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Greedy BCA attacks people with disabilities

Submitted by sam on Sat, 26/02/2011 - 23:12

On February 14 the Business Council of Australia which represents Australia's biggest 100 companies called on the Federal Government to cut the disability pension as an alternative to the Queensland flood levy. How low can these grubs go?

Carinya aged care workers battle on

Submitted by sam on Tue, 08/02/2011 - 13:00

A big thanks to residents who responded to the call to support the workers at the Carinya aged care facilities in Bicton.

Strike action heralds ‘Year of the Wharfie’

Submitted by FreoReport on Mon, 07/02/2011 - 23:26

Wharfies employed by stevedoring company Patrick at four different ports across Australia took strike action in the last week of January in purs

Samson bus service

Submitted by sam on Fri, 04/02/2011 - 13:00

In November the Samson precinct secretary and I met with Transperth to discuss the problems with the 511 service which affect travel to both Booragoon and the city.

Rally to support Ark Tribe Tues 20 July! Tell Gillard to scrap the ABCC!

Submitted by FreoReport on Sun, 18/07/2010 - 19:15

Adelaide construction worker Ark Tribe is currently on trial (facing a possible jail term) for his refusal to cooperate with the Howard-era Australian Building and Construction Commission (ABCC) and its draconian star chamber powers that breach Australia's ILO convention obligations. We must defend Ark as his trial continues next Tuesday. Gillard should drop her support for the ABCC. Come to the next protest:

10am Tuesday July 20
Perth Esplanade
then march to ABCC headquarters QV1 Tower (Cnr St Georges and Milligan)