Perth and Fremantle

March for Safe Schools! - June 17th

Hosted by Safe Schools WA and The Greens WA

Saturday June 17 @ 1pm
Murray St Mall, Perth CBD

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Film screening and brigade information session.

Lotteries House, City West, 4 Delhi St, West Perth

Free. Organised by Australia-Cuba Friendship Society

Environment matters featuring Dr Jane Fromont (WA Museum) speaking about recent research results in south west WA marine life.

City West Lotteries House, 2 Delhi St, West Perth.

Presented by Save Our Marine Life & Conservation Council of WA.

On Saturday, May 16, FOPWA will be holding our annual Perth rally marking the Nakba (or catastrophe); the day in 1948 when 700 000 Palestinians were driven from their homes, with hundreds of villages being destroyed, as the state of Israel was being founded. The annual demonstrations mark a day of commemoration. Yet, they are also a protest against the ongoing dispossession and oppression of the Palestinian people today, from the periodic bombardment of Gaza, to the expansion of illegal settlements, to the inhumane treatment of Palestinian political prisoners.

It will be one year since Assange was granted political asylum in the Ecuadorian embassy in the UK. Let's take a moment to reflect on what Assange has risked his life for, while also thanking Ecuador for looking after an Australian citizen.

This will be a peaceful event. Please bring candles. The goal is to get a photo of everyone with Perth in the background. Meet out back of Frasers restaurant, Kings Park!

This is the documentary tale of miners battling deadly working conditions, women fighting Australia's biggest company, activists jailed for resisting the Vietnam draft, and today's movement to stop coal seam gas.

From strikes to community rallies, from work-ins to parliament occupation, it features activist participants from Wollongong's unemployed unions, communists forced to set up an underground organisation, the battle against 'Pig Iron Bob', and struggles for Aboriginal justice in the Illawarra.

The Workers' Club, 9 Henry St Fremantle

Educational seminar and round-table discussion featuring presentations from a Muslim socialist, a Christian socialist and an atheist socialist. Speakers: Syed Dashlooty, Kate Massam, Kamala Emanuel.

Perth Activist Centre, 15/5 Aberdeen St, East Perth (next to McIver station).

Presented by Socialist Allliance and Resistance.

Presentation by John Cook, author of skepticalscience.com. Cook will explain how scientific communication is currently undergoing a revolution, with individual citizens, as bloggers, being able to claim an increasingly influential role. This is nowhere more apparent than in the area of climate change, where a Canadian blogger has triggered two Congressional enquiries in the U.S. and has recently testified in front of a parliamentary committee in the U.K.
Myers Street Lecture Theatre (2nd Floor), Myer St Street Building, University of Western Australia. Hosted by UWA School of Psychology.

Featuring: Peter Newman, Scott Ludlam, Jan Fuchsbichler, Gaye Page-Burt and a political parties panel and Q&A.

Fremantle Town Hall, William Street, Fremantle.

Hosted by Fremantle City Council. Organised by Fremantle Road to Rail campaign. Supported by Curtin Uni Sustainability Policy Institute & Fremantle Bicycle Users Group.

Rally one week before the election to keep pressure on the politicians.

Stirling Gardens, cnr Barrack & St Georges Tce, Perth city.

Organised by Equal Love WA

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