Defenders of the historic Willow Grove are disappointed with the NSW Supreme Court’s decision to give the go-ahead to its destruction. But Susan Price reports they are determined to fight on.
Construction forestry Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU)
More than 150 workers, students and residents picketed entrances to Parramatta’s historic Willow Grove on June 22, reports Susan Price.
The North Parramatta Residents Action Group has vowed to continue the campaign to save Willow Grove from being destroyed. Susan Price reports.
The campaign to save historic Willow Grove in Parramatta from being torn down to make way for the new museum is ramping up, writes Susan Price.
NSW planning minister Rob Stokes has got a fight on his hands from those who don't agree the historic Willow Grove villa needs to make way for a new museum, writes Susan Price.
The federal government’s war on unions continues with the Australian Federal Police raid on CFMEU offices and official's homes in Sydney. Jim McIlroy reports.
'Class consciousness is knowing which side of the fence you’re on. Class analysis is figuring out who is there with you.' — Slogan from a 1970s poster, author unknown.
The newly formed "Industrial Left" faction of the Australian Labor Party (ALP) in Victoria combined with the right at the party's state conference on May 28 to block discussion about imposing a 90 day time limit on offshore detention.
The formation of a militant super-union has been given the go-ahead by the Fair Work Commission (FWC) in a decision announced on March 6.
Founding national secretary of the Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union (CFMMEU) Michael O'Connor welcomed the formation of the new union, created by the amalgamation of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union (CFMEU), the Maritime Union of Australia (MUA), and the Textile, Clothing, and Footwear Union of Australia (TCFUA).