Rally: Action against Gillard: No Malaysian 'solution'! No offshore processing!

Speaking at the Park Hyatt on July 22, the Refugee Action Collective want to make sure Gillard can’t show her face in public in Melbourne without vocal and angry opposition to her attacks on the basic human rights of asylum seekers and refugees. Come to the Park Hyatt and voice your outrage.

Park Hyatt Hotel, 1 Parliament Square, off Parliament Place.
Organised by Refugee Action Collective.

Rally: Moving Melbourne. Mobilise for 350. Join a worldwide day to move beyond fossil fuels.

Moving Planet will be a day to put our demands for climate action into motion - calling for the world to go beyond fossil fuels. For Moving Planet come and join a giant human sign for a transition to 100% renewable energy!

Waterfront City, Docklands, Melbourne. To arrive by public transport take a train to Southern Cross Station, or either they 70 or 86 tram to Docklands.

Presentation: Green carbon. Our forests & climate change.

Presenter: Peter Campbell. Peter has been a forest protection campaigner for 25 years. Forests store and remove carbon. Native forests, like those of the Mullum Mullum Valley, have an abundance of plant and animal species and are wonderful to visit. They also store large amounts of 'green carbon' in wood, vegetation, detritus and their soils. We have a great opportunity to protect our native forests to preserve their natural qualities and the carbon they store.

Currawong Bush Park Conference Centre, entry at 277 Reynolds Rd, Warrandyte (Mel 34 H7).

Presentation: Climate change & biodiversity.

Presenter: Steve Meacher. Since 2009 Steve, an environmental educator and climate activist, has been project officer for the Eastern Alliance for Greenhouse Action, a grouping of the councils of Boroondara, Knox, Monash, Maroondah, Yarra Ranges and Whitehorse, investigating how the management of bushland and biodiversity by councils will have to change to adapt to global warming. After a brief overview of the project Steve will talk about a case study on the effects of climate change on key plant species and significant Ecological Vegetation Classes in the local region.

Media skills workshop for activists.

Movement media veterans Marisa Sposaro and Alison Thorne will present an interactive workshop designed to help everyone, from complete novices to experienced operators, sharpen their skills.

$20/$10. Solidarity Salon, 580 Sydney Rd, Brunswick.

Proceeds will benefit the work of the host organisations. Presented by Indigenous Social Justice Association and Radical Women.

Fundraiser: Save Ballerrt Mooroop Strong Spirit Festival.

Join us for a very special night to celebrate Indigenous culture and raise awareness of the struggle to save Ballerrt Mooroop College, Melbourne's last Indigenous school. An amazing mix of some of the most gifted Indigenous performers in the country and the high energy, socially conscious music of Melbourne's best local talent.

Bar, food available.

Northcote Uniting Church, 251 High St, Northcote.

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