This will be a peaceful protest in the Civic gardens next to the Public Library from 11- 2 Saturday 17th May

Purpose is to highlight the Policy of indefinite mandatory off-shore detention of Asylum Seekers by recent Australian governments.
The physical focus of the protest site will be a 1 metre cube cage symbolising the wire fences behind which children, adolescents and adult asylum seekers are imprisoned on Nauru and Manus Island.

Help stop the gas plant at Walmadan (James Price Point) in WA and protect the Kimberley!

Shane Howard, Dan Sultan, Liz Stringer and Tanya Ransom will be performing, along with speeches by Neil Mackenzie (traditional owner), Kevin Blatchford (Save the Kimberley) and Glen Klatovsky (Wilderness Society).

Come dressed in red to represent the Pindan (red dirt) of the region's remarkable terrain.

State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston St.

Tuesday, October 22

Screening Climate of Hope and Women of Fukushima. Speaker: Jim Green (Friends of the Earth). 7pm. Longplay Bar & Cinema, 318 St Georges Rd, North Fitzroy. Hosted by the ACE Collective.

Creating a renewable energy future or just less money for beer?

Edinburgh Castle, 681 Sydney Rd, Brunswick.

years too many for the refugees and asylum seekers on Manus and Nauru.

We need to loudly tell the Coalition government to Bring Them Here, and in the lead up to ALP national conference, tell the ALP it’s time to change policy.

Offshore processing must end

Boat turnbacks must end



State Library, Swanson Street, Melbourne

Friday, March 8

Shakti Melbourne is kickstarting our year with a milestone event not to be missed. It is a tribute to the legacy of courageous women of colour, migrants and refugees from across Asia, Africa and Middle East who fight to survive and work towards ending violence against women and girls. Be sure to not miss this powerful herstory-in-the-making moment in the multicultural hub of south-east Melbourne: Dandenong. Entry by donation. 6:30pm. Edinburgh Hall, 1 Edinburgh Road, Springvale. Organised by Shakti Migrant & Refugee Women's Support Group.

Thursday, April 7

Michael Moore returns with what may be his most provocative, subversive and hilarious film yet. Moore plays the role of ‘invader’, visiting a host of nations including Italy, France, Germany and Tunisia to commandeer policies and ideas that will improve prospects in America. What he finds is that the solutions to America’s most entrenched problems already exist in the world: They’re just waiting to be captured. Cinema Nova, Lygon St, Carlton.

Meet at Kmart car park, cnr Sydney & Camp Rds, Campbellfield.

Organised by Refugee Action Collective.

6pm. Evatt room, Trades Hall, Lygon St, Carlton South. Organised by Australia Asia worker links.


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