One by one, Australian unions are joining the global call for a ceasefire, placing pressure on Labor to stand on the right side of history. Kerry Smith reports.
Electrical Trades Union Queensland and Northern Territory (ETU Qld and NT)
A motion supporting AUKUS was rejected by Queensland Labor delegates at its conference in Mackay. Alex Bainbridge reports.
‘Who here voted for the government to spend $368 billion on nuclear submarines? No, none of us’, ETU secretary Peter Ong told the Meanjin Palm Sunday rally.
Peter Simpson, “Simmo”, a stalwart of the Electrical Trades Union Queensland and NT branch has been widely hailed as a “legend” for putting the union and social justice ahead of party politics, writes Jim McIlroy.
More than 100 Stop Adani activists from around Australia participated in a webinar on May 22 to share initial reflections on the way forward for the campaign post election.
In the context of the anti-Muslim racism spiked by the recent attacks in Paris, the Electrical Trades Union Queensland and Northern Territory (ETU Qld and NT) has produced a video showing that racism is anti-worker and has no place in the Australian community.