"I'll Be There - Songs and Stories of Solidarity" perofrmed by The Victorian Trade Union Choir

Date and Time: 
Sat, 04/10/2014 - 7:00pm - 8:30pm
East Melbourne Unitarian Peace Memorial Church, 110 Grey St East Melbourne.
Contact Name: 
La Mama
Contact Phone: 
03 9347 6142

‘I’ll Be There!’ is an inspiring music theatre show featuring songs and stories of solidarity that
people really connect with. It was created, produced and performed by the Victorian Trade Union
Choir in collaboration with award winning playwright Rebecca Lister and our musical director
Michael Roper and has had sold out seasons at Trades Hall in 2012 and at La Mama in 2013.
A quote from an audience member: ‘I liked the way the history of the choir and union movement
were woven into the personal stories. And the humour! And the balance between text and song. I

Millions of children instructed in Nazi eugenics techniques, from the Royal Society for Arts

The ‘Opening Minds’ Science curriculum (established by the Royal Society for the Arts) is clearly instructing children in eugenics techniques. The Royal Society for the Arts has as president the Princess Royal (who has taken over from Prince Philip) and patron the queen.

Eugenics is about selective human breeding, and includes measuring and assessing human beings and placing them in a hierarchy of ‘good’ and ‘not so good’(these words good/not so good are used in the school curriculum). In Nazi Germany this led to the extermination of millions considered ‘undesirable’.

The People's Climate March

Date and Time: 
Sun, 21/09/2014 - 11:00am
State Library of Victoria 328 Swanston St Melbourne, 3000, Australia

Around the world, people concerned about the future of our climate are gearing up for the biggest climate march in history this September 21st.

From New York to Berlin to Melbourne, people are joining together to tell world leaders that enough is enough: we need ambitious action on climate now!
Sign up to be part of this huge event:

The marches will coincide with a summit of world leaders meeting to talk about climate change.

Amnesty International Melbourne #StopTorture Trivia Night

Date and Time: 
Mon, 22/09/2014 - 6:00pm - 9:00pm
Loop Bar, 23 Meyers Place, Melbourne
Contact Name: 
Charlotte Turner
Contact Phone: 
Contact Email:

Following our successful Trivia Night in April, the Melbourne Network are again gearing up to test you in all things general knowledge! This time, the night will have a distinct skew towards torture, coinciding with Amnesty International Australia's week of action to #StopTorture.

“Sharing Our Heritage” - UN International Peace Day

Date and Time: 
Sun, 21/09/2014 - 10:00pm - Mon, 22/09/2014 - 1:00am
Melbourne Unitarian Peace Memorial Church 110 Grey Street, East Melbourne
Contact Name: 
Jessiee Kaur Singh
Contact Phone: 
SMS: 0411 300 655
Contact Email:

UN International Peace Day
Sunday 21st September 2014
“Sharing Our Heritage”

Every religion, faith & belief has had an impact in history. Through the lessons
of the past, we can acknowledge and move forward. Especially at this time, we
must learn about each other. In Taiwan there is a Museum of World Religions.
Could a Museum of World Religions, faiths and beliefs play a
role in Australian society?

Representatives from the various museums in Melbourne including Jewish,
Islamic, Indian, Unitarian and Aboriginal communities will be talking about their

Why is Begging Illegal in Victoria?


The Victorian police have started “cracking down’ on homeless people who beg for change on Melbourne streets

It’s claimed that the police have even “confiscated” the money given to beggars.

Melbourne activists lock down Israeli arms factory

By Nik

The Melbourne Palestine Action Group, a group consisting of activists from Whistle Blowers Australian Citizens Alliance and Renegade Activists, locked down Elbit Systems in the suburb of Port Melbourne and occupied the building’s roof covering it with a banner that reads “Elbit drones killing kids in #Gaza #BDS. Inspired by a similar action that took place in England last week, Melbournians in support of the Palestinian people in Gaza erected a replica of Israel’s apartheid wall locking the gates of Elbit Systems in the city of Port Melbourne.

First Nations Womens ceremonial walk for freedom

Date and Time: 
Mon, 01/09/2014 - 7:30am - Tue, 30/09/2014 - 9:15pm
Princes Park, Carlton North
Contact Name: 
Susan Rankin
Contact Phone: 
Contact Email:

Come and join Auntie Susan Rankin and the mob to celebrate the First Nations womens ceremonial walk for freedom from Melbourne to Canberra. We are having a goodbye breakfast before they head off on their walk to Parliament House! Please meet at Princes Park September the 1st at 7.30am!!! Bring some breakfast to share. Meet at the Princes park BBQ area, off Princes park drive, or cut across from royal parade (next to Optus oval) Carlton North. Please share this post!!! ALL WELCOME!

First Nations women are walking from Melbourne to Canberra starting in Melbourne, on the 1st of September.

Why do Israelis support a costly ground invasion of Gaza?

Letter from Tel Aviv - Hilla Dayan and PW Zuidhof

6:30pm Monday 4 August - Prof David Karoly - Climate science and Australian impacts: What's new?

Date and Time: 
Mon, 04/08/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Fritz Loewe Theatre (entry via level 2) McCoy Building University of Melbourne Cnr Elgin & Swanston Streets, Carlton

Climate science and Australian impacts: What's new?

In 2013 Australia experienced it's hottest year in the instrumental record, and this year dramatic new research on tipping points in Antarctica is being called a "game changer". Professor David Karoly will join us to talk about this research and its Australian impacts.

Time: 6:30 - 8pm Monday 4 August 2014

Fritz Loewe Theatre (entry via level 2)
McCoy Building
University of Melbourne
Cnr Elgin & Swanston Streets, Carlton

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