Brisbane

With Thatchwork City, Phil Monsour and Steve Towson. Funds will help pay fines from port blockade in 2009. $15. Bohemia Bar, 27 Caxton St, Paddington. Ph Brad 0413 280 006.

Solidarity action with refugees detained at the Kangaroo Point Central Hotel detention centre. The action will involve power walking, jogging or riding a bike (with at least five metres between us) past the hotel and around the block for 45 minutes. The detainees will be holding their own silent peaceful protest out on their balconies.

Pacha Guzman is an activist with the Ezequiel Zamora National Campesino Front (Frente Nacional Campesino Ezequiel Zamora, FNCEZ) which is an anti-imperialist, anti-capitalist, anti-patriarchal and deeply Chavista organisation.

ETU building, 41 Peel St, South Brisbane

Forum and Q&A with: Julian Burnside (barrister & human rights/refugee advocate); Barri Phatarford (Doctors For Refugees); Peter Catt (chair of the Australian Churches Refugee Taskforce); Bruce Haigh (former Australian diplomat in Sri Lanka); Pan Jordan (Qld Coordinator of Pax Christi International Christian Peace Movement)

All Hallows' School, 547 Ann St, Brisbane.

Organised by Keep Refugees Safe.

Where: Theatrette, ground floor, Brisbane City Council Library, Brisbane Square (top of Queen St Mall) Presenting Robin de Crespigny, author of "The People Smuggler", the story of Ali Jenabi, the Oskar Schindler of Asia. The book deals decisively with the argument that "people smugglers are the scum of the earth".

One year since we started exercising around the block in solidarity during lockdown, please gather with us on Lockerbie Street and march around the block en masse to recommit to solidarity with those still imprisoned.

Introductory meeting for new members and people thinking of getting involved

Socilaist Alliance office, Albion Peace Centre, 102 McDonald Rd, Windsor (under Albion overpass, near Albion station)

Day long seminar with Paul Stevenson & Mark Isaacs

Electrical Trades Union Rooms, 41 Peel Street, Brisbane

Organised by the Electrical Trades Union

In two Green Left fundraising shows at the Brisbane Fringe Comedy Festival, Green Left TV's Carlo Sands asks, in the interests of efficiency, isn't time we cut out the middle men and women and let those who OWN the country RUN it too? "Carlo Sands is a sharp, well-informed political comedian who crafts laughter from the absurdities. of Left and Right" -- Rod Quantock The Loft West End. 100 Boundary Street, West End, Brisbane. Tues. September 3; Thurs. Sept 5, 9.30pm $10 (plus booking fee online) Book here: http://31digital.com.au/bffc/events/carlo-sands-elect-clive-palmer

Activists information session to find out how we can Change the Rules by working together.

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Grey St, South Brisbane

Street party with no long winded political speeches, just live music, slam poetry, street chalking, and a creative occupation of public space. Save the fig tree, dance in the street, and we're planning to fundraise for local mob.

Cnr Boundary St & Russell St, West End

Organised by Right to the City

Rally against unsafe coal and gas mining: Protect people's health from risky CSG; stop Acland Coal destroying our farms; don't frack the outback; make mining giants pay to clean up their mess. Speakers corner (end of George St), Parliament House, Brisbane Organised by Lock the Gate

Change the Rules for Refugees Benefit Concert. All proceeds to refugee assistance and advocacy through the Romero Centre and Refugee Action Collective. Featuring Rivermouth, The Hinterlanders, Phil Monsour, speakers and more.

Kurilpa Hall, 174 Boundary St, West End

How should we remember the Russian Revolution? Speakers include: Associate Professor Andrew Bonnell; Jeff Rickertt (Brisbane labour historian and activist); & Alison Stewart (Cloudland Collective).

The Boundary Hotel, 137 Boundary Street, West End

Hosted by Brisbane Labour History Association and the Cloudland Collective.

Guest speakers (Debbie Jones and Yari Silva-Cabezas) (free) followed by celebration/party ($10).

Spanish Club, 244 Mortimer Rd, Acacia Ridge.

Organised by Australian Solidarity with Latin America

With food, drink, raffles, and music by DJ Ciclon Latino.

The Spanish Centre, 244 Mortimer Rd, Acacia Ridge

All proceeds to WIRES Wildlife Rescue

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