BrisCAN Peoples Summit Statement in response to the G20

Attached is a slightly expanded version of the Brisbane G20 Peoples Summit Statement that was read out at the final session of the Peoples Summit on Friday 14th November 2014. The preamble/ background section gives some explanation of how this has come together. Please feel free to leave comments on the Statement at the Facebook … Continue reading BrisCAN Peoples Summit Statement in response to the G20

Inconvenient truths on children in detention

The Forgotten Children - National Inquiry into Children in Immigration Detention. The occupational therapists at Brisbane Detention Centre reported that children are not meeting the same developmental milestones as children in the Australian community: [There are] notable delays in almost all children in the centre, as compared to children of a relative age in an … Continue reading Inconvenient truths on children in detention

Of cops & banners other things

before i get into this post it is most important that you know that mick mundine has had papers served on aunt jenny at the redfern aboriginal tent embassy at the block and that she and those others in attendance there are to vacate 'his' land on monday 23/2. it is most important that if … Continue reading Of cops & banners other things