||Issue No. 238||17 September 2004|
Interview: True Matilda
Politics: State of Play
Industrial: Capital Dilemmas
Unions: Rhodes Scholars
National Focus: Rennovating the Lodge
International: People Power
Economics: A Bit Rich
History: Mine Shafts
Safety: Sick Of Fighting
Organising: Building a Wave
Poetry: Anger In The Bush(es)
Review: The Battle Of Algiers
Culture: The Word On The Street
The Locker Room
Invest In Dignity!
Activists What's On!
Boycott and Picket the Safari Restaurant
SUPPORT UNPAID SUBCONTRACT BUILDING COMPANIES IN THEIR CAMPAIGN FOR JUSTICE How can you help? Boycott the Safari Restaurant, Sign our Supporters Petition, Make a donation to the campaign and Picket nightly from 6.15pm - 28 King Street, Newtown.
DEFENDING OUR DEMOCRACY!
A Community Forum on Ethics in Government
Authorised: Tim Vollmer 15/42 Princess St Werrington
2PM SATURDAY 18th September, 2004
Joan Sutherland Performing Arts Centre 597 High St Penrith
MC Maree O‚Halloran - President NSW Teachers Federation
Plus Meet the Candidates for Lindsay
Mary MacKillop Inst. East Timor Supporter
John Valder Former President of the Liberal Party
Merlin Luck Big Brother evictee and Refugee Supporter
Lindsay McDougall Rock Against Howard
Admission: Gold Coin Donation
Human shield sheds light on occupied Iraq
Donna Mulhearn, a volunteer aid worker recently returned from six months Iraq, will present a unique and personal account of life under occupation at a forum to be held at the NSW Parliament Theatrette, Macquarie Street, Sydney, Tuesday, 21st September between 1 pm - 2pm.
The event is sponsored by Australian Democrat MLC, Dr Arthur Chesterfield-Evans.
National competition for students - term 3 The Australian Council of Trade Unions' Worksite for Schools website is currently running a national competition for school, TAFE and RTO students - Your Dream Job. To enter, students must write about the job of their dreams. There is $100 for the student winner, $50 for 2 runners-up, and $25 for the winner of the special effort category.
The competition closes Friday 22nd October 2004. More information and an entry form can be obtained from the Worksite website
Please call 1800 659 511 (toll free) or email [email protected] if you have any questions.
Young People & Trade Unions
Blue Mountains Unions Council presents Politics in the Pub.
Heather Chaffey (Blue Mountains Youth Worker)
Paul Morris (ASU Organiser, Unions NSW Organiser of the Year 2003)
Joel MacRea (Greens candidate for Macquarie)
John Hayden (Democrats Candidate for Macquarie)
And the Blue Mountains Trade Union Choir
Gearins Hotel, 273 Great western Highway, Katoomba
Saturday September 25 at 2.30pm
Tackling the problems confronting young people.
All unionists welcome to a great day out in the mountains!
Saharawi benefit night
Celebrate the Saharawi‚s love of dancing and the rhythms of Africa with the Café of the Gate of Salvation, Mohamed Bangoura (African drum and dance) plus special guest performers. All proceeds go to the Saharawi refugees in Algeria.
People of North Africa who have been waiting for 30 years to return to their homeland of Western Sahara. While Morocco occupies their country, they have survived in refugee camps in the harsh Algerian desert, one of the most inhospitable places on earth. It's the East Timor of Africa.
27 October 2004 $25/$15conc, The Basement- Sydney. 02. 9251-2797
Films, Politics and Learning Conference
Organization: OVAL Research, Faculty of Education, University of Technology 6 & 7 Dec These nights aim:
- To bring together radical film-makers, radical film buffs, and radical educators.
- To inspire educators about ways they can use film in their work.
- To inspire film-makers about ways they might facilitate learning about politics.
- To foster discussion and advocacy about this field of practice.
We are seeking videos and films under 2 categories:
1. Agitprop: protest, guerrilla, activist, political, subversive short films /videos.
2. Participatory film-making: community films/videos as social intervention. The only format accepted is DVD.
Send copies with entry form to Celina McEwen, The Centre for Popular Education, UTS, PO Box 123, BROADWAY NSW 2007 AUSTRALIA. Deadline for entries is September 30, 2004. Entry forms can be downloaded from www.cpe.uts.edu.au/pdfs/FPLentry.pdf
For further information email Celina on (02) 9514 3847 or [email protected]
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