Monday, June 22, 2009

Meanwhile, lets go behind the scenes at today's alcopops tax "revolt"

Subject: Media Alert: Melbourne factory workers bus to Canberra to save jobs from sham alcopops tax

> Date: Sun, 21 Jun 2009 21:32:12 +1000
> From:
> To:
> Victorian factory workers who will lose their jobs if the "alcopops" bill becomes law will arrive at Parliament House by bus today in a last ditch attempt to save their families' livelihoods.
> Marco Luise, the spokesman for the Independent Distributors workers, said his colleagues had left Melbourne's western suburbs at 4am Monday to get to Canberra in time to beg the Senate not to support the bill, which is scheduled be introduced to the House this afternoon.
> Marco and his fellow workers will hold a press conference on the Parliament House lawn before taking their place in the gallery to watch the debate of the bill that would force their factory to close.
> WHAT: Press conference by Independent Distributors workers threatened by Rudd Government's alcohol excise bill
> WHEN: 1:30pm Monday 22nd June, 2009
> WHERE: Parliament House lawn, Canberra
> TV NOTE: vision of hire bus pulling into Parliament House drive 1:20pm approx; workers will alight to immediately hold press conference
> RADIO NOTE: workers available for live cross or grabs from bus en route to Canberra from Melbourne's western suburbs
> CONTACT: Jayne Dullard, CPR, xxxx xxx xxx (on bus: call for scheduling update & worker interviews)
> Jason Aldworth
> General Manager Financial Communications
> Level 4, 100 Collins Street
> Melbourne VIC 3000


djm said...

The alcopops are revolting! (sorry)

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