Newcastle

Wednesday, November 3, 6.30 pm: Climate Action Newcastle (CAN) meeting. At Hamilton Public School, Cnr Tudor & Steel Sts, Hamilton, opp. Gregson Park. Meets on First Wednesday of every month. Enquiries: 8588 1260 or email: can@climateaction.org.au
Rally for asylum seekers- Wheeler Place, Newcastle (tbc check http://tinyurl.com/hasa-fb)
The story of the roll-out of the Federal Government reform called the Northern Territory Intervention, as told through the eyes of Aboriginal people from top end communities. Hosted by The Wollotuka Institute, University of Newcastle. RSVP by 7th December to: 4349 4500 or: gibalee@newcastle.edu.au View the trailer at: www.ourgeneration.org.au; & SEE ATTACHED LEAFLET
Saturday, December 4, 2.30 pm: Transition Newcastle Ideas Café. At Dimitri’s Café, Beaumont St (in arcade), Hamilton. Joanne Sedman will share her experiences visiting Vauban, Freiburg, SW Germany, which is renowned for its sustainable residential development focused on energy efficiency and solar generation. Enquiries: info@transitionnewcastle.org.au
"Salt of the Earth" Tuesday 1 May 6:30 for 7:00pm start Resistance Centre 472 Hunter St Newcastle Entry by Donation Enquiries- 0409 878485 Salt of the Earth is based on based on the 1951 strike against the Empire Zinc Company in the US by Mexican-American workers. When the workers are ordered to dismantle their picket line in support of pay equality and dignity their wives and partners step forward to take charge of the strike. Cheap tasty vegetarian meal from 6.30 pm, film followed by a toast to May Day. A fundraiser for Green left Weekly http://www.greenleft.org.au/
Ground-breaking new documentary on Aboriginal Rights, a rallying call for understanding and action. Benefit screening for Save the Alum Sacred Mountain Bulahdelah’ campaign and the Green Left Weekly‘ $10 or $5 concession, Cheap tasty meal at 6pm Newcastle Resistance Centre Upstairs 472 Hunter St, Newcastle Info: 4926 5328 Wednesday 23 February 6.30 pm
At 649 Glebe Road Adamstown Book and art sale - pre-loved quality books, art, magazines and DVD's. All money raised will go directly to fund educational scholarships for women and girls in Timore Leste. Tea and coffee with scones or nibbles available for a small donation Photos from the visit of Beba, Laura and Odete from the NGO in Dili that we support can be viewed on our website hets.weebly.com Enquiries contact Anne McLaughlin on 0409 566 281 or Jude Conway 0409 193 242
Rally and march from Civic Park to the tram shed in solidarity against radioactive racism. The NRWMB National Radioactive Waste Management Bill that imposes the dump will be debated in the senate around the 14th of June where there will be another rally at Parliament House Canberra. More details tba
Join workers at NCIG Newcastle in a community action in support of fair wages and conditions and the right to collectively bargain. No Choice but Workchoices. NCIG Coal Terminal, Egret Street (Off Cormorant Drive), Kooragang Island, Newcastle
6pm at Hamilton Station Hotel cnr Fern and Beaumont St Islington All welcome to help us plan and carry out asylum seeker advocacy actions http://refugeeactionnetworknewcastle.blogspot.com.au/ Contact: Niko 0406296141 or lekaniko@gmail.com

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