Stop the Qld governments support for Adani and other new coal mines (Pitt is the Treasurer). Thu Nov 17, from 4.30pm, T J Ryan Building 94 – 96 Norman Street Gordonvale Qld 4865. Bus & car pooling available. See https://www.facebook.com/events/1686123778371760/
Green Left Activist Calendar
Human rights lawyer Julian Burnside will be joined by local refugee speakers and former detention mental health director Peter Young to argue why it is time to close the camps on Manus Island and Nauru.
Wollongong Town Hall.
9th November 7pm-9pm (6.45pm Registrations)
Wesley Uniting Church, 148 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne
RSVP required bring along questions
Come and hear the wisdom and perspectives from Indigenous leaders and Church leaders from within our Churches.
Saturday, November 5
Close the camps; Permanent protection now; Boat rescues not turnbacks; No to Islamophobia. 1pm. State Library, cnr Swanston & La Trobe Sts, City. Organised by Refugee Action Collective.
1 - 2:30pm, Sunday 30th October 2016. Garema Place, Civic. Organised by Refugee Action Committee, Canberra.
Sunday, October 30
12 noon. The Pavillion, Eastern Park.
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.
Friday, October 28
Come together, watch a movie, share some food, and chat about what is going on in Cairns. Fri, Oct 28, 5:30pm, Arc Disability Hall McNamara Street. Tickets Movies that Matter or on the night.
FRI OCT 28, 12noon-5pm
Thursday October 27th
7pm, New International Book Shop
54 Victoria St, Carlton, 3053
Admission: By Donation
Rob Wallace, U.S based author of a new book 'Big Farms Make Big Flu,' published by Monthly Review Press, will give a talk about the book at New International Bookshop.
Thursday, October 27
Edited by Robin Archer, Joy Damousi, Murray Goot and Sean Scalmer. 6pm. Trades Hall Council, Meeting Room 1, 54 Victoria St, Carlton South.
We are Gathering on the grass near the Illawarra Performing Arts Centre Burelli Street Wollongong @ 5:30pm on Thursday the 27th October. At 5:50pm will March up to the centre of the Mall for an event with guest speeches , entertainment and a candle vigil to remember the victims murdered by Domestic Violence this year. Everyone is welcome so come and get a placard and voice your protest to violence and sexual harassment against women.
What really happens to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex or Queer refugees when they seek asylum in Australia? 6 - 8pm, Wednesday 26th October 2016. 16WEST, 16 West Row, Civic. Canberra’s Rainbow Refugee Action Committee (Rainbow RAC) presents several speakers who will shine the light on the experiences of LGBTIQ refugees on Nauru and in Australia. Our first speakers will provide insight into the experience of LGBTIQ refugees on Nauru. Found to be refugees, they have been resettled on Nauru but face daily discrimination and little acceptance.
Professor David F. Ruccio
Tuesday, October 25 - Sunday, November 6
Monday, October 24
A public forum on the economics and legacy of coal and coal seam gas mining on our agricultural lands.
WHEN: Sunday 23rd October at 2pm
WHERE: Greenwich Community Hall, 46-48 Greenwich Rd, Greenwich
Tim Buckley - Director of Energy Finance Studies, Australasia,
The Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis.
George Woods - Environmentalist and NSW Coordinator for
11am - 1pm, Saturday 22nd October 2016. Between Commonwealth Bank, and the entrance to Woolworths, Dickson Shops. Come and help sell the Green Left Weekly newspaper, and discuss Socialist Alliance policies with people. We always have good discussions. Organised by Socialist Alliance, Canberra Branch.
Saturday, October 22 11am. Parliament House, Spring St, City.
7pm Thursday 20 October at the New International Bookshop.
Get your tickets here: $5 or $3 for NIBS members.
As promised we continue our screening of CAPITALISM - an ambitious and accessible six-part documentary series that looks at both the history of ideas and the social forces that have shaped the capitalist world.
Prof. Jon Altman is hosting this free event, Treaty: Victorian leadership on a national project of restorative justice... . The registration link might be of interest to you or your network
Date: October 20th. Time 6-8pm; Venue: Wheeler Centre, 176 Little Lonsdale st Melbourne. Need to Register
Thursday, October 20 5pm. Trades Hall, cnr Lygon & Victoria Sts, Carlton South.
Hear some background and talk about ways to build public support for clean energy in Cairns and beyond. Canopy Art Space, 124 Grafton St, Cairns. Then attend the Queensland government expert panel from 5.45pm at Rydges Tradewinds. RSVP for the community forum and/or the Queensland government consultation. Organised by 350 Cairns and Cairns Climate Action Network.
Bullied by your job agent? You are not alone!
Informal discussion, free, open to all
your rights under the law
what you can do about your job plan
what you can do about your Work for the Dole placement
ways to counter being bullied by your job agency
Get your free copy of the AUWU Unemployed Workers Rights booklet!
Tea & coffee supplied
Hosted by Australian Unemployed Workers Union (AUWU)
(03) 8394 5266
Thursday, October 20, 2016
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
SUN OCT 16, 1pm
Rally at Pitt St Mall. We will march to Circular Quay.
Saturday, October 15
Refugee advocacy group PEOPLE JUST LIKE US will hold a peaceful street walk to highlight the urgent need to end indefinite detention of asylum seekers on October 15 in Castlecrag.
Local residents and PEOPLE JUST LIKE US, know that we can't go on abusing our environment, and that includes people's human rights.