Speech by Humphrey McQueen – May Day Dinner, Adelaide, 2011
Although we are more than half way through our May Day dinner, it is never too late to say grace: ‘For the food and drinks that we are enjoying, we thank the working classes’. We have already expressed our thanks to the catering staff who know that the good things have come from further afield than their kitchen.… Go to Article
Tony Mockeridge has asked that this song be dedicated to Lex Wotton. Accordingly this song goes out to Lex Wotton and his family for their courage in standing up for justice on Palms for the Bwgcolman people and for all the people of Queensland.
4PR – Voice of the People
Tony dedicates this song to Lex Wotton:
“We usually play this as our opening tune as our acknowledgement of and respect for the people who have lived in this country for so long and for the injustice handed out to them by the invaders.
“Amor, morte, poesia, política, actualidade, futebol, efemérides, solidão, paz, humor, musica…tudo e nada;
Here we talk about life, love, death,
On this day in History, poetry, politics, football (soccer), solitude, peace, humour, music … nothing and all”
Open Letter to the Queensland Minister for Natural Resources and Water
This is a letter about the Water Resource Plan for the LoganBasin. It specifically addresses the intention of the minister for natural resources and water to amend the Water Act 2000 to include NorthStradbrokeIsland (Minjerribah/Straddie) in the Logan Basin Plan (‘the plan’) with the aim to extract water from the aquifer, wetlands, and springs of Minjerribah to service Logan City.… Go to Article
Workers BushTelegraph readers may wish to have a look at the article Exploiting Native Talent in the Arts Section of The Australian, 2 July 2007. No, the title of The Australian article is not meant to be ironic, or is it?
Following the quote in the article of obligatory self-promotion:
“The reunion of the Saints — Chris Bailey, Ed Kuepper and Ivor Hay — for a big nostalgic concert celebrating Brisbane’s rock’n’roll history was only possible, Grabowsky says, as a result of his musical ‘bona fides’.… Go to Article