Brisbane

Department of Immigration and Border Protection. 299 Adelaide Street, City.

Using overwhelming brute force to board and tow back boats packed with desperate asylum seekers takes Tony Abbott's anti-refugee deterrence policy to a new low.

It is both inhumane and highly dangerous. In 2001, three asylum seekers drowned trying to reach land after the Howard government towed back their boat and beached it off Rote Island. The same could happen again but Abbott couldn't care less, so long as his precious border is not breached.

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

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre, Grey St, South Brisbane

Lock the Gate planning and training day to ensure everyone is skilled up with a clear plan for the next few months.

Benarrawa Community Development Association House, 79 Waratah Ave, Graceville

Organised by Lock the Gate Brisbane

Brisbane's premiere of the short cinematic film on a determined group of women who fought for work at the male-dominated Port Kembla steelworks in 1973

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

Rally against nuclear war and aggression! Speakers include: Paul Petersen (Maritime Union of Australia); Dr Daniele Viliunas (Medical Association for the Prevention of War); Ms Robin Taubenfeld (Friends of the Earth Australia); Ali Kadri (Islamic Council of Queensland)

King George Square, Brisbane city.

International Women's Day film screening of "She's Beautiful When She's Angry" - a dramatisation of the "exhilarating, quarrelsome, sometimes heart-wrenching glory" early years of the second wave of feminism in the United States.

Albion Peace Centre, 102 McDonald Rd, Windsor (near Albion station)

Hosted by Socialist Alliance

Abortion rights picket

Paved courtyard outside Cleveland Library Middle St Cleveland

Organised by Women's Abortion Rights Campaign

Join us in coming together to march in solidarity with women all over the world experiencing inequality and injustice.

King George Square, Adelaide St, Brisbane

Michael Moore's brilliant film about the criminal role of the banks in the global financial crisis and its impact on ordinary people in the US. Delicious meal avail from 6.30pm. Brisbane Activist Centre, 74B Wickham St, Fortitude Valley. $10/$6 conc. Ph Jim 3831 2644 or 0423 741 734. Sponsored by Green Left Weekly.

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