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Masses of ultra-cheap second hand books, hugely discounted new books, plus other bric-a-brac will all be sold off when the Resistance Centre moves! Your chance to snap up political and non-political titles, novels, and other odds and ends. Sausage sandwiches and drinks available. All monies raised to the Green Left Weekly fighting fund.

Resistance Centre, 23 Abercrombie St, Chippendale

Sydney Opera House will present an afternoon of feisty, full-on, free flowing debate on feminism as part of their Ideas at the House program. Join two of the world's most fearless feminist icons - Germaine Greer and Naomi Wolf, to talk about global feminism and activism, as well as a no-holds barred forum where they will be joined by international journalist and poet Eliza Griswold (The 10th Parallel), journalist, blogger and Slut Walk champion Clem Bastow and host of SBS’s Insight Jenny Brockie. $35 per event. Germaine Greer forum booked out, tickets left for Naomi Wolf.

Rally at Hyde Park North & march to Prime Minister's office, 1 Bligh St, Sydney
Ban the bombs! Hiroshima never against! Rally and march organised by the Sydney Hiroshima Day Committee.
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Lift the ban on same-sex marriage.

Rally at Sydney Town Hall, organised by Community Action Against Homophobia

Australia's detention centres, such as Villawood and Christmas Island, are run by Serco, a British multinational corporation. The Guardian has called Serco "the biggest company you've never head of". Along with transport, health, technology and military contracts and corporations, Serco runs private prisons in the UK, Germany and Australia. The Sydney Morning Herald reported last week that Serco has been fined by the Immigration Department every month of 2010-11 for failing to meet contract goals.

Rally at Botany Bay Hotel, 1807 Botany Rd, and march to Patrick Terminal

MUA dockers at Patrick Port Botany are fighting hard to defend their jobs, their union and their enterprise agreement. Chris Corrigan, maritime industry boss who led the attack on the MUA at Patrick in 1998, is back and once again trying to break the power of the union. His company Qube have established a fenced yard inside the Patrick terminal with non-MUA labour, being paid well below wharfies wages to do wharfies work.

National day of action in solidarity with the Cairns couple and all Qld women. A young Qld couple goes to trial on Oct 12 charged under archaic abortion laws that should not exist - abortion is not a crime.

Organised by Womens Abortion Action Campaign and supported by a wide range of women's, community, union and political groups.

Hurstville Family And Community Services, Ormond Pde, Hurstville
Grandmothers Against Removals Sydney branch has called this lunchtime action at Hurstville FACS office to demand the immediate return of Aboriginal children being held in "out of home care" by this office. The racism and disrespect being shown to Aboriginal families by this office - and FACS as a whole - is unacceptable.
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Harold Park Hotel, 70A Ross Street, Glebe

Speakers: Gordon Weiss, UN spokesperson in last days of the Sri Lankan Civil War, Author of The Cage; Emily Howie, Director, Advocacy & Research, Human Rights Law Centre.

9 murdered peace activists, 1400 murdered in Gaza, starvation blockade continues. Act now to lift the siege on Gaza, and demand the Australian government break ties with Israel.

Rally Sydney Town Hall

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