This week

Remember, remember!
The fifth of November,
The Gunpowder treason and plot;
I know of no reason
Why the Gunpowder treason
Should ever be forgot!


Labour History in Australia: Weevils at work (1970-80s)

Flow and ebb, the Accord, Medicare, the 1970s and 1980s, Equal wages

A new social wage demanded by a new radical labour. A new social wage inflicted by the CPA and ALP.

Unrestricted wage and prices growth
Black Ban, Green Ban, Pink Ban, Black Ban Yellow Cake
Maoists against Frazer, greens against Labor
Balmain Labour and Nick Origlass predating Whitlam
Cheap commodities
Hawkie the Accord
Ready work
End of the family wage, dual income households, changes to the gendered structure of social labour
How many wage earners?
Metals Accord
Medicare and Free Uni and Medicare and HECS
White collar work gone mad
Closing migration
Papuan independence

Entry is free, refreshments available by donation

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Screening ‘V for Vendetta’

Black Rose will be kicking off an insurrection on he 5th of November. We plan to blow up Parliament House, occupy the means of production, burn down every cop shop, et cetera… We’re gonna watch ‘V’ to see how it is done because you can tots blow up a social relationship!

Starts at 19.00, entry is free, refreshments by donation


Anarkafem night
Autonomous night for women and non-binary folk.
Starts from 5pm.


Clases de espaƱol libre

Get the basics of Spanish and something else in a relaxed environment. All levels are welcome but we will start from the very basics. We will discuss culture too. All with a focus on Latin America. Planning on inviting compaƱeros from different countries to talk about their local Spanish and culture, including some food if feeling really inspired maybe?

Come and share what you know, your ideas to make it fun, your questions, thoughts, bring a friend, feel free to suggest topics in advance.

Every Saturday starting 17.30 until we get tired (i.e. 19.00 app).


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