Melbourne

Wednesday, September 25

12:30pm. Student Union meeting room, Bldg 8, Level 3, Rm 18 (opposite gym), RMIT City Campus. For more info ph 9639 8622 or 0431 311 520. Organised by RMIT Resistance Club.

Sunday, May 1

10:30am. Resistance Centre, Level 5, 407 Swanston St, City. Food, music, speeches and toast to May Day. Then join May Day march at Trades Hall.

Make Mabo Day an Australian public holiday. Take a holiday on June 3 to celebrate a great Australian, Eddie Koiki Mabo, who overturned the two-century fiction of Terra Nullius in a ten-year campaign through the courts ending in the historic High Court Mabo Judgement on June 3, 1992.

Federation Square, City.

Organised by Anarchist Media Institute.

Wednesday, October 17, 6:30pm (for 7pm start). Reception room, Maribyrnong city council, cnr Hyde & Napier Sts, Footscray.

Wednesday, February 25

Guest speaker: Don Huber (Professor Emeritus in Plant Pathology at Purdue University, Indiana, USA). He is an award-winning, world-renowned scientist. He opposes the use of Roundup weedkiller and genetically manipulated (GM) crops and foods, after seeing the negative impacts of farm chemicals on the control of soil plant pathogens. 7pm. Fitzroy Town Hall, 201 Napier St, Fitzroy. Tickets: book your seat online Roundup or $10 at the door. Presented by MADGE, GM-Free Australia Alliance & Friends of the Earth.

Can we learn from the European experience to help asylum seekers and refugees?

Speakers: David Manne (immigration lawyer) & Geoff Cutting (UK immigration lawyer).

Carrillo Gantner Theatre, Melbourne University, cnr Swanston St & Monash Rd.

$20/$10.

Soft drink & finger food will be provided.

Organised by African Think Tank.

Sunday, July 21

Conch is 10-piece band playing a dynamic mix of ska, reggae, Latin, funk, hip hop & swing. 2pm. MUA hall, 46-54 Ireland St, West Melbourne. Nibbles & drinks at bar prices. $20/$10 (all proceeds go to projects for Cuba). Organised by Australia-Cuba Friendship Society. To book ph Maree 9478 9473.

Wednesday, December 9

Book launch: John Tully's 'Crooked Deals and Broken Treaties: How American Indians Were Displaced By White Settlers In The Cuyahoga Valley'. John Tully is the author of Silvertown: The Lost Story of a Strike that Shook London and Helped Launch the Modern Labor Movement and The Devil’s Milk: A Social History of Rubber, as well as three novels. 7pm. New International Bookshop, 54 Victoria St, Carlton South.

Tuesday, August 28

Speakers: Robert Manne; Kenneth Davidson; Louise Connor. 7pm. Meeting Room 1, Trades Hall, cnr Victoria & Lygon Sts, Carlton South. $10/$5. Presented by New International Bookshop & The Search Foundation.

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