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Friday, November 15

The Moreland Council will soon decide on new residential zoning which could mean three- and four-storey development across the greater part of Moreland. This could destroy the character and amenity of neighbourhoods. Speakers: Joanna Stanley (Brunswick Residents Network); Kelvin Thompson (federal member for Wills); Ernest Healy (Moreland Residential Action Group). 6:30pm. 213A Weston St, Brunswick East (Scout Hall). Organised by Moreland Residents Action Group.

Saturday, May 4

3-6pm. Bar 303, 303 High St, Northcote. Some of Melbourne's finest ukulele players join together with the West Papuans to support the Freedom Flotilla, a land and sea convoy for peace and justice starting at Lake Eyre in July and ending up in West Papua in August. Come along for an afternoon of relentless ukulele noise!

The main purpose of this meeting is to plan and delegate tasks for the projects we are committed to undertaking this year. Agenda: Introduction, LASNET background; Main commitments, Campaigns, our priorities; Solidarity delegation to Colombia; International multinational monitor; International visitors for 2012 from Chile (one of the president from CONFECH for April), a Colombian union leader from SINALTRAINAL for May; Possible gathering/conference for end of the year; Our publication, The Spectre.

LASNET Space, Trades Hall Basement, cnr Lygon & Victoria Sts, Carlton South.

Wednesday, August 3 - Sunday, August 7

In 1881, the people of the Coranderrk Aboriginal Station took on the Board for the Protection of Aborigines in a fight for justice, dignity and self-determination. Today, we bring their voices back to life through a verbatim reading and live performance of their testimonies before the Coranderrk Parliamentary Inquiry. La Mama Courthouse Theatre, Carlton.

The nuclear disaster in Fukushima continues with wide and ongoing ramifications. An expert panel will review what happened and discuss the social, economic and political dynamics of the nuclear industry in Japan, including plutonium re-use, radiation exposures and risks, and the public health response.

Panel:
Richard Tanter (Nautilus Institute),
Jim Falk (longtime antinuclear activist),
Tilman Ruff (ICAN chair).

11am (morning tea at 10:30am).

Nossal Institute, 4th floor Alan Gilbert Building, cnr Barry & Grattan Sts, Carlton.

Part of the Nossal Institute Seminar Series.

Join us to put the heat on our politicians this state election to Replace ALL of Hazelwood- Australia's dirtiest power station.

We need you to help us move Victoria to a renewable energy powered future!

Monday, March 11

Public meetings: Pussy riot organizing committee. 5:30pm. 3CR, 21 Smith St, Collingwood.

It has been 40 years since the overthrow of the popular and democratically elected government of President Salvador Allende in Chile. Local and international speakers, a film night with music, Latin American and Chilean activists. 10am-7pm. Richmond Town Hall, 333 Bridge Rd, Richmond.

Saturday, April 2

CSIRO announced is axing 350 climate scientists. Malcolm Turnbull and his ministers are stripping CSIRO of the funding it needs to continue critical research, with their latest attack on climate science and environmental research compounding the untold damage already done to public science. Join us to rally against these savage cuts both to the CSIRO and to the future of our climate. 2pm. State Library, cnr Swanston & La Trobe Sts, City.

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