Brisbane

Rally at Brisbane Riverstage, 1pm, Sunday June 5.

Say 'Yes' Australia is a group of national civil society organisations working together to organise rallies around the country on the 5th of June to push for a strong price on carbon pollution and a cleaner Australia. The Yes movement is a new collaboration of positive people with a combined membership of over three million. We’re sick of hearing “No, it can’t be done.”

Wangan & Jagalingou Traditional Owners Council are holding a smoking ceremony and community action to insist the Qld Government does not extinguish our native title for Adani. Please wear block colours: red, yellow or black.

Speakers corner, Queensland Parliament, George St, Brisbane

The Phil Monsour band will celebrate the release of the One Song One Union album and perform the complete CD. The album features one song each for 7 different unions and a number of songs of solidarity.

Kurilpa Hall, 174 Boundary St, West End

Help keep Australia's #1 alternative news source afloat in 2013! An evening of good food, good company & an idyllic cruise down the Brisbane River. Take in the lights and the breeze as night falls, sharing in delicious finger food. Grab a drink from the floating bar and tap your toes to the smooth sounds of 3 live bands!

Assemble at 4:40pm Mowbray Park ferry terminal. Tickets (incl. cruise, dinner, music) $25 conc/$35 wages/$50 solidarity

National Sorry Day commemoration to reconnect, for reflection, and to renew commitments to reconciliation.

Orleigh Park, 104 Hill End Tce, West End

 

Community gathering filled with music, movie screenings and juicy chats. All proceeds from the ticket sales will go to Refugees Welcome Australia.

New Globe Theatre, 220 Brunswick St, Brisbane

Organised by Refugees Welcome Australia

Two leading Sinn Féin representatives will be engaging in a speaking tour across Australia. Mary Lou McDonald is the deputy leader of Sinn Féin and TD (MP) for Dublin Central. Francie Molloy is MP for Mid-Ulster and became active in politics through the Civil Rights Movement in the North in 1968.

The Sinn Féin representatives will be promoting the Uniting Ireland campaign. They will also be continuing to promote awareness among Irish workers on temporary visas in Australia of their rights in the workplace, and promoting trade union membership among the Irish community.

Thousands of rallies will be held in cities and towns around the world to demand our local leaders commit to building a fossil free world that works for all of us.

Brisbane City Hall, 64 Adelaide St, Brisbane city

A night of music straight from the heart featuring a special performance by the Brisbane Pride Choir, Songs For Our Weddings features music from Byrd to the Beach Boys, with plenty in between.

Holy Trinity Church, 141 Brookes St, Fortitude Valley

Recommended donation: $10. Proceeds to the Equality campaign.

Celebrate International Womens Day with the film "For Love Or Money: A History of Women and Work in Australia" (a groundbreaking movie by Megan McMurchy, Margot Nash, Martot Oliver and Jeni Thornely, released in 1983).

Griffith Film School, cnr Dock & Vulture Sts, Southbank.

$20 entry includes canapes and drinks on arrival. Hosted by the National Tertiary Education Union.

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