Australia

Wharfies strike over conditions at Patrick Stevedores

Maritime Union of Australia members in Patrick Stevedoring facilities at Fremantle, Albany, Melbourne's Webb Dock, and Geelong have voted overwhelmingly to take protected action after a secret ballot conducted by the Australian Electoral Commission.

Wharfies in Fremantle took industrial action on the 27th December, with workers in Albany to follow on December 30. Webb Dock and Geelong have not yet provided notice when they are taking action.

Rising Tide 7 | Stop misuse of victim’s compensation

Climate change is the most urgent threat to our planet’s capacity to support life on earth and coal is the biggest contributor to climate change. On September 26, 2010, Rising Tide Newcastle staged a complete shut down of the world’s biggest coal port in Newcastle, New South Wales. Five climbers hung off the loading arm cables on all three coal terminals and four people attached themselves to the loader arm. At the same time, thirty-five people occupied coal piles at the new third loader on Kooragang Island. Our message was clear – climate change is a global emergency and we must stop the rapid expansion of the coal industry and make way for a just transition to renewable and sustainable energy.

Reply to Joe Biden mp3

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Short holiday season episode

Joe Biden's Hi Tech Terrorism, my answer to the Vice President, "Look at Me" by:

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11:15 min 128 kbps stereo 10.2 MB

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Marrickville Council first to support the boycott Israel campaign


 

Marrickville has become the first local council in Australia to join the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions campaign against Israel.

This week the Council voted 10 to 2 for the motion to support the BDS -- an international campaign designed to stop trade and investment in companies, sporting teams and other institutions with ties to Israel.

International 24hrs of action for Tasmania’s ancient forests

December 14th/15th 2010, saw the biggest show of support for Tasmania’s ancient forests in history.

Sydney federal MP Tanya Plibersek attacks Wikileaks

First Julia Gillard bitterly attacked Wikileaks and Julian Assange. Then the Attorney General Robert McClelland suggested that Assange’s passport may be cancelled.

Now the member for Sydney, Tanya Plibersek is sinking the boot in.

 

Australians in London demand the immediate release of WikiLeaks founder

RESS RELEASE: DATE December 13th. 2010

On Monday 13th December at 4.30 pm, concerned Australian academics, artists, activists and expats will deliver a letter of demands to the Australian High Commissioner calling for the Embassy to be proactive in securing the immediate release from custody of fellow Australian citizen and founder of WikiLeaks Julian Assange. The letter has been signed by celebrated journalist John Pilger, Australian born human rights activist
Peter Tatchell and a growing number of Bristish based stralians

Kaputt Leaks mp3

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explicit language ! Collage of leaking vessels of trash and other...

Local voices, media samples, "the 6 diplomatic options" by Yes Minister

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28:20 min 128 kbps stereo 26 MB

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