Sri Lankan community says NO to war

On Tuesday February 27, senior Sri Lankan minister, Nimal Siripala De Silva was in Melbourne as part of a visit to Australia. De Silva, who is the minister for Healthcare and one of the leaders of the ruling party, addressed perhaps the smallest public meeting ever held in Australia by a government official. Less than […]

IR laws: Profits up – Wages down

Women and low paid workers hurt the most! Professor David Peetz, from Brisbane’s Griffith University, has completed a study into the first 10 months of Howard’s new industrial relations laws and found female workers and employees in the retail and hospitality sectors were the biggest losers. In these areas women comprise about 60 per cent […]