800 protest at Baxter detention centre

Nicki Jonas, Secretary Melbourne City Branch, reports from the protest that took place at the Baxter detention center in South Australia over the weekend of Easter 2003. ** Easter weekend saw over 800 people make...

S11 protests September 2000

A report from the famous World Economic Forum protests in Melbourne from September 11-13th, 2000. The S11-S13 protests in Melbourne marked a sea change in Australian politics. Thousands of workers and even more youth came...

Obituary: Joe Ferguson

Joe Ferguson, former president of the Builders Labourers Federation, and one of the most pivotal figures in the turbulent NSW building industry over the last 50 years, died in mid-November (1997) following a stroke. A...

Vale Ted Bull

Ted Bull, long-time Communist and trade union militant died shortly before Christmas and was farewelled at a well-attended memorial meeting organised by the Victorian Trades Hall Council. Before his retirement Ted was a waterside...

Workers First election launch

Fighting back in the AMWU Melbourne: The gloves are off in the fight to knock over the current leadership of the Amalgamated Manufacturing Workers’ Union (AMWU) and turn the union back into a militant organisation...

Canberra – government for the rich

Workers need a new party The disarray of the Federal government reflects an even greater crisis within the leaders of the industrial and financial worlds; natural supporters of the government. If we care to look,...

The GST has got to go!

Make the rich pay! The capitalist press barons think that if they call Prime Minister Howard 'Honest John' often enough, we'll get to believe them. In fact Little Johnny heads up a government of liars...

Building a fighting shearer’s and rural workers’ union

Militant talks with STEVE ROACH, the Secretary of the Shearer's and Rural Workers' Union. The Shearers' and Rural Workers' Union (SRWU) was set up a few years ago after pissed-off members split from the Australian...

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