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Organizing in New Zealand and in Australia

Map of Median Household income in Australia

Australia and New Zealand have similar histories, both being settler societies and imperial outposts of the British Empire.

They share similar laws and industrial landscape, though organizing the working class in these two countries also has its differences.

APC interviewed Mrunal Shroff, who is now employed as an organizer with the Migrant Workers Centre at Trades Hall in Melbourne, about his views on organizing workers in New Zealand and in Australia. In New Zealand, Mrunal was an organizer in the finance and retail sector.

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

Image: Wikimedia: Australia and New Zealand - Map of Median Household Incomes

 

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