Attempts to negotiate Adelaide selling ban
Attempts to negotiate
March: GLW distributors in the mall moved on by council inspectors. Phone calls to Adelaide City Council; no response
March 27: Council letter requiring $10/week or $2/day per person.
May 8: GLW told to move on in Central Market. Request to market management; no response.
May 15: UTLC motion of support for GLW in streets.
May 20: Letter to lord mayor. No response.
May 20: Further letter to council for permission.
June 2: Council written advice: no permission without fee or for free one Friday a year.
June 24: Council advice that no rallies or public demonstrations allowed in Rundle Mall due to "public safety".
June 25: GLW support statement signed by 26 organisations sent to council and lord mayor. No response.
July 1 Further request for meeting with council. Further letter to lord mayor. No response.
July 1: Letter requesting permission to Central Market. No response.
July 4: Further letter to Central market.
July 13: Council invites GLW to meeting.
July 17: Letter from Central market management denies GLW permission — no reason.
July 22: GLW finally meet with council. Officers restate need to pay fee but agree to further consider special circumstances.
July 23: Detailed request forwarded to council on GLW special circumstances
Supporters of free speech and GLW should continue to write to Adelaide City Council and Central Market management.