Unions for Yes: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Conference
We are asking any IEU(SA) ATSI members to contact our office if they would like to attend the Unions for Yes: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Conference, Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Monday 19 June 2023. Conference registration, flights to/from Brisbane and overnight accommodation will be covered by the IEU.
In a year in which our movement has such a vital role in advancing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, this conference will help develop participants’ skills in building structures in their own unions to have their voices heard, and strategise and prepare participants to campaign for a Voice in in the forthcoming referendum. It is open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander unionists on the nomination of their union.
Our movement has a vital role this year in the advancement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Featuring plenaries and workshops, this conference will:
- Give participants the skills to develop the structures in their own unions to have their voices heard on issues they care about.
- Unions for Yes: Discuss, strategise and prepare participants to campaign for a Voice enshrined in the Constitution in the forthcoming referendum.
- Hear stories and history from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander unionists on their struggle and what it means for the future.
- Feature commemoration of the 30th anniversary of the ACTU Partners for Justice conference – a major conference of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander unionists from all over Australia held in 1993 for the International Year for the World’s Indigenous People.
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Interested in attending?
Please contact our office – 8410 0122 or firstname.lastname@example.org – before 26 May 2023 so that we can discuss your nomination, registration and organise funding of your attendance.
Making History – the 2023 Union Organising Conference
Staff from IEU(SA) will be attending the ‘Making History – the 2023 Organising Conference’ on 20-21 June at the same venue, which will include Engaging Plenaries and over 60 Workshop Sessions will challenge, educate and inspire our current generation of leaders, officials and staff to create a new wave of organising and growth, armed with a new toolkit and new laws. This conference will focus on building the skills and capacity that we need to leverage the new IR Laws to grow our movement and to win stronger, safer and more just workplaces for Australian workers.