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Written in the blood of mineworkers and their families, 'Blood on the Coal' tells the story of Australia’s Queensland coalfields – one of the world’s richest energy resources and for 150 years a bitter industrial battleground. This story of struggle and tragedy features harrowing underground disasters and heroic rescues. The film traces a history of strikes, industrial turmoil as well as the current push by global mining giants to destroy regional communities and replace local mineworkers with a subservient itinerant workforce.

This documentary tells the stories of people whose lives were changed by renewable energy. It shows how renewable energy is revitalising communities and revitalising industries across the U.S.A..

At McCrossin's Mill, Salisbury Street, Uralla.

Entry free, donations welcome.

Open workshop on constitutional recognition and the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander (ATSI) people. SANE opposes constitutional recognition and we are organising this workshop to discuss this and other matters concerning ATSI rights. Mccrossin's Mill Museum Uralla, Maitland Street, Uralla.

Food Inc. unveils some of the sombre practices underpinning the American food industry, exploring how corporations place profits before consumer health, worker safety and the environment. This documentary argues that industrial production methods are not only inhumane, but they are also unsustainable from an economic and environmental standpoint.

At McCrossin's Mill, Salisbury Street, Uralla.

Entry free, donations welcome.

March Armidale meets on the second Wednesday of the month at 6pm at the Imperial Hotel.

At McCrossin’s Mill, 24-28 Salisbury St, Uralla. Bassam and Rami, a Palestinian and Israeli, were once dedicated fighters willing to kill and be killed by one another for the sake of their nations. Yet each one of them came face to face with the price of war when their daughters were killed in the conflict. Left with the excruciating pain of bereavement, they chose to do the unexpected. They set out on a joint journey to humanize the very enemy, which took the dearest thing from them and prevent the vicious cycle of retaliation in themselves and their societies.

This 2014 documentary by Andrew Rossi examines the factors threatening to bring down America’s once highly envied higher education system. One commentator claims that the decline of American higher education started in the 1970s when students had the rug pulled from under them by the shift in policy ‘from seeing education as a public good to seeing it exclusively as a private good’.

A fun family friendly weekend aimed at bringing people together to protect our food bowl and cultural heritage from Shenhua's mega coal mine. Gates open 12pm Friday, 6 November, for camping set-up at 'West Garawan', Breeza NSW, on the Liverpool Plains (next to the proposed Shenhua mine site), near Gunnedah.

Progressive Cinema in Uralla presents John Pilger's UTOPIA on Invasion Day, 26 January, at 7pm, at McCrossin's Mill, 24-28 Salisbury St, Uralla. Pilger's narrative explores the history of genocide and oppression in this country since the arrival of the first colonizers. For those living in remote Aboriginal townships, the story today continues to be a tale of outrageous contempt for the traditional owners of this country and one in which everyday Australians, politicians and mining companies are complicit.

Public Forum with special guests: Robyn Francis, permaculture designer; Wayne Wadsworth, convenor, Northern Rivers Greens; Geoff Reid, SCU Environment Collective; Nick Sudakoff, Socialist Alliance Agriculture Spokesperson The Zest Room, SCU Uni Bar, Lismore.

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