Buddha’s Birthday and Multicultural Festival 2015

Date and Time: 
Sat, 18/04/2015 - 11:00am to Sun, 19/04/2015 - 5:00pm
Langley Park, Plain Street & Hay Street, East Perth WA 6004
Contact Name: 
Grace Collins
Contact Phone: 
0416 164 708
Contact Email:

This is an annual two-day multicultural event to celebrate the birth of the founder of Buddhism, Sakyamuni Buddha. Through the many and varied activities available to the community and people of all ages, visitors will be able to experience and understand the compassion of Buddha, learn about other cultures, gain new  experiences, or simply be entertained and have a fun day out.

WGAR News: "Freedom Summit goes national and is now known as the Freedom Movement. The Sit-In in Canberra will commence January 26."

Newsletter date: 28 December 2014


* Events: The Stringer facebook: Upcoming Information Events: "Freedom Summit goes national and is now known as the Freedom Movement." [Includes Adelaide flyer]
* Events: The Stringer facebook: "Tour dates to hear about the Freedom Movement are coming together with Adelaide and Sydney organised, ... " [Includes Sydney flyer]

WGAR Background to the Aboriginal Sovereignty Movement

Last updated: 4 October 2015

Archive - Prior to 29 May 2014: Background to the Aboriginal sovereignty movement and the Aboriginal tent embassies:

Standing Up for Human Rights

Date and Time: 
Sat, 13/12/2014 -
10:00am to 3:00pm
Kings Square, William Street, Fremantle
Contact Name: 
Contact Phone: 
0439 475 174
Contact Email: 

Join in on this international human rights event standing up for human rights in Kings Square, William Street Fremantle on Saturday 13th December!

10 am—3 pm: Information stalls, Buskers, Mad Hatter’s Market

1:30 pm: Community Photo & Film Shoot

Show those suffering human rights abuses that we care. Photos to be streamed to asylum seekers and torture victims world-wide through Social Media.

(Please bring placards and messages of support)

Donation gift cards available for purchase on AfHRTESL and Refugee Rights Action Network (RRAN) stalls.


Background: Plans to close Aboriginal homelands / remote communities in WA and SA

Last updated: 5 October 2015

Plans to close Aboriginal homelands / remote communities in WA and SA (and NT?)

Current: WGAR Background: Intervention into Northern Territory (NT) Aboriginal communities by the Federal government:

Facing Uranium Company Toro at AGM Nov 2014

Mountain View

After gaining pre approval from the EPA uranium Company Toro Energy is gearing ahead to establish the first uranium mines in Western Australia at Wiluna and for the second year in a row Elder Glen Cooke and Kylie Fitzwater were given the opportunity, by the Conservation Council of WA, to enter the annual shareholders meeting by proxy to express the strong opposition to the project.