Melbourne

Sunday, March 29

1:30pm (speeches start 2pm). State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston St, City. We will then proceed down to Queen Victoria Gardens (opposite the NGV on St Kilda Road).

Come along to have your questions answered and find out more about the Lizard's Revenge DIY music, arts blockade/festival in South Australia 14-18 July 14-18. Find out more about transport, logistics, actions & legals. 6-8pm. Trades Hall, cnr Lygon & Victoria Sts, Carlton South.

North African feast & live music

Solidarity Sunday: Celebrating people power in Egypt.

4 Castle St, Yarraville (5 min walk from Yarraville station on Werribee train line).

The dramatic and stirring events in North Africa and the Middle East are showing the world the power of an aroused, determined and united people. The bloody, corrupt US-backed regimes are shaking. Celebrate these great days.
This event also marks 20 years of Green Left Weekly. $20 solidarity/$15 waged/$10 conc.
Halal food.
All proceeds to support Green Left Weekly. For more info ph 9639 8622 or 0413 377 978.

Performer play for the posties stood down by Australia Post while trying to protect their health and safety. More than 40 posties have been told to go home without pay. We need your support! Please come and support workers who are trying to not get injured and killed at work! 5:00pm. MUA Hall 46 Ireland St, West Melbourne. Music by the Conch. Food available.

Entry $20/$15.

To book, ph 9600 9100. Organised by Communication Workers Union.

Thursday, December 10

Featuring:
6pm. No Fire Zone: The Killing Fields of Sri Lanka. A film on Tamil Genocide.
7:30pm. Chile Human Rights Demands.
8:30pm. Iranian Struggles For Human Rights.
9:30pm. West Papuan Working For The Future.
10:00pm. Colombia Connection.

New Council Chambers, Trades Hall, 54 Victoria St, Carlton South. Entry by donation. Traditional food, pop corn and soft drinks available. Organised by LASNET & Tamil Refugee Council.

Wednesday, February 13, 6pm (for 6:30pm start). Town Hall, 90 Bell St, Coburg (100m in from Sydney Road intersection). Coburg residents are campaigning to stop a council plan to give developers open slather in the Bell St-Sydney Road area with 10- and 8-storey buildings. Protest outside Moreland Council meeting then go into the council meeting at 7pm. Councillor Sue Bolton will move to extend the time for submissions on the plan and to hold town hall meetings on the issue.

Monday, October 20

Speakers: David Spratt (author & climate activist), Paul Gilding (author), Mark Wakeham (Environment Victoria). 6:30pm. RMIT University, Building 80, Theatre 80.02.007, 445 Swanston St, City. Entry free. Please register your attendance online at Breakthrough. Presented by Environment Victoria and Sustainable Living Foundation.

Federation Square, City.

Join us as we gather in solidarity with Malaysians worldwide in sending a strong message to the Malaysian government, because the authority of the government can only come from the will of the people as expressed in genuine, free and fair elections. The three demands of Bersih 3.0 are: (1) The Election Commission (EC) must resign; (2) The electoral process must be cleaned up before the next general election; and (3) International observers should be allowed to monitor the polls.

Protest action against the continued killings, disappearances and displacement of Sri Lankan Tamils by the Government of Sri Lanka and its continued attacks on civil liberties, journalists and denial of media freedom. Organised by Australians for Tamil Rights. Endorsed by Socialist Alliance and others.

Friday-Saturday, November 8-9

Latin American documentary film festival. Documentaries from Venezuela, Colombia, Chile, Brazil, El Salvador and Guatemala. The festival will be introduced by Venezuelan Ambassador Nelson Davila. Friday: $10 (one doco), $15 (three docos), $25 (four docos); Saturday: $30 all day (six docos), $10 (one doco), after that $7 each doco. Backlot Studios Cinema, 65 Haig St., Southbank. Presented by LASNET. For more info ph 0425 539 149 or 0434 244 568 or visit LASNET.

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