The Western Suburbs Community and Unions Coalition invite you to their Workers & Communities Solidarity Picnic
Sunday, 2 April at 1.00pm, Yarraville Gardens, Corner Hyde St & Somerville Road, Footscray. 5 min. walk from Seddon Station. Melway 42C8

Workers, unions and communities will not be intimidated by the vicious IR laws and will fight together to defend the hard won workers’ and union rights, working conditions, job security and community living standards.

Compere: Corinne Grant (The Glasshouse)

Main Speakers:

  • Sharan Burrow – ACTU President
  • Bishop Phillip Huggins
  • Kevin Bracken – MUA Secretary
  • Cath Smith – CEO, Victorian Council of Social Service
  • Michele O’Neil – TCFU Secretary
  • Rob Stary – Democratic Rights Lawyer
  • Janet Rice – Mayor of Maribyrnong ….and others
  • Entertainment: Chris Wilson, The Band Who Knew Too Much, Crawfish Dave, Sudanese Women Dancers, and more…..

    Trade union and community information stalls
    Childres’ Activities
    Food Stalls

    Bring along your family, friends, workmates and neighbours. Why not organise a group from your workplace or community to come together.

    The Workers and Communities Solidarity Picnic has been endorsed by VTHC, Victorian Council of Churches, Victorian Council of Social Service, many individual unions, community and welfare groups, including Job Watch, Liberty Victoria, Western Suburbs Legal Service, Federation of Community Legal Centres, Women’s Health West.

    Please distribute widely this email and attached leaflet.

    Contacts: Shirley Winton 0417 456 001 or Justin Mullaly 0417 896 297