Melbourne and Victoria Aboriginal rights events for your diary
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Event: Sat 20 April 2013: Locations all over Australia!
Junk for Justice - The Wilderness Society Kimberley Campaign
"Promote your garage sale to thousands of people
via an interactive map on the Junk for Justice
"You can also find other garage sales in your area to visit.
In return, we ask that you donate a fair portion of your
day's profit to the Wilderness Society to help us cover
the costs of our court case against the West Australian
Environmental Protection Authority. Together, we can
stop bulldozers destroying beautiful James Price
Point on the Kimberley coast."
"The Wilderness Society's historic court case is primarily
against the Western Australian Environment Minister and
state's Environmental Protection Authority (the case is
about the assessment of the precinct, rather than
Woodside's project in particular). We’ll be seeking
immediate legal advice about the implications of today’s
announcement [12 April 2013], but at this stage we believe
it’s still important to pursue our case in the Supreme Court."
Event details: http://www.wilderness.org.au/campaigns/kimberley/junk-for-justice
The Wilderness Society Kimberley Campaign Background: http://www.wilderness.org.au/campaigns/kimberley/woodside-pulls-out-of-k...
WGAR Background to the Save The Kimberley Campaign: http://indymedia.org.au/2012/11/22/wgar-news-background-to-the-save-the-...
Event: Thu 2 May 2013: Brunswick, Melbourne, Vic
Next Public Meeting:
Indigenous Social Justice Association - Melbourne:
"During 2013, ISJA will meet the
first Thursday of every month."
Event details: http://www.isja-msg.com/coming_events.htm
Event details: http://www.greenleft.org.au/events/53659
Event: Fri 3 May 2013: Geelong, Vic
Book Launch: A Decision to Discriminate
Aboriginal Disempowerment in the Northern Territory
Auntie Betty Pike, Elder Aboriginal Catholic Ministry
Michele Harris, 'concerned Australians'
"This new book is an important historical record
that focuses on the Senate Committee Inquiry
into the Stronger Futures legislation. It shows
how the Government decision-making process
chose to ignore the views and ideas expressed
by many Aboriginal people of the Northern Territory
communities in much the same way as has
happened since colonisation."
Event details: http://www.concernedaustralians.com.au/ADTD_booklaunches.html#Geelong
'A Decision to Discriminate' is a 'concerned Australians' publication
'A Decision to Discriminate' Order Form: http://www.concernedaustralians.com.au/media/ADTD_Order_Form.pdf
'concerned Australians' Homepage: http://www.concernedaustralians.com.au/#ADTD
'A Decision to Discriminate' Book Reviews:
'A Decision to Discriminate' Audio Interviews:
[scroll down page] http://www.concernedaustralians.com.au/#ADTD
WGAR Background to the Northern Territory (NT) Intervention: http://indymedia.org.au/2012/04/22/background-to-the-northern-territory-...
WGAR Background to 'Stronger Futures' new NT Intervention laws: http://indymedia.org.au/2012/04/22/background-to-stronger-futures-new-nt...
Event: 28 September 2013: Melbourne, Vic
Melbourne - Thirty Years But Still No Justice!
National Day of Action to Stop Aboriginal deaths in custody!
Remember John Pat and the hundreds
who have died in custody since!
"Support these demands made by John Pat’s mother,
* An apology from the WA government for my son’s death in custody
* An ex-gratia payment as compensation
* That the police officers involved need to be brought to
account and a re-opening of the coronial inquiry
into my son’s death ... "
Indigenous Social Justice Association - Melbourne
Event details: http://isja-msg.com/coming_events.htm
Event details: http://www.facebook.com/events/232079390250476/
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