AMWU statement on Gaza

Extract from the minutes of July 2014 National Council, Australian Manufacturing Workers Union (AMWU) 6.12  Situation in Gaza National Secretary Bastian spoke to the current situation in the Middle East and Gaza. MOTION:  National Council notes the report from National Secretary Bastian. Council notes the significant conflict across the Middle East with violence, repression and…

PGFTU speaking tour of Australia

AUSPalestine warmly welcomes to Australia Ms Ghada Abu Ghalyoun from the Palestine General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU), who is visiting 5-14 May 2011.  Ms Abu Ghalyoun is coordinator of the International Department and Youth Department of the PGFTU, and has represented the PGFTU in many forums abroad speaking on the situation for Palestinian workers and…

AMWU passes Palestine motion

The Australian Manufacturing Workers Union is the latest Australian union adding its voice to the BDS call in support of “the long suffering Palestinian people” to end “the illegal Israeli occupation.”  View the AUSPalestine NEWS page to read the AMWU motion recently passed. Ms Diana Buttu‘s Australian tour is now in Sydney.  Unfortunately, her visit…

Unions host Diana Buttu

A number of Australian unions have come together to host the Palestinian-Canadian lawyer, Ms Diana Buttu, in her first visit to Australia in June/July 2010 – AEU, AMWU, ANF, CEPU, CPSU-PSU, CPSU-SPSF, CFMEU.  View the AUSPalestine EVENTS page to see her public engagements near you. “Our Statement” is an expression from Australian unionists of our strong…