Christopher Pyne and His Attempt to Re-ignite the Culture Wars

The June 2014 meeting of the 17 Group will take place on Wednesday the 4th of June at 7 pm in unit 6 at 20 Drury StWest End. The topic is “Christopher Pyne and His Attempt to Re-ignite the Culture Wars”. The discussion of this topic will be introduced by Adrian Skerritt who has provided … Continue reading Christopher Pyne and His Attempt to Re-ignite the Culture Wars

Urgent need to house family of seven children

Good people, once again from Gerry on a homeless family, this time a family of seven very young children (6 girls, 1 boy) - please help out where you can. Attached this time is a photo of 5 of the 7 children, all less than 11 years of age, two of them 14 months old … Continue reading Urgent need to house family of seven children

Media from National Day of Action against continuing stolen generations

Some coverage from yesterday: Opinion piece by Debra Swam former DOCS worker http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/may/26/why-i-chose-to-quit-my-job-in-aboriginal-child-protection Guardian piece on national protests: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2014/may/26/sorry-day-rallies-call-for-changes-to-state-child-protection-regimes Coverage of Queensland actions: http://news.ninemsn.com.au/national/2014/05/26/17/09/indigenous-rally-against-forced-adoptions Interview from Perth: http://www.nirs.org.au/blog/NEWS/article/34053/Call-for-country-wide-class-action-against-removal-of-children.html AAP story that ran on ABC and across many major networks: http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-05-26/stolen-generation-with-aboriginal-children-in-care-nt/5478898 National wrap up on digital journal http://www.digitaljournal.com/news/politics/sorry-day-protests-stop-taking-our-children/article/384688 Paddy Gibson

Requim for the Block? never!

on april 26/27, 2014 the sydney morning herald produced a full page report from hall greenland titled 'block politics in redfern' that highlighted the abject failure and disaster of the aboriginal housing company under the iron fist rule of the ahc by mick mundine and his unknown star-chamber board. critics of mick mundine state that … Continue reading Requim for the Block? never!

Axe the RET: Power Bills Will Soar

SOLAR UPDATE Axe the RET: Power Bills Will Soar - Bloomberg New Energy Finance A detailed report by Bloomberg New Energy Finance shows scrapping or reducing the Renewable Energy Target (RET) would: Shelve $12-21 billion of investment in clean energy Cut 7,000‐11,000 future jobs in the wind and solar industries every year Lead to higher … Continue reading Axe the RET: Power Bills Will Soar

murdoch mob and then truth

The Murdoch Media is in overdrive to excuse the inexcusable. Even the lily livered report by the Governments own man Robert Cornall was unable to hide the brutality of the Manus attacks on men in the Detention camp. As a consequence the Murdoch mob are lashing out blaming asylum seekers for being attacked etc etc. … Continue reading murdoch mob and then truth

Bust the Budget community meeting

Across Australia members of the community, unionists and students are coming together to start the fightback against budget attacks. The ‘Bust the Budget’ Brisbane meeting is being held to discuss what we can do to beat back the LNP’s attacks. Everybody is welcome, everyone has a part to play. ‘BUST THE BUDGET’ BRISBANE COMMUNITY MEETING … Continue reading Bust the Budget community meeting

Christopher Pyne and His Attempt to Re-ignite the Culture Wars

The June 2014 meeting of the 17 Group will take place onWednesday the 4th of June at 7 pm in unit 6 at 20 Drury StWest End. The topic is “Christopher Pyne and His Attempt to Re-ignite the Culture Wars”. The discussion of this topic will be introduced by Adrian Skerritt who has provided the … Continue reading Christopher Pyne and His Attempt to Re-ignite the Culture Wars

Foco Nuevo in June

FOCO NUEVO IN JUNE Thanks to all our guests and audience for making our Pete Seeger tribute such a wonderful night. For June we are very happy to welcome two new guest acts, Penny Davies & Rober Ilott and Orange And Silver. Penny Davies & Roger Ilott:Best known for their career-defining songs such as Hey … Continue reading Foco Nuevo in June