Thursday, May 24, 2012

The Baillieu government has cut TAFE to its core in the process removing access to working Victorians to more than 50 courses in the Ballarat region alone. These cuts are not isolated across the state rural community's face a shortage of opportunities for vocational education. Lets join together on the 24th of May and send a loud message to this government that TAFE is important and that it needs to be funded appropriately.

University Of Ballarat (SMB Campus), BALLARAT

Friday, August 28

Part of the Melbourne Writers Festival. 7:30pm. Federation Square, cnr Swanston & Flinders Sts, City.

Launch of Gary Presland's new book, the only up-to-date work available about the Eastern Kulin peoples. The Kulin nation lived around Port Phillip Bay and the Yarra River valley and their territory stretched as far north as the Murray River at Echuca.

Presland looks at the Eastern Kulin peoples from before European invasion in the mid-1830s when their world was changed forever.
6.30pm. New International Bookshop, Trades Hall, Carlton.

12pm - 4:30pm. Borthwick Park, Belgrave (next to Belgrave Pool). For more info visit

Wellington Pde, East Melbourne.

Tuesday, December 11

A conversation on constitutional recognition and anti-discrimination. Victorian Koorie community forum about the constitutional recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples and also marking the 20th anniversary of the Redfern Speech. 10am. Victorian Aboriginal Community Services Associated Limited (VACSAL) Training Room, 496 High St, Northcote. Lunch provided but RSVP required. RSVP by email by Thursday, December 6 (so we can make sure we have enough for lunch).

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.

State Library, Swanston Street
Please bring any banners for a silent vigil, then walk to Peace Forum.

Wednesday, May 13

Melbourne University plans to begin the demolition of Union House in 2018. 12pm. South court, Melbourne University.

Rudd famously called climate change the greatest "moral, social and economic challenge of our time". Since his announcement last month that he will junk the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme, the words have come back to haunt him, but was Rudd ever serious about doing something about climate change? and how can we put climate change back on the agenda?
Come along to this campus meeting to discuss the future of climate action,

Joe Nap Room A,
2nd Floor, Union House,
Melb Uni.


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