Melbourne

Thursday, November 15

Australian Marriage Equality is keen to hear your views on the way forward for the campaign for marriage equality. Speakers: Alex Greenwich; Shelley Argent; Rodney Croome; as well as representatives of local LGBTI advocacy groups and MPs. 6pm. VicHealth Seminar Room, 15-31 Pelham St, Carlton (Rathdowne St end).

Wednesday, August 17

The use of rape as a deliberate tactic of war is a serious human rights issue that needs to be addressed as a threat to human and international security. Brenda Fitzpatrick's ground-breaking book is the first to analyse its use as an act of war against civilians and international progress away from tacit acceptance toward active rejection of this violation of international law. 6.30pm. Readings Book Store, 309 Lygon St, Carlton.

Thursday, April 30

5pm. Trades Hall Old Ballroom, cnr Lygon & Victoria sts, Carlton South.

Rudd famously called climate change the greatest "moral, social and economic challenge of our time". Since his announcement last month that he will junk the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, the words have come back to haunt him, but was Rudd ever serious about doing something about climate change? and how can we put climate change back on the agenda?
Come along to this campus meeting to discuss the future of climate action,

Joe Nap Room A,
2nd Floor, Union House,
Melb Uni.

Meet at Kmart car park, cnr Sydney & Camp Rds, Campbellfield.

Organised by Refugee Action Collective.

Monday, September 16

Speaker: Richard Falk (UN Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in the Palestinian Territories Occupied Since 1967). 1pm. Room 108, Level 1, Melbourne Law School, 185 Pelham St, Carlton. RSVP: email Anna Hood. Presented by the Iraq War Inquiry Group & the Asia Pacific Centre for Military Law.

Friday, October 5

A group of the world's biggest oil and gas companies, including BHP Billiton, are planning to build a gas factory 25 times the size of Melbourne's CBD at James Price Point on WA's pristine Kimberley coast. Join John Butler, the Wilderness Society, and others as we shine a spotlight on this terrible crime against nature and the local Kimberley community. 10am. BHP Billiton, QV, 180 Lonsdale St, City.

[Note changed date for this event.]

Thursday, April 28

Speakers: Hans Baer (associate professor at Melb Uni, member of Socialist Alliance); Nicola Paris (activist & Coordinator of CounterAct); Anitra Nelson (associate professor at RMIT, Convener of the Australian Environmental Justice project) David Spratt (climate campaigner and co-author of Climate Code Red). 7pm. Entry free. New International Book Shop, 54 Victoria St, Carlton.

Action on first day of Parliament to remind them of the massive support for marriage equality.

Parliament House, Canberra.

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