July, 2014

17 July 2014 ~ 0 Comments

Indigenous Campaigns and Solidarity

Indigenous Campaigns and Solidarity

There is a rich history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people’s resistance in this country.┬áMany of those stories have not been shared widely or given the recognition they deserve. Non-Indigenous activists at times feel unsure about what role to play as allies to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities working to achieve […]

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09 July 2014 ~ 3 Comments

The radical history of unemployed activism

The┬áMelbourne Campaigners’ Network event on Anti-Poverty Organising in Australia was a well attended energising and inspiring discussion, countering the doom and gloom of the latest attacks on the welfare system. The night included an overview of the history of Australia’s welfare system, followed by oral history from Annie Nash (sharing stories from the 1980s) and […]

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