Geelong

Geelong Pride Film Festival presents a special event screening of the beautiful new film 'Disobedience' about the love affair between two women in an Orthodox Jewish community (Rachel Weisz and Rachel McAdams). We are pairing this with a short film 'Aleph Melbourne' the story of the support group that changed the face of LGBTIQ acceptance in Jewish Australia.

Where: The Pivotonian Cinema, 4 Verner Street, South Geelong

Fly a kite with a Climate Emergency Message! We are flying high for Gaia because we want to protect our magnificent planet and our local community. Come and talk about your concerns. BYO Kite or make one at home. You can attach your climate message to a kite, bike, paddle board, kayak, T-shirt, hat or whatever you like. You could also pick-up any rubbish or plastic you see and put it in the bin. Bring your afternoon tea, deck chairs and a hat. Be part of a healthy Geelong Community!

Thursday 27 February, 6.30pm, Geelong Trades Hall, 127 Myers St, Geelong

Workers' Safety - are we going backwards? Guest speaker, Martin Kingham, former Victorian CFMEU Secretary. $40/$30 or $20. Trades Hall, 127 Myers St, Geelong. Bookings on 52226900.

Downstairs, Geelong Trades Hall, 127 Myers St City. Dinner Available. All welcome.

Join the Geelong branch of Socialist Alliance to celebrate our hard work in 2013 and plan for 2014. Also great opportunity to stock up on books for the new year with our big red book sale. Drinks, nibbles and entertainment provided.

Help lobby Geelong City Council to declare a climate emergency

*EVERY FRIDAY

Out of control emergency bushfires are sweeping across the state - destroying thousands of hectares, houses, and lives.

These fires, heatwaves, and droughts are not just unprecedented - they're the direct result of decades of climate destruction at the hands of fossil fuel loving politicians.

Australia's climate is changing and as a result we're seeing drier and hotter conditions. The windows of opportunity to safely carry out fuel reduction via back burning are closing, which has led us to the bushfire disaster we are seeing this summer.

Saturday 7 March, 2pm, Geelong Trades Hall, 127 Myers St, Geelong

Level 3, Trades Hall Council Chambers, 127 Myers Street, Geelong.

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