Daily Archives: December 2, 2015

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The Weipa strike: when 75 workers took on a mining giant

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[Publisher’s Note: In 1995 CRA took on the unions in Weipa introducing contract labour. I remember that strike … the ACTU brought the silver bogie (bob hawke) out of retirement to do the business in the arbitration commission.  Labor was … Continue reading

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Bryan Law’s hammer and tricycle presently on display at Queensland state library

The late ploughshares activist Bryan Law’s hammer, bolt cutters & tricycle are presently on display as part of a broader anti-war exhibition at Queensland State library.VID of Bryan & Graeme Dunstan’s action disabling a helicopter gunship at the Talisman Sabre … Continue reading

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Why Detention excursion program stopped according to Border Force.

BORDER FORCE and the reasons why we can not take children out on excursions from detention. http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-12-02/nuns-day-trips-for-children-in-detention-halted-by-border-force/6993808 If you feel strongly Please write an email to the Prime Minister and let him know what you think – nicely of course! … Continue reading