UK unions renew Gaza appeal

 9 January 2015, Trades Union Congress (TUC) UK TUC Aid (UK) is appealing for donations to rebuild the Beit Lahia Plant Nursery in Gaza, which was badly damaged during the 2014 Israeli offensive. The Beit Lahia Plant Nursery was created to help the people of Gaza to increase their income and improve food security. The … Continue reading UK unions renew Gaza appeal

Qld Council of Unions joins boycott call

The peak state union body Queensland Council of Unions (QCU) last week passed a strong motion calling for "non-violent resistance through the international Boycott Divestment and Sanctions Campaign against Israel to bring about an end to the illegal occupation."  The QCU endorsed actions such as a consumer boycott of Israeli goods, a consumer boycott of companies … Continue reading Qld Council of Unions joins boycott call

Study tour to the Middle East

The ACTU's overseas aid agency, Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA, has announced its next Study Tour to the Middle East, to go in April 2011.  Many Australian unions actively support APHEDA's work in the Middle East, and this will be a prime opportunity for your union to send a delegate to learn about the important humanitarian work … Continue reading Study tour to the Middle East

Events reminder

For those people in Melbourne and Brisbane, a reminder about two upcoming events in your city.  Tonight, Thursday 27 May, 6pm in Melbourne, two delegates from the recent Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA study tour to the Middle East report back on their visit to Palestine.  And Saturday night, 29 May, 6.30pm in Brisbane, is a Benefit Concert and Dinner with … Continue reading Events reminder