The St George and Sutherland Shire group of Amnesty International Australia will screen the film ‘Our Generation’ as part of its Homelands campaign. The National Director of ANTAR, Jacqui Phillips, has agreed to speak at the event regarding the future of remote Aboriginal communities in the NT.
We are the 99%! Join Occupy Sydney for a major rally, with a free BBQ, music, speakers and more. Celebrate 1 week of the Occupation! Human need not corporate greed!
Top of Martin Place (near Macquarie St), Sydney
Film screening and brigade information session.
Lotteries House, City West, 4 Delhi St, West Perth
Free. Organised by Australia-Cuba Friendship Society
The only people to blame for sexual violence are people who commit sexual violence.
Gather: Stirling Gardens, cnr Barrack St & St Georges Tce, Perth. March to Russel Square, Northbridge.
Film Showing . Inside Job Directed by Charles Ferguson and Narrated by Matt Damon. The Global Economic Crisis of 2008 cost tens of millions of people their savings, their jobs and their homes. This is how it happened. Saturday October 22 at 4 pm. Hobart Activist centre 225 Murray Street Hobart. Entry $10/$6 conc. donation.
Many would be familiar with Australians: Origins to Eureka, the first of a three volume history of Australia by author Thomas Keneally. This is a new kind of history centred on the humanity of our national tale and the colourful nature of our unique character. In this lecture, Keneally will preview the second volume. By special arrangement, advance copies of Volume 2 will be available at the forum.
Blackheath History Forum,
Saturday October 22, 3.30pm,
Blackheath Public School,
cnr Great Western Highway & Leichhardt St, Blackheath
The annual BMETS Book Sale.
Books are well sorted, categorised, mostly $1 each and we will have over 10,000 of them! We will replenish the stock all weekend.
Saturday, October 29/Sunday, October 30,
This fundraiser raises over $10,000 for our projects in Timor-Leste
Ruth on 4757 1953 for more information.
Journalist and author Jeff McMullen will speak at a screening of Our Generation, a fillm by Sinem Saban and Damien Curtis. It examines "unresolved issues around Aboriginal rights and Indigenous disadvantage" and features the music of Yothu Yindi, Archie Roach, Gurrumul and the John Butler trio.
Thursday October 27, 6.30pm,
Wentworth Falls School of Arts, Great Western Highway.
Organised by Blue Mountains People for Reconciliation.
Phone Lyn at 4758 6811 for more info.
There will be lots of stalls, talks, workshops, music, kid's entertainment and more.
Saturday, October 22, from 12 noon.
North Katoomba Primary School,
cnr Mistral and Barton St, Katoomba.
If you'd like to help out on the combined Katoomba Area Climate action Now/Transition Blue Mountains stall please contact email@example.com
If you'd like to contact Transition Blue Mountains please email: firstname.lastname@example.org or ph 47824897. More information is available at transitionbluemountains.org.au
The Blue Mountains Union Council is screening Salt of the Earth, the 1950s classic, once-banned movie about a bitter strike by Mexican-American mineworkers in New Mexico, for racial equality in their working conditions.
The screening will raise funds for the Blue Mountains Women's Health and Resource Centre.
Saturday, November 12, 8.15pm,
Mt Vic Flicks,
Harvey Ave, Mt Victoria
Tickets $10/$8 conc.
Contact Debra on 4787 1401 for info or tickets.