Human Rights in Palestine – Canberra Conference 2013

Dispossession and Discrimination: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights in the Occupied Palestinian Territories 11-12 September 2013, Australian National University, Canberra Featured speakers: Professor Hanan Ashrawi Professor Richard Falk Professor Jeff Halper Dr Sara Roy On 11-12 September 2013 the Australian National University will host a groundbreaking conference on Palestinian human rights. The Israeli occupation of … Continue reading Human Rights in Palestine – Canberra Conference 2013

Adelaide Palestine Solidarity Weekend

21-23 SEPTEMBER 2012 ~ ADELAIDE ~ SOUTH AUSTRALIA The Australian Friends of Palestine Association (AFOPA) and the Australia Palestine Advocacy Network (APAN) have combined to organise this Palestine Solidarity Weekend in Adelaide, South Australia. This important weekend will feature a range of complementary events aimed at strengthening Palestine advocacy and support in Australia. To guide … Continue reading Adelaide Palestine Solidarity Weekend

PGFTU speaking tour of Australia

AUSPalestine warmly welcomes to Australia Ms Ghada Abu Ghalyoun from the Palestine General Federation of Trade Unions (PGFTU), who is visiting 5-14 May 2011.  Ms Abu Ghalyoun is coordinator of the International Department and Youth Department of the PGFTU, and has represented the PGFTU in many forums abroad speaking on the situation for Palestinian workers and … Continue reading PGFTU speaking tour of Australia

Study tour to the Middle East

The ACTU's overseas aid agency, Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA, has announced its next Study Tour to the Middle East, to go in April 2011.  Many Australian unions actively support APHEDA's work in the Middle East, and this will be a prime opportunity for your union to send a delegate to learn about the important humanitarian work … Continue reading Study tour to the Middle East

Solidarity with Gaza event

The South Coast Labour Council is hosting a "Solidarity with Gaza Lunch" in Wollongong, NSW, on 1 August.  A number of NSW south coast union branches have come together to raise funds and community awareness about life for Palestinians in Gaza who are suffering under the illegal Israeli siege.  View the AUSPalestine EVENTS page for … Continue reading Solidarity with Gaza event

Unions host Diana Buttu

A number of Australian unions have come together to host the Palestinian-Canadian lawyer, Ms Diana Buttu, in her first visit to Australia in June/July 2010 - AEU, AMWU, ANF, CEPU, CPSU-PSU, CPSU-SPSF, CFMEU.  View the AUSPalestine EVENTS page to see her public engagements near you. "Our Statement" is an expression from Australian unionists of our strong … Continue reading Unions host Diana Buttu

Events reminder

For those people in Melbourne and Brisbane, a reminder about two upcoming events in your city.  Tonight, Thursday 27 May, 6pm in Melbourne, two delegates from the recent Union Aid Abroad-APHEDA study tour to the Middle East report back on their visit to Palestine.  And Saturday night, 29 May, 6.30pm in Brisbane, is a Benefit Concert and Dinner with … Continue reading Events reminder

Upcoming events around Australia

There's a flurry of Palestine activity in Canberra, Melbourne, Brisbane and Sydney over the coming weeks. View the AUSPalestine Events page for details of upcoming talks and concerts near you.