Democratic Rights Struggle 1977 – 1979
On 4 September 1977 Joh Bjelke Petersen, the Premier of Queensland, said the day of the political street march is over.
“The day of the political street march is over. Anybody who holds a street march, spontaneous or otherwise, will know that they are acting illegally.
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But Minjerriba’s back is now broken;
Men came and tore out his guts;
Stole his rich grains of sand,
Stripped his cloak of cyprus and gum,
Drained water from his ageless eyes
And weakened this giant in the sun.
— from ‘Minjeribah’ by Oodgeroo Nunuccal
Socialist Alliance and Greens join forces on UQ campus
The combined strength of these two groups was evidenced at a forum at University of Qld UQ on Thursday afternoon 18 Aug 2010 about sand mining on Stradbroke Island.… Go to Article
From Pamela Curr
A book “THE PACIFIC SOLUTION” by Susan Metcalf is being launched on Tuesday night. This book about Nauru reveals the truth about asylum seekers conditions on Nauru and puts paid to one of the most recent lies being promulgated by politicians – the idea that they had complete freedom etc as being portrayed by Tony Abbott.… Go to Article
Indigenous Literacy Project
On Wednesday September 1st, 2010, Black Cat Books & Café will be part of the Indigenous Literacy Project fund-raising effort. On this day 5% of all our book sales will be donated to the fund. So please support us in being a part of a very important effort to raise urgently needed funds.… Go to Article
this Saturday August 14,
if you please,
come to the Joynt for a wholesome soul shakedown stimulated by
and Darky Roots (Maori inspired rootsie reggae full with vocal hamonies and horns)
Ruby Blue’s on first at 9pm
42 montague rd, South Brisbane… Go to Article
Ray Moynihan is a long time journalist , (originally did his apprenticeship at the famed 4ZZZ!) who has become world renowned as an investigative medical journalist.
He has just finished a book on the machinations of the big pharmaceutical companies in their greed to create diseases, and sell cures to these. … Go to Article