GLW Calendar, 2015-03

Armidale

The Greek elections, SYRIZA and the fight against austerity in Europe

Date: Sat 28 Mar, 6:00pm

Dick Nichols, Green Left Weekly European correspondent, will provide en eyewitness account of the Greek elections. Followed by a mediterranean feast and the launch of the Socialist Alliance New England statement. Kent House, 142 Faulkner Street, Armidale.

Phone: Bea 0458 752 680

Website: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Socialist-Alliance-New-England-SANE/1664412270451318

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Melbourne

Rally: Defend the Fertility Control Clinic!

Date: Sat 28 Mar, 9:30am

Saturday, March 28 9:30am. Fertility Control Clinic, 118 Wellington Parade, East Melbourne.

Rally: Stop terrorism in Australia by bringing Aussie troops home from Syria, Iraq & Afghanistan.

Date: Sat 28 Mar, 1:00pm

Saturday, March 28 1pm. Federation Square. City.

Moreland Socialists meeting.

Date: Sat 28 Mar, 2:00pm

Saturday, March 28 Discussion of issues and campaigns in Moreland. 2pm. 23A Lorensen Avenue, Coburg North (2 minute walk from Merlynston Station on Upfield Line).

Theatre: Sisterly Love.

Date: Sat 28 Mar, 2:00pm

Saturday, March 28 Written by celebrated indigenous playwright John Harding, the play examines the story of Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner, who were among 16 Tasmanian Aborigines brought to Melbourne from Hobart by Chief Protector of Aborigines George Augustus Robinson in 1839. 2pm. La Mama Courthouse, 349 Drummond Street, Carlton. $5. Bookings at La Mama or phone 9347 6142.

Phone: 9347 6142

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Comedy: Rod Quantock & Fiona Scott-Norman: Drivetime with Two Leggy Redheads. Join national treasure Rod Quantock and satirist/chicken wrangler Fiona Scott-Norman each weekend in the comfort of the famous Spiegelten

Date: Sat 28 Mar, 6:00pm - Sun 19 Apr, 6:00pm

Saturday, March 28 - Sunday, April 19 Join national treasure Rod Quantock and satirist/chicken wrangler Fiona Scott-Norman each weekend in the comfort of the famous Spiegeltent for a chaotic and rollicking weekly guide to the festival. Together they are Two Leggy Redheads. These special weekend afternoons will feature interviews with performers, beloved festival characters, hot tips, showcases, show-offs, a quiz, audience reviews, random feuds, afternoon tea and cream buns. The Arts Centre. $25/$18. Dates, times & bookings at Comedy Festival.

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Film screening: Frackman.

Date: Sat 28 Mar, 6:30pm

Saturday, March 28 We'll be joined on the night by Adam Bandt, Ellen Sandell, Dayne Pratzky aka Frackman, and others to talk about what we can do to keep unconventional gas out of Victoria, including a discussion about the growing fossil fuel divestment movement. 6:30pm. Hoyts Australia Victoria Gardens, cnr Burnley & Victoria Sts, Richmond. To book visit Frackman.

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Fundraiser: Sounds of Songlines.

Date: Sat 28 Mar, 8:30pm

Saturday, March 28 Fundraiser to help the WA Aboriginal communities resisting government attempts to shut them down. With performances by: Comedian Matt Ford, Acoustic Act Kiwat Kennell, DJ Sadge. Doors open 8:30pm. $10. Bella Union, Level 1, Trades Hall, cnr Lygon & Victoria Sts, Carlton South (entrance off Lygon St). . Bookings Bella Union.

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Palm Sunday rally: Walk for justice for refugees

Date: Sun 29 Mar, 1:30pm

Sunday, March 29 1:30pm (speeches start 2pm). State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston St, City. We will then proceed down to Queen Victoria Gardens (opposite the NGV on St Kilda Road).

Book Launch: The Coal Face.

Date: Tue 31 Mar, 6:00pm

Tuesday, March 31 In February-March 2014 Hazelwood coal mine burned out of control for 45 days. How was the small town of Morwell affected by this huge disaster? As the air filled with toxic smoke and ash, residents of the Latrobe Valley became ill, afraid and angry. Up against an unresponsive corporation and an indifferent government, the community banded together, turning tragedy into a political fight. 6pm. Readings Book Shop, Lygon St, Carlton.

Gelibolu: A Turkish Australian perspective on Gallipoli.

Date: Tue 31 Mar, 6:15pm

Tuesday, March 31 What does Gallipoli mean to the Turkish people? What’s their perspective on the battle, and what place does it hold in their history? Cigdem Aydemir is an Australian Muslim artist with Turkish heritage. 6.15pm-7.15pm, The Wheeler Centre, 176 Lt Lonsdale St, Melbourne. This is a free event. but bookings are recommended!

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Perth and Fremantle

Palm Sunday Walk for Justice for Refugees 2015

Date: Sun 29 Mar, 1:00pm

Join us at the Walk for Justice for Refugees on Palm Sunday March 29 at 1PM, starting from St George's Cathedral. https://www.facebook.com/events/1555847321343925/

The Palestinian Film Girafada الفلم الفلسطيني زرافاض

Date: Sun 29 Mar, 7:00pm

Friends of Palestine WA Artists for Palestine; and The Palestinian Community of WA Inc الجالية الفلسطينية في استراليا الغربية و اصدقاء فلسطين و فنانون من اجل فلسطين Present the Palestinian Film Girafada يقدمون الفلم الفلسطيني زرافاضة On Sunday في يوم الاحد 29/03/2015 Time: 7.00pm وقت العرض 7.00 مساء Venue العنوان 1st Floor, 97 William Street, Perth Tickets التذاكر Standard $15 السعر العادي Concession $10 السعر المخفض Tickets can be purchased online or “on the door”. Online sales through this link http://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx?eid=127436 تستطيع شراء التذاكر اونلاين او على الباب (قبل الدخول). الرابط لشراء التذاكر اونلاين http://www.trybooking.com/Booking/BookingEventSummary.aspx?eid=127436 All proceedings raised will be donated to the Middle East Children's Alliance سنتبرع بكافة الريع من هذا الفلم الى منظمة تحالف اطفال الشرق الاوسط For more info, phone 0409 762 081 Or 0416 765 584 للمزيد من المعلومات يرجى الاتصال بالرقم 0416765584 Yacine is the veterinarian of the only zoo remaining in the Palestinian West Bank. He lives alone with his 10-year old son, Ziad. The kid has a special bond with the two giraffes in the zoo. He seems to be the only one to communicate with them. After an air raid in the region the male giraffe dies. His mate, Rita, won’t survive unless the veterinarian finds her a new companion. The only zoo that might provide this animal is located in Tel Aviv https://www.facebook.com/events/842908892441340/

International Transgender Day of Visibility

Date: Tue 31 Mar, 11:00am

Come down to ECU Joondalup and listen to a presentation that centers transgender women of colour's experiences and lives. Room JO 19.143. We will be showing a number of videos and recordings of famous transgender women of colour, their lives and how they have influenced queer & non-queer society. https://www.facebook.com/events/373302966183365/

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