Anti-Poverty Week runs from 15-21 October 2017

Calendar of Activities in 2017

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SA: Australian Red Cross Event (TBC)

Australian Red Cross Eyre Peninsula
Kerry Schubert
P: (08)8683 0551
E: kschubert@redcross.rog.au

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QLD: Support for local events fighting poverty

No timeQUT Kelvin Grove Campus, Victoria Park Road, Kelvin Grove 4059

Social Work and Human Services Society (SWAHSS) is a strong team of students studying SW&HS at QUT Kelvin Grove. We have 11 members in out Committee, with a strong 80 members in our Society.

Social Work and Human Services Society
Abigail Wilmont
P: 0402587720
E: swahss@outlook.com
Fb: facebook.com/swahss

NSW: Fight Against Poverty in the New England

All Day19 Locations in the New England and Northwest region of NSW

We are selling recycled T-shirts ,which have been altered and re-purposed into Tote bags. Bags are screen printed w/ side 1: "Fight Against Poverty", and side 2: "I did something about it". They will be distributed from 19 Vinnies Shops throughout the Central Council area of New England.

St Vincent de Paul Society, Armidale NSW
Michael O'Kane
P: 02 5776 0211
E: armidaleyouth@vinnies.org.au
W: vinniesarmidale.org
Fb: "Vinnies Armidale Central Council&...

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ACT: "Brunch on a budget with the Brumbies"

10.00am - 11.30amRheinberger Centre, Loch Street Yarralumla 2600

Representatives from the Brumbies will be cooking up a storm with the assistance of Oz Harvest. Three teams will be judged based on their ability to prepare a quality healthy brunch to feed a family of five. A strict budget will apply for the ingredients of each team's meal.

Marymead
Jeff Griffiths
P: 02 6162 5824
E: jeff.griffiths@marymead.org.au
W: marymead.org.au

Monday 16 October

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SA: Poverty and Homelessness

10.30 -11.30 + Morning teaHutt St Centre, 258 Hutt St Adelaide 5000

Our photography group are encouraged to take photos of what poverty means to them. We will have a display in the DC and a morning tea. This will be an opportunity for us to promote our financial counselling service and other support services in the city and surrounding area.

Hutt St Centre
Liz
P: 0417987062
E: lizj@huttstcentre.org.au
W: huttstcentre.org
Fb: facebook.com/HuttStCentre/

Tuesday 17 October

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TAS:

11am - 1pm27 Watchorn Street, Hobart 7000

Some volunteers along with our UCT BBQ Trailer will host a BBQ for clients and the public. Focus will be around youth and housing affordability/homelessness

Uniting Care Tasmania
Nicky Bawle
P: 03 6244 1144
E: nicky.bawle@tas.unitingcare.org.au

Thursday 19 October

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WA: Children, poverty and the Law

To be confirmed

To be confirmed

Western Australian Bar Association
Debbie Cole – ExecutiveOfficer
P: (08) 9220 0532
E: ExecutiveOfficer@wabar.asn.au

Friday 20 October

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ACT: The writing topic is "The Other Side"

10:30amCanberra College Theatre, 2 Launceston St, Phillip 2606

Students aged between Year 3 and Year 10 in the ACT and southern NSW are invited to write a poem or short story on a topic related to poverty and social justice. There is an awards ceremony held for participants during Anti Poverty Week. The event promotes greater literacy skills and encourages young people to learn more about issues of social justice.

Anglicare NSW South, NSW West & ACT
Amy Lanham
P: 02 6278 8410
E: amy.lanham@anglicare.com.au
W: anglicare.com.au
Fb: facebook.com/AnglicareACT

TAS:

11am - 1pm28 Tottenham Road, Gagebrook 7030

Some volunteers along with our UCT BBQ Trailer will host a BBQ for clients and the public. Focus will be around youth and housing affordability/homelessness

UnitingCare Tasmania
Nicky Bawle
P: 03 644 1144
E: nicky.bawle@tas.unitingcare.org.au