Sovereign Embassy Film Night: Shadow Sister

Sovereign Embassy Film Night: Shadow Sister.

7pm Friday 27th April
Brisbane Sovereign Embassy
Corner of Cordelia and Russell Sts. Musgrave Park

Shadow Sister is a 1977 film biography of Minjerribah (North Stradbroke Island) poet, activist and public speaker Oodgeroo Noonuccal (Kath Walker).

Oodgeroo took her people’s message and demand for freedom not just to white Australia but to the world.… Go to Article

Defend BDS! Defend the Max Brenner 19!

On 1 May 19 Melbourne activists will be put on trial for their political activity. In a precedent-setting case, these pro-Palestine activists will be fighting a variety of charges designed to criminalise dissent in Baillieu’s Victoria and intimidate supporters of Palestine in Australia.

For more on this important case and what you can do to lend support to those charged, see

http://sa.org.au/index.php?option=com_k2&view=item&id=7295%3Apalestine-solidarity-on-trial&Itemid=602Go to Article

Veterans group condemns hollow remembrance on ANZAC Day

24 April 2012

“You do not honor the dead through mindless flag waving, rewriting history or promoting new wars,” said Hamish Chitts, East Timor veteran and spokesperson for Stand Fast – a group of veterans and former military personnel who oppose the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

“ANZAC Day has become a nationalist circus with little real reflection on why governments sent soldiers, sailors and airmen to their deaths.Go to Article