Monday aug. 28th 2000 – this afternoon residents who squatted empty south sydney council buildings in broadway successfully defended their homes against the Council’s plan to evict them. Council had given the residents until 9am this morning to vacate the buildings. But the residents went into action building lots of support and getting mass media attention which has effectively forced the council to back down for now… maybe council will honour its commitment to assist homeless in south sydney area during the olympics year (we’re holdin our breath).
And big congrats to the broadway squatters!
pictures and information: http://sydney.indymedia.org/
Yesterday’s news: http://squat.net/en/news/shac260800.html
Sydney Housing Action Collective (SHAC): squat.net/shac