On 26 January 2018 a march calling for ‘Justice through Treaty’ seeks to show broad public support for the development of a Treaty with Aboriginal people. The march will build on the 1988 Long March for Peace Justice and Hope, where 40,000 people showed their support for Aboriginal rights and the 1938 Day of Mourning, where Aboriginal people from different states first joined forces in a call for justice.
Assemble at 198 Elizabeth St and march to Parliament House Lawns, Hobart.
The war on Aboriginal people continues … Sovereignty and Justice Now!
This rally will mark 230 years since British military forces invaded Gadigal land and declared British rule over this continent, along with Aotearoa and other Pacific Islands. While colonial regime continues to hold a day of celebration, we resist the ongoing war against Aboriginal people.
Kings Domain Resting Place, Linlithgow Ave, Melbourne
FILM SCREENING: 88
Resistance Bookshop, 22 Mountain St, Ultimo
Gather at Parliament of Victoria, Spring St, East Melbourne.
TJ Hickey Park, cnr George & Phillip St, Waterloo for march to NSW Parliament
For almost 14 years, the Hickey family and the Indigenous Social Justice Association has been demanding the reopening of the Coronial Inquiry into the killing of then 16-year-old TJ during a police pursuit. for almost 14 years. They have had meetings with one Attorney General, two Aboriginal Affairs ministers, sent letters to three premiers, few police ministers, rallied to NSW Parliament House almost 10 times and present petitions, but all to no avail.
Undermined: Tales from the Kimberley, a film by Nicholas Wrathall & Stephanie King (who will be present for a Q&A).
As fires rage across four states, this film is about an unprecedented corporate land grab for mining and irrigated agricultural corporations and a reminder of the need to return to the sophisticated land management and conservation practices of First Nations peoples.
Resistance Centre, 22 Mountain St, Ultimo.
More info: 8070 9330
A one-day conference, hosted by NSW Socialist Alliance, discussing socialist solutions to inequality, racism, sexism and ecocide.
The full agenda can be seen at the FB event as speakers and sessions are confirmed.
It will also discuss the 2019 policy platform that Socialist Alliance is preparing for the NSW state elections next March.
Meet at Veterans Park 11am for a march across Commonwealth Avenue Bridge to Parliament House.