24 Feb 2010 Forum Unions report-back from building Ampilatwatja 'protest-house'
STICS Forum: Unions report-back from building
at the MUA Office, Level 2, 365 Sussex St, Sydney,
Wednesday 24 February 2010
From 1st-14th February unionists from the CFMEU, MUA, LHMU and Unions NT joined with residents from Ampilatwatja - an Aboriginal community 'prescribed' under the NT Intervention - and built a house to allow the community to sustain their walk-off in protest to the Intervention.
Come and see photos and footage of this historic project undertaken between unions and Aboriginal communities, and hear first-hand what conditions are like after 2-years of Intervention.
Paul McAleer - MUA
Rebel Hanlon - CFMEU
Liz Barrett - LHMU
MC: Emma Murphy - STICS
For directions: http://maps.google.com/maps?f=q&source=s_q&hl=en&geocode=&q=365+sussex+st+sydney&sll=37.0625,-95.677068&sspn=40.001301,90.351563&ie=UTF8&hq=&hnear=365+Sussex+St,+Sydney+New+South+Wales+2000,+Australia&ll=-33.876696,151.204244&spn=0.005131,0.011029&z=17&iwloc=A
Feel free to call for more info: Jean 0449 646 593
link to pics only of the building of the house: