The corporate media is in damage control over the revelations that the Murdoch empire hacked the phones of murder victims and the war dead, bribed police, and had seamless access to the highest levels of government. How can we bring the whole monopoly media to account and the the corporate system behind it, and create the progressive, people-powered alternatives so desperately needed? Speakers: Antony Loewenstein (Independent journalist & author); Wendy Bacon (Journalism Professor at Centre for Independent Journalism); Stuart Munckton (Green left Weekly co-editor). Dinner available from 6pm.
The new Gillard-led Labor government has cut a deal with the mining companies, ensuring billions keep flowing to the mega rich. This wealth could instead be used to fund a massive, necessary shift to renewable energy. Beyond Zero Emissions has just released a detailed, costed plan showing that a Australia could realistically become a carbon-free economy by 2020.
This forum will examine how we can campaign for a sustainable future where people and the planet come before the profit interests of mining corporations.
Sydney Town Hall Sq
The majority of Australians wanted marriage equality passed years ago. We need to inspire the nation & our parliament to VOTE YES! Called by Community Action Against Homophobia, GetUp!, just.equal, NSW Gay & Lesbian Rights Lobby, PFLAG Australia, Sydney Gay & Lesbian Mardi Gras, Sydney Pride Festival & Trans Sydney Pride.
Archibald Fountain, Hyde Park Nth, Sydney
March for equality for women, and end to violence against women and against sexism. March to Tumbalog Park, Darling Harbour.
Hyde Park, Sydney
The Bowraville Murders were a series of serial killings that took place over a period of five months from September 1990 to February 1991 in Bowraville, New South Wales, Australia. Colleen Walker, Evelyn Greenup,Clinton Speedy-Duroux. There were several similarities between the disappearances that led police to believe that they were committed by the same killer. No justice has been served to the familes.
Demonstrators in Egypt and all over the world are still resisting the repressive and blood-stained military coup regime of General Abdel Fattah al-Sisi in order to regain dignity and freedom for the Egyptian people. Please, join us to hear and see the full story and support the Egyptian people in their quest for freedom.
When: Saturday Nov 28, 5-5pm
Where: Hut 47 Casa Latina at Addison Road Community Centre, 142 Addison Rd, Marrickville
Stop work Mon Oct 8, 9am-1pm. Mass meeting from 10am in Sydney Town Hall, plus at venues across the state.
Free film festival and peace forums 9am-3pm with films on West Sahara, East Timor, Talisman Sabre, Muckety + more.
Timor Benefit Concert, 6pm-10pm with RAPT; Pat Drummond; Sonia Bennett ('Blue Goose'); Snez; Dennis Aubrey; Margaret Walters; Dan Marjason, Poetry Jenni Nixon, Greg North; Speeches from Jack Mundey, Jamie Parker.
A fund-raiser for Leichhardt Council's East Timor Project "Friends of Maliana". Tickets at door. $25/$20/$10 conc/kids free.
Peace stalls, drinks and food available. Australia-East Timor Association.
Leichhardt Town Hall, Cnr Norton and Marion Sts
Politics In The Pub, Gaelic Club, 1st Floor, 64 Devonshire St, Surry Hills
Part of the International Campaign for Equality in Hebron, this rally is calling for an end to the occupation of Palestine and an end to building of illegal settlements. Rally at 7, Norton St, Leichhardt, opposite Berkelouw's Books.