Thursday, 21 January 2010

Brisbane: Red, Green and In-between


Red, Green and In-between:
Reviewing Labour and the Environment in Historical Context

Please find attached a flyer (with registration form) for a Brisbane conference on unions and the environment, past and present, with keynote speakers Tony Maher, Jack Mundey, Ian Lowe (and many more). The one-day event is being hosted by the Brisbane Labour History Association (BLHA) and sponsored by, among others, the Qld Council of Unions and the Qld Conservation Council

Register now. See http://asslh.org.au/branches/brisbane for full details.

This conference will address:

* The history of the interface of environmental and union campaigns,
* How working people and unions can contribute to environmental campaigns,
* How the environment movement can engage more meaningfully with unions, and
* What kinds of red/green activism could be helpful for the future.


When: Saturday 6 February 2010 – registration 8.30am. Conference 9am – 6pm
Where: Queensland College of Art, 226 Grey Street, Griffith University, South Bank, Brisbane

Could you please distribute electronically to all friends and work colleages

Kind regards
Ross Gwyther
Brisbane Labour History Association

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