FAMVIN Australia invites you to join them for a day of insightful speakers and lively discussion as we work together to find a way forward on the issue of Refugees and Asylum Seekers.
Activists involved in refugee rights groups across the country are invited to attend a national refugee rights consultation that will occur on the same weekend as the ALP national conference. The consultation is to share ideas on building the refugee rights campaign and make plans for future activities.
University of Technology Sydney, CB02.05.40 (UTS Building 2, Level 5)
Broadway, near Central Station
Come and enjoy a night (or two, or three) with some of the best Australian jazz artists around. And a short play in KETC's unique style. Have a nutritious winter soup or yummy cake (caterer: Berkelouw Cafe) before the show, or in one of the two intervals.
Box Office & Kinetic Kitchen open at 7pm. Concert starts at 7.30pm. Full program on the web
Celebrate a big year in the struggle to change the world - in downtown Tempe.
Delicious BBQ and salads catering to a variety of tastes. $10/6 concession.
Get in touch on 8070 9331 to get the address. Proceeds to Green Left Weekly's Fighting Fund.
The raffle of a NIKON camera, 12 bottles of fine wine and a year's subscription to Green Left Weekly will also be be drawn. Get your tickets at the Resistance Centre.
Addison Road StirrUp Gallery, 42 Addison Rd, Marrickville
On Sept 9 Inner West Council will hold elections to elect 3 new councillors for each of the 5 wards which form part of this Council. Addison Road Community Centre is organising a Meet-the-Candidates event where the community will be asking the Marrickville Ward candidates about issues affecting us all particularly WestConnex.
A powerful and timely investigation into the media's role in war, tracing the history of 'embedded' and independent reporting from the carnage of World War One to the destruction of Hiroshima, and from the invasion of Vietnam to the current war in Afghanistan and disaster in Iraq. As weapons and propaganda become even more sophisticated, the nature of war is developing into an 'electronic battlefield' in which journalists play a key role, and civilians are the victims. Includes an interview with WikiLeaks founder and editor-in-chief Julian Assange.
REMEMBERING THE FIRST "PLEBISCITE" IN 1916.
Friday 28th October 2016 is the centenary of the day in 1916 when
Australians voted "NO!" in a referendum rejecting the forced
conscription of soldiers into the First World War.
An inspiring film about a historic battle in the US against sexual harassment in the workplace. Join speakers Jill Hickson (long-term feminist activist) and Tessa Barrett (Sydney Feminist, Reclaim the Night Collective) in a discussion after the film about fighting the misogynist 1% and building a feminist future.
Resistance Centre, 22 Mountain St, Ultimo. $5/$8 entry, fund raiser for Green Left Weekly.
Gaelic Club, 1/64 Devonshire St, Surry Hills
The Greens NSW invites all members, supporters, friends, and comrades to an open meeting for left unionists to plan the way forward for the campaign around penalty rates and the ABCC. Following a motion by the CFMEU, Unions NSW has committed to a mass rank and file delegates meeting on the 28th of July which will see activists from all affiliated unions come together to debate the way forward for worker’s rights.
This week the Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies is hosting the IPRA Peace Conference (www.iprasydney2010.org/Communicating_Peace.html). Featuring: Sister Jane, Leeroy & Samson and DJ Russ Dewbery (UK)
Friday July 9 Hermann's Bar University of Sydney Cost: $15.00 - Proceeds go to the Stop The Intervention Collective Sydney. Ph: Alex 0449 184 8017.30pm