Events

If you have upcoming union events or talks on Palestine, please notify AUSPalestine at auspalestine [at] outlook [dot] com.

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DEMONSTRATIONS AROUND AUSTRALIA, AUG 2014

PERTH (WA) | Sat 16 Aug | 11am > event details
Murray St Mall, Perth CBD

BRISBANE (QLD) | Fri 15 Aug | 6pm > event details
Brisbane Square, top of Queens St Mall, Brisbane CBD

>> Demonstrations from around the world >>

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August 2014

Tuesday 26 August 2014, 6.30pm-8.30pm
FORUM: Israel/Palestine and the BDS Campaign
Speakers: Prof. Stuart Rees, Sameeha Elwan, Dr Sue Hoffman.
Venue: Curtin University, Kent St, Bentley WA
Hosted by: Curtin Centre for Human Rights Education, Friends of Palestine WA, Students for Palestine.

Friday 29 August 2014, 7pm
APAN Fundraising Dinner
Guest speaker: HE Izzat Abdulhadi, Head of the General Delegation of Palestine to Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific.
Venue: The Lake Room, Waterview, Bicentennial Park (off Australia Ave), Sydney Olympic Park, NSW
Hosted by: Australia Palestine Advocacy Network

MELBOURNE (VIC)

Thursday 14 August 2014, 7pm
FORUM: After Israel’s massacre in Gaza: Why you should boycott apartheid Israel.
Venue: Victorian Trades Hall, 54 Victoria St (cnr Lygon St), Carlton VIC.
Speakers: Assoc. Prof. Jake Lynch, Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Sydney; Yasemin Shamsili, Students for Palestine; Ginny Adams, Health & Community Services Union.
Hosted by: Australians for Palestine, Students for Palestine, Coalition Against Israeli Apartheid.

Thursday 21 August, 6.30pm-8.30pm
Talk with BOB CARR on ‘Australia, the UN and Israel/Palestine’
Venue: South Melbourne Town Hall Community Hub,
208-220 Bank St, South Melbourne VIC.
Cost: $5 entry
Hosted by: Australian Jewish Democratic Society

September 2014

SYDNEY (NSW)

Thursday 4 September 2014, 6.30pm
TALK: New horrors of Israel’s war on Gaza
Speakers: Antony Loewenstein, Prof. Joseph Pugliese
Venue: Harold Park Hotel, Cnr Wigram Rd/Ross St
Hosted by: Politics in the Pub

ADELAIDE (SA)

Thursday 11 September 2014, 7.15pm

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SYDNEY TO CANBERRA | September 2014 | #walkforbds

#WalkforBDS – NTEU member and Wollongong academic Marcelo Svirsky’s Walk for BDS – be sure to sign the petition to Canberra.

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NOVEMBER 2014

melbourne (VIC)

Sunday 9 November 2014, 10am
runforpalestine_logoThird annual RUN FOR PALESTINE
Where: The Tan Track – Pillars of Wisdom, King’s Domain, Cnr Alexandra Ave & Swan St, Melbourne
Registration: 10am
Start Time: 10.45am 2 laps/11am 1 lap
Cost (includes t-shirt): $25 per ticket (plus booking fee of $2.49) – click here to book tickets.
All funds raised will be donated to the Red Crescent Society for Gaza Strip – to aid in the rehabilitation of disabled Palestinian children. Of course if you can’t make it on the day, but would like to donate to the cause anyway, there is an option for that as well.
Hosted by: Australians for Palestine

Premiering 11 November 2014Tales of a City by the Sea, a Palestinian story of love and separation will be brought to life on three different stages in three cities, in two languages (Arabic and English) within three different artistic interpretations. This is not just a play, it is an act of beautiful resistance.

Tales of a City by the Sea, 11 November 2014

Tales of a City by the Sea, 11 November 2014, Melbourne/Aida Refugee Camp/Gaza City