Action updates

November 30, 1994

BRISBANE — A suburban train guard has started private legal action to force the state branch of the Public Transport Union to hold its first annual general meeting in at least 20 years. Gary Dale has asked the court for an order requiring the branch to hold an AGM within three months. He objects to the long-standing practice of regarding once yearly meetings of the state executive as satisfying the requirement for an AGM.

  • Collective meetings have begun to organise the March 1995 International Women's Day march and rally in Brisbane. Plans are also being discussed for a festival and a women's dance. All women are welcome to attend collective meetings, to be held on December 1, December 15, January 19 and February 2, and then weekly until IWD. Child-care is provided. Contact Chris, 277 6990, or Kerry, 358 2642.

SYDNEY — An enthusiastic collective has been meeting for the past month to begin preparation for International Women's Day in March 1995. The theme, "Women of the World — Campaigning For Justice", was unanimously decided upon, and work is already under way organising speakers and entertainment for the march and rally. More women are wanted to contribute their skills and enthusiasm to make IWD 1995 the biggest and most successful yet. Meetings of the Sydney collective are being held every second Wednesday at Women's Liberation House, 63 Palace St, Petersham. For more info contact Mara on (w) 790 3093 or 690 1977.

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