Two more Australian unions join boycott call

In news just to hand, two more Australian unions have recently joined the international call for boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel.  The Australian Services Union Victorian Private Sector Branch is the third state branch of the ASU to pass a resolution supporting the BDS call.  The CEPU Communications Division Postal & Telecommunications Victoria Branch has also passed a motion endorsing the … Continue reading Two more Australian unions join boycott call

Two unions join the BDS call

Over the past week, two more Australian unions have shown their solidarity with the Palestinian people and joined the global call for boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS).  The national office of the Electrical Trades Union of Australia and the Queensland state branch of the CFMEU have both stated their support of the non-violent strategy of BDS.  … Continue reading Two unions join the BDS call

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 … Continue reading Unions host Diana Buttu

ETU Qld passes Palestine resolution

The Electrical Trades Union Queensland Branch has today passed a resolution resolving “to support the Palestinian BDS campaign…and to support the aim of a sovereign Palestinian state peacefully co-existing alongside a sovereign Israel in a nuclear-weapon free Middle East.”  View the AUSPalestine NEWS page to download the resolution.