The LNP only polled 35.13% of the primary vote in the Redcliffe by-election on 22 Feb 2014. Qld Local Government Reform Alliance ran an independent candidate in the Redcliffe by-election, Len Thomas, who drew over 10% of the primary vote. Len advocated for de-amalgamation back to Redcliffe's own council breaking away from the mega-council of … Continue reading Huge swing against government in Redcliffe
Telecom / Telstra First they corporatised it — 1982 (Fraser) then they did a partial sale — 1993-96 (Keating) then they privatised it — 1996 (Howard) then they sacked the workers — 2014 (Abbott) ... and the Labor Party-in-government sold QANTAS which is going to sack .... workers in maintenance, in call-centres, in baggage handling. … Continue reading More jobs gone at Telstra plus … at QANTAS
STAND UP FOR THE BURRUP Pilbara Aboriginal people commemorate of one of Australia’s largest massacres West Pilbara Aboriginal people are gathering this Sunday 23 February at King Bay, site of the world famous Burrup rock art, to commemorate one of Australia’s largest massacres - known as the Flying Foam Massacre. The massacre, which which … Continue reading Flying Foam Massacre Remembrance Day
Speak for life, speak of hope, I speak of this change, our home, changing to change, just. Who said that all is lost? I come to offer my heart. - from Yo vengo a ofrecer mi corazón by Fito Páez, For a second week in a row and after another week of harassment and intimidation … Continue reading We still right here – silent no more!