Queer Film Festival. Fri May 31 and Sat Jun 1, Centre of Contemporary Arts. Tickets from $15. Ph: 0438 909 585 or visit

A Red Pavilion revue. Great group of women and a wonderful night’s entertainment. Sat Mar 29 and Sun Mar 30, The Boathouse, JCU, bar open from 6.30pm, show starts 7.00pm. No bookings required, bank note donation entry.

Creating a world for the 99%? Democracy and the G20. Featuring international guest, Kshithij Urs of Action Aid, global anti-poverty organisation. Wed Sep 17, 6pm, Stratford Community Hall, Kamerunga Rd. Finger food available. Organised by Green Left Weekly. 0408 704 276,

May Day, celebrating 100 years of International Women's Day. Labour Day march, guest speakers and family fun day. Assemble 10am for 10.15am start, opposite Cairns Base Hospital, Cairns Esplanade

Book launch: Women of Steel. Local Carla Gorton is an author of this book, which tells the story of the struggle of women for employment at BHP's steel plant in Wollongong through 1980s and into the 1990s. She and others will speak briefly to highlight the book's themes. Sun, June 14, 4pm, Conservatory Bar, 12-14 Lake St. Drinks and refreshments available. For more information phone 0437 790 306.

bag it: is your life too plastic. Film (see fundraiser. Starts with live music by Jeremiah Johnson. Sat 21 Jan, 6pm for music, 7pm for film. Centre of Contemporary Arts, 96 Abbott Street. Presented by Cairns Climate Action Network, CAFNEC and ACF, with the support of End Credits Film Club. $12/$10. Bookings: CAFNEC 4032 1746.

Save Four Roost Trees of the Spectacled Flying-Fox Camp. A developer intends to cut down more of the trees in the city's flying-fox camp. Rally, then help create a cafe to show the tourist potential! Sat 16 April, 5pm, Aplin St (between Lake St and Abbott St). Contact: CAFNEC rally coordinators
Geoff Holland, 0499 658 764, or Maree Kerr 0412 311 403,

Queensland busted in a 'boom': the story behind the cuts. Politics in the Pub. We'd 22 Aug, 6pm, Green Ant Cantina, Bunda Street. For more info, phone 0437 790 306.

The G20: What is it? What to do about it? Politics in the Pub. Activists introduce the topic, lively discussion. Wed May 29, 6pm, Green Ant Cantina, Bunda Street. For more information, ph Jonathan 0437 790 306.

Politics in the Pub. Josh Coates (CAFNEC Marine Programs Coordinator) and Sarah Hoyal (former CAFNEC coordinator) will open a discussion on campaigning against dredging, for climate action and how action on the environment and social justice fits together. Wed Feb 26, 6pm, Green Ant Cantina, Bunda St. Organised by Socialist Alliance. Ph Jonathan 0437 790 306.


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