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An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

August 10, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Luna Leederville, 155 Oxford Street, Leederville, Western Australia, Australia

In conjunction with the Conservation Council of WA and Climate Reality Australia, the United Nations Association of Australia (WA), invites you to a fundraiser screening of Al Gore’s new documentary “An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power”, the sequel to his 2006 Oscar winning documentary “An Inconvenient Truth”.

The film highlights the importance of climate action, the Paris Agreement and just how close we are to real energy revolution.

This event focuses on the 7th and 13th Sustainable Development Goals to “ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all” and to “take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts”.

Prior to the screening there will be brief presentations from Carmen Lawrence the President of Conservation Council of WA and former Premier of WA, Beatrice Hamilton the UNAA (WA) Chair of the Environment Committee and Caroline Perks the UNAA (WA) Portfolio Lead for Climate Change and a Local Coordinator for Climate Reality Australia.

Tickets are $25 each and the price includes discount drinks and a snack. To purchase tickets, please visit the website.
https://www.trybooking.com/book/event?eid=301533

Sea Shepherd Perth – STAND FAST Celebration 2017

Sea Shepherd Perth – STAND FAST Celebration 2017

September 2, 2017 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Perth Town Hall, Hay St & Barrack St, Perth WA 6000, Australia

Sea Shepherd’s annual national fundraising tour kicks off right here in Perth with our Stand Fast 2017 – Ocean Defence Tour. The Perth Town Hall will host Sea Shepherd Perth for a day of ocean inspired fun and community. The day is focused on ocean conservation and raising the vital funds needed to help get our ships out on the high seas to defend, conserve, and protect our oceans.

Guest speakers include Captain Peter Hammarstedt of the M/Y Bob Barker and Sea Shepherd Australia’s Managing Director, Jeff Hansen.

Entertainment by East Coast ska/surf rock legends Caravana Sun will light up the stage right off the back of their Australian and European tour. Triple J’s unearthed local favourite, Jordy will also take the stage with his collection of ocean inspired tunes.

CALLING ALL KIDS! We will have plenty to keep you busy. Activities, interactive displays, and entertainment. Don’t forget to register on the day for our Best Dressed Pirate parade, Captain Peter Hammarstedt will pick the best dressed pirate and you will win some great Pirate Loot.

Everything you need to know about Sea Shepherd will be right there for you to discover. Campaign corner, Sea Shepherd Marine Debris Campaign Australia, Direct Action Crew, great range of merchandise, fantastic silent auction, raffles, meet and greet opportunity and so much more.

Every great party has great food, and we will be joined by some local small businesses who will bring along their fantastic goodies.

This is Sea Shepherds major fundraising event, everything we do on the frontline is because of the support of people like you, so come along and enjoy a day out whilst helping to saving our oceans.
Tickets $20
https://www.eventbrite.com.au/e/sea-shepherd-perth-stand-fast-celebration-2017-tickets-35427990072

How We Win the West

How We Win the West

August 3, 2017 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm
City of Fremantle Town Hall, William Street, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia

COME AND JOIN US FOR AN AWESOME NIGHT IN FREMANTLE AND SUPPORT THE CAMPAIGN TO KEEP URANIUM IN THE GROUND!

A stellar line up of film, music and talks from all over the world, so join us at the Fremantle Town Hall on Thursday August 3 from 6pm to see How We Win the West from uranium mining.

Conservation Council of WA, Director Piers Verstegen will officially launch the Supreme Court action that is proceeding with members of the Tjiwarl Native Title group to stop Yeelirrie uranium mine project and uphold environmental laws.

Mayor Brad Pettit will give the opening speech on the City of Fremantle being a lead Council in the global Mayors for Peace Campaign. This is a campaign of Mayors all around the world that advocates for the elimination of nuclear weapons.

The event will premiere the award-winning film “Walking for Country” a short documentary produced by local film maker Rez Nezamdoust on the 2015 Walkatjurra Walkabout. Walkatjurra Walkabout is a one month walk across Wangkatja country, from Wiluna to Leonora as testament to the strength of the community who have fought to stop uranium mining at Yeelirrie for over forty years and a chance to come to together to continue our commitment to a sustainable future without nuclear.

Join us as for an inspiring evening with talks from Traditional Owners as they talk about protecting their communities and country from uranium mining in WA.

Highlighting the rich vein of music talent running through the Goldfields, singer/songwriter Marcus McGuire from Perth and Kalgoorlie will be performing his original alternative rock and blues music.

Hear from long-time activist and respected speaker on creating a nuclear free future, Dave Sweeney from the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF).

International activists from Canada and Taiwan will share information on what they are doing to stop the nuclear industry in their country.Delicious food, beer on tap and mulled wine available and entry is by donation.

A rad night not to be missed so come down, be inspired and motivated to see how we will win the west from mining uranium.

6pm – Music
Welcome To Country
6.30pm Speakers
7pm Walking for Country screening.
7.30pm Local and National Speakers
8.00pm Music
8.40pm International Speakers
9.00 – 10pm Music