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Whichever way you look at it, food production forms the basis for physical, environmental, economic, social and cultural health. How we preserve, manage and develop our agricultural resources close to where a majority of people now live worldwide- in cities- will determine the future health, sustainability and conviviality of our communities.

Hume Global Learning Centre 1093 Pascoe Vale Rd, Broadmeadows.

Speaker: Peter Harper (Research Director of the Centre for Alternative Technology in Wales UK and one of the three coordinators of the Zero Carbon Britain (ZCB) 2030 project). BMW Edge, Fed Square, City.

Following the murder of Eurydice Dixon and the outpouring of solidarity from the thousands who attended vigils around the country, a big public debate developed about sexism, misogyny, violence against women and women's inequality. Come and participate in our forum about feminism and fighting for a world without gendered violence and how we can change the system that breeds misogyny.

SPEAKERS:

Margarita Windisch - Feminist activist, Socialist Alliance

Pia Cerveri, organiser of vigil for Eurydice Dixon & Women’s & Equality Team, Trades Hall

Thursday, August 14

Speakers: Jake Lynch (Director of the Centre for Peace and conflict studies at Sydney University); Ginny Adams (Health & Community Services Union). 7pm. Trades Hall, cnr Lygon & Victoria Sts, Carlton South. Organised by Australians for Palestine, Students for Palestine and Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid.

An empowering short documentary that looks at the risks for Gippsland if plans for large invasive coal and coal seam gas projects go ahead. LongPlay Bar, 318 St George's Road, North Fitzroy. Screenings at 7:30pm; 8:15pm; 9pm. For more info email FOE or ph 0432 328 107.

Saturday, August 8

Implement Recommendation 92: imprisonment must be sanction of last resort. Join us to demand: An immediate end to deaths in custody; Full implementation of recommendations 87, 92, 121 and all of the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody; Justice for Ms Dhu and all who have died in custody; Implement measures to give the community control over the police; Build communities, not prisons! 11am. Old GPO, cnr Bourke & Elizabeth Sts, City. Organised by the Indigenous Social Justice Association.

Supporting LASNET projects in Latin America. 7pm. Bar Bistro Restaurant, 14 Smith St, Collingwood. $20 dollars main course meal. Bookings essential. RSVP by May 24th to 0425 539149.

Saturday, September 3

A progressive, creative and popular Sri Lankan artist, Bandara has at times been subjected to physical attacks, hospitalised due to injuries he received, and threatened with death by chauvinist forces. 6pm. $25. Glen Waverley Community Centre, 700 Waverley Rd, Glen Waverley.

Bring the killers of TJ Hickey to justice! Stop Aboriginal deaths in custody! Solidarity Salon, 580 Sydney Rd, Brunswick.

Saturday, March 9

9:30am. Fertility Control Clinic, 118 Wellington Pde, East Melbourne.

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