March for Democratic Rights

They are at it again. Labor in the State Parliament and Liberals in the Brisbane City Council (BCC) are both trying to turn the clock back by 40 years where ordinary people did not have the right to march and assemble in Queensland. Fortuneately the court upheld the laws that 3,000 people fought for and … Continue reading March for Democratic Rights

A Continuous Thread: Lebanese Presence in South Brisbane, Woolloongabba and West End

Please get along to this important project launch if you can - RSVP to Anne Monsour <monsvarg@optusnet.com.au> by 1st Sept 2019. Anne Monsour is going to trace the Lebanese experience in West End, the Gabba and South Brisbane from a historical perspective. She is launching the project in early September at the Kurilpa Hall West … Continue reading A Continuous Thread: Lebanese Presence in South Brisbane, Woolloongabba and West End

Bjelke Blues: Stories of Repression & Resistance in Joh Bjelke-Petersen’s Queensland

The next meeting of the 17 Group will be held on Wednesday the 4th of September at 7 pm in unit 6, at 20 Drury St, West End. The topic will be “BJELKE BLUES: Stories of Repression & Resistance in Joh Bjelke-Petersen’s Queensland”. Editor, Edwina Shaw, and And Also Books publisher, Matthew Wengert, will talk … Continue reading Bjelke Blues: Stories of Repression & Resistance in Joh Bjelke-Petersen’s Queensland