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Affordable housing in West End, anywhere?

[Editor’s Note: This is a comment to an article by Jon Picini – Four theses on ‘green bans’ and the contemporary right to the city]

Regarding what Brisbane Aboriginal Sovereign Embassy’s Boe  said at a recent public meeting about affordable housing for Indigenous Australians*, I know this has fallen (largely) on deaf ears in the past, but attempts by the Brisbane Aboriginal Community (through Link-Up) to set up an Aboriginal Juvenile Community Centre opposite West End Primary school at 26 Horan Street was subverted by Qld Public Trustee (Peter Carne formerly of Goss, Downy & Carne).… Go to Article

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Rights to the streets, housing …

Andy (PShift) and Corey (Earth Show, 3CR) talk with Jono Sri (Greens councillor on Brisbane City Council) talk about affordable housing in Brisbane and elsewhere. Highlight the need for direct action at places like the ABSOE site in West End which developers wish to turn into West Village, a high rise, high density shopping haven.

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Undercurrent in Schools

Based in the western suburbs of Melbourne, Undercurrent is a diverse and experienced team of volunteers who develop and deliver a comprehensive program of workshops around issues of healthy relationships, domestic violence and sexual assault, gender and sexuality, and consent and communication.

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