Resource Tag: Movements_Campaigns - Labour_Workers Rights

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1936 Maritime Strike by Torres Strait Islander Workers

Learn about the maritime strike in the Torres Strait Islands in 1936 where workers in the pearl fishing industry took a stand against racism.

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Introduction to Digital Campaigning: An essential guide every union needs to get a winning online campaign started

A practical tool kit for organisers and campaigners in the field to help you win your online campaigns.

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Laurie Carmichael – A Legendary Unionist

Read about Laurie Carmichael, a unionist in Australia who had a lifelong dedication to solidarity and the working class.

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Masterclass for Activists: Ideas to Educate, Inspire and Change the World

This Masterclass podcast series aims to build the capabilities of civil society by inspiring, educating and equipping activists to become workplace and community leaders.

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The Campaign for Asbestos Justice and Workers’ Compensation

Read about and be inspired by the campaign by workers including Bernie Banton and their unions for justice for asbestos victims.

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The Origins of May Day

The first of May has long been a day of celebration for the international workers’ movement. Why do we celebrate May Day?

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Tribute to Tom McDonald: A Lifetime Winning for Workers

Tribute to Tom McDonald, a union activist, organiser & leader, dedicated to empowering workers to take action to win improvements in their lives at work.

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Why Nelson Mandela Thanked the Australian Union Movement

In 1990 Nelson Mandela delivered a thank you speech to the Australian trade union movement at the Melbourne Town Hall.

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