Events

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

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#GazaUnderAttack

DEMONSTRATIONS AROUND AUSTRALIA, July/AUG 2014

MELBOURNE (VIC) | Fri 1 Aug | 6pm > event details
State Library of Victoria, 328 Swanston St, Melbourne CBD

PERTH (WA) | Sat 2 Aug | 12pm > event details
Murray St Mall, Perth CBD

CANBERRA (ACT) | Sat 2 Aug | 1pm
Petrie Plaza, Canberra

BRISBANE (QLD) | Fri 1 Aug | 5.30pm > event details
King George Square, Brisbane CBD

SYDNEY (NSW) | Sun 3 Aug | 1pm > event details
Sydney Town Hall, Sydney CBD

ADELAIDE (SA) |
Parliament House, CBD

>> Demonstrations from around the world >>

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August 2014

SYDNEY (NSW)

Monday 4 August 2014, 6pm-7.30pm
FORUM: What’s happening in Gaza, Why, and What can we do about it?
Speakers: Associate Professor Jake Lynch, Director of CPACS, Sydney University; Associate Professor Peter Slezak, Australia Palestine Advocacy Network; Alma Torlokovic, Sydney Staff for NDS; Shamikh Badra, Palestinian Student from Gaza; Suzanne Asad, Students for Justice in Palestine.
Venue: Old Geology Lecture Theatre, Sydney University (near footbridge).
Endorsed by: Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPACS) (USYD), Students for Justice in Palestine (USYD).

Saturday 9 August 2014, 3.30pm
BOOK LAUNCH: Marcelo Svirsky – ‘After Israel: Towards Cultural Transformation’ – in conversation with Antony Loewenstein
Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Pt Rd, Glebe, NSW
Bookings essential

Sunday 10 August, 4pm-6pm
FUNDRAISER FOR GAZA
Venue: Abla Pastry, 425 New Canterbury Road, Dulwich Hill NSW
(opposite Marrickville Road)
Cost: $25/$20 entry, plus raffle and silent auction
Bookings essential > event details here >>
Hosted by: Coalition for Justice and Peace in Palestine (CJPP)

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 the Australia Palestine Advocacy Network

September 2014

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