Sydney Town Hall Sq
Solidarity with Venezuela's revolution against right-wing attacks! Sponsored by the Australia-Venezuela Solidarity Network (AVSN), and the Latin American Social Forum (LASF). Phone Jim 0423 741 734 or Paula 0402 709 028.
Sydney Town Hall Sq
Politics in the Pub, Gaelic Club, 1/64 Devonshire St, Surry Hills
Where is Rodrigo Duterte taking the Philipines? Speakers: Adele Webb, Doctoral Researcher in the Department of International Relations and Government, University of Sydney, member of Sydney Democracy Movement; Joffre Balce, April 30 Global Movement for Duterte, member of Migrante Australia.
The Labor government has continued the anti-refugee policies of the Howard era, and the need for a public presence on the streets is as great now as it was then: Asylum seekers still face mandatory detention for fleeing persecution - almost 7000 people are currently locked up; Labor claimed it would process most people within 90 days, yet the average period of imprisonment exceeds 200 days; the government’s promised to get children out of detention by June this year, yet 1000 children are still locked up; the recent proposal to deport 800 asylum seekers to Malaysia will condemn refugees to eve
Arrest Tony Blair on his ‘no regrets’ warmonger speaking tour. Sydney Convention and Exhibition Centre (Darling Harbour).
Eyewitness accounts of Aboriginal communities which are challenging the racist Northern Territory Intervention, which was launched by the Howard Government and extended under the ALP. 50 activists travelled from NSW and Qld to support the Aboriginal struggle - come and hear their stories.
Forum at 2pm, followed by a party from 5pm to launch the new West Activist Centre. Organised by Parramatta Socialist Alliance.
West Activist Centre, Lev 1, 3/29 Macquarie St, Parramatta
Bus leaves from UTS, Jones Street, Ultimo
Come and help the Socialist Alliance stall at Mardi Gras Fair Day - we have equal marriage shirts and badges, will be painting a big "Make NSW an equal marriage state" banner + much more.
Fair Day is at Victoria Park, City Rd
Guest speakers, information stalls, free food, entertainment, plus a special performance night led by refugee youth.
Bankstown Town Hall, Chapel Road, Bankstown, NSW.
Resistance Centre 22 Mountain St, Ultimo, Sydney.
Guest speakers from Pakistan: Farooq Tariq, General secretary, Awami Workers Party, Malik Mohamed Aslam, senior advocate Lahore High Court and AWP leader. Organised by Green Left Weekly