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Benefit Concert (including Middle Eastern Dinner). All proceeds to Union Aid Abroad - APHEDA’s Gaza Emergency Appeal to support relief efforts for the people of Palestine. Featuring Phil Monsour - Songs for Palestine and the amazing Al Zayton Dabke Troupe and more.

Kurilpa Hall, 174 Boundary St, West End

Public meeting to discuss details about the Queens Wharf mega casino project.

Uniting Church, 11 Sussex St, West End

Hosted by Right to the City Campaign

Planning meeting.

QCU Building, 2nd floor, 16 Peel St, South Brisbane

National day of action against Greyhound racing

Queens Park, cnr Elizabeth & George Sts, Brisbane

This festival provides a platform for emerging, developing and established Arab filmmakers to show their screen-based work to broad audiences.

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.

Classical Guitar Concert by Lakmal Peiris who is also a Cuban-trained Doctor. Lakmal will be playing his beautiful classical guitar in a concert to raise funds for hurricane Irma's fund relief.

Kurilpa Hall, 174 Boundary St, West End.

Organised by Australia-Cuba Friendship Society

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".

Day long seminar with Paul Stevenson & Mark Isaacs

Electrical Trades Union Rooms, 41 Peel Street, Brisbane

Organised by the Electrical Trades Union

Refugee rights rally with speakers including Peter Catt (Anglican Dean) & Ros McLennan (Queensland Council of Unions).

Gather King George Square, Brisbane City. March to St John's Cathedral

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