Free Screening of 'No Fire Zone' at the University of WA

Date and Time: 
Wed, 24/09/2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Social Sciences Lecture Theatre University of Western Australia Hackett Drive, Crawley, W.A

Free UWA Screening of ‘No Fire Zone’ Documentary:

SRI LANKA: Safe to return? Fact vs Fiction

Date and Time: 
Wed, 20/08/2014 - 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Fremantle Workers Club- 9 Henry Street, Fremantle
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SRI LANKA: Safe to Return? Fact vs Fiction
Tony Abbott, Scott Morrisson & Bob Carr all claim that Sri Lanka is “at peace”. What’s the real situation?

Speakers Include:
- Sarah Ross (Refugee Rights Action Network Activist)
- Garry Holliday (Socialist Alliance & Tamil Rights Activist)
- Dr Brian Senewiratne (Sinhalese Human Rights Campaigner & Consultant Physician)
(Plus launch of Dr Senewiratne’s new book: 'Rape of Tamil Civilians in the North & East by the Sri Lankan Armed Forces & Their Collaborators')

Death in police custody – Custody Notification Service should be implemented nationwide

By Gerry Georgatos - (courtesy of The Stringer and The Human Rights Alliance) A 22-year-old woman died on Monday afternoon after being taken into custody on the Saturday by South Hedland Police in the Pilbara, Western Australia. It has been reported that on the Monday the young woman continued to complain feeling unwell and was then taken to Hedland Health campus where she died shortly after.

But it was the third time the young woman was taken to hospital since the Saturday.

Refugee Welcome Walk & Fiesta

Date and Time: 
Sun, 15/06/2014 - 11:30am - 3:00pm
Fremantle Esplande
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0431 738 435
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Refugee Rights Action Network (RRAN) Fremantle branch invites you to mark the start of the World Refugee Week with a walk and community fiesta at the Esplanade, Fremantle.
Join us at a family-friendly, community event with art and craft activities, food and fair trade stalls, community organisations, education, information, and notable speaker.

Drummers Circle is at 11:30pm
Welcome Walk begins at 12pm

This event is supported by:
- City of Fremantle (sponsor)
- Refugee Rights Action Network WA (sponsor)
- Greens (WA)
- Labor for Refugees

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:

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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

WA events: Perth forum to look at issues and solutions on out-of-home care + SNAICC Training Workshop: 'Through Young Black Eyes'

Perth and WA Aboriginal rights events for your diary

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Event: 4 June 2014: Perth, WA
Ways of working with Aboriginal people - Part 2
"This training is part of the Strong spirit strong mind training
program provided by the Drug and Alcohol Office (DAO) of
Western Australia. To attend Part 2 training, participants
are required to have attended Ways of working with

Six homeless children fighting for a better tomorrow

By Gerry Georgatos - courtesy of The Stringer - - The remote is an idea romanced by Governments when it comes to tourism but when remote communities ask for quality schools, utilities and services, Governments cold shoulder them. Families who want their children to someday have an equal footing to other children are leaving remote communities for the towns and cities, but they are paying a high price – homelessness.

SEP Perth public meetings: A socialist program to fight war and austerity

Date and Time: 
Sun, 15/06/2014 - 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Victoria Park Centre for the Arts 12 Kent St, East Victoria Park

The budget handed down by the Abbott government on May 13 is a decisive political event for the working class, students and youth. It marks a major intensification by the financial and corporate elites of their assault on all the rights of the working class. This offensive, begun by the former Labor government, parallels the social counter-revolution imposed across Europe and the United States.

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:

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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."

Perth events: National Day of Action Marking National Sorry Day: Stop Ongoing Stolen Generations!

Perth and WA Aboriginal rights events for your diary

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Event: 26 May 2014: various locations in Australia
National Sorry Day
"National Sorry Day is an annual day of
commemoration and remembrance of all those
who have been impacted by the government
policies of forcible removal that have
resulted in the Stolen Generations." NSDC
"National Sorry Day is a reminder of the

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