||Issue No. 148||16 August 2002|
Interview: Labor Law
Unions: Critical Conditions
Bad Boss: Shifting The Load
History: Peeking Out
Safety: Flying High
Corporate: Salaries High, Performance Low
International: War on the US Wharves
Review: And the Signs Said...
Poetry: Tony Don't Preach
Satire: Latham Dumps Rodney Rude as Speech Writer
The Locker Room
Another Capitalist Party?
Justice For All?
Kill the Photos!
Right Wing Lackies
Bin Ladin in the Suburbs Presented by the NSW Fabians
The New Moral Panic Against Muslims and Arabs
When : Wednesday 21st August, 6pm for 6.30pm sharp start
Where: Berkelouw Books, 70 Norton Street, Leichhardt
Cost : $10/$5 for Fabians
The topic to be discussed is the recent backlash against Australian of Muslim background in the wake of September 11th, the Federal Government's Border Protection and Refugee detention policy, and the longstanding debate about "Lebanese Youth gangs' in Sydney's West, lately fanned by the trial of a number of young men found guilty of rape.
Refugee and Arabic Community Activist, Writer and Academic
Co-author of Kebabs, Kids, Cops and Crime and Associate Professor, Centre for Cultural Research, University of Western Sydney.
Arabic Community Worker, Western Sydney
For further information: [email protected]
THE PRICE OF PROSPERITY: HOW UNEMPLOYMENT COSTS US DEARLY
A seminar presented by the Don Dunstan Foundation and the Academy of Social Sciences
Tuesday 3 September, 5.30-7.30 pm,
NSW Parliament House Theatrette, Macquarie Street
While our leaders celebrate Australia's 'economic miracle', unemployment, particularly long-term unemployment, has become a permanent feature of Australia's economic landscape and needs to be put back on the policy agenda. A must for all those working with the unemployed or interested in policy.
PROFESSOR PETER SAUNDERS, Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences, Director of the Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales. Overview
PROFESSOR BRUCE CHAPMAN, Professor of Economics and Director, Centre for Economic Policy Research, Australian National University. Youth Unemployment
DR BOYD HUNTER, Fellow of the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research at the Australian National University. Costs of indigenous unemployment
DR DON WEATHERBURN, Director, NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research. Impact on crime
Venue: The Theatrette NSW Parliament House, Macquarie Street
(on-site parking not available as Parliament is sitting.
Domain Parking open until 10pm)
Bookings essential: phone 1300 131 501 (Gabrielle Simpson at Simpson's
Management Services) or email [email protected]
Does listening to the news overwhelm you?
In the face of world events, how do we maintain optimism and hope?
Community services workers
celebrating stories of hope and change
An interactive forum
where community workers can discuss their role in the promotion of peace, social justice and anti -racism.
Date: 11 Sept 2002
Venue: Great Hall, Tower Building- UTS, near Central Railway Station
Time: 9.30am - 3.00pm
Cost: $25 (includes lunch)
Dorothy McRae McMahon
Retired minister of the Uniting Church
activist, writer & 1988 Australian Human Rights Medallist
Emeritus Professor & Director of the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies
Contact Beate, Gabi or Paula on 9281 8822 for more info Email : [email protected]
For more information go to: www.acwa.asn.au/changeforum.html
Jointly convened by the Centre for Community Welfare Training (CCWT) and the Centre for Popular Education, UTS
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