Qld power industry day of action

Qld power industry day of action on Wednesday 14th May 2008

with thanks to ASU-Queensland Services Branch

Power Workers RallyMembers employed by Ergon, Energex and Powerlink will be holding a 24-hour strike from 6:00am this coming Wednesday 14th May 2008 to 6:00am the next morning.

The purpose of the strike was to alert the power companies and the State Government (their owner) that their current offer of a 4.3% wage increase is unacceptable (the State’s own CPI is 4.8%!)

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Public Meeting: Cuba after Elections 2008

7pm, Tuesday, 8 April 2008

TLC Building, 16 Peel Street South Brisbane.

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imageRecently there has been a lot of discussion about the Cuban economy — especially in the Murdoch press — mainly negative comment about agricultural production.

For a discussion on what has been happening in Cuban agriculture see the video below where Roberto Perez, a Cuban biologist and permaculturalist gives a talk about food production in Cuba after the fall of the Soviet Union to students in Auckland.Go to Article