Stay Connected

Sign up to news and campaign updates

NEWS AND UPDATES

Border Politics

4 pm Saturday 15 August
Green Agenda @ Alliance Francaise Canberra

Click to book

Borders work differently depending who or what you are - refugees, corporations, trade, security, pollution, information.... Who decides? Who benefits? Why are our borders playing such a pivotal role in today's politics? If you're in or around Canberra on Saturday 15 August join our next Green Agenda launch with Jasmina Brankovich (via internet from Perth), Kyla Tienhaara and Josh Wyndham-Kidd. Jasmina's Green Agenda essay on refugees and human rights will be published in the lead up to the discussion.

Read More

Fossil Finance - webinar

Fossil Finance - Tim Buckley webinar
8 pm Tuesday 4 August

Click to book

China and India are the world's two biggest importers of thermal coal and both are moving rapidly to transform their energy markets. The implications for Australia are huge. If coal is indeed in structural decline, stranded assets await - mines in the Galilee Basin, Whitehaven, Shenhua to name a few. Tim Buckley, Director of Energy Finance Studies, Australasia, for the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis, draws on 25 years of financial market experience to survey the outlook for Australian coal.

More information - office@greeninstitute.org.au

Read More

HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD Film Screening

HOW TO CHANGE THE WORLD
Dir: Jerry Rothwell  UK/Canada 112 mins 2015
 
4pm Sunday  2nd August at Palace Electric Cinema

Read More

Warriors for Love Film Screening

Date/Time
Date(s) - Thu 9 Jul 2015 19:00

Location: Majura Function Centre

Rainbow RAC are happy to be presenting a free screening of the 2013 Dutch documentary Warriors for Love by Sipke Jan Bousema. The film details the oppression faced by many LGBTIQ people around the world, and their brave struggle for survival.

You can view the trailer here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t1xrM1a0yys

Rainbow RAC is a group of activists in Canberra, advocating for the rights of LGBTIQ asylum seekers and fighting for justice for all refugees.

Read More

NAIDOC EVents

Event Date: 5 Jul 2015 - 11:00
Location: Canberra , ACT
Event Venue: National Museum of Australia, Lawson Crescent, Acton Peninsula, Canberra ACT

Come and celebrate the start of NAIDOC Week at the National Museum of Australia with craft, tours, film and entertainment for the whole family.

Featuring performances by much-loved Indigenous singer/songwriter Warren H Williams and hip-hop duo MajikHoney.

11 am – 3 pm
Find out more at nma.gov.au/naidoc

Read More

Let's have a real discussion about tax: Senator Peter Whish-Wilson

When:  8 pm, Tuesday 30 June
Where: webinar online

Is our budget and tax system making Australia a better place for all? On the last day of this financial year join Greens finance spokesperson Peter Whish-Wilson for a real debate about the huge concessions that go towards superannuation, capital gains tax and negative gearing.

Click to book

Cost is $6 and we'll send the log in on the day

Read More

Love in Canberra - Marriage Equality Rally

What: Love in Canberra - Rally for Marriage Equality
When: 12pm, Sunday 21st June
Where: Garema Place, Canberra
Organisers: GetUp and Australian Marriage Equality

Read More