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

[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 still in power with Keating as PM having rolled Hawke a few years previous - … Continue reading The Weipa strike: when 75 workers took on a mining giant

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 exercises https://youtu.be/e-0Du_F1P1w The exhibit is to run for 2 months Ciaron O'Reilly Blog http://ciaron.wordpress.com/ "The … Continue reading Bryan Law’s hammer and tricycle presently on display at Queensland state library

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! Thankyou, Pamela Curr