Please come along to grieve the needless loss of lives and call for our Government to stop this needless war.

St Paul's Cathedral. Speakers Prof Amin Saikal, Professor of Political Science & Director of the Centre for Arab & Islamic studeies at ANU; Jessica Morrison, peace activist recently returned from Afghanistan.

Sponsored by Victorian Council of Churches, St Paul's, Pax Christi.


62 maintenance workers that make Pure Blonde beer in Victoria have been sacked and re-offered their jobs at 65% less pay. They are fighting to get their jobs back and earn a decent wage. Protest daily from 6am til 6pm. cnr Nelson Street and Thompson Street, Abbotsford

Friday, November 15

We ask you to join Secondary Students for Refugee Rights in a solidarity vigil to commemorate the lives of those who have died on their way to our shores and in detention. 7pm. City Square. This event is open to all who wish to pay their respects and stand up for refugees who come to us in search of a better life. For more info ph Lucy 0433 334 724 or Caitlin 0434 332 838.

Saturday, August 1

An honest approach to the difficulties marginalised youth face in trying to earn a living, and empathetic in dissecting the unspoken, seemingly satirical, codes of conduct they have to master. 1:45 pm. Kino Cinema, Collins St, City.

In 1948, more than 750,000 Palestinians were ethnically cleansed from their homeland by the Zionist forces becoming the world's biggest refugee population. The Palestinian refugees in Iraq experienced brutality from the hands of US forces and militia in 2003, resulting in a mass exodus from their homes in Baghdad.
The meeting examines the question resettling them in Australia.

Speakers: Yousef al Reemawi (refugee advocate), Robin Laycock (Palestine Solidarity Campaign), and others.

7pm. New International Bookshop, Trades Hall, cnr Lygon & Victoria Sts, Carlton.

Monday, August 6

7-9am. Steps of St Paul's Cathedral, cnr Swanston & Flinders Sts, City.

Drew Hutton is a professional historian and environmental activist, co-authoring History of the Australian Environment Movement in 1999. He is now lead campaigner for Lock the Gate, a peaceful, non-cooperation campaign against mining companies, for Friends of the Earth.

The Wood Theatre, Economics & Commerce (Building 148,) Room G09 (ground floor), University of Melbourne. (Enter building by main foyer, opposite Old Arts).

Gold coin donation.

Presented by Beyond Zero Emissions.

Sunday, March 20

An inspiring music theatre show featuring songs and stories of solidarity that people really connect with. It was created, produced and performed by the Victorian Trade Union Choir in collaboration with award winning playwright Rebecca Lister and our musical director Michael Roper. The show presents a diverse repertoire of music including trade union favourites such as Solidarity, Billy Bragg’s Power in a Union, South African freedom song We shall not give up the fight, Kev Carmody’s Freedom and celebrates union achievements such as the Eight Hour Day.

No matter who wins the election, refugees will lose. We need too keep up the fight for refugee rights. 1pm. State Library, cnr Swanston & La Trobe Sts, City. Organised by Refugee Action Collective.


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