MSSGC is a campaign collective which has specifically been set up as a broad, inclusive group with the goal of campaigning around issues that will target homophobia, transphobia & sexism among young people.

Resistance Centre, level 5, 407 Swanston St, City (opposite RMIT).

Friday, March 15

It was 10 years ago that Rachel Corrie was killed by an Israeli bulldozer as she tried to stop it crushing a Palestinian home. This is the story of her tragic death and the people she had come to love. The film will be introduced by Michael Shaik who worked with Rachel in the International Solidarity Movement when she was killed. 6:15pm (for 6:30pm sharp). State Library of Victoria, Entry 2, La Trobe St, City. $15 plus booking fee. Only Australian screening. Presented by Australians for Palestine.

Two nights of some of the best Indigenous films and documentaries from around the country; a wide range of short and feature-length films, from drama to comedy, providing an insight into some of the issues that face Indigenous Australians today. Entry free.

Treasury Gardens, Melbourne.

Join Michael Long at the community celebration (2-6pm) before The Long Walk to Dreamtime at the 'G. The annual commemoration of his historic walk to Canberrra is now a popular celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander achievement featuring inspiring speeches, great bands, loads of kids activities, market stalls and much more. The community celebration precedes The Long Walk to Dreamtime at the 'G which sets off at approx. 6:30pm. The community celebration and The Long Walk are both free public events. The Onground walk is a ticketed event.

Friday, July 31

Education Minister Christopher Pyne is launching his new book A Letter to my Children in Melbourne. And as if Pyne's presence in Melbourne isn't reason enough to protest, his book will be launched by none other than Tony Abbott. Although this book sounds like a real literary contribution, the devastating policies of Abbott and Pyne demand a presence by as many outraged voices as we can possibly muster. 4:30pm. NAB, 700 Bourke St, City. Organised by the National Union of Students.

Documentary on Spanish indignado movement with Speaker Elba Garcia-Clarke, participant in Spain

The Spanish 'Indignants'- students, workers & the poor in Spain have been struggling against the 1% since May, when their government tried to bring in severe austerity measures. These included funding cuts to education and health, plus attacks on the retirement age.

Find out from a first-hand participant about the occupation movement there.
Short documentary, "Los Indignados" by Australian socialist, Dick Nichols, based in Spain.

Monday, January 13, 6:30pm. Angry about Abbott and Morrison's treatment of refugees? Get involved with RAC and help do something about it. Come along to our first meeting for 2014 and help us start to plan the fight for refugee rights this year. All Welcome. ANF House, 540 Elizabeth St, Melbourne, City (just north of Vic Markets).

Brian Walters, civil libertarian, Greens candidate for Melbourne
David Nichols, lecturer in Urban Planning, University of Melbourne
Debbie Brennan, Melbourne Organiser, Radical Women
Meghan Fitzgerald, solicitor, Fitzroy Legal Service
Sharon Firebrace, Yorta Yorta woman and activist
Trevor Dobbyn, Victorian Branch Secretary, Rail Tram and Bus Union

Brunswick Town Hall, 233 Sydney Road, Brunswick

Sunday, December 9

It's the totally overloaded Christmas special! Featuring standup comedy from Stella Young, Geraldine Hickey, Karl Chandler, Ben Lomas, Nicholas J. Johnson and Mick Neven, plus topical sketch comedy from Mike & Andy; brand new spoken-word prose from Mark Thomson, all hosted by Political Asylum's madcap maestros Mathew Kenneally & Toby Halligan. 5:30-7:30pm. The Brunswick Green, 313 Sydney Rd, Brunswick. $10/$5.

Thursday October 27th 
7pm, New International Book Shop
54 Victoria St, Carlton, 3053 

Admission: By Donation
RSVP here

Rob Wallace, U.S based author of a new book 'Big Farms Make Big Flu,' published by Monthly Review Press, will give a talk about the book at New International Bookshop.


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