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SpringOut Fairday is the largest and highest profile LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) community event in Canberra. It is an inclusive event that celebrates the diversity, colour and vibrancy of Canberra.

The government announced that it would be releasing most children from the detention facilities where they are now held to ‘community detention’ by June 2011. Is this a real step forward? Come and discuss the issues with the Refugee Action Committee. Moran G009, ANU

12.30-2pm, Federal Parliament, Canberra

3-3.45pm, Iraqi Embassy
48 Culgoa Circuit
O'Malley ACT 2606

4-5pm, Iranian Embassy
25 Culgoa Circuit
O'Malley ACT 2606

Now is the time for tough measures, not concessions, from the international community

Greens Senator Lee Rhiannon will launch the book. 6pm, Thursday 13th October 2016. Paperchain Bookstore, 34 Franklin St, Manuka. 'Told with a compelling immediacy, A Lover's Country is a powerful story of the plight of Palestinians and how love and courage overcome terrible odds. RSVP to mailto:books@paperchainbookstore.com.au, or ring 6295 6723. Supported by Australians for Justice and Peace in Palestine.

Protest rally: Let the boats land. Close all detention centres. No to another Tampa election. Petrie Plaza near the merry go round.

Westlund House, 16 Gordon St. Acton

Campaign for a 40% reduction in the ACT's greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. Moran G08, ANU.

Come and have a chat with us about the labour theory of value, the origins of women's oppression, strategies and tactics in the protest movements, or whatever floats your boat, in a friendly relaxed environment. Presented by the Socialist Alliance. King O'Malley's, civic. Look out for the red tablecloth.

Winner of the Special Jury Prize at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival

The film by Josh Fox which looks at the 'billion dollar energy industry' and it's 'dirty little secret', will be shown at the Jerrabomberra Community Centre in March.

Attend this event to support the Greens, as it is a fundraiser for the NSW Greens Monaro campaign. The cost of the film viewing is $5.

 A new study by Save the Children, Australia and UNICEF shows billions of tax dollars are spent on Australia’s cruel refugee policies. A fraction of this could create much better conditions for asylum seekers and permanent resettlement solutions for refugees, as well as on health, education and improving the lives of ordinary people in Australia. Speakers Lisa Button and Shane Evans, Save the Children, Australia, and Dr John Minns, Refugee Action Committee 6:30 - 8pm, Thursday 13th October 2016. Manning Clarke Centre, Building 26a, Union Court, Australian National University.

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