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Sunday, 9 June 2013

Upcoming Events

Change of date: 
Oxfam meeting on WEDNESDAY, June 12th at 6pm at the Royal Oak (downstairs)
Some great events coming up this week, listed below:

TUESDAY, June 11th
Federal Election Policy Forum
Energy Policy – where do the parties stand?
5.30 for 6.00 start
Lecture Theatre 5, Sir Raymond Ferrall Centre University of Tasmania, Newnham Campus,
·        Labor Party: Mr Geoff Lyons MHR, Member for Bass
·        Greens Party: Senator Peter Whish-Wilson
·        Liberal Party: Mr Andrew Nikolic, endorsed candidate for Bass.
Each candidate will have their own timeslot to speak and answer your questions.
Forum presented and convened by: ATA Tas North Branch A not-for-profit organisation promoting renewable energy, sustainable building and water conservation.
ENQUIRIES contact David Hamilton or 0419 354 760.

WEDNESDAY, June 12th
Launceston Oxfam Group meeting –
Royal Oak, 6 – 7.15 pm. General business including reviews of past activities and future planning, especially about a possible Band Night

MONDAY, June 17 at 12noon
Urban Farming  food give-aways & swaps.  Academy of Arts, Inveresk

WEDNESDAY, June 19th
Movie:Mary meets Mohammad
5.30pm Nibbles and drinks for 6pmScreening Lecture Theatre 5, Sir Raymond Ferrall Building, UTAS Newnham campus RSVP
This film follows the arrival of the first detainees at Tasmania’s Pontville detention centre.  The story is told through the eyes of local Christian woman, and knitting club member, Mary, and Muslim Afghan Hazara asylum seeker, Mohammad, as they connect through the gift of a knitted beanie.
Q & A session with film maker  after the screening.
For more information

FRIDAY, June 21st
Sally Sara in Hobart 
SUNDAY, June 23rd
Walk together
12.30 gather & walk start outside UTas Library Newnham to the …
1 – 3pm “Restoring Hope” Community Concert
For Refugee Week 2013
Uniting Church Hall, Mowbray (behind the ANZ Bank)
ALL WELCOME Please bring a plate of afternoon tea to share
5-9 July – Students of Sustainability Conference Launceston - register by 9 June for Earlybird tickets. (Oxfam will have a presence- detail to be confirmed)

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