Tomorrow is the one year anniversary of the tragic death of Josh Park-Fing at his Work for the Dole site in Toowoomba.
The Australian Unemployed Workers’ Union are holding rallies in Sydney and Melbourne tomorrow to demand Justice For Josh and that the dangerous Work for the Dole and Community Development Program be shut down.
If you can’t come and show your support in person, please share the Justice For Josh campaign and petition throughout your network under the #JusticeForJosh handle.
Speakers for Melbourne rally (12pm, State Library of Victoria) include:
Ged Kearney (President, ACTU)
Sophie Johnstone (President, NUS)
David Thompson (CEO, Jobs Australia)
Lisa Newman (Deputy National President, CPSU)
Godfrey Moase (Assistant General Branch Secretary, NUW)
Owen Bennett (President, Australian Unemployed Workers’ Union)
Speakers for Sydney rally (1pm, 137 – 153 Crown Street, Darlinghurst):
Ed Husic (Shadow Minister for Employment Services, ALP)
Mark Morey (Secretary, Unions NSW)
Peter Davidson (ACOSS, Senior Policy Advisor)
Raul Bassi, Lizzy Jarred (Indigenous Social Justice Association)
Bill Keats (Sydney Branch, Australian Unemployed Workers’ Union)
There will be a Justice For Josh Memorial in Toowoomba on Saturday 22 April.