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On March 4, the first IQ² debate was held in Melbourne on the topic “Should Australia embrace nuclear power?”.On March 4, the first IQ² debate was held in Melbourne on the topic "Should Australia embrace nuclear power?".

Arguing the pro-nuclear case, Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation chair Ziggy Switzkowski and Erica Smyth, chair of uranium mining company Toro Energy were joined by NASA climate scientist James Hansen.

As the world economy spirals down into its deepest crisis since the great depression, the writings of Karl Marx have made a return to the top seller lists in bookstores. In his native Germany, the sales of Marx’s works have trebled.

Around 1500 Ku-ring-gai residents were drawn together on November 17 to stand against inappropriate over-development of their municipality, particularly the increasing density of housing. The rally, promoted by Friends of Lindfield, kicked off with folk songs before a variety of speakers took the podium.

Speakers highlighted the inadequate representation that they felt local council members are providing, and voiced their concerns about corruption in the council.

March 23, 7pm. Wollongong Uniting Church

Presentation from Kathy McKenzie, Nth West Alliance & Sydney Knitting Nannas.

Join the massive #Time2Choose rally in Sydney’s CBD on March 24 to say no more coal and gas mining in NSW and help shape the upcoming 2019 NSW and federal elections. Thousands of voices will be taking to the streets to call for a clean, renewable energy future.

Come along to find out how you can plug your skills and passions into making the People's Blockade an inspiring and powerful day of climate justice action.

We'll hear updates from working groups and break out into teams for productive time together.

The Armidale Community Garden is open on 4 afternoons a week, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday from around 1pm until dusk when the chooks agree to being shut in for the night.

See the link for further details.

March 19, 8am. International Towers, 200 Barangaroo Ave, Sydney

Adani needs insurance to build their climate-wrecking coal mine. They simply can’t progress critical work without it. Right now, insurance broker Marsh is shopping around the globe to find a company willing to insure this risky, destructive project.

Democracy and Care:

What does it mean to care for the well-being of other members of our community in the face of the infectious nature of Covid? What does it mean to care for the broader ecosphere upon which we depend and are a part? What does it mean to take care of the fragile ‘thing’ we call democracy...?

March 20, 8am. 100 Beaumont St, Hamilton

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