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Five Challenges that Refugee Women are Overcoming through Collective Power
By coming together to build grass-roots organisations, refugee women are overcoming challenges to secure their livelihoods, their education, their healthcare, and their independence.
Brisbane Cycles for Solidarity: The 2019 Big Ride for Palestine
In Brisbane, twenty-three cyclists and their support crew came together in South Brisbane for the third annual Big Ride for Palestine! The ride raised over $9,000 for Union Aid Abroad - APHEDA projects in Palestine.
Brisbane Activists Celebrate Global Solidarity at Annual Trivia Night
Congratulations to the activists and internationalists who organised the annual Brisbane Global Solidarity Trivia Night!
Lesley Osborne on “Solidarity in Action” – APHEDA People
As the Secretary of the Australian Western Sahara Association, Lesley Osborn has been calling on the Australian people to put their solidarity into action for the past fifteen years. Asked what drives her activism, Lesley told us: “Solidarity is unity
Asbestos Lobby Targets Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA
Because of the growing momentum to ban asbestos in Asia, the asbestos lobby is fighting to reverse the major gains made towards securing an asbestos free future.
Farming for Palestinian Resilience
In Palestine, small-hold farmers are overcoming barriers to selling their produce on the market. Farming communities in Gaza and the West Bank are improving land-care techniques to boost their yields.
Fighting Back Against Exploitation in Laos
In Laos our partner union, the Lao Federation of Trade Unions (LFTU), is building the power of vulnerable private-sector workers to fight against exploitation.
Australian Civil Society Stands with Western Sahara!
At the peak conference of Australian civil society organisations, Union Aid Abroad - APHEDA called on its friends and allies to stand in solidarity with the Saharawi people in their long struggle for self-determination and independence.
Australian Solidarity Recognised in Timor Leste Independence Celebrations
On the twentieth anniversary of Timor Leste’s independence, Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA attended the official celebrations, where the Australian union movement was recognised for the important role it played during the independence campaign.