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Occupy Sydney Free Skool

Sunday, December 18, 2011 -
12:00am to 2:00am

Stay tuned for details of what will be in school!

About the Free School
Occupy Sydney has been present in Martin Place almost continuously since 15 October 2011. A crucial part of the occupation is open public discussion. Some of these discussions are organised into a ‘Free School’, held on most Saturday afternoons.

Free School is:

a space for honest, frank and respectful discussion and the
building of solidarity amongst participants

open for everyone to present or join sessions and workshops

Occupy Sydney Human Rights Festival Day, including Free Skool

Sunday, December 11, 2011 -
12:00am to 8:00am

Occupy Sydney invites individuals, families and inviting community groups to join us for a festival at Martin Place on 10 December – the Global Day of Action and Global Human Rights Day.

This family friendly festival will feature music, art, workshops (free school), open mic, talks and participation from a variety of communitiesSydney talking about global human rights and social justice issues.

The Festival will be held between 1pm and 6pm. The event is family friendly and all are welcome.

OCCUPY QANTAS: Protest millionaire CEO, show your support for workers

Wednesday, November 23, 2011 -
4:00am to 6:00am

Qantas CEO Alan Joyce is speaking in Sydney at a UNSW School of Business "Meet the CEO" event at City Recital Hall, Angel Place (http://www.asb.unsw.edu.au/events/pages/)

Joyce is a clear symbol of the greed and ruthlessness of the 1% - join our protest outside the meeting to show him how we feel, and demand that Qantas meets workers' demands to keep their jobs and have decent wages that keep up with the cost of living.

Stop Coal Seam Gas Rally

Tuesday, November 22, 2011 - 11:00pm to Wednesday, November 23, 2011 - 1:00am

March to State Parliament, Macquarie St, to hand over 15,000 petitions against CSG to Premier Barry O'Farrell!

Speakers include: Drew Hutton (Lock The Gate president); Jess Moore (Stop CSG Illawarra) + other community speakers

Over 15,000 residents of NSW have signed a petition for:
* An immediate moratorium on all CSG projects;
* A Royal commission into the full impacts of CSG; and
* An immediate ban on fracking.

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Occupy Sydney

A global movement is growing. From Egypt to Spain, from Greece to the United States, hundreds of thousands of everyday people are occupying. Occupy Sydney began on 15 October, with hundreds of people reclaiming Martin Place. Flanked by the imposing towers of the financial and political elites, where a handful of people make decisions which affect the whole society, a new democratic space was established.

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Cross Border Collective: reading and writing group

Monday, October 31, 2011 -
2:00am to 4:00am

The Cross Border Collective, based in Sydney, works to create a world where people’s movement is not controlled in the interests of capital.

Our reading and writing group gets together once a month to talk about a few articles we have read and to work towards writing articles, zines and other materials that we can use in our on-going campaign to break down borders at the nation-state level as well as other social, cultural, political and economic borders which operate to divide us.

Reclaim the night

Saturday, October 29, 2011 - 5:00am

Reclaim the night! Stop violence against women.

Rally at Town Hall then march to Martin Place for an evening of wonderful women speakers and performers canvassing issues of violence against women.

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