Australian Workers' Day
[Australia First press release]
AUSTRALIAN WORKERS' DAY
30th JUNE 2007
The anniversary of the 1861 workers' action at Lambing Flat, NSW
Australia First calls upon all Aussie workers, to join in this celebration, drawn from our Australian heritage.
Enjoy a family get together; a quiet drink with mates; support your union; sit under a gum tree; reflect on the work of our earlier generations, who built and defended our European civilisation. And resolve to act to defend our working conditions from the iniquitous IR laws, guest worker / asylum seeker / refugee employment rackets of the traitor class of capitalists and cosmopolitan internationalists. And join Australia First.
"No class-ruled people can ever be a self-governing people."
"Governed by the ethic of fellowship there will be only one class - that of the producing class."
- William Guthrie Spence, 1909
LABOUR IS THE SOURCE OF ALL WEALTH
Come Jack, our place is with the ruck
On the open road today,
Not with the tepid 'footpath sneak'
Or with the wise who stop away.
A straggling, tame procession, perhaps,
A butt for burgess scorne;
Its flags are ragged sentiment,
And its music still unborn.
Though none respectable are here,
And trim officials ban,
Our duty, Jack, is not with them,
But here with hope and man
- Bernard O'Dowd, 1912
"We call upon every man whose spirit yearns for equality, fraternity, and glorious liberty. Let us unite, organize, and go hand in hand in the grand struggle for the advancement of our race - let us lift up our voices and exclaim 'fair play for all' in one grand harmonious shout until the deafening sound is responded to by an acknowledgement of our rights as free born men."
- Miners Protective League, Lambing Flat, 1860
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