How to get active

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BLUE MOUNTAINS

Come to a forum, Refugees: Let’s Do Better on Sunday May 24 at 2pm. Speakers: Dorothy Hoddinott, Principal Holroyd High School; Two young refugees; Lee Rhiannon, Greens Senator; Phil Glendenning, Refugee Council of Australia. Wentworth Falls School of Arts, Great Western Highway, Wentworth Falls. Entry: $15/$10 concession. Get tickets here. Email. Organised by the Blue Mountains Refugee Support Group.

MELBOURNE

Buy a copy of How the East West toll road was defeated at its launch on Friday May 22 at 6pm. Anthony Main, one of the spokespeople for the community campaign, will launch his new account of the struggle to stop one of the world’s biggest infrastructure projects. Collingwood Gallery, 292 Smith St, Collingwood.

NEWCASTLE

Taste the Vast Supper on Monday May 25 at 6pm. Nisar, proprietor of Nauru’s Pakistani Restaurant, is a Pakistani artist living as a refugee on Nauru. He has shared his mother’s recipes from Pakistan with The Love Tree Cafe in Hamilton and invites you to come and taste his fare, in a night of sumptuous solidarity and a culinary journey connecting across vast distances. The Love Tree Cafe, 79 Beaumont St Hamilton. Book on-line here or pay at door. RSVPs essential by Friday May 22. Ph 0406 296 141. Email.

PERTH

Join us at a forum: Fight racism! Fight Abbott’s cuts! On Tuesday May 26 at 6pm. The link between racism and austerity as well as the solidarity required to defeat both. Perth Activist Centre, 15/5 Aberdeen St, Perth. Hosted by Socialist Alliance. Ph 9218 9608; 0413 976 638.

SYDNEY

Come to a play: The Freedom Ride on May 22-24, 29-31 Friday and Saturday at 8pm, Sunday at 6.30pm. In 1965 a group of University of Sydney students went on a bus trip through NSW to expose racism against Aboriginal people. St Luke’s Hall, 11 Stanmore Rd, Enmore. Bookings ph 9665 6489; email. Visit the website.

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