Sydney

Public forum with Angeline Loh, Malaysian Human rights activist, and Nick Riemer, Refugee Action Coalition.

Loh’s writings played a critical role in exposing the horrible plight of the nearly 100,000 refugees trapped in Malaysia, the country that Australia wants to deport desperate asylum seekers to. After a recent High Court decision cast doubt on all offshore processing, the Gillard government now plans to change the Immigration Act in order to circumvent the ruling.

Annual fundraiser for Green Left Weekly featuring a great line up of comedians: Alice Fraser, Kirsty Mac, Jonas Holt, Nathan Lentern, Carlo Sands & Shayne Hunter. $50 solidarity, $30 waged, $22 low-waged, $12 concession. Bar & meal available. Online bookings here. Get in quick!
WHEN: Saturday Oct 17, 6.30pm
WHERE: Leichhardt Town Hall, cnr Marion & Norton Sts, Leichhardt

With an awesome line-up of music, hip-hop, spoken word, poetry, food, drinks, artwork and more, all to support the next freedom flotilla to break the siege on Gaza and to support the Palestinian people.

Addison Road Gallery, 142 Addison Road, Marrickville

Rally before the March in May protests outside the Department of Immigration. Organised by Community Action Against Homophobia.

Sunday May 18, 12noon, Department of Immigration 26 Lee Street, Sydney

177 Victoria Road, Dulwich Hill
Launch of the Socialist Alliance campaign in the Inner West Council elections (Sept 9). It will be a fundraiser so please bring a plate to share. Drinks available. Entry by donation.
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The Greens Fiona Byrne, Labors Carmel Tebutt, Socialist Alliance's Pip Hinman and the Liberal Party's Rosanna Tyler will go head-to-head.

St Lukes Hall, 11 Stanmore Rd, Enmore

Learn first hand about the devastating impacts of coal and coal seam gas extraction in Australia, particularly on people, and particularly in NSW. Hear how Sydney's own water supply is being threatened by both longwall coal mining and coal seam gas drilling.

Monday February 18 - 6.30pm Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, King Street, Newtown. Entry by gold coin donation. Supper available. Organised by Stop CSG Sydney. Phone Pip on 0412 139 968.

Concert and Film screening (Hope in a Slingshot) with Phil Monsour, featuring new songs and video footage from his recent trip to the Middle East.

Herb Greedy Hall, 79 Petersham Road, Marrickville Sydney.
Entry by Donation

New Law Lecture Theatre 106, University of Sydney

Seminar for community and union members. Income management is coming to Bankstown. It is a highly discriminatory and humiliating social policy which 'quarantines' 50-70% of Centrelink payments so that only certain items approve by the government may be purchased. Income Management was first introduced through the federal Intervention in NT Aboriginal communities and is being strongly resisted both in the NT and in Bankstown. Saturday May 26 1pm Arab Council Australia, 194 Stacey Street near Bankstown station.

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