|Issue No 64||28 July 2000|
Workers Invited to Mark Federation
The organisers of a massive Centenary of Federation march to be held in January 1, 2001 in Sydney will recreate the 'Eight-Hour Day Banner' to recognize the contribution working people have made to the nation.
Centenary of Federation organizer Shani Wood says she's looking to trade unions to help her find 100 working people to march under the banner amongst 6,500 participants in the event.
The Sydney march will be held at 4pm on New Years Day - exactly 100 years after a similar march marked Federation. It will be televised nationally.
Unions wanting to participate should contact Cathy Farquhar on mailto:[email protected]
Interview: Greg Sword Unsheathed
The NUW national secretary is set to be endorsed as ALP Federal president next week. He talks about the relationship between the two wings of the labour movement.
Unions: Phone Rage, Headaches and Stress
A comprehensive survey of the call centre industry conducted by the ASU has revealed an industry workplace culture dominated by excessive monitoring and stress.
Economics: And the Winner Is .... Sydney?
Austrade chief economist Tim Harcourt looks at the export impact of the Sydney Olympics and asks if we'll win gold.
International: Western Sahara: Referendum Or War?
A June UN referendum in Western Sahara could have provided the people of Western Sahara a chance to exercise their right to self-determination and independence. It didn't.
History: The Union's Roots in Song
We look at some of the songs that kept working people going through their darkest hours.
Media: Unchaining the ABC
The ALP needs to rethink our public institutions to determine how they might better deliver the ends for which they were originally established.
Environment: Motorways Fail the Pollie Test
Our daily grind of congested roads, polluted air, and frustrated motorists is putting all and sundry to the test, and not least Liberal and Labor politicians.
Satire: Murdoch Launches Bid for Under-9s Netball Team
Sydney's lucrative junior league netball broadcasting market has been shaken by a bid by one of the world's most predatory entrepreneurs, Rupert Murdoch, to secure ownership of the most successful team in the league.
Review: Espionage a Trois
The Whitlams' brass section his teamed with some of the hippest cats in Sydney to make the sort of music you'll want to shoot baddies to.
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