NSW Events: Dementia in Indigenous Communities + Living Your Rights: Declaration Dialogue Workshop + 'In the Absence of Treaty'

Sydney and NSW 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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Updated Events: 31 May 2014; 2, 28 June 2014:
Various locations around Australia including:
Melbourne, Australia SBS Television, Swinburne University Vic, 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.
Having reported from South Africa, I was struck by the similarity
of white supremacy and the compliance and defensiveness of
liberals. Yet no international opprobrium, no boycotts, disturbed
the surface of "lucky" Australia." John Pilger, Guardian
All screenings of 'Utopia': http://utopiajohnpilger.co.uk/showings
Event details: http://utopiajohnpilger.co.uk/
Event details: http://johnpilger.com/
'Utopia' film reviews: http://utopiajohnpilger.co.uk/reviews & http://www.respectandlisten.org/miscellaneous/docos/utopia.html#Utopia-R... & http://johnpilger.com/articles/utopia-reviews
Respect and Listen Background to 'Utopia' film: http://www.respectandlisten.org/miscellaneous/docos/utopia.html
WGAR Background to 'Utopia' film: http://indymedia.org.au/2014/01/15/background-to-utopia-john-pilgers-doc...

Event: every first and third Monday of the month: Surry Hills, Sydney, NSW
STICS (Stop the Intervention Collective Sydney) campaign and planning meetings
Venue: Federation Conference Centre, Surry Hills
"STICS (Stop the Intervention Collective Sydney) is an open
collective of Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people committed
to the repeal of the NT Intervention and the struggle for
Aboriginal self-determination."
"We meet every first and third Monday of the month to discuss
the campaign and plan for actions and awareness-raising."
Event details: http://stoptheintervention.org/

New Event: Tue 3 - Wed 4 June 2014: Sydney, NSW
Recognising and Responding to Dementia in Indigenous Communities
Presented by Dr Melissa Lindeman & Kylie Stothers
Venue: Tuscan Room, SMC Conference & Function Centre
"A two day workshop that will give you the skills you need
to provide quality dementia care and support to
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with
dementia, their families and community."
Event summary: [scroll down page] http://www.dtsc.com.au/category/national/national-events/
Event details: https://register.eventarc.com/23144/recognising-and-responding-to-dement...

New Event: Tue 3 - Wed 4 June 2014: Wollongong, NSW
'Recognising and Responding to Dementia in Indigenous Communities' Workshop
Venue: Dementia Training Study Centres, University of Wollongong
Event summary: http://iaha.com.au/calendar/recognising-and-responding-to-dementia-in-in...

New Event: Wed 4 June 2014: Coffs Harbour, NSW
Living Your Rights: Declaration Dialogue Workshop
Australian Human Rights Commission
"The Workshops are an opportunity for you to build on
your own awareness and understanding of the
Declaration of the Rights of Indigenous Peoples
as well as have your say about how the Decclaration
can be implemented in Australia."
Speakers include: Mick Gooda and Rivkah Nissim
Venue: Grace Roberts Memorial Hall
Event details: https://www.humanrights.gov.au/news/events/declaration-dialogues-coffs-h...
Event details: https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/living-your-rights-declaration-dialogue-...

Event: Sat 28 June 2014: Ryde, Sydney, NSW
'concerned Australians': In the Absence of Treaty Ryde (NSW) Book launch
Book presentation in conjunction with the screening of Utopia,
John Pilger’s film on Aboriginal Australia (entry free)
Venue: Ryde Library, Wallematta Room
This event is part of the Guringai Festival 2014
Organised by the Bennelong Reconciliation Group
Event details: http://www.concernedaustralians.com.au/#ITAT
Event details: http://www.concernedaustralians.com.au/ITAT_booklaunches.html#Ryde
Flyer: http://www.respectandlisten.org/uploads/downloads/Misc/Docos/Bennelong-U...
Respect and Listen Background to 'Utopia' film: http://www.respectandlisten.org/miscellaneous/docos/utopia.html
WGAR Background to 'Utopia' film: http://indymedia.org.au/2014/01/15/background-to-utopia-john-pilgers-doc...

New Event: 5 - 13 July 2014: NSW
ACM Event: Aboriginal Spiritual Pilgrimage
"Come with the ACM to some of the most sacred sites in NSW,
'including Lake Mungo, Mt Grenville Cage, Muatwintji National
Park and Menindee. Guided by Dave Ella, this journey will
provide an opportunity to gain an insight into one of the
world's oldest living cultures."
Event details: http://www.aboriginal.sydneycatholic.org/index.php/events
Event details: http://acmsydney.wordpress.com/2014/05/13/join-us-on-the-aboriginal-spir...
Brochure: http://www.aboriginal.sydneycatholic.org/images/pdf/ACM_Pilgrimage_Broch...
Registration Form: http://www.aboriginal.sydneycatholic.org/images/pdf/Aboriginal_Spiritual...

Event: Thu 17 - Sat 19 July 2014: Sydney, NSW
Our story, our time, our future:
International Indigenous Pre-conference on HIV & AIDS
"This conference will bring Indigenous experts together from around
the world to network, transfer knowledge, and share best practices.
The theme of the conference is Our story, our time, our future.
The leaders of the International Indigenous Working Group on
HIV and AIDS (IIWGHA) and the Australian Aboriginal Organising
Committee (AAOC) will be working together to develop the
pre-conference ... "
Registration: 13 June 2014
Event details: http://www.iiwgha.org/whats-happening/international-indigenous-pre-confe...
Event details: http://www.indigenoushivaids2014.com/ehome/index.php?eventid=77941&
Event details: http://www.womensnetworkingzone.org/blog/2014-international-indigenous-p...
Event details: http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/key-resources/conferences?cid=1625
Welcome to International Indigenous Working Group on HIV and AIDS: http://www.iiwgha.org/

Event: 16 October 2014: University of Sydney, NSW
Dr Charles Perkins AO 2014 Memorial Oration and Prize
Guest speaker to be confirmed
"In 2001, the University of Sydney, in collaboration with the
Koori Centre, launched the Dr Charles Perkins AO Annual
Memorial Oration. The establishment of the Oration began
as a recommendation of the Committee to Review Aboriginal
Education at the University of Sydney, of which Dr Perkins
was a member."
Event details: http://whatson.sydney.edu.au/events/published/charles-perkins-oration

See also these events:

Koori Centre - The University of Sydney: Other News and Events
[scroll down page] http://sydney.edu.au/koori/news/other.shtml

All screenings of 'Utopia'

Sovereign Union Community Gatherings

SNAICC News and Events

Australian Human Rights Commission Events

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet - Conferences, workshops and events

Creative Spirits: Aboriginal calendar
"When you look at the events which are significant to
Aboriginal people you’ll notice that their recent history
is one of a fight for rights, land and recognition.
It is also a history of sadness, loss and denial."

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