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The recently held founding meeting of a new refugee action group in South Australia was a great success, with a strong turnout and lots of enthusiasm about campaigning for refugee rights in our state.

Come along to the next meeting to keep up the momentum, clarify some of the finer details and start planning some actions.

We want you to join us in building a democratic, inclusive and broad group to organise ongoing grassroots political action around refugee rights.

Socialist Alliance Branch meeting. "The French Revolt"

Sat Nov 6, 2pm, Activist Centre, Level 2, 95 Currie St, Adelaide

In one week in late October, French workers held 3 national strikes involving 3 - 3.5 million workers in each. Students are occupying high schools and universties, oil depots blockaded, and some industries are on indefinite strike, as the French people resist being made to pay for capitalism's crisis. Come and discuss this exciting development and lessons for the anti-capitalism movements in Adelaide and around the globe

When: Friday 31st March, 12:30pm
Where: Victoria Sq, Adelaide

Workers in the public sector are under unprecedented attack. The federal government is trying to slash the wages and conditions of public sector workers. 

Hosted by AMWU, CEPU, CSPU, Professionals Australia 

We WELCOME refugees in the Adelaide Hills and ALWAYS have.

27 November · 11:00 - 15:00
Central Mount Barker Park ~ Between Lake and Farmers Market

Last Saturday in NOVEMBER for the Combined Refugee Support Group's BYO Picnic to show support;

If you like, you can wear or bring something purple. ...Purple is a colour often used regarding social justice issues and has become a symbol for the Inverbrackie Refugee Support Group.

Location: Rose and Crown Hotel, 100 Philip Highway, Elizabeth South

Come along to this community meeting to hear from Mark Leah, Director of Welfare Rights Centre SA, about Income Management and its affect on the Playford area. All are welcome to attend.

Some background on Income Management:

Join us this Anti-Poverty Week for conversation, stories, and learning about ways to get active. We will look at challenges facing low-income people, the policies making their lives harder, and the alternatives. We will focus on the voices and struggles of low-income people - the experiences and insights of those directly affected by poverty and unemployment.

COST:
- Low-Income People: Optional gold-coin per day.
- Community Workers: $20-$40 for one day, $30-$60 for two days.
- Others: $10 for one day, $15 for two days.
- Food/drinks optional gold-coin.

DURATION:

Free Public Lecture - The Bradley Forum
Level 5, 50 North Terrace, cnr Fenn Place and North Terrace, The Hawke Centre
RSVP: secretary@friendsofpalestine.org.au or phone: 0414 773 918

The Turnbull Liberal Government wants us to pay at least $30 for pap smears, urine and blood tests. These tests save lives and nobody should go without healthcare because they can't afford it.

The Federal Government's efforts to save $650 million will put lives at risk. Cuts to bulk-billing for pathology services will affect MRIs, x-rays, blood and urine tests, ultrasounds and pap-smears.

The cuts are particularly harmful for women, people with a disability, working class and poor people and anybody with chronic health issues.

We'd like to shed some light on the history of women's struggles, discuss the issues that women still face today and build your motivation for the kick-arse activism that will take place on International Women's Day (IWD), the following Tuesday!

From academic education to lived experience, the speakers at this one-day conference aim to educate others on women's struggles and share ideas on how to fight for our rights.

The day will include (subject to change):
- the history of IWD (speech)
- women and poverty (panel)
- gender analysis (workshop)
- perceptions of gender (panel)

Australian West Papua Association (SA) Inc invites you to
a quiz night at the Kilburn Community Centre, 59 Gladstone St, Kilburn
to support the cause for the respect and empowerment of West Papuans’ human rights.

$20 waged / $10 concession. BYO nibbles and drink (including liquor). Tea and coffee will be provided.

Tables of 8 – 10 are welcome, but so are individuals and small groups. Please bring some gold coins for games between the main quiz rounds.

Book with Mark Andrews on 8322 3166 or email mark@devfeas.com.au by Thursday 5/8/10.

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