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.
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
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
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