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Socialist Alliance members and supporters from Wollongong, Newcastle, Blue Mountains, Dubbo, Northern Rivers, Armidale, Sydney and Sydney West will gather to launch the Alliance's Federal Election campaign, and plan the Alliance's work in NSW. All-in sessions plus workshops on topics including Aboriginal and refugee rights; climate change action; union struggles; queer & womens rights + activist skill sharing + much more. All welcome. Donation entry for the day $10/5.
Redfern Community Centre, 29-53 Hugo Street, Redfern.

Jura Books, 440 Parramatta Rd, Petersham

NTEU/CPSU will strike for 24 hours against Sydney University’s draconian plan to kick the staff unions off campus, devastate their conditions and wages, and prepare the ground for future cuts.

7am University of Sydney. Meet 9:30am for a student Convergence to hear updates about, and join the picket.

Resistance Centre, 22 Mountain St, Ultimo
A day of talks, panels, workshops organised by the Socialist Alliance.

Sydney Town Hall Sq
The plebiscite is dead so move on with it! Come out to demand Parliament enacts marriage equality now. Organised by Community Action Against Homophobia.
Facebook event 

Recently, the Australian government attempted to deport Afghan asylum seeker, Ismail Mirzajan, back to danger in Afghanistan. This despicable act has been postponed for a few months by a last-minute court injunction because of a problem with 'procedural fairness'. Come along to meet Ismail in Villawood Detention Centre, and show your solidarity with him and other asylum seekers who are locked up for no other reason than seeking safety from persecution.
Meet at Leightonfield train station at noon.

Simpson Park, St Peters.
Reclaim The Streets is a festival to take back control of our neighbourhood. The government is building a 6 lane super highway right to your front door. The NSW and Federal Government planned extension and duplication of the M5 tunnel to St Peters will spew tens of thousands of cars onto already gridlocked Inner West roads. Increased traffic will make it more dangerous for pedestrians, especially kids.

International Free Gaza Movement meeting to help organise a contingent from Australia to join the hundreds of people from over 30 countries to join the next Gaza Freedom Flotilla expected to sail around October.

Artline Design & Print, 140 Haldon Street Lakemba (entry from rear)

Australia is a country built on migration and we're in the 21st centuary, but we STILL see racist attitudes in our society, media and politicians. What the fuck! Why is it that race is still an issue? Who benefits from racism and why? Is there anything we can do to stop the hate? Come along to the first Resistance meeting in our NEW Resistance Centre- 22 Mountain St, Ultimo (Off Broadway). Come down for a coffee and chat. ALL WELCOME.

Everyone is welcome for this planning and working bee to help organise toward the May 6-8 Resistance National Conference, which will feature guests from the Middle East; Malaysia; New Zealand; and campaigns around Wikileaks; the environment; queer rights; Aboriginal justice; refugee rights and much more.

Resistance Centre, 23 Abercrombie St, Chippendale

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