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WGAR News: Upcoming Aboriginal rights events around Australia - 83 events from 2 June 2014

Newsletter date: 2 June 2014

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

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Event: Until at least 31 May 2014: Woden, Canberra, ACT
People are Legends:
Focusing on the literary works of Kevin Gilbert (1933-1993)
2014 Heritage Festival
Venue: ACT Heritage Library, first floor of Woden Library
"ACT Heritage Library can now confirm the
exhibition is up until at least the end of May"
"Follow the creative journey of local identity Kevin Gilbert

Melbourne events: Fragile First Impressions + 'Utopia' screenings + Film Real: Black Screen: 'Buckskin'

Melbourne and Victoria Aboriginal rights events for your diary

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

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New Events: Reconciliation Week 27 May - 3 June 2014: Kew, Melbourne, Vic
Fragile First Impressions:
A Threatened Archive of Indigenous Reportage
The Daley Gallery
"Trinity Grammar and Warddeken Land Management invite
you to an informal afternoon of floor talks and musical
performance on Sun 1 June 2014."

WGAR News: Gomeroi Grandmothers warn of a new stolen generation: Emma Lancaster, The Wire; featuring Aunty Hazel

Newsletter date: 28 May 2014

Contents:

* Mon 26 May 2014 - National Day of Action Marking National Sorry Day: Stop Ongoing Stolen Generations!
* Wed 28 May 2014 - Alice Springs Forum marking National Sorry Day: The NT Intervention & The New Stolen Generation

* Debra Swan, The Guardian: Why I chose to quit my job in Aboriginal child protection

* Michael Safi, The Guardian: Sorry Day rallies call for changes to state child-protection regimes

* Emma Lancaster, The Wire: Gomeroi Grandmothers warn of a new stolen generation

3CR Radiothon

Date and Time: 
Mon, 02/06/2014 - 10:00am - Sun, 15/06/2014 - 10:00pm
Location: 
3CR Community Radio 21 Smith Street, Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 3066
Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/245563902316741/

As many thousands of people across the country mobilise against the Abbott government, 3CR Community Radio is asking its listeners and supporters of independent media to join the resistance by donating money to the station during our annual Radiothon.

Mornington Peninsula Sea Shepherd "BOAT ON THE BAY" Fundraiser

Date and Time: 
Sun, 01/06/2014 - 1:00pm - 11:00pm
Location: 
Baha Tacos 2201-2209 Point Nepean Road, Rye, Victoria 3941
Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/645332278880164/

Sea Shepherd Mornington Peninsula has recently been given permission to purchase a craft to help protect and conserve the dolphins, seals and whales that inhabit and visit Port Phillip Bay.

On Sunday June 1st, a fundraiser for this project will be held at BAHA in Rye.
We will have live bands all day and some very distinguished guest speakers talking about the importance of this cause.
On top of this live entertainment there will be an on-stage auction and heaps of merchandise for sale on the day.

Live bands:
- Jam Roots
- Goofyfooter
- Moonah Ripp
- Heidi Louise Luckhurst

WGAR News: Upcoming Aboriginal rights events around Australia - 87 events from 17 May 2014

Newsletter date: 17 May 2014

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

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New Event: Fri 16 May - Sun 25 May 2014: Enmore, NSW
Freedom Ride
"This powerful interactive play is set in the revolutionary '60s.
It investigates a pivotal event in Australia’s history:
the Australian Freedom Ride. This student action stirred up
key questions about racism and indigenous rights, and is
regarded as a turning point in race relations in Australia."

Victoria events: 'Utopia' screenings + Future Dreaming: Purpose, Passion & Power in Remote Indigenous Communities

Melbourne and Victoria Aboriginal rights events for your diary

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

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Event: 17 May 2014: Upwey, Melbourne, Vic
John Pilger's documentary film, 'Utopia'
Venue: Black Box Room, Burrinja Cultural Centre
"Utopia is John Pilger's new feature documentary,
made for the cinema and ITV. Drawing on his long
association with the first people of Australia, his
homeland, Utopia is both an epic portrayal of the

March To Cap The Coal

Date and Time: 
Sun, 08/06/2014 - 10:00am - 11:30am
Location: 
Kernot Hall Cnr Princes Drv & Monash Way, Morwell, Victoria 3840
Website: 
https://www.facebook.com/events/454860814657671/

"The first thing that needs to be done is to cap the coal"~Don Tylee

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2014-04-10/morwell-residents-air-grievances-a...

WGAR News: Commission of Audit: Aboriginal health would suffer: NACCHO political alert

Newsletter date: 4 May 2014

Contents:

* NACCHO political alert: Commission of Audit: Aboriginal health would suffer
* NACCHO breaking news: Federal government Commission of Audit Indigenous programmes

* Tim Soutphommasane, Australian Human Rights Commission: No case for changing race laws, says Race Discrimination Commissioner
* Australian Human Rights Commission: Racial Discrimination: Commission responds to Exposure Draft
* Chris Slee, Green Left: Meeting discusses Racial Discrimination Act changes
* Delia Lawrie, Territory Labor: Territory Law Plan to Tackle Racism

WGAR News: Upcoming Aboriginal rights events around Australia - 70 events from 1 May 2014

Newsletter date: 1 May 2014

WGAR events postings for each State and Territory: http://indymedia.org.au/2013/01/03/about-wgar-news-wgar-events-postings

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New Events: 4, 13, 17, 26, 31 May 2014; 28 June 2014:
Various locations around Australia including:
Newcastle Resistance Centre NSW, Vermont Vic, Upwey Vic,
La Perouse NSW, Australia SBS Television, Ryde NSW
John Pilger's documentary film, 'Utopia'
"When I began filming this secret Australia 30 years ago,
a global campaign was under way to end apartheid in South Africa.

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