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Intervention Walkoff Speaking Tour

Sydney~Canberra~Melbourne~Brisbane

Richard Downs (pictured right), spokesperson for the Ampilatwatja community, will be speaking in Sydney, Canberra, Melbourne and Brisbane. Members of the Ampilatwatja community left their homes in protest at the Northern Territory intervention and the Government's housing program.


SYDNEY

PUBLIC FORUM
NT INTERVENTION IN CRISIS: WHY MACKLIN MUST RESIGN

Wednesday 7th October, 6.30 PM
UTS Building 4, Level 2, Room 36, 745 Harris St Ultimo

Speakers include:

* Richard Downs
Alywarra People’s Walk-Off, Ampilatwatja NT

* Larissa Behrendt
NAIDOC Indigenous Person of the Year, 2009

* Chris Graham
Editor, National Indigenous Times

CONTACT: Mon Wiseman 0415 410 558 / Jean Parker 0449 646 593

Stop the Intervention Collective meetings are every Monday, 6pm at the Teachers Federation, Level 1, 33 Mary Street, Surry Hills.

www.stoptheintervention.org

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CANBERRA


Friday 9 October , 6pm

Manning Clark Lecture Theatre,
Australian National University, Canberra

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MELBOURNE

Friday 16 October, 6pm.
‘Resistance to Invasion: the Aboriginal walk-off and protest against the Northern Territory Intervention’.

Melbourne Youth Sport and Recreation centre (MAYSAR) 185 Gertrude St Fitzroy
Speakers are: Richard Downs, Harry Nelson and leading Melbourne Aboriginal activist Robbie Thorpe who will provide a local perspective on the policies of the Rudd Government.

BRISBANE

brisbane poster

Kurlipa Hall, 174 Boundary Street, West End
With Reverend Aunty Alex Gater, Aboriginal Women For Change

Monday 19th October, 1pm

Room 214, Gordon Greenwood Building (32)
University of Queensland.

CONTACT: Sam Watson 0401 227 443 or Mark Gillespie on 07 3891 5385 / mgillespie3@gmail.com


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