Workers at the Queensland Children’s Hospital (QCH) Site

Queensland Children’s Hospital Dispute Leader Bob Carnegie will be Speaking at the Socialist Alternative Public Meeting on Tuesday (11 Sept 2012) The community protest at the Queensland Children’s Hospital (QCH) site has lasted for 38 days. The workers are fighting … Continue reading


‘Look on my works and despair’: Monte Carlo Caravan Park Debate

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I met a traveller from an antique land Who said: “Two vast and trunkless legs of stone Stand in the desert. Near them on the sand, Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown And wrinkled lip and sneer of … Continue reading