By rallying on the streets, supporting the solidarity tour of visiting Filipino unionists, and by meeting with your elected representatives, you secured the solidarity of West Australian parliamentarians!
Thanks to the solidarity of hundreds of Australian union members who rallied on the streets, wrote letters of protest, and attended advocacy talks from visiting Filipino unionists, trade union repression in the Philippines has been called to the attention of the Australian government!
On his solidarity tour, Elmer Bong Labog, leader of the Kilusang Mayo Uno (KMU) union federation in the Philippines, called on Australian unionists and internationalists to stand with our brothers and sisters in the Philippines.
In the Philippines, Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA is working with unions to build the collective power of unions to shape the solutions to the climate crisis.
“Their cause is our cause, their fight is our fight”: Australian Unionists Rally in Solidarity With Workers in the Philippines
On Human Rights Day, union members across Australia rallied in solidarity with their brothers and sisters in the Philippines who have been targeted by the Duterte regime. In Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra, and Perth, Union Aid Abroad – APHEDA activists joined with Australian unions to tell the Duterte government to #StoptheAttacks.