Labour Day, Brisbane, 2011
Socialist groups missed an opportunity this Labour Day.
There has been a shift inside the Labour movement and the Left has not recognised it fully nor have they responded to it.
Observe the Labour Day march in Brisbane this year. For the first time not a single Labor party politician up the front of the march.… Go to Article
The Qld Council of Unions Labour Day Committee have organised a March and Celebration to be held on Monday 2 May, 2011.
10:00am March Commences from the Cnr of Wharf & Turbot Sts, please check with your union for details of your assembly area.
12:00pm Family Fun Day at the RNA Showgrounds, Oval 2.… Go to Article
As people are already aware, the main focus of the 2007 election campaign is interest rates on housing mortgages. This is underlined by the number of times the shadow treasurer, Wayne Swan, mentioned interest rates in the debate with Treasurer Costello on 30 October 2007.
Video: Port Hedland Refugee Detention Centre, 2001
Unfortunately it is the lower paid people with large mortgages that will pay for banks increasing the cost of borrowing.… Go to Article
The slogan “Your Rights at Work” is now part of Australia’s popular culture.
For example, trainers who run onto the field during 2007 National Rugby League finals wear “Your Rights at Work” T-shirts, their slogan viewed by millions.
BushTelegraph published the ALP’s industrial relations policy when it was released in May 2007.… Go to Article
Please sign the open letter, in the following link, to the Qld. government in support of the Palm Island Community Store Aboriginal Corporation’s bid to manage the Palm Island store instead of government appointees.
Please distribute the link through your networks.
The Palm Island store is currently owned by the Queensland Government. … Go to Article
‘Tonight (18 June 2007) on Four Corners, in an economy demanding constant change in the workplace, the anger and distress of those who have experienced the cultural shift taking place in one of our biggest and most powerful companies — Telstra.’ — Tough Calls telecast on the ABCs 4 Corners program, 18 June 2007.… Go to Article
The Aboriginal community and all supporters of justice are invited to….
When: Sat May 26, 6:45am
Where: Sorry Park, Cnr Hill End Tce & Forbes St, West End
Marking the 40th anniversary of the victory of the 1967 referendum
Photo from the 1966 May Day march in Queen Street Brisbane
The referendum came about as a result of many years of organising by the Federal Council for the Advancement of Aborigines and Torres Strait Islanders, which was formed on the 13 February 1958 in Adelaide.… Go to Article
The QUT HR spin doctors put out propaganda with slogans like “Real people, Real service” when this institution is about “Real Money and Real Business“.
But what about the workers, teachers and students at Universities? How many times have you heard management say that one of their staff (admin worker or teacher) are useless?… Go to Article
For a description of the 28 June 2006 Union rally against the WorkChoices legislation you can download the document below:
if-you-dont-fight-you-lose.doc… Go to Article