NSW anti-privatisation events and websites

Issue 

Sydney region:

Tuesday, March 11, 6pm: Kings Cross ALP branch "Stop the sell-off" community forum. With Mark Diesendorf, Bob Walker and Betty Con Walker. Reg Murphy Hall, cnr Greenknowe Ave and Betty Bay Road, Elizabeth Bay. Ph Catherine 0421 562 056, Jo 0406 537 933.


Wednesday, March 12, 6.30pm:
Sydney Power to People ALP Committee. AMWU meeting room, Chalmers Street, Surry Hills. Ph Robyn 0419 405 885.


Saturday, March 15, 2-6pm:
Understanding and fighting electricity privatisation. Featuring Kenneth Davidson (senior Age business columnist), Dr John Kaye (NSW Greens MLA), Matt Thistlethwaite (Unions NSW) and NSW and Victorian power industry delegates. Redfern Community Centre. $5 entry. Ph Bea 0411 614 495, Alex 0413 976 638, Steve (Hunter region) 0409 878 485, Will(Illawarra) 0425 329 963, Terry (Blue Mountains) 4787 7859. Initiated by the Socialist Alliance NSW Trade Union Committee.


March (details to be announced):
East Hills SEC community forum. Ph Dennis 0408 977 089.

Newcastle

Newcastle Power to the People Committee. Ph Joan 4928 1339, Tim 0425 279 070.

Blue Mountains

Sunday, March 9, 2pm:
Politics in the Pub on electricity privatisation. Blackburn's Family Hotel, 15 Parke Street, Katoomba (next to the fire station).

Websites

Stop the Sell-Off (Unions NSW):

http://www.stoptheselloff.org.au.

Understanding and fighting electricity privatisation (Socialist Alliance):

http://www.socialist-alliance.org/page.php?page=721

tisation

Public Power not Private Profit (Greens NSW)

http://www.johnkaye.org.au/campaigns/energy/coal/privatisation

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Bang the Table consultation (consultation by Lake Macquarie MP Greg Piper):

http://www.bangthetable.com/powerselloff

Public Interest Advocacy Centre:

http://www.piac.asn.au/publications/pubs/dateindex.html

Sharon Beder (specialist researcher in electricity privatisation):

http://homepage.mac.com/herinst/sbeder/home.html#electricity

John Quiggin (economist):

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