Melbourne

Discussion with local and international activists involved in current airline disputes. Who flies the planes? Who loads the food onto aircraft? Who does the maintenance? Where are we weakest? Where are we strongest? What's the best strategy? Where should we apply pressure?

Evatt Room, Trades Hall, cnr Lygon & Victoria Sts, Carlton South. Presented by Australia Asia Worker Links.

Thursday, June 18

Featuring: Julian Burnside, Abe Nouk; MC: Arnold Zable. Performance by Afrovival! 6pm. Emerge Festival Hub, Reading Room, Fitzroy Town Hall, 201 Napier St, Fitzroy.
Entry free. Bookings essential: phone 9205 5174.

ICAN will hold a conference for 18 to 30 year olds including workshops, forums, presentations, social events and street actions. Participants will have the chance to meet leading disarmament experts and devise ways to transform the vision of nuclear abolition into reality.

Evatt Room, Trades Hall, 54 Victoria St, Carlton.

Registration fee $30, not including accommodation, travel or food.

Friday, November 15

We ask you to join Secondary Students for Refugee Rights in a solidarity vigil to commemorate the lives of those who have died on their way to our shores and in detention. 7pm. City Square. This event is open to all who wish to pay their respects and stand up for refugees who come to us in search of a better life. For more info ph Lucy 0433 334 724 or Caitlin 0434 332 838.

Saturday, November 24

2pm. State Library, 328 Swanston St, City.

Beyond Zero Emissions volunteer and internationally acclaimed comedian Matt Grantham asks that very question and explores whether two Independents and a Green would actually speed up the process. From politics to health and safety, Matt asks: "How have we ended up in a situation where we have an unused desalination plant currently outpolling the Prime Minister?"

FAD Gallery, 14 Corrs Lane, Chinatown, City. Tickets are $10 and all proceeds go to BZE.

Saturday, April 18

Six months ago, 43 students from Ayotzinapa, Guerrero, were kidnapped by state forces and six more were killed. Six months later, the state insists in closing the case. Six months later we must keep demanding justice. Come along and support this event in solidarity with the missing Ayotzinapa students, their classmates and courageous families. Entry $10/$5; lunch $15 ($10 for children). Plus aguas frescas, beer, tea & coffee. MUA hall, 46 Ireland St, West Melbourne (near North Melbourne train station). For info ph Lulu on 0421 957 341 or Francisco 0432 565 470.

Saturday, November 5

 Close the camps; Permanent protection now; Boat rescues not turnbacks; No to Islamophobia. 1pm. State Library, cnr Swanston & La Trobe Sts, City. Organised by Refugee Action Collective.

No matter who wins the election, refugees will lose. We need too keep up the fight for refugee rights. 1pm. State Library, cnr Swanston & La Trobe Sts, City. Organised by Refugee Action Collective.

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