||Issue No. 146||26 July 2002|
Crean-ite Is Not A Dirty Word
Interview: Trans Tasman
Cole-Watch: The Full Story
Unions: The Right To A Life
Bad Boss: Phoenix Rising
Politics: The Virtuous State
International: The Champions
History: Mandatory Mums
Corporate: Network Governance
Review: Navigating The Doublespeak
Satire: Hector The Galah Found Hiding
Poetry: Eight Days a Week
The Locker Room
Week in Review
Kangaroo Court Horrifies Reader
Site Reunites Redundant Workers
Carr Off Course
The Banners of Greed
Join The Party
Shocks and Stares
Sydney Refugee Rally in Solidarity with the Bakhtiari Family
Sunday 28 July 2002, 1.00 pm
Circular Quay, Sydney (Outside McDonalds)
March to John Howard's Office (Phillip Street). For more information Roberto on 0428 190 276.
Sydney Debunking Myths about Asylum Seekers Public Forum
Tuesday, 30th July 2002, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
St Francis' Catholic Church, 463 Oxford Street, Paddington
Ken Ralph, Director, Aboriginal Support Unit, Australian Catholic University
David Bitel, President, Refugee Council of Australia
Senator Kerry Nettle, Australian Greens Senator for NSW
Organised by the Coalition for Justice for Refugees in association with Edmund Rice Centre for Justice and Community Education, Australian Catholic Social Justice Council, Catholic Mission, SEARCH Foundation, Sydney Palm Sunday Committee, SHOW MERCY - Rights for Asylum Seekers, Just and Fair Asylum (JAFA), Franciscan Friars and Australians for Just Refugee Programs Inc (AfJRP).
For more information telephone 02 9764 1330.
Wednesday Politics at Berkelouw (Sydney)
Organised by the Pluto Institute and the NSW Fabian Society.
70 Norton Street, Leichhardt
Wednesday, 7 August 2002
6.30 - 8.00 pm
Local Heroes: Australian Crusades from the Environmental Frontline
Seminar to launch the book that tells the story of ordinary people who become environmental heroes in taking on large corporations and governments to make their communities safer.
In the process of seeking justice, these citizens learned how to become passionate activists for disenfranchised communities and to articulate a vision for a cleaner planet.
The Ecopella Choir conducted by Miguel Heatwole will give a specail performance at the opening.
Canberra "Is Afghanistan Safe" Forum
Thursday, 8 August 2002, 7.00 pm
City Labor Club, Chifley Room, Childers Street, Civic
Organised by the Canberra Refugee Action Committee. Speakers include:
Shakira Hussein Australian National University
A representative from the Hazara Association.
For more information contact 02 6288 0535 or visit http://www.refugeeaction.org
Sydney Politics in the Pub
Reconciliation 2000 - Where is it at?
Friday, 9 August 2002, 6.00 pm
Gaelic Club, Devonshire Street, Surry Hills
Larisso Behrendt, Professor, Law and Indigenous Studies, UTS
Rosemary Neill Author of "Whiteout: How Politics is Killing Black Australia"
Melbourne 'Police, Power, and Accountability' Evening Forum Series
All forums are held at 5.30 pm in the Public Policy Lecture Theatre, 2nd. Floor,
234 Queensberry Street, Carlton (cnr. Leicester and Queensberry Streets).
Tuesday 6 August
Policing and the Liberal State
Professor Tony Coady, Head of the Melbourne Division of the Centre for
Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics
Accountability - an Ombudsman's Perspective
Dr Barry Perry, Victorian Police Ombudsman
Chair: The Honourable John Cain, Professorial Associate, Centre for Public Policy
Tuesday 13 August
Policing: Where To From Here?
Christine Nixon APM, Chief Commissioner of Police for Victoria
Chair: Jim Carlton AO, Professorial Associate, Centre for Public Policy
Tuesday 20 August
Future Directions in Policing/Police Unionism
The Honourable André Haermeyer MP, Victorian State Minister for Police and Emergency Services and Minister for Corrections
Senior Sergeant Paul Mullett, Secretary, Police Association of Victoria
Dr Steve James, Senior Lecturer and Deputy Head of Department of Criminology, University of Melbourne
Chair: Professor Arie Freiberg, Criminology Department, University of Melbourne
Tuesday 27 August
Policing, Policy, and Politics
Felicity Hampel QC, Liberty Victoria
Kim Wells MP, Victorian State Shadow Minister for Police and Emergency Services
Chair: Professor Mark Considine, Director, Centre for Public Policy
Evatt Foundation Conference (Sydney)
Retirement Incomes - the Challenges Ahead
Wednesday, 14 August 2002, 9.00 am to 5.00 pm
NSW Parliament House Theatrette
Macquarie Street, Sydney
Greg Combet, ACTU Secretary
Mavis Robertson, Conference of Major Superannuation Funds
Senator Helen Coonan, Liberal Senator for NSW
Senator Nick Sherry, ALP Senator for Tasmania
Diana Olsberg, University of NSW
Greg Brunner, APRA
Ian Silk, ARF
Prof. Boris Frankel, Swinburn University
Derek de Vrieze, Bendigo Bank
Cost: $100, which includes the Conference, lunch, morning and afternoon tea, and the conference papers.
RSVP Fay Gervasoni at the Evatt Foundation, email: [email protected], phone: 02 9385 2966.
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