Brisbane

How do climate professionals discuss expected climate impacts with friends and families?

Friends of the Earth Brisbane, 20 Burke St, Wooloongabba

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".

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

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