||Issue No. 296||24 February 2006|
Interview: Court's in Session
Industrial: Whose Choices?
Politics: Peter's Principles
Environment: TINA or Greener?
History: Its Not Just Handshakes and Aprons
International: US Locks out Jose' Bove
Education: No AWA - No Job
Culture: Jesus was a Long-Grass Man
Review: Charlie the Serf
The Locker Room
For Whom the Toll Bells
Labor Sells Hydro
Stop the Hordes
Activists What's On!
Tune in to Workers Radio Sydney 88.9FM Weekdays 5:30am - 9:00am
The 2006 Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA raffle
shortly to open!!!
Wednesday, 1 March, 2006.
We invite you to take part in this year's Raffle by buying a ticket, selling
tickets or encouraging your family and friends to participate.
FIRST PRIZE Round the World Trip for Two. Imagine, you and a friend heading
off around the world on a trip of a lifetime!! Every ticket gives you the
chance to win the great prize of a ticket for two around the world with $720
spending money and one night's accommodation in London thrown in.
SECOND PRIZE Acer Travelmate Laptop Computer. You will be able to go
anywhere with this great laptop, valued at $1,300. Acer Travelmate Model
2304Lci, Celeron M-350 with new 1MB Cache, 15" Widescreen, 256MB RAM, 40GB
Hard drive and many more features.
Raffle tickets can be purchased from 1 March 2006:
· Ph: 1800 888 674 Fax: (02) 9261 1118
· Email: [email protected]
· Online at www.apheda.org.au
MONSTER East Timor Fundraising Event
When: Sunday 26 February, 2006
Time: 12.00 - 4.00pm
Where: The Republic Bar - Elizabeth Street, North Hobart
Music - Daiman Stephens (Hobart Singer/Songwriter)
Joe Adelstein (Boston USA Singer/Songwriter)
Film - "Martial Lawless" Documentary on the mobilisation and politicisation
of East Timor youth with martial arts while under occupation
Complete with martial arts displays at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm.
For more info email [email protected]
Bid for Freedom
Art Exhibition and Auction
When: Exhibition March 1-5, 2006
Mon-Fri 10am to 5pm, Sat, Sun 1pm to 5pm
Auction March 5, 2006
Sunday March 5, 1.30pm to 5pm
Where: The Glen Eira City Council Gallery
Cnr Glen Eira and Hawthorn Roads
Caulfield VIC 3162
Melways Ref: 68 A2
More than 100 Australian artists have generously donated works to be
auctioned to raise money for the Brigidine Nuns Asylum Seeker Project
For more info see http:www.bid4freedom.org
30 Years of the Saharawi Republic & the Sahawari People's Struggle for
Australia Western Sahara Association
When: March 12, 2006
Where: Mori Gallery
168 Day Street
Guest Speaker: Kevin Rudd MP, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs
$20/$15 (including finger food) Money raised will go towards health and
education programs in refugee camps.
RSVP Lesley Osborne 0439 363 010 or [email protected]
APHEDA Garage Sale
When: Saturday February 25, 2006
Where: Cnr Cliff Parade and Spray Street
Take a drive over the new Sea Cliff Bridge this Saturday and score a bargain
for a good cause.
Supporters from all over the Illawarra and further have made donations which
will be sold with the proceeds going to the Fahisoi Composting project in
For more information email aphedasouth [email protected]
What would an Australian Bill of Rights do for you?
Presented by the Port Jackson ALP State Electorate Council
Saturday 11 March 2006
Leichhardt Town Hall 2- 4:30pm
Cnr Norton & Marion Sts, Leichhardt
o The Hon. Rob Hulls MP Victorian Attorney General
o Julian Burnside Queen's Counsel, Refugee Rights Advocate, Author
o Tim Palmer Walkley Award Winning Journalist, ABC Jakarta
o The Hon. Susan Ryan Chair of the New Matilda Human Rights Campaign
RSVP: SEC Secretary Verity Firth on 02 9692 8761 (leave a message) or at [email protected] by 1 March 2006
Sick of marching in a straight line?
The Queers in Unions group - Workers Out - invites you to be involved in our float and parade entry for Mardi Gras, Saturday 4 March.
We're looking for all sorts of union members from all sorts of unions to come along and join the fun.
You can be a dancer, help us build our fabulous float or get a group together and come along and be part of the parade entry on the night.
Dancers and other performers: Bronwyn Winter on 0412 770 424
General parade entrants: Dominic Quigley on 0424 007 638
All other enquiries: Email [email protected]
John Howard: 10 Years On
It is now 10 years since John Howard was first elected as Australia's Prime Minister.
This forum will consider the Howard Government's 10 years in power and the impact it has had on Australia.
n Julia Gillard MP, Shadow Health Minister
n Gerard Henderson, columnist with the Sydney Morning Herald
n Judith Brett, Author
When: Wednesday 22 March from 6.00pm to 7.30pm
Where: Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe
Chair: Senator John Faulkner, President of the NSW Fabian Society
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