Solidarity action organised by New Zealand union UNITE.

JB Hi-Fi staff at the company's Wellington (NZ) store are taking strike action on May 8 as part of a Unite Union campaign to win higher wages for retail workers.

Most JB Hi-Fi workers are paid just above the minimum wage yet the Australian electronic retail giant JB Hi-Fi's net profit after tax is expected to be A$117 million to A$120 million this year.

An international solidarity action in will happen in Melbourne (AUS) at the Bourke st JB Hi-Fi (206 Bourke st, City – near Russell st)

Tuesday, August 11

Meet Joshua Oppenheimer, award winning director of The Act of Killing (2012) and The Look of Silence (2014), as he talks with Jason Di Rosso (ABC Radio National) about working with survivors and perpetrators of the Indonesian genocide, 50 years of impunity and coming to terms with one of the Cold War’s darkest secrets. 1pm. The Open Stage, 757 Swanston St, City. Free event. Come early to guarantee your seat.

A clandestine organisation now has a very public face in its founder Julian Assange. Has his profile affected the efficacy of WikiLeaks? ABC journalist Andrew Fowler, author of the biography The Most Dangerous Man in the World, journalist Joel Deane, and former Assange associate Suelette Dreyfus talk to Tracee Hutchison about the man, the myth and the media.

ACMI Cinema 1.


Anti-tunnel pickets resume. Pickets against the East-West Link have resumed most weekday mornings. Join the campaign to stop the East-West Link. For more info txt 'tunnel' to 0432 447 036 to get picket locations via text message.

Join MAPW and ICAN to celebrate a remarkably achievement-filled year. 6:30pm. In the courtyard at Il Gambero, 166 Lygon St, Carlton. $20 for pizza and other finger food, drinks from the bar. Please RSVP

Celebrating 40 years of radical radio. Join us for an awesome afternoon tea, roving musicians, special on-air broadcasts and the opportunity to step into the studio and get behind the mic. 12-4pm. 21 Smith St, Fitzroy.

Friday, May 8

Sean Bedlam reckons there isn't a problem that can't be solved by taking to the streets and he has the many court appearances to show for it and the campaign wins to suggest he's right. He's been called a 'terrorist' because he comes up with answers and actions that will make your tabloid-reading uncle freak out and explode. His jokes join the dots between major world issues, he inspires people to stand up by making a stand with stand-up. 9pm. The Butterfly Club, 5 Carson Place, City.

Our freedom is being abused by the moronic new law that prohibits people from swearing in public! This is bullshit! As a supposedly free country, we should be able to say whatever we want! Let's unite and rally against these stupid new laws and against everything that inhibits our freedom!

State Parliament, cnr Spring & Bourke Sts, City.

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Friday, October 25

This will be a very special night of music, dancing, sharing stories and most of all information about how you can get involved with grassroots refugee struggles. Featuring: New dub city; Flybz; Birdz. 7:30pm. Bar 303, 303 High St, Northcote. $8/$10 (solidarity). This is a fund-raiser for RISE (Refugees, Survivors and Ex-Detainees).

Saturday, June 25

1pm. State Library, Swanston St, City. Organised by Equal Love.


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