Tuesday, December 3
A roaming street party with multiple sound systems. Stop traffic and turn heads, get down with some nourishing beats, demand the state government change their policy on renewable energy. We already have four different solar-powered + mobile PAs locked in (Cyclic Sound System, Public Disgrace, Greenbox AV, Cargone Couriers). You can expect to hear dubstep, drum & bass, minimal, techno, breakcore, chiptunes, party cheese and in fact just about anything you can imagine. There should be music to suit everyone. Family friendly event. Rain or shine.
Friday, May 1
Melbourne city will join the international day of action against the forced closures of Aboriginal communities, please come along and stand in solidarity.
4pm. Melbourne Town Hall, 90-120 Swanston St, City.
Organised by Warriors of the Aboriginal Resistance - WAR.
Things to bring:
- Gum leaves
- Snacks and water
Cristián Cuevas, president of the Chile's Copper Miners Union Confederation (CODELCO), member of CUT and of CCP, is visiting Australia. His tour has been organised by the NSW CFMEU.
10 Hyde St, Footscray.
Organised by Pablo Neruda Cultural Centre.
Saturday, May 28, 11am. Stop the forced closure of Aboriginal communities; Treaty now; Let the refugees in; Close Manus and Nauru; No to Islamophobia. Gather outside Coburg Library, Victoria St Mall; then march to Bridges Reserve, Bell St, Coburg for community speakout and entertainment. Bring your lunch and join with other Moreland residents in saying our community supports a diverse and inclusive Moreland. Initiated by Sue Bolton, Moreland councillor.
Fifty-minute doco tells the story of an amazing permaculture project which has been working in Zimbabwe for 22 years: Where once the 7000 people of the Chikukwa villages suffered hunger and malnutrition, this community has turned its fortunes around using permaculture farming techniques. 7pm (for 7:30pm start). $20/$15. 7pm. Ceres Environmental Park, cnr Roberts & Stewart Sts, Brunswick East.
Saturday, February 28
Moreland Socialists meeting. Discussion on participatory budgeting and other issues. 2-4pm. Campbell Turnbull Library, 220 Melville Road, Brunswick West (corner of Irvine Crescent). For more info ph 9639 8622.
Eighteen years after a brutal attack against Ogaden Civilians by the Ethiopian Government and military, the Ogaden Youth and Students Union in Melbourne is hosting a Remembrance Day for the past and present victims and their family.
Flemington Community Centre 24 Mount Alexander Rd, Flemington.
Saturday, September 1
Prepare to walk, roll, holler or stomp with us through the streets of Melbourne, because it is still never okay to blame the victim. In solidarity with cities internationally, SlutWalk Melbourne stands against victim-blaming and slut-shaming. We are asking you to join us for SlutWalk, to make a unified statement about sexual assault and victims' rights and to demand respect for all. Any gender-identification, any age. Singles, couples, parents, sisters, brothers, children, friends. 2pm. State Library, cnr Swanston & La Trobe Sts, City.