Hiroshima Day — Newcastle

Actions, protests & rallies


11:00am Sunday 06 August


Hunter Peace Park
151 Maitland Rd
Islington NSW 2296


Unveiling of Hunter Peace Park. It's at Tighes Hill Reserve on Maitland Rd Islington (opp entrance to Tighes Hill TAFE).

The Hunter Peace Group have campaigned for the Park. They will host the following speakers:

  • ​Sharon Claydon (Fed Member)
  • David Shoebridge (Greens)
  • Leigh Shears (Hunter Workers)
  • Brad Pidgeon (AMWU)
  • Jasmine Stuart (UoN Student)
  • Fred Krauser (MUA Veterans)
  • Maxine Sharkey General Secretary NSW Teachers' Federation.
  • Matthew and Cathy Clarke aka Two Voices in the Crowd, a wonderful folk duo, will be singing inspiring peace songs and the Newcastle's Peoples' Chorus.

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