Canberra

Corner of Petrie Plaza & City Walk, Civic.

ANU academics and media commentators will take your questions as they dissect the slogans and lay bare the real issues facing the nation, ahead of the 2010 Federal election.

Speaker/Host: 666 ABC Canberra and The Australian National University
Venue: Molonglo Theatre in the new Crawford Building, Lennox Crossing

Garema Place
Civic

No nuclear waste dump at Muckaty Station
NO URANIUM NO WEAPONS NO WASTE
FOR A NUCLEAR FREE FUTURE

Westlund House, 16 Gordon St. Acton

Please join Anti Poverty Week Patron Dr Helen Watchirs and members of the Anti Poverty Week coordination committee at the Launch of Anti-Poverty Week on Monday 18 October, 10 am – 11.30 am, Reception Room, ACT Legislative Assembly.

The Launch will explore the experience of living in poverty, particularly the issues faced by individuals and families that interact with the social security system. The event is hosted by Meredith Hunter MLA and sponsored by the YWCA of Canberra and the ACT Council of Social Service (ACTCOSS). Please RSVP by Wednesday 13 October on 6175 9900.

Join Walkley Award winning journalist Chris Graham for his astounding presentation The Lie that Built the Northern Territory Intervention, an expose of a fraudulent ABC Lateline program which the federal government used to help mount the case for the NT intervention. At the Uni Pub, 17 London Circuit, Civic.

For distributing posters and organising postering. Wig and Pen Pub, ANU School of Music, Ground Floor, Llewellyn Hall, 100 Childers Street, Acton (ANU). Organised by Unionists for Refugees.

This event, hosted by Sarina Locke (666 ABC), will give climate spokespeople Simon Corbell (Labour), Zed Seselja (Liberal) and Shane Rattenbury (Greens) a chance to outline their position on Canberra’s greenhouse target, and to respond to questions from the community.

Canberra 40% is a group of community organisations and concerned Canberra residents who are looking towards Canberra’s future. This year the ACT Government will decide on a target for CO2 emission reduction for 2020. They are considering cuts between 25% and 40% on 1990 levels. Our Government needs our support to go for 40.

The Labour History Society is organising a book launch for Paul Adams’ new book on the legendary Labor leader Percy Brookfield. Brookfield was a militant Broken Hill miner who fought the good fight against BHP in the early years of the twentieth century and later served in the NSW Parliament before his tragic murder in 1921. This is an important book about a largely forgotten figure in Australian labour history.

Noel Butlin Archives Centre
Menzies Building
Fellows Road
ANU

The book will be launched by Humphrey McQueen. Complimentary wine and nibbles.

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