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May Day International Brigade – Cuba

April 24 to May 8, 2017

On the occasion of the International Workers’ Day, and as a special tribute to Fidel Castro and Ernesto Che Guevara (The 50th anniversary of Che’s death)

In addition to the voluntary work, participants will visit places of historical and social interest, receive lectures on our reality, and will have the opportunity to exchange with representatives of different social and political organizations, with Cuban workers and unionists.

The Brigade will take place in the provinces of Havana, Artemisa, Villa Clara and Cienfuegos, Cuba

Registration will be open until March 30, 2017

The Cuban Institute of Friendship with the Peoples (ICAP) and its travel agency Amistur Cuba, SA

For more info:


Workers of the World The 15th Biennial National Labour History Conference


September 23-25, 2017
Emmanuel College
University of Queensland.

Conference theme: Workers of the World

Workers of the World The 15th Biennial National Labour History Conference Call for Papers Convened by the Brisbane Labour History Association (BLHA) on behalf of the Australian Society for the Study of Labour History (ASSLH).

Today, the Australian working class are workers of the world: in the sense that we are a predominantly immigrant working class (or the descendants of relatively recent immigrants); and in the sense that workers from so many of the world’s nations, languages and cultures have made their homes here.

The year 2017 also marks the centenary of the Russian Revolution, which had such a profound impact on the labour movement in every country, not least as a result of its internationalism.

Submission deadlines:

The deadline for submitting proposals for an oral presentation or non-refereed paper is Monday July 14, 2017.

The deadline for submitting papers for peer review and possible publication is Monday May 1, 2017.

Full details on Conference and paper submission are on the conference website:


Trump and US

Saturday February 25
1:30pm - 4:30pm
Mitchell Theatre – Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts
280 Pitt Street Sydney

You are invited to a discussion on the impact of US President Trump for peace in the world and for the anti-war movement in Australia


  • Peace movement – Dr Vince Scappatura
  • ICAN – Gem Romuld
  • Greens – Senator Lee Rhiannon
  • ALP – to be confirmed

Entry by gold coin donation

Folks had better hang on because this is going to be a wild ride ... Only by connecting all the dots and working to build a broad and unified movement ... can we put the brakes on this fall over the cliff that the new corporate government in Washington is pushing us toward. – Bruce Gagnon

Organised by Australian Anti-Bases Campaign Coalition (AABCC) 0418 668 098 and Independent and Peaceful Australia Network (IPAN-NSW) 0420 526929

International Women’s Day Lunch

Sunday March 5
Cyprus Community Club
58-76 Stanmore Road Stanmore

The Communist Women’s Collective invites you to lunch ...

$15 Adult/$40 Family – includes speakers/lunch/entertainment

Equality, Women’s Rights, Equal Pay

The Solution is Socialism

RSVP by March 2

For info and bookings contact Linda 02 9699 8844 or

Fight Back – Protect Our Jobs – National Rally

Thursday March 9
Governor Phillip Tower
1 Farrer Place Sydney CBD

The Turnbull government has waged war on all workers in the construction industry.

New ABCC laws affect all of us:

  • Jobs will be lost
  • Lives will be lost – safety is at risk
  • Job security will be gone
  • Limits on casual workers are banned
  • More temporary visa workers
  • No priority for local workers
  • Apprenticeships under threat
  • No limits on overtime
  • No proper rest breaks

Join thousands of construction Workers around the country.

  • We’re fighting for our jobs
  • We’re fighting for our safety
  • We’re fighting for our rights

CFMEU Construction

Politics in the Pub

6:30pm - 8:15pm
Harold Park Hotel,
Cnr Wigram Rd & Ross Steet Glebe

email: (Charles Bradley)
phone: 02 9692 0005 (Charles Bradley)


This web page was last updated: Thursday, February 23, 2017

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