"From Bureaucratic Corporate Unionism to Grass Roots Controlled Direct Action Unionism: Lessons from the 1970's and Perspectives for Today." Sat 18/11/23 11am - 4.30pm
One Day Sydney Anarcho-Syndicalist Conference
"From Corporate Bureaucratic Unionism to Grassroots Controlled Direct Action Unionism: Lessons from the 1970's and Perspectives for Today."
Saturday 18/11/23 11am - 4.30 pm at Gadigal Room, Newtown Neighbourhood Centre 11-13 Darley St. South Newtown, just off King Street, NSW Australia.
11.15 am -1pm: A panel on the NSW BLF and Green Bans/Workers Control in the 1970's: a talk by Mike Matteson Anti-Vietnam War Draft Resister and then grass roots anarcho-syndicalist industrial activist in the 70's: He will talk on his experience and lessons from the NSW BLF Green Bans/Opera House Work-in. Centre for Workers Control/Workers Control Conferences/ The Link (Sydney Western Suburbs Metal Workers Paper) - and Jefferson Lee, former 70's student activist and editor of Tharunka on the the Old Spaghetti Factory dispute.
2pm - 4.30pm: "Herding the Cats" Sydney Taxi Driver organising with Mike Hatrick, a long time former Sydney Taxi industry grass roots activist and then a talk :Anarcho-syndicalist activity and strategy in Australia Today for 2pm-4.30 pm.
Entry Free However Donations Welcome to cover costs.
Other appropriate talks for the conference will be considered contact http://www.rebelworker.org
It will be a great opportunity for networking and comrades to meet up to turn the tide.
Organised by Anarcho-Syndicalist Network