Brian Walters, civil libertarian, Greens candidate for Melbourne
David Nichols, lecturer in Urban Planning, University of Melbourne
Debbie Brennan, Melbourne Organiser, Radical Women
Meghan Fitzgerald, solicitor, Fitzroy Legal Service
Sharon Firebrace, Yorta Yorta woman and activist
Trevor Dobbyn, Victorian Branch Secretary, Rail Tram and Bus Union

Brunswick Town Hall, 233 Sydney Road, Brunswick

Thursday, May 10, 12:30pm.

1 Treasury Place, City. Baileau's $300 million cuts to TAFE threaten thousands of TAFE jobs, the life chances of thousands of Victorians & the viability of the public provision of TAFE in Victoria. We must send the message that the government has no mandate to dismantle TAFE. We need as many concerned Victorians as possible to attend this rally: students, colleagues, friends & community members.

Saturday, August 1

"Refuses to romanticize the actions of the Red Army Faction (RAF) yet similarly offers no condemnation, demanding that audiences consider the political and social atmosphere of the period." (Variety) 9:15 pm. ACMI Cinema, Federation Square, City.

Community forum with Ann Pettifor, a British economist and campaigner for justice and ecological sustainability; a member of the Green New Deal working group in the UK, a group focused on working out practical ways to make the global economic system fairer, give workers a better deal, wind back the power of corporations and the big banks, and at the same time lead the necessary transformation to ecological sustainability.

New Internationalist Bookshop, Trades Hall.

Monday, December 16, 7pm. End-of-year vigil for ASIO-‘negative’ refugees. 7pm. Broadmeadows detention center, 120-150 Camp Rd, Broadmeadows. Organised by Refugee Action Collective.

Forum looking at the MST (Brazil Landless Workers Movement), social movements towards ALBA & defending human rights in Colombia. Speakers: Igor Dos Santos (MST national executive member) & Edwin Mejia (SINALTRAINAL-Colombia). Music performance by Divina Providencia Band. 7pm. Trades Hall, 54 Victoria St, Carlton South.

Saturday, August 27

How do national policy issues play out locally? Focusing on Melbourne’s culturally diverse western suburbs, Indigenous academic Gary Foley and Federal Labor MP Tim Watts explore local impacts of migration, education and Indigenous issues, and unpack how suburban experiences are considered in national conversations. With Esther Anatolitis. 2:30pm. Footscray Community Arts Centre, 45 Moreland St, Footscray. Supported by Victoria University & Footscray Community Arts Centre.

Each Friday between noon and 10pm, Occupy Melbourne is reclaiming City Square for the people so we can rebuild our spirit of community, show people we're still here, still keen and that we can change the world. Join us for peaceful public assembly and political discussion.

City Square, cnr Swanston & Collins sts, City.

Stop the killings and persecution!

Stop US military bases in Honduras! June 28, 2010 is the first anniversary of the military coup in Honduras. The Honduran National Front of Popular Resistance calls on your support now. Come and show Australian opposition to the military coup regime. Support the Honduran people's demand for a democratic constitution.

Speakers, songs, music, photos, information.
Bring placards.

State Library,
cnr Latrobe & Swanston Sts,

Call initiated by Latin American Solidarity Network LASNET;
endorsements welcome.

Thursday, April 30

7:30am. Lizzie Blandthorn's office, 416a Bell St, Pascoe Vale. Organised by Climate Action Moreland.


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