The strenght of the labour movement in every country goes up and down depending on economic conditions and the level of repression it is facing.
While in part of Asia we are seeing huge working class struggles erupting, the labour movement in Australia is still struggling to go on the offensive and regain the ground that it has lost over the last 30 years. We hear a talk by Gwynnyth Evans, Assistant Secretary of the Victorian Australasian Meat Industry Employees' Union (AMIEU), that was delivered at a recent Workers Solidarity Conference on 'Where are we at'?.
Asia Pacific Currents provides updates of labour struggles and campaigns from the Asia Pacific region. It is produced by Australia Asia Worker Links, in the studio of 3CR Radio in Melbourne, Australia
Jiselle Hanna and Pier Moro