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.
The ground breaking new documentary on Aboriginal rights. Presented by the filmmakers with indigenous elders from Arnhem Land, John Altman (ANU) and Jeff McMullen (former ABC journalist), plus live music by Archie Roach. Tickets: $25 or $15 concession. James O'Fairfax Theatre, National Gallery of Australia. E-mail to reserve tickets
Discussion around the struggle for self determination in West Sahara, and uprisings currently underway in North Africa. 3/25 Lonsdale St. Braddon

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 election is over and the real work of government is about to begin. This is an exciting time for a fresh start for our Federal government - a new way of doing things. We are asking for you to join with us at a Peoples Assembly in Canberra at the opening of Parliament on Tuesday 28 September.
Come and protest in Garema Place so that queers can get married.
Venue: in front of Moroccan Embassy- Canberra, 17 Terrigal Crescent - O'Malley ACT 2606 The people of Western Sahara are denied free assembly and association. Saharawi trade unions and NGOs are banned in the occupied areas of Western Sahara. The Moroccan authorities arrest and torture Saharawi trade unionists frequently. Saharawi workers are denied their basic rights and are treated as second citizens in their own country.


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