Presentation on theme: "AEU Presentation. Strong personal concern from some of our members for some time BUT organisationally we have been very slow to respond Our response."— Presentation transcript:
Strong personal concern from some of our members for some time BUT organisationally we have been very slow to respond Our response has been both internal and external “A good organiser must be able to charge an issue with a supreme sense of urgency.”
Start with education to organise people and give hope that things can be different if we work together Our members have much to offer and show us “We educate people in order to organise them. We don’t organise people in order to educate them.”
Staff Environmental C’tee, academics, agencies, members, Climate Emergency Movement AEU union education $ AEU Federal Policy Decision Federal Government & International Legislation? Support Organisations Local Council Community activists AEU Federal Office/ Branches/members Information/education of staff AEU/CLEAN Environmental Conference 2008 Information / Education Relation- ships Resources Legislation / Policy
Connecting workers WITH the climate emergency movement Community climate emergency activists are well organised and educated Community alliances are extremely powerful Relationships should be forged on common interests and urgent issues
Community movement Labor movement Our interests are common!