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Non violent direct action training Sat 4 March

Non Violent Direct Action Training
Saturday 4 March
10am-5pm
The Joinery
111 Franklin St Adelaide

Come along and learn about non violent direct action in the spirit of Gandhi and Martin Luther King, from our faciliator Mara Bonacci of Friends of the Earth Melbourne’s Anti-nuclear and Clean Energy Collective.

Learn theory, legal issues, codes of conduct, role play and planning an action.

BYO lunch. Tea, coffee and biscuits provided.

Entry by donation. All proceeds to the campaign against nuclear expansion in SA.

Please book your spot by RSVPing to adelaide.office@foe.org.au

Facebook event link

SA votes: Solar Thermal or Gas? Add your voice

The Australian Youth Climate Coalition (AYCC) are running a campaign to let SA Premier Jay Weatherill know that South Australians want additional power to be supplied by solar thermal with molten salt storage in Pt Augusta, not more polluting gas. Mr Weatherill is likely to make his decision by June 2017 so its important to let him know your wishes right now.

Please vote for solar thermal at the link and share with your friends, family and colleagues.

Contact AYCC here.…

Survival day at Semaphore beach 26 Jan

On 26 January 2017, Tandanya – National Aboriginal Cultural Institute in partnership with [Give Up Smokes For Good], Kura Yerlo and Port Adelaide Enfield Council – are proud to offer family-fun day for our community to feel strengthened and empowered by all that we stand for.

Following the Raising of The Flag and Welcome to Country ceremonies, Survival Day is thrilled to present a live concert hosted by Natasha Wanganeen with a solid line up of local performers including Electric Fields Music, Kahl Wallis, Noel Bridge, Big Sexy, Jessica Wishart, Yorke Band and Hannah Yates Music.

Throughout the day there’ll also be Traditional Dance Performances, Children’s Activities, a BBQ Fundraiser, Arts & Crafts and Clothing Stalls, the Tandanya Gallery Retail Pop-Up Shop and more.

Thanks to the City of Port Adelaide Enfield Council the day will culminate with a spectacular fireworks display from 9.30pm

SURVIVAL DAY SNAP SHOT:

• Date: 26 January 2017
• Time: 11.00am – 6.30pm
• Fireworks – 9.30pm
• Venue: Semaphore Foreshore, cnr The Esplanade & Semaphore Road
• Proudly hosted by Tandanya NACI, [Give Up Smokes for Good ] and Kura Yerlo with support from the City of Port Adelaide Enfield Council
• FREE Entry & Entertainment
• Open to all age groups. Everyone Welcome
• Survival Day 2017 is proudly a DRUG & ALCOHOL FREE event

EVERYONE WELCOME!

Movie & dinner night: “Dirt” the movie 2nd Feb

Adelaide Sustainability Centre invites you to a free movie night at the Joinery with a shared community dinner. This will be of particular interest to Fair Food Adelaide folk.

Film Night & Shared Community Dinner

DIRT! The Movie–narrated by Jamie Lee Curtis–brings to life the environmental, economic, social and political impact that the soil has. It shares the stories of experts from all over the world who study and are able to harness the beauty and power of a respectful and mutually beneficial relationship with soil.

But more than the film and the lessons that it teaches, DIRT! The Movie is a call to action. “When humans arrived 2 million years ago, everything changed for dirt. And from that moment on, the fate of dirt and humans has been intimately linked.”

How can you affect that relationship for the better?

Entry by Donation
6pm Shared Community Dinner, bring a plate of food to share
7pm Film Screening

The Adelaide Sustainability Centre is supported by the Adelaide Mount Lofty Ranges Natural Resource Management Board and Conservation Council of South Australia.

Facebook event page

Chip in to help fund Indigenous Land Rights

FOE’s former nuclear campaigner Nectaria Calan invites us to contribute to Adnyamathanha woman Leslie Coulthard travelling to South America for an Indigenous Land Rights exchange. Every little bit helps.

Mapuche Aboriginal Exchange Gofundme link

Nectaria writes:

“The Mapuche Aboriginal exchange is coming up in February this year, and although the organising collective has been tirelessly fundraising for over a year, they cannot completely fund all participants. They have allocated half of the money needed per participant ($1400) for Adnyamathanha woman and current Australian Nuclear Free Alliance committee member Leslie Coulthard to participate, so I am looking to raise another $1400 fund her trip. Over the years the Adyamathanha have faced various threats to their lands, from uranium mines (Arkaroola and Beverley) to the current proposal for an underground coal gasification project at Leigh Creek. The Adnyamathanha have always stood strong in protecting country and it would be very special if a community member could travel to Chile for this historic cultural exchange, which will see Aboriginal and other first nations peoples hosted by a Mapuche community for two weeks. This kind of face to face exchange is invaluable for building global solidarity between indigenous peoples facing common threats to country. Please help make this happen.

More info on the exchange program here on Facebook:

If you would like to get in touch with Nectaria please contact us on adelaide.office@foe.org.au…