The Brisbane Solidarity Network put out a new edition of their Crisis! handbook at the end of 2016. It includes a squatter’s handbook and crucial information for those experiencing homelessness and chronic poverty about obtaining food, shelter and support. A PDF is available here.
2009, Brisbane/Ipswich: Brisbane Solidarity Network Homeless Guide and Queensland Squatters Handbook
The Brisbane Solidarity Network have produced an excellent squatting handbook for Queenslanders which can be downloaded from here. Their practical and insightful 128 page Crisis guide also provides survival strategies and information for Brisbanites finding themselves without housing or on the edge of homelessness. To download a copy or find out about the group’s campaign … Continue reading
Occupy Melbourne (www.melbourneriffraff.com.au) Bravo to everyone who was involved in reclaiming public spaces in Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Sydney and elsewhere around Australia in protests against greed and corruption. Various places across the country have been transformed into vibrant spaces for free discussion bringing thousands of extra people into what are generally thoroughfares and/or empty outside … Continue reading
Resistance to freeway construction and squatting have often gone hand in hand. All around the world the eviction of tenants and the compulsory purchase of homes by developers and governments has often led people to occupy and squat emptied properties in attempts to stop their destruction. One of many campaigns, and a successful one, that … Continue reading