A community forum with Richard Dennis, Adam Bandt & David Karoly.

Brunswick Town Hall, cnr Sydney & Glenlyon Rds. Enter from Sydney Rd (just south of Dawson St).

Organised by Moreland Greens.

Sunday, November 8

Initiative of the Australians for Palestine organisation that supports humanitarian efforts in Palestine. Join us in raising awareness and important funds to assist with these efforts. 10am. The Tan Running Track, Royal Botanic Gardens, Birdwood Avenue, South Yarra.

Saturday, February 8, 12 noon. Our environment is under attack like never before with forests being logged, large mining companies profiteering off the destruction of bushland and wildlife being culled. Now the Coalition federal government has approved dumping nearly 3 million cubic metres of spoil in an area near the Great Barrier Reef marine park as part of the Abbot Point coal port expansion near Bowen. State Library, 328 Swanston St, City.

Thursday, December 13

Join the Campaign for Women’s Reproductive Rights (CWRR) on the last sitting day of Parliament for 2012 for a counter-protest against a year-long anti-abortion protest at Parliament House. 7:30am. Macarthur St, East Melbourne.

Flagstaff Gardens, 309-311 William St, City.

Help stop the proposed Westlink tunnel and freeway/tollway which will choke our suburbs with more cars and trucks, and which will cause all traffic in no time to be as bad as it is today. Find out more about transport solutions for the West.

Glengala Community Centre,
Glengala Rd,
West Sunshine.

Monday, August 17

Join the Refugee Action Collective to call for a halt to the pending deportations of asylum seekers on Manus Island who have been given notice of their deportation following the rejection of their claims. We urgently need to be able to add them to a high court case in PNG to stop this, and call on the Australian government to only remove asylum seekers from the hell hole of Manus Island to bring them to the Australian mainland where they can be processed and resettled into the community. 5pm. City Square, Swanston St, City. Organised by Refugee Action Collective.

The media is full of claims and counter claims about the reality and impact of climate change.
Scientists, industry leaders and politicians all seem to be at loggerheads about what, if anything, needs to be done.

Meteorologist David Karoly talks with social psychologist Yoshihisa Kashima.

7:30pm (refreshments 7pm).
Manningham Function Centre, Level 1, Room 2, 699 Doncaster Rd, Doncaster.

The event is a free community discussion night focusing on the Sri Lankan Tamil asylum seekers. Guest speaker: Damien Kingsbury (School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Deakin University). 7:30pm. St Joseph's Hall (beside the bluestone church), 274 Rouse St, Port Melbourne. Organised by Brigidine Asylum Seekers Project. Please RSVP.


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