Charts the politics behind the rise of the great West Indies cricket team of the '70s and '80s. Other Words - Radical Bookshop & Activist Centre, 17/157 Crown St Mall, Wollongong.
'Radical Wollongong' is an action packed account of the militant history of a unique city, from militant miners getting organised in the face of some of Australia's worst industrial slaughters, through to today's battle to protect the community from coal seam gas. This screening is a fundraiser for the upcoming Jobs for Women film project. Entry $15 (Concession $10) Sat June 20, 3pm Excelsior Hall, Thirroul Community Centre 352 Lawrence Hargrave Dr, Thirroul
Aboriginal Cultural Centre, 22 Kenny Street Wollongong
Join former University of Wollongong student Mark Gawne to discuss the politics of the Sydney Uni strike and its implications for education struggles more broadly. Mark is a casual tutor and PhD student at USYD. He is involved with the University Workers and Students Assembly and the Casual Workers Network at USYD and is a member of the National Tertiary Education Union. He helped organise a forum on precarious work at the University as part of the recent 'where to, "Enterprise U?"' series.
On the 29th October 2015, from 5:30-7pm Reclaim the Night will be held in the Illawarra to work towards ending the violence experienced by all those with lived experience as women, in their workplaces, on the streets, and in their lives. The march will begin at Civic Plaza on Burelli Street and end at the old ampitheatre steps in the mall. Reclaim the Night is a worldwide grassroots movement encouraging communities to band together and rally against the violence experienced by women everyday by taking back the streets in a safer, public space.
Meet Lowden Square, march to Wollongong Mall amphitheatre. Speakers include Arthur Rorris, South Coast Labour Council; Rob Long, TAFE Teachers Federation; Charly Lindsay, Wollongong Undergrad. Students' Association; Trish Corcoran, Socialist Alliance; Chris Cumming, President Tahmoor Colliery Lodge, Construction Forestry Mining Energy Union. Ph 4229 2888 for info.
Book a seat now for Wollongong's 2010 Solidarity Dinner: From Caracas to Port Kembla: Communities struggling for social justice, food security & sustainability! Saturday November 13, 6.30pm at the Port Kembla community centre, Church Street, Port Kembla. Entry is $30 waged ($50 solidarity) / $15 concession / $8 high school rate. Hosted by friends of Green Left Weekly. Get your seat (or table!) and enjoy a great night including: * Eyewitness reports from Fred Fuentes & Kiraz Janicke, who've been living in Venezuela for two years :)
The Illawarra Aboriginal Solidarity Group will celebrate its launch with a special screening of two films — Spirit of the Warriors and We Come From the Land. With light refreshments and a Q & A session. Starts 6pm sharp. Wollongong Tafe campus (Foleys Road) - auditorium. Gold coin donation. ALL WELCOME!! For more information please contact Neville Arrowsmith 42843781 firstname.lastname@example.org or Belinda Hawker 0412409321
A free screening of the film "This Changes Everything", based on the book by Naomi Klein. Light nibbles will be provided from 6pm with the film to begin at 6.30pm the event will take place in Building 20 (communications building) at the University of Wollongong directly opposite the library entrance.
Thurs May 13, 12.30pm. School of History and Politics, Room G016 (ground floor) Building 19, Uni of Wollongong.