Thank a union brother or sister, they died for every one of these things we all now take for granted. Everything Republicans are trying to eliminate along with overtime pay...social security...EPA regulations...women's rights...unions...medicare.....
indigenous Australian politician Marion Scrymgour, the first indigenous woman to be elected to the Northern Territory Parliament, director of the Wurli Wurlinjang Aboriginal Corporation, Director of the Katherine West Health Board Aboriginal Corporation, Labor Party Deputy Chief Minister of the Northern Territory, and the highest-ranked indigenous person in government in Australia's history
June 26, 1839: Emma Miller – seamstress, trade union organizer, suffragist, and founder of the Australian Labor Party – is born. She was an advocate for equal pay and equal rights for women and a committed activist and organizer until her death in 1917. The epitaph on her gravestone reads: “The world is my country; to do good is my religion.”
On December 10, 1992. The Hon. Paul Keating(Aust.Labor party) Prime Minister of Australia gave the following address to launch the International Year of the World's Indigenous People. This speech was recently voted as the most important speech ever given in Australia.
Australian Labor Party's “It’s Time”. Arguably the most famous, and likely remembered, political campaign slogan, in Australian political history. Capturing the prevailing mood of the early 70's, even among non-Labor voters. The Slogan became a song & turned into a famous television commercial featuring Aussie TV identities, actors & musicians. Whether you liked Gough or not, you'll remember it was "time Australia .. time for freedom ... time for moving ... time to begin, yes it's time".