Anti-Poverty Week runs from 15-21 October 2017

Activities in 2009

Week Long Activities

Description [venue] Contact

VIC: Story Time

Children's story time at the library on the theme of healthy eating regardless of your budget. (Melton library, 31 McKenzie Street, Melton).

Melton Library
P: 03 9747 5300
E: library@melton.vic.gov.au

VIC: Story Time

Children's story time at the library on the theme of healthy eating regardless of your budget. (193-201 Caroline Springs Blvd, Cnr Lake St).

Caroline Springs Library
P: 03 9747 5300
E: library@melton.vic.gov.au

VIC: Free recipe books

A range of free recipe books available until Saturday on healthy eating on any budget. (Melton Civic Centre, 232 High Street, Melton).

Melton Civic Centre
P: 03 9747 7200

VIC: Free recipe books

A range of free recipe books available until Saturday on healthy eating on any budget. (193-201 Caroline Springs Blvd, Cnr Lake St).

Caroline Springs Civic Centre
P: 03 9747 5300

VIC: Children's Art Display

Children from regional schools have been invited to produce artwork in any medium on the theme of poverty. It will be displayed in businesses and organisations in Wodonga throughout the week. 

Alison Prenter (Emergency Relief Program)
P: 02 6024 2108
E: woduca@bigpond.net.au
W: www.wodonga.untitingcare.org.au

NSW: A picture is worth a thousand words, so what do you say about poverty?

Giving students the opportunity to get creative and exhibit their work as part of anti-poverty week on campus.  For more information on how you can exhibit your work, email eap093@uow.edu.au Uni lecturers will judge and award prizes. (University of Wollongong).

Nicole Aitken (University of Wollongong)
E: nicole-aitken@hotmail.com

QLD: Fundraiser

A dollar from each small take home pack of ice cream sold during the Week will go to Brisbane Youth Service. (Cold Rock Wilston).

Meg Boman (Cold Rock Wilston)
P: 0417 338 724
E: meg.boman@gmail.com

VIC: Wear Orange to Work

We are encouraging people to hold a WOW day at their offices with a morning tea to raise funds for Hanover and raise awareness about homelessness in Australia.  

Celeste (Hanover Welfare Services)
P: 03 9695 8353
E: charrison@hanover.org.au

NAT: 7even Day Challenge

The "7even Day - Change a habit, Change a life" challenge is to go for 7 days without using a credit card. Help alleviate debt-induced poverty for thousands of Australians.

James Hayward (Christians Against Poverty)
P: 02 4914 0520
E: james.hayward@capaust.org
W: www.capaust.org

QLD: School Activities

Week long activities to raise awareness and educate the school community, including the Stand Up pledge. (St Patricks College, Gympie).

Liz Last (St Patricks College)
P: 07 5482 3816

NAT: Rise Up

Launch of a campaign to promote Fair Trade certified organic cotton. Buy a business shirt online where part of proceeds from each sale will go to charities working to alleviate poverty and hardship. (See website).

Bronwyn Darlington
P: 02 9698 8831
E: bronwyn.darlington@riseup.com.au
W: www.riseup.com.au

SA: Window Display

The Blanket of Comfort represents 70 unique stories from people with ‘lived' experiences of homelessness. The piece illustrates the conflicting nature of poverty within society. (The Magdalene Centre, 42 Carrington Street Adelaide).

Christian Stenta (Anglicare)
P: 08 8305 9382
E: cstenta@anglicare-sa.org.au

NSW: Kaleidoscope Homeless Persons Festival

RecLink (the interagency group who undertakes programs for the homeless community) are running a range of activities, including a cruise to Shark Island. More details will be available soon. 

Bonnie Faulkner (The Wayside Chapel)
P: 02 9358 6577
E: bonnie.faulkner@thewaysidechapel.com

NAT: 'The Challenges for Anti-Poverty Week 2009'

Find out ways to support community action for Fair Trade, support access to tertiary education for all, and make a stand against world poverty. Join with others for justice. (See website). 

Antony McMullan (JustAct)
P: 03 9251 5286
E: antony.mcmullan@victas.ucs.org.au
W: http://www.justact.org.au/action-39-fight-poverty/action-39-fight-poverty-challenges/

VIC: Poster displays

Agencies and local venues will display posters aimed at increasing community awareness and understanding of global poverty. (Agencies in Wimmera Region).

Robyn Murphy (Wimmera Uniting Care)
P: 03 5382 6789
E: robyn@wimmera.unitingcare.org.au
W: www.wimmera.unitingcare.org.au

ACT: Display

Display of Anti-Poverty Week material and promotion of Free Rice Quiz from Monday to Friday. (Block A, Southside CIT Learning Centre, Ainsworth St, Phillip).

Danny Stapleton (CIT Phillip)
P: 02 6207 4804
E: lcsouthside@cit.act.edu.au

NAT: $2 A Day Campaign

Take the $2 A Day Pledge  to spend $2 a day on your favourite Fair Trade products and actively reduce poverty by investing in some of the world's poorest countries. (See website).

Laura Wise (Fair Trade Labelling Australia and NZ)
P: 03 9662 2919
E: laura@fairtrade.com.au
W: www.2dollarsaday.org.au

WA: Food parcels

Collection and distribution of food parcels for families in need. (Hawker Avenue, Warwick). 

Mandy Di Labio (Hawker Park Primary School)
E: mandi.dilabio@yahoo.com.au

WA: Operation Christmas Child

Shoeboxes are filled with gifts for children in countries affected by war and/or famine. (Bishop Street, Nannup). 

John Lee (Chaplain, Nannup High School)
E: john.lee@det.wa.edu.au

QLD: Display

Display of material to raise public awareness and understanding on the causes and consequences of poverty. (Emergency Department, Prince Charles Hospital).

Susan Smith (Prince Charles Hospital)
P: 07 3139 5683
E: susanG_smith@health.qld.gov.au
W: www.health.gov.qld.au

QLD: Launch

Launch of Queensland's Housing and Homelessness Directory by UnitingCare's Centre for Social Justice and the Synod Communications Services Unit. (See website).

Uniting Church QLD
W: www.housign.ucaqld.com.au

NAT: Blog

Ben will be writing about Anti-Poverty Week in his blog focussing  each day on a different aspect of poverty and include links to agencies people can donate to. (See website).

Ben Clapton
E: bclapton@benclapton.id.au
W: http://benclapton.id.au

NAT: 'PM for a day' Competition

Make a 60 second video and have a say about what you would do to alleviate poverty if you were Prime Minister for a day. Entries close midnight 16 October. Winner will be flown to Canberra to meet Parliamentary Secretary for Social Inclusion, Ursula Stephens to discuss their ideas. (See website).

Ross Kyrwood (Mission Australia)
P: 08 9225 0431
E: kyrwood@missionaustralia.com.au
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au

NSW: An apple for an asylum seeker

Red Cross staff, family & friends to donate fresh fruit and vegetables, and other non-perishable foods for asylum seekers in need. (Red Cross House, Sydney CBD).

Annie Harvey (Red Cross)
P: 02 9229 4234
E: annie@redcross.org.au

SA: School Activity

Year 10 classes studying poverty and will be involved in promoting Anti-Poverty Week.  Poster competition, and daily newsletter bulletins to raise awareness of poverty and hardship. (Kapunda High School, West Tce, Kapunda).

Elizabeth Gary-Smith (Kapunda High School)
P: 08 8566 2203
E: elizabeth.gary-smith@kapundahs.sa.edu.au

SA: Media Campaign

No Interest Loans Scheme SA Network media promotion to raise awareness about positive responses to poverty. (See website).

Julie McMahon (NILS SA Network)
P: 08 8202 5187
E: Julie.mcmahon@ucwesleyadelaide.org.au
W: www.nils-sa.org.au

NAT: Cleanstart Campaign

A campaign to urge cleaning companies to sign up to responsible contracting guidelines with fair pay and decent work conditions, as it is the surest pathway out of poverty for low-paid workers. (See website).

Kirsty McCully (Liquor Hospitality & Miscellaneous
P: 02 8204 3047
E: kirsty.mccully@lhmu.org.au
W: http://www.lhmu.org.au/campaigns/clean-start

NSW: Ineractive Forum

A week long forum in the form of daily questions on the theme of poverty, with a new question each day. Submit responses at the counter, and each day the most thought-provoking answer receives a free meal and drink voucher. (See website).

Katrina Senchuk & Linh Hong (Fair Trade Coffee Com
P: 0404 554 194
E: katrina.ys@gmail.com
W: www.fairtradecoffeecompany.com.au

SA: Fundraising

All week there will be money collection jars to raise funds for the food bank program providing food for underprivileged people in the local area. (Businesses in the Mannum area).

Jude Lowrey (Mid Murray Community Services)
P: 08 8569 2129
E: chips@jm.net.au

SA: Food collection bins

All week there will be food collection bins collecting grocery items for the food bank for underprivileged people in the local area. (Foodland supermarket, Main St, Mannum).

Jude Lowrey (Mid Murray Community Services)
P: 08 8569 2129
E: chips@jm.net.au

SA: Low income booklet

Distribution of a booklet on managing on a low income. Prizes awarded to contributors to the booklet on the area of food/nutrition. (City of Tee Tree Gully).

Cathy O'Loughlin & Lynne Ogbeide (Holden Hill and
P: 08 8397 7425
E: olouc@cttg.sa.gov.au

QLD: Online reflection

Each day of Anti-Poverty Week an image and reflection on poverty and hardship will be posted on my Face Book album. (See website).

Tony Robertson (Community Jester)
E: cultureboy@gmail.com
W: http://www.facebook.com/album.php?aid=152205&id=652752032&l=325aed07c0

QLD: Presentation

Presentations on the AusCongo Network which aims to reduce poverty in Congo, discussing the causes and solutions of poverty. (46 Shottery St, Yeronga).

Costa Mukendi
P: 07 3848 1600
E: costa@harmonyplace.org.au
W: www.harmonyplace.org.au

NSW: Fundraiser

A book, food and toy drive for a local women's refuge. (Marrickville Council, 2-14 Fisher Street, Petersham).

Marrickville Council
P: 02 9335 2222
E: council@marrickville.nsw.gov.au
W: http://www.marrickville.nsw.gov.au/community/antipovertyweek.htm

NSW: Canned Food Drive

A canned food drive at various Council offices to be donated to underprivileged people in the community. (Marrickville Council, 2-14 Fisher Street, Petersham).

Marrickville Council
P: 02 9335 2222
E: council@marrickville.nsw.gov.au
W: http://www.marrickville.nsw.gov.au/community/antipovertyweek.htm

NSW: Launch

Launch of the No Interest Loans Scheme for local residents. (Marrickville Council, 2-14 Fisher Street, Petersham).

Marrickville Council
P: 02 9335 2222
E: council@marrickville.nsw.gov.au
W: http://www.marrickville.nsw.gov.au/community/antipovertyweek.htm

VIC: Information

Creation of a poster and fridge magnet about local community services to help people in difficulty. (Hospital Street, Daylesford, Victoria). 

Hepburn Health Service
P: 03 5348 2371
W: http://users.netconnect.com.au/~daylhosp/

WA: Display

A display of images and case studies about homelessness by clients of St Vincent de Paul to raise awareness about poverty and hardship in the area. (Blemont Shopping Centre, Belmont Ave).

Deana Tesoriero (St Vincent De Paul)
P: 08 9475 5400
E: Deana.tesoriero@svdpwa.org.au

WA: Display

A display in the school library about Anti-Poverty Week. (Kelmscott Senior High School Library).

Lesley Rigby (Kelmscott Senoir High School)
E: lesely.rigby@det.wa.edu.au

WA: Clothing Collection

Collection of underwear (socks, knickers, jocks, boxers, singlets) to donate to a local Women's Refuge. (Craigie Heights Primary School).

Jenny Palandri (Craigie Heights Primary School)
P: 08 9401 7711
E: jennyp@youthcare.org.au

NT: Sale

Red Cross retail stores week long sale with $2 and $5 sale racks on selected items. (See website for store locations in Darwin, Palmerston, Malak & Central Australia).

Sue Bell (Red Cross)
P: 08 8920 3711
E: sbell@redcross.org.au
W: www.redcross.org.au

SA: What does it take to cook?

Demonstration by Anglicare St Hilary's, showing the health and budget benefits of cooking for your family. (St Hilary's, 1 William Street, Morphett Vale).

Helen Laity (Anglicare)
P: 08 8392 3173
E: hlaity@anglicare-sa.org.au

NSW: Information Stand

Information on Anti-Poverty Week, case studies on clients and Centrelink benefits and rent comparisons in the area. (Bowral Library, Bendooley St, Bowral).

Michelle Coates (Highlands Community Centre)
P: 02 4862 1122
E: michelle@highlandscommunity.org.au

NSW: Information Stand

Information on Anti-Poverty Week, case studies on clients and Centrelink benefits and rent comparisons in the area. (Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Bowral Court House, St Jude St, Bowral).

Michelle Coates (Highlands Community Centre)
P: 02 4862 1122
E: michelle@highlandscommunity.org.au

NSW: Information Stall

Come and find out about poverty in Australia and abroad and what you can do to alleviate it. (University of NSW, Library walkway).

Boris Waldman (Social Justice Project)
P: 0414 515 994
E: sjp@unsw.edu.au

VIC: Uniform Recycle Program

Donations of use uniform items collected from school families to be sold throughout the week. All proceeds from the sale will be donated to Red Cross. (Manangatang College, Mallee Hwy, Manangatang).

Melissa Culp (Manangatang College Parents & Friend
P: 0408 399 694
E: thesixculps@verizon.net

ACT: On The Front Line

Local members of Legislative Assembly attending all week to support the front line by volunteering at the Vinnies Night Patrol Van. (Civic).

Shanon Pickles (St Vincent De Paul)
P: 0418 240 310
E: Shannon.pickles@stvincanb.com.au
W: www.vinnies.org.au

Sunday 11 October

Description [venue] Contact

QLD: Fundraiser

Sale of pens sourced through the fundraising initiative of All Things Indian. Proceeds from sales during Anti-Poverty Week go to the ICMC Orphanage in Salem. 

Glenys Mann
P: 07 3356 0874
E: glenysmann@optusnet.com.au

QLD: Garage Sale

A monster community garage sale. All money raised will be sent to a ministry and orphanage in Zimbabwe. (Boonah Uniting Church, 10 Macquarie St, Boonah).

Bruce Bartleet (Uniting Church)
P: 07 5463 1052
E: b.bartleet@bigpond.com

VIC: Worship Service

Anti-Poverty week worship service including Stand Up Against Poverty pledge. (Riddells Creek Uniting Church, Sutherlands Road, Riddells Creek).

Rev. Dr Avril Hannah-Jones (Uniting Church)
P: 03 5429 5351
E: avrilhj@bigpond.com
W: www.macedonrangesuca.org.au

VIC: Worship Service

Anti-Poverty week worship service including Stand Up Against Poverty Pledge. (Mount Macedon Uniting Church, 684 Mount Macedon Road).

Rev. Dr Avril Hannah-Jones (Uniting Church)
P: 03 5429 5351
E: avrilhj@bigpond.com
W: www.macedonrangesuca.org.au

QLD: Local poverty awareness

The congregation will circulate throughout the community and document findings to help alleviate poverty and hardship in Mackay. (Mackay city).

Don Leckenby (St Pauls Uniting Church)
P: 0428 164 984
E: uca@mackay.net.au
W: www.stpaulsmackap.ucaweb.com.au

VIC: Church Service

Including a speaker from the Justice and International Mission Unit on poverty and social justice. (Pakenham Uniting Church, Main St, Packenkam).

Antony McMullen (VICTAS)
P: 03 9251 5286
E: Antony.mcmullan@victas.uca.org.au
W: http://www.justact.org.au/action-39-fight-poverty/

NT: FoodCENTS Healthy Living

Staff morning tea with request to donate to World Vision overseas aid. (Families SA Port Pirie, 10 Digby St, Kadina).

Kathy Sadler (Australian Red Cross)
P: 08 8638 4311
E: ksadler@redcross.org.au

QLD: Launch and Free BBQ

Free BBQ to launch Anti-Poverty Week in Qld. All welcome. (Brisbane Homelessness Service Centre, 62 Peel St South, Brisbane).

Mark Jeffery (Qld APW State Facilitating Group)
P: 0419 732 583
E: markj@qcoss.org.au

TAS: Launch: Anti-Poverty Week in Tasmania

Former Governor Sir William Cox to launch the Week. Sausage sizzle, sporting clubs holding family friendly activities highlighting possible sporting pathways out of poverty. (Risdon Vale Oval, Sugarloaf Rd). 

John Hooper (APW Facilitating Group)
P: 0408 320 826
E: tach@tach.asn.au
W: www.tach.asn.au

TAS: TEAR Sharing Time

Photos and stories from Ethiopia. Find out how life here impacts on lives there. (Mount Stuart Kindergarten, 7 Raymont Terrace, Mount Stuart).

Andrea Prins (Presbyterian Church)
P: 0408 142 065
E: andreap@colony47.com.au
W: www.tear.org.au

VIC: Lunch discussion

Family lunch discussion about poverty, using fact sheets to prompt discussion. (Kensington).

Erin Bright
P: 03 9427 7388
E: erin.bright@jss.org.au

SA: Container Gardening

A workshop on the financial and nutritious benefits of growing your own produce at home. (Glandore Community Centre, 25 Naldera St, Glandore).

Pat Armstrong (Glandore Community Centre)
P: 08 8371 1139
E: patricia.armstrong@marion.sa.gov.au

SA: Opening event for APW in South Australia

Formal opening event speakers Matt Deighton (Messenger Community News), Lieutenant-Governor Hieu Van Le (South Australian Multicultural and Ethnic Affairs Commission), Alan Tidswell (Mining, Energy and Engineering Academy) and Priya Rosario, talking about different perspectives on poverty and its impacts. (Cynthia Poulton Hall, next to St Peters Cathedral, 27 King William Rd, North Adelaide).

Jacqui McCann (Anglicare)
P: 08 8305 9281
E: jmccann@anglicare-sa.org.au

VIC: Ecumenical Church Service

Members of Christian churches in and around Melbourne will gather in prayer and worship. (Melbourne Marthoma Church, 149 Royal Parade, Parkville).

Theo Mackaay (Victorian Council of Churches)
P: 03 9650 4511
E: tmackaay@vcc.org.au
W: www.vcc.org.au

ACT: Break the Cycle

End of a 1500km cycling event from Brisbane to Canberra from 27 Sep - 11Oct, advocating for the world's poor. The event highlights the Millennium Development Goals and aims to raise funds for vital child focused projects in Southern Africa.

Chantelle Anderton (Break the Cycle)
P: 0488 704 559
E: info@breakthecycle.org.au
W: www.breakthecycle.org.au

QLD: I-Witness Festival

Young Catholics will take part in a commitment to challenge the causes of poverty in a youth justice festival. (Mackillop Pl, 61 Fernberg Rd, Paddington).

Peter Arndt (Roman Catholic Archdiocese)
P: 07 3336 9173
E: arndtp@bne.catholic.net.au
W: www.bne.catholic.net.au

ACT: Children's competition

Competition on theme: "What does poverty mean to you?" in 25 words or less. Entries received in person, by mail to PO Box 4260, Narrabundah ACT 2604, or email. Prizes for most inspirational entries. (Marymead Child and Family Centre, PO Box 4260 Kingston).

Kim Hefren-Webb (Marymead Child and Family Centre)
P: 02 6162 5823
E: kim.heferen-webb@marymead.org.au
W: www,marymead.org.au

QLD: Concert

David Bridie and George Telek will be singing cross-cultural songs related to poverty and hardship. (QACI Theatre, 61 Musk Ave, Kelvin Grove Urban Village).

Tom Dick (Wantok Musik Foundation)
P: 0402 542 132
E: tommyd@theplanetspins.com
W: www.davidbridie.com

Monday 12 October

Description [venue] Contact

NSW: Canned Food Drive

Employees will donate goods for ‘The Kogarah Storehouse' which provides food hampers to people in need. (Kogarah area).

Karen Appleby (Kogarah City Council)
P: 02 9330 9596
E: Karen.appleby@kogarah.nsw.gov.au
W: www.kogarah.nsw.gov.au

NSW: YHM09: Youth Homeless Matters Conference

The conference will consider, the current policy and funding environment, showcase ideas, research and practice to support organisations and workers for ending youth homelessness in Australia.  Anyone working with homelessness issues welcome. (Twin Towns Resort, Tweed Heads).

George (Youth Accommodation Association)
E: george@yaa.com.au
W: www.yaa.com.au

QLD: Poverty display

Display about poverty and hardship for visitors to the centre. (Beenleigh Neighbourhood Centre, Mansfield Walk (off Kent St), Beenleigh).

Heather Redman (Beenleigh Neighbouthood Centre)
P: 07 3287 2840
E: heatehr@beenleigh.org.au
W: www.beenleigh.org.au

VIC: Launch of SEED Program

Launch of a new jobs program for young people in Moonee Ponds Council area. (Venue TBC).

Jane Farrell (Moonee Valley Council & Partners)
E: jane@lhmu.org.au

WA: Education Table

An education table on strategies for breaking the poverty cycle, community legal centres, and general Anti-Poverty Week material. (Rockingham Regional Campus Community Library, Dixon Rd, Rockingham).

Jason Watt (SCALES Community LEgal Centre)
P: 08 9550 0400
E: j.watt@murdoch.edu.au
W: www.law.murdoch.edu.au/scales

WA: Art Prize and Competition

Clients will exhibit their artwork on the theme of poverty and hardship. (Tranby Day Centre, 283 Murray St, Perth).

Teena Osling (UnitingCare West)
P: 08 9220 1200

VIC: Raising awareness

School students portraying homeless people sleeping on the main street in Albury to raise awareness about poverty and hardship. (Albury CBD).

Bernie Boulton (Kiewa Valley Primary School)
P: 02 6027 3275
W: http://web.kiewavlyps.vic.edu.au/

VIC: State Launch - Forum on 'Cost barriers to education opportunities'

Jack Keating (Melbourne Univ) and other prominent speakers on why schools are getting poorer and poor students are missing out, and on strategies for reform. Panel discussion and concurrent workshops. Limited places â€" registration ($50) is necessary. (Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, 250-290 Spring St, East Melbourne).

Lauren Matthews (Equity in Education Alliance)
E: lauren.matthews@vcoss.org.au

NSW: Impact 2009 Conference

Plenary and workshop sessions on: Transforming Society, Mental Health, Indigenous Partnering, Global Citizenship, Financial Disadvantage, and Local level Engagement. Participants from Salvation Army services across QLD, NSW and ACT but also open to any interested person. (Wesley Centre, Pitt St, Sydney).

Cecil Woodward (Salvation Army)
P: 02 9266 9580
E: cecil.woodward@aue.salvationarmy.org
W: www.salvos.org.au/impact

QLD: School Parade & Petition

Students will present a petition seeking the support of the student body throughout the week. (Sports Hall, Poinciana Drive). 

Jodi Hancock (Flagstone Community College)
P: 07 5547 9342
E: jhanc12@ed.edu.au

SA: Workshop

Eat Healthy, Stay Wealthy sessions to allow participants to see that eating healthy doesn't have to be expensive.  Additional workshops to be held in the weeks following.  (Our Wellbeing Place,108 Swanport Rd, Murray Bridge).

Ann Marie Garrett (Our Wellbeing Place)
P: 08 8532 3470
E: ann.garrett@health.sa.gov.au

NSW: Fundraiser

Come and buy a cake and help raise money to assist flood victims in the Philippines. (University of NSW, Library walkway).

Paulette Lowe (UNSW Red Cross)
E: Paulette.lowe@gmail.com

VIC: Launch

The Mayor of Wodonga, Councillor Byatt, will launch Anti-Poverty Week before a background of student artwork on the theme of poverty. (Take Time Cafe, High St, Wodonga).

Alison Prenter (Emergency Relief Program)
P: 02 6024 2108
E: woduca@bigpond.net.au
W: www.wodonga.untitingcare.org.au

NT: Launch and morning tea

Launch of new Financial Counselling service in East Arnhem, by NT Bishop Greg Thompson. The service is designed to provide face-to-face counselling and assistance to those in financial hardship in the region. (Anglicare office, 6 Chesterfield Circuit, Nhulunbuy).

Coralie Nicholls (Anglicare)
P: 08 8985 0004
E: cnichols@anglicare-nt.org.au
W: www.anglicare-nt.org.au

SA: Food Security Forum

Forum to broaden awareness about food security issues and interventions, and to discuss ways of improving access to healthy food in the Inner North Eastern suburbs. (HEALS Centre, 5 Clifton St, Blair Athol).

Leigh Goodenough (Lutheran Community Care)
P: 08 8269 9311
E: lgoodenough@lccsa.org.au
W: www.lccsa.org.au

SA: Men's Cooking Session

Practical cooking class including healthy food choices on a budget run by a dietician. (Renmark Paringa Council Chambers, 86 Nineteenth St, Renmark).

Julie Wailer (Renmark Paringa Community Centre)
P: 08 8586 5745
E: Riverland_volunteer@hotmail.com

VIC: Workshop

An art and craft workshop for women at the Coolaroo West Neighbourhood House. Come and make your own gift and reduce the cost and stress of the Christmas season. (1 Dixie Court, Meadow Heights). 

Hume City Council
P: 03 9302 1369
E: dalals@hume.vic.gov.au
W: www.hume.vic.gov.au

SA: Anti-Poverty Morning Tea

South Australia Council of Social Service Policy Council will come together to discuss priorities for alleviating South Australian poverty in the coming year. (Marjorie Black House, Adelaide).

Richard Cannon (SACOSS)
P: 08 8305 4229
E: richard@sacoss.org.au
W: www.sacoss.org.au

WA: Morning Tea

A morning tea to raise awareness about poverty and hardship. (Holyoak Victoria Park, 75 Canning Mwy).

Angie Pasekevicius (Holyoak)
P: 08 9416 4444

NSW: Morning Tea

Morning tea for staff members with information about poverty locally and globally, with petitions and ideas on how to help. We'll be taking items to donate to homeless refugees and other community services. (Bungarrabee Centre, Oaklanda Rd, Hazlebrook).

Samantha (Connect Child and Family Services)
P: 0433 059 703
E: samanthaespada@hotmail.com

SA: Workshop

Workshop on making your money work for you effectively and cooking on a budget, with information about local health services. (Playford Food Co-Op, Elizabeth Downs Shopping Centre, Yorktown Rd).

Ann Brown (Northern Area Community & Youth Service
P: 08 8252 2474
E: nacys@nacys.asn.au

QLD: Open Day BBQ

Come and enjoy a BBQ at our Lawnton site, which checking out the space and finding out what we offer. (27-29 Lawnton Pocket Rd, Lawnton).

Stewart (Salvation Army Youth Outreach Service)
P: 07 3285 8522
E: yosbrisbane@aue.salvationarmy.org
W: www.youthoutreachservice.org

NSW: BBQ

Grab a bite and raise funds for the Oaktree Foundation and Stand Up for Change. (University of NSW, Library Lawn).

Anu Gupta (Oaktree Foundation UNSW)
P: 0405 913 916
W: www.theoaktree.org

QLD: Presentation

Presentation to Y12 students about Mission Australia's service, Café on Wickham which provides low cost meals and support services to homeless and disadvantaged people. Students will be encouraged to become volunteers in the community. (Brisbane Girls Grammar, Gregory Tce, Brisbane).

Helen O'Conno (Mission Australia)
P: 07 3394 8149
E: o'connor@missionaustralia.com.au
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au/cyi

VIC: BBQ

A BBQ for staff and the community to raise awareness about homelessness, poverty and hardship. (ABI Clubhouse, 179 High St, Northcote).

Jen Deurwaarder (Melbourne Citymission)
P: 03 9487 9200
E: jdeurwaarder@mcm.org.au
W: www.mcm.org.au

QLD: Free Lunch

There is such thing as a free lunch. Promoting the Emergency Relief Program and products available at the Op Shop. (Street outside Laidley Uniting Church Op Shop).

Debra Massey (Laidley Uniting Church)
P: 07 5456 3302
E: dmassey.lcca@lizzy.com.au

SA: BBQ in the Park

Southern Fleurieu Youth Housing Round Table have arranged a BBQ with free sausage sizzle. Info from all the organisations involved, with representatives present to answer questions. (Grosvenor Gardens, Victor Harbour).

Renee Carr (Workskil)
P: 08 8552 0100 or 0408
E: rcarr@workskil.com.au

SA: Gardening afternoon

Free, informal gardening afternoon to plant your own tomatoes. Participants encouraged to start their own veggie gardens and save on grocery bills. Demonstration by Bunnings Munno Para. All welcome, bookings essential. (The Annex, The Fields Community Shopping Centre,
Cnr Peachey and Whitington Roads, Davoren Park).

Candice Blayney (Anglicare)
P: 0488 196 049
E: cblaney@anglicare-sa.org.au

ACT: Chef's Challenge

Three leading chefs battle their skills against the difficulty of cooking on a budget. Looking at the health impacts of poverty, and launching Low Cost Cook Book. (Kippax Uniting Community Centre, Hardwick Cr, Holt).

Michelle Shoobert (UnitingCare Kippax)
P: 02 6254 1733
E: michelle@kippax.org.au

ACT: Launch

Ms Therese Rein launching the report 'Beyond Economics â€" families in the forefront State of the Family 2009' addressing the effects of the Global Financial Crisis on the areas of poverty, families, child protection, relationships and unemployment. Places limited. (Club 12/25 (next to the Civic skate Park) Canberra City).

Melissa Dyson (Anglicare Australia)
P: 02 6230 1775
E: melissa.dyson@anglicare.asn.au

TAS: Discussion & Lunch

'Sisters on the Planet' DVD about women, climate change and poverty followed by discussion and lunch. (406-408 Main Road Glenorchy).

Ann Hughes (Anglicare)
P: 03 6231 3567
E: a.hughes@anglicare-tas.org.au
W: www.anglicare-tas.org.au

NT: FoodCENTS Workshop

Community Development Officers to run the workshop and community lunch and discuss food and nutrition. (Binjari Community).

Kathy Sadler (Red Cross)
P: 08 8924 3905
E: ksadler@redcross.org.au
W: www.redcross.org.au

VIC: Forum: ‘Hardship, who's next?'

A local response to the global financial crisis being held to encourage discussion and action to reduce poverty and hardship. (Ludbrook House, Lydiard St North, Ballarat).

Evie Dichiera (Child and Family Services Ballarat)
P: 03 5337 3333
E: e.dechiera@cafs.org.au
W: http://www.cafs.org.au/

VIC: Guest Speaker

Guest speaker Viv Benjamin (Oaktree Foundation) to speak to year 10 students on issues of global poverty and injustice. (Hawthorn Secondary College, Lecture theatre).

Michael Lori (Hawthorn Secondary College Parents'
P: 03 9415 6559
E: michael.lori@edumail.vic.gov.au
W: www.hawthornsc.vic.edu.au

ACT: Information Stall

Children and young people asked about their understandings of poverty and provided with information about poverty.(Tuggeranong Bus Interchange, Pitman St).

Kim Hefren-Webb (Marymead & ACT Human Rights Commi
P: 02 6162 5800
E: kim.heferen-webb@marymead.org.au

TAS: MPH Fest

Free concert presented by Make Poverty History, Enough and the Northern Suburbs Community Centre with live music, sausage sizzle and kids entertainment. (Ravenswood Neighbourhood House, Prossers Forest Road, Launceston).

Denise Delphin (Northern Suburbs Community Centre)
P: 03 6326 5506
E: manager@northernsuburbscommunitycentres.org.au

SA: PALS against poverty

Children will make up Christmas packs to go in food hampers for disadvantaged children and adults in the area. A doctor will speak to them about effects of poverty on health. (Aldinga Community Centre, Stewart Avenue, Aldinga Beach).

Tina Adams (Aldinga Community Centre)
P: 08 8556 5940
E: tinaadams24@gmail.com

SA: Business Forum on Poverty

A facilitated workshop/reception with business leaders to seek creative and socially empowering ways business can help those facing challenges due to the GFC. (State Library, North Terrace, Adelaide).

Lynn Arnold (Anglicare)
P: 08 8305 9204
E: larnold@anglicare-sa.org.au

VIC: Hope for Victoria Children

Raising awareness and funds for the empowerment of homeless children on the streets of Kisumu, Kenya. Exhibiting drawings, paintings and poems by Kisumu's children.  (Gallery 314, 314 Church Street, Richmond).

Stacey Irving (Aware: awareness, respect & equalit
P: 0409 419 175
E: stacey@awareglobal.org

Tuesday 13 October

Description [venue] Contact

SA: Display

Display of financial literacy information provided for members of the local community. (The Corner Church, 93 Oaklands Rd, Warradale).

Sue Heathcote (UnitingCare Wesley Adelaide)
P: 08 8202 5180
E: sue.heathcote@ucwesleyadelaide.org.au
W: www.ucwesleyadelaide.org.au

NAT: Shoesday Tuesday

A community campaign of The Big Issue that raises funds and awareness about homelessness in Australia.

Alice Minns (The Big Issue)
P: 03 9663 9136
W: www.bigissue.org.au

VIC: Politicians Serve up Bi-partisan Support

Victorian MPs serve free meals to homeless and disadvantaged people of Fitzroy and surrounds. (St Mary's House of Welcome, 165 Brunswick St, Melbourne).

Lara Denes (St Mary's House of Welcome)
P: 03 9471 7985
E: lara.denes@smhow.org.au
W: www.smhow.org.au

ACT: What does poverty mean?

Students to discuss the experience of poverty and considering the needs of others. (Southwell Street, Weetangera).

Phil Gray (Weerangera Primary School)
P: 02 6205 7488
E: phil.gray@act.edu.au
W: www.weerangeraps.act.edu.au

ACT: Raising awareness

Jacqui Burke (Member for Molonglo) to encourage participation in the Christians Against Poverty Money Management Made Simple Course to help reduce poverty and hardship.

Jacqui Burke (Canberra Community Care)
P: 02 6287 1480
W: http://www.citizensadvice.org.au/content/view/33/57/

QLD: BBQ Breakfast

All proceeds from the breakfast go to BoysTown Wishing Tree Appeal to help children, youth and families facing hardship over Christmas. (9 Black St, Milton). 

Tracey Veale (BoysTown)
P: 07 3867 1231
E: tveale@boystown.com.au
W: www.boystown.com.au

QLD: Free Breakfast

QUT and QUT Student Guild free breakfast with information booths to raise awareness of poverty issues affecting students. (QUT, Gardens Point Campus, Main Dr & Goodwill Bridge entrances).

Daniel Brennan (QLD Uni of Technology)
P: 07 3138 0067
E: Daniel.brennan@qut.edu.au
W: www.equity.qut.edu.au/news/news-event.jsp?news-event-id=30152

NT: Breakfast

Breakfast for the Tara Community, and meeting NT government nutritionist Jessica Abbott. Will be working with children and developing a painting about what healthy food means to them. (Tara Woman's Centre).

Veronica Johnson (Australian Red Cross)
P: 08 8952 7399
E: vjohnson@redcross.org.au

QLD: Social Inclusion in School

Qld Minister for Education Geoff Wilson will be part of an event focusing on social inclusion in schools. (TBA).

Mark Jeffery (Qld APW State Facilitating Group)
P: 0419 732 583
E: markj@qcoss.org.au

SA: Presentation

Lynn Arnold (Anti-Poverty Week Co-chair for SA) addresses combined school assembly about the Week. (St John's Grammar School, Belair).

Rev Warren Huffa (St John's Grammar School)
E: warren.huffa@optusnet.com

TAS: Forum: 'Our Island, Our Voices'

Forum on implications of climate change for low-income households, particularly in relation to energy consumption. (Jarrah Room, The Baha'i Centre, 1 Tasman Highway, Hobart).

Tasmanian Council of Social Service / Unions Aus
P: 03 6231 0755
E: admin@tascoss.org.au
W: www.ourisland.tascoss.org.au

VIC: Homelessness tour

Tour hosted by local young people who have direct experience with homelessness for Devine Homes staff. Invitation only. (Melbourne CBD).

Brett McDonnell (Melbourne Citymission)
P: 03 8625 2444
E: bmcdonnell@mcm.org.au

SA: Budget Skills Training

Training for volunteers and paid workers involved in assisting people in need. (Renmark Paringa Council Chambers, 86 Nineteenth St, Renmark).

Julie Wailer (Renmark Paringa Community Centre)
P: 08 8586 5745
E: Riverland_volunteer@hotmail.com

NSW: Forum

Hon Sylvia Hale hosting a forum on Poverty and Social Inclusion with the National Chair of Anti-Poverty Week (Julian Disney) and the NSW Co-Chairs (Alison Peters (NCOSS) and Jane Woodruff (UnitingCare Burnside). (NSW Parliament House , Macquarie St, Sydney).

Wendy Hall (NSW Anti-Poverty Week)
P: 02 9211 2599
E: wendy@ncoss.org.au

VIC: Staff discussion

Finance team will meet to discuss poverty and in particular the impact of mental health issues on poverty. (Royal Australian & New Zealand College of Psychiatrists Victoria).

Dennis O'Keeffe (ANZCP)
E: dennis.okeeffe@ranzcp.org

SA: Good Eating Stall

Information stalls, food hampers, freebies and BBQ. Guest speaker discussing healthy eating and diabetes. (Lakeview Accommodation, Buzzacott Cl, Port Augusta).

Vicki Dodd (Aboriginal Resuorce Centre)
P: 08 8641 0040
E: vicki@aboriginalresourcecentre.com.au

SA: Workshop

A workshop on making your money work for you effectively and cooking on a budget, with lunch provided. (NACYS Family Learning Network base, Oldford Rd, Davoren Park).

Ann Brown (Northern Area Community & Youth Service
P: 08 8252 2474
E: nacys@nacys.asn.au

VIC: Workshop

Community workshop with a financial counsellor to speak on surviving on a low income. (Migrant Resource Centre, North West Region, 45 Main Rd, St Albans).

Hume City Council
P: 03 9302 1369
E: dalals@hume.vic.gov.au
W: www.hume.vic.gov.au

SA: Open Day

An information expo about community services available in the area. Morning tea and light lunch provided. (Waikerie Community Centre, 1 Crush Terrace, Waikerie).

Jodie Atze (Waikerie Community Centre)
P: 08 8569 2129
E: jodiea@accare.org.au

WA: Giving to the Needy

Variety of activities including hair cuts, Centrelink display, BBQ, face painting, food hampers, clothing, cooking lessons, financial counselling and art and craft workshops. (7 Neil St, Osborne Park).

Phillip Barker (Victory Life Community Services)
P: 08 9202 7128
E: Barker.phil@victorylifecentre.com.au

NSW: Demand Dignity Stall

Raising awareness of poverty in our world, particularly the Lubicon Cree in Canada. (Outside the Queen Victoria Building, Sydney CBD).

Peter Depmsey (Amnesty International)
P: 0447 016 455
E: nswdignity@amnesty.org.au
W: www.amnesty.org.au

SA: Fruity Frenzy

Fruit to be distributed at two schools to promote healthy options and activities for children. (Smithfield Primary and Davoren Park Primary Schools).

Amy Evers (Anglicare)
P: 08 8209 5728
E: aevans@anglicare-sa.org.au

SA: Talk

Lolo Houbein talks about benefits of home grown produce, recycling in the garden and how to help people to grow their own produce. (28 Daranda Tce, Milang).

Karen Barrett (Milang Community Centre)
P: 08 8537 0678
E: karen.barrett@moshcc.com
W: http://moshcc.com.au

VIC: Discussion: 'Going Green'

Discussing poverty and the environment, and how we can contribute to our community. (37 Ross Smith Ave, Frankston).

Darren Meddings (Salvation Army)
P: 0419 561 791
E: darren.meddings@aus.salvationarmy.org

QLD: Morning Tea

A morning tea to make staff more aware of poverty issues. (Mission Australia, Warwick).

Sam Benz (Mission Australia)
P: 0477 752 762
E: benzs@missionaustralia.com.au

VIC: Morning Tea

The Organisational Development Unit will meet to discuss how their perceptions of poverty have changed through exposure. (JSS, 371 Church St, Richmond).

Allana May (Jesuit Social Services)
P: 03 9427 7388
E: allana.may@jss.org.au
W: www.jss.org.au

TAS: Is This Australia's Largest Op Shop?

Various organisations invited to run their Op-Shops from Brighton Civic Centre. Red Cross fashion parade with models wearing op-shop items. (Brighton Civic Centre, Greenpoint Rd, Bridgewater).

Russell Penman (Red Cross & UnitingCare)
P: 03 6235 6034
E: rpenman@redcross.org.au

QLD: Open Day BBQ

Come visit YOS and enjoy a sausage sizzle. Have a chat to the staff and find out what we offer. (Suite 23, The Lakes Centre, King St, Caboolture).

Faith (Salvation Army Youth Outreach Service)
P: 07 5428 2811
E: yosbrisbane@aue.salvationarmy.org
W: www.youthoutreachservice.org

SA: Expo: Kick Poverty to the Kirb

Local and international organisations holding stalls and promoting their causes. BBQ, raffle and sale of ThankYou water. (University of South Australia).

Rachel Wallis (University of SA)
P: 0434 245 415
E: rachelwallis440@hotmail.com

NSW: Bands and Guest Speakers

Come join us at the University of Wollongong for an afternoon of bands and guest speakers with an interest in poverty related issues. (Duck Pond lawn). 

Nicole Aitken (University of Wollongong)
E: nicole-aitken@hotmail.com

VIC: BBQ

A BBQ for staff and the community to raise awareness about homelessness, poverty and hardship. (230 Normanby Ave, Thornbury).

Jen Deurwaarder (Melbourne Citymission)
P: 03 9487 9200
E: jdeurwaarder@mcm.org.au
W: www.mcm.org.au

NSW: Seminar

Prof Frederic Burkle; (Harvard Humanitarian Initiative) speaking about work in preventive medicine, disaster management and humanitarian assistance around the world. (University of NSW, Samuels Building, Room 241).

GlobalHealth@UNSW
E: s.north@unsw.edu.au
W: http://www.sphcm.med.unsw.edu.au/SPHCMWeb.nsf/page/ResStrengthGlobal

QLD: Lunch

Networking lunch in the park for community service related organisations in Stones Corner. (11 Cleveland Street Stones Corner).

Julie Yeabsley (Mission Asutralia)
P: 07 3394 8116
E: yeabsley@missionaustralia.com.au
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au/cyi

WA: Redress Protest

A protest against the halving of government compensation for victims of abuse while in state care. (WA Parliament House, Parliament Place, West Perth).

Leonie Sheedy (Care Leavers Network Australia)
P: 1800 008 774
E: support@clan.org.au

TAS: Open Day event

Activities include a free lunch, swap tables, seedling planting for children, face painting, tips on budgeting, saving money on food and more. (Hobart Women's Health Centre). 

Ankarah Grace (Hobart Women's Health Centre)
P: 03 6231 3212
E: ankarah@hwhc.com.au
W: www.hwhc.com.au

VIC: Community Lunch

Join us for a community lunch to raise awareness about people facing poverty and hardship in the local area. (Coolaroo Wast Neighbourhood House, 1 Dixie Court, Meadow Heights).

Hume City Council
P: 03 9302 1369
E: dalals@hume.vic.gov.au
W: www.hume.vic.gov.au

SA: Discussion

Discussion on poverty and the problem of three-generational unemployment. (Public Schools Club, East Tce, Adelaide). 

Helen Nicholls (Adelaide East Rotary Club)
P: 08 8305 9204
E: larnold@anglicare-sa.org.au
W: www.rotaryae.org.au

TAS: Discussion & Lunch

'Sisters on the Planet' DVD about women, climate change and poverty followed by discussion and lunch. (1st Floor, Days Building, cnr Rooke & Best Str, Devonport).

Ann Hughes (Anglicare)
P: 03 6213 3567
E: a.hughes@anglicare-tas.org.au
W: www.anglicare-tas.org.au

NSW: Seminar: 'Still doing it tough'

Update by Melissa Wong on deprivation and social exclusion among welfare service clients, and the impacts of trade liberalisation on poverty and income inequality of
Vietnamese households. RSVP by 9/10/09. (University of NSW, Robert Webster Building, Room 250).

Social Policy Research Centre
P: 02 9385 7805
E: sprcseminars@unsw.edu.au

NSW: Volunteer! Australia and Abroad

Volunteering opportunities for students in Australia and overseas.  Speakers from Australian Youth Ambassadors for Development and Centre for Volunteering NSW. (University of NSW, John Goodsell 19).

Boris Waldman (Social Justice Project)
P: 0414 515 994
E: sjp@unsw.edu.au

WA: Guest speaker

Youth Ambassador from World Vision talks with students about their experiences, poverty and hardship etc. (Creaney Primary School, Kingsley).

Courtney Smart (Creaney Primary School Chaplain)
P: 08 9402 6114
E: courtneys@youthcare.org.au

VIC: Workshop

Community workshop with a financial counsellor to speak on surviving on a low income. (Tullamarine Community House, Carol Grove, Tullamarine).

Hume City Council
P: 03 9302 1369
E: dalals@hume.vic.gov.au
W: www.hume.vic.gov.au

ACT: Afternoon Tea with speaker

Afternoon tea with speaker on the theme poverty in our community. (Alzheimers Australia ACT).

Sally Koodiaroff (Alzheimers Australia)
P: 02 5255 0722
E: sallyk@alzheimersact.asn.au
W: www.alzheimersact.asn.au

ACT: Information Stall

Children and young people asked about their understandings of poverty and provided with information about poverty. (Civic Bus Interchange, East Row).

Kim Hefren-Webb (Marymead & ACT Human Rights Commi
P: 02 6162 5800
E: kim.heferen-webb@marymead.org.au

TAS: MPH Fest

Free concert presented by Make Poverty History, Enough and the Northern Suburbs Community Centre with live music, sausage sizzle and kids entertainment. (Waverly Primary School, Naroo St, Waverley).

Denise Delphin (Northern Suburbs Community Centre)
P: 03 6326 5506
E: manager@northernsuburbscommunitycentres.org.au

ACT: Free meal service

Political and sporting teams will serve meals in our free food program operating out of the Griffin Centre. (Griffin Centre, 20 Genge St, Canberra City).

Kristine Flanagan (Australian Red Cross)
P: 02 6234 7602
E: kflanagan@redcross.org.au
W: www.redcross.org.au

QLD: BBQ

Free sausage sizzle etc for people experiencing financial difficulty and homelessness in the community. (Maryborough Town Hall Greens, Kent St, Maryborough).

Gayle Minniecon (Lifeline Community Care)
P: 07 4122 9000
E: gayle.minniecon@lccq.org.au

QLD: The 'Feeding Hope' Project

Welfare meals for people affected by poverty. Aiming to bring businesses and individuals together to make these meals a weekly event. (Queen's Park, Maryborough). 

Kathy Parkinson (Lifeline Fraser Coast)
P: 07 4122 2900
E: kathy.parkinson@lccq.org.au

NSW: Demand Dignity: A Forum on Indigenous Rights

Concentrating on social justice and poverty issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, using human rights based approach. Speakers Dr Sarah Maddison (Indigenous Policy & Dialogue Unit), Juanita Sherwood (Nura Gili Indigenous Program) and George Newhouse (human rights lawyer). (CLB 4, UNSW).   

Louise Brown (Amnesty International UNSW)
P: 0402 307 436
E: amnesty@unsw.edu.au
W: www.amnesty.unsw.edu.au

NSW: Film Screening: 'The End of Poverty?'

Documentary followed by panel discussion, drinks and canapés to celebrate launch of Jubilee Australia's campaign ‘Digging to the Roots of Poverty'. (Dendy Cinemas, Circular Quay, Sydney).

Julia Roy (Jubilee Australia)
P: 02 80604404
E: info@jubileeaustralia.org
W: http://www.treeoftruth.org.au/theendofpoverty-event

SA: Symposium

'How Australia can be a society for everyone'. Prof Marion Maddox as a keynote speaker with panelists Prof Peter Bucksin and Minister Hon. Jay Weatherill.  (Pilgrim Uniting Church, Adelaide). 

Marelle Harisun (Pilgrim Uniting Church)
P: 08 8212 3295
E: mharisun@bigpond.com
W: www.pilgrim.org.au/symposium

Wednesday 14 October

Description [venue] Contact

SA: Display

Display of financial literacy information provided for members of the local community. (Housing SA Marion, 235 Sturt Rd, Sturt).

Sue Heathcote (UnitingCare Wesley Adelaide)
P: 08 8202 5180
E: sue.heathcote@ucwesleyadelaide.org.au

QLD: Family activity day

Communities for Children have organised an activity day where there will be food can donation for Christmas hamper distribution to vulnerable families. Donation of 20% of canteen profits to a local charity. (Coomera Community Youth Centre, 25 Tamborine-Oxenford Rd, Oxenford).

Margaret Spriggs (Lifeline Gold Coast)
P: 13 11 44
E: margarets@lifelinegoldcoast.org
W: http://www.lifeline.org.au/goldcoast

NT: Launch: Sunset Outreach Service

Launch of mobile meals and outreach service by Vincentcare, offering a meal, friendly ear, conversation and fellowship to homeless and needy people. Volunteers please apply.

Michael Byrne (St Vincent de Paul Society)
P: 08 8948 8100
E: mbyrne@svdpnt.org.au
W: www.vinnies.com.au/nt

WA: Art Response to Poverty

All classes discussing poverty using the work of artist Lowry. Looking at 'colour' to express emotions of poverty. (Thornlie Primary School, Thornlie Ave, Thornlie).

Christine Thomas (Thornlie Primary School)
P: 08 9459 4333
E: christine.thomas@det.wa.edu.au

WA: Collection for a Local Women's Refuge

School community is collecting toiletries and games for children to donate to a local women's refuge
(Springfield Primary School, Bridgewater Drive, Kallaroo).

Debaters Association of Vic and ABC Radio personal
E: jennyp@youthcare.org.au

QLD: Morning Tea

Mission Australia QLD Office are holding a staff lunch to raise awareness about poverty and hardship, and celebrate Mission Australia's efforts to reduce poverty. (11 Cleveland St, Stones Corner).

Julie Yeabsley (Mission Australia)
P: 07 3847 8411
E: yeabsleyj@missionaustralia.com.au
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au

QLD: Morning Tea

Mission Australia Employment Solutions at Stanthorpe are holding a staff lunch to raise awareness about poverty and hardship, and celebrate Mission Australia's efforts to reduce poverty. (Mission Australia office, Stanthorpe).

Julie Yeabsley (Mission Australia)
P: 07 3847 8411
E: yeabsleyj@missionaustralia.com.au
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au

SA: Food Security Tour

Government ministers, politicians and local government senior management invited to a bus tour highlighting the importance of community gardens and the need for funding and support for food security programs. Lunch at St Bedes. (Fawk Reserve, Cnr Hamilton Road & Adele Street, Woodville North).

Debbie Stansfield (Athol Park Neighbourhood House)
P: 08 8408 1353
E: dstanfield@charlessturt.sa.gov.au

SA: Social Inclusion Breakfast

Leaders in social inclusion policy and delivery will detail their focus on helping everyone to make meaningful contributions to society. (Hyatt Regency, Adelaide). 

Hamilton Calder (CEDA)
P: 0419 224 356
E: hamilton.calder@ceda.com.au
W: www.ceda.com.au

QLD: Free Breakfast

QUT and QUT Student Guild free breakfast with information booths to raise awareness of poverty issues affecting students. (QUT, Kelvin Grove Campus, Busway Entrance).

Daniel Brennan (QLD Uni of Technology)
P: 07 3138 0067
E: Daniel.brennan@qut.edu.au
W: www.equity.qut.edu.au/news/news-event.jsp?news-event-id=30152

WA: Fundraiser

Sponsored 30-hour famine to raise money for a variety of poverty-related charities. (Mission Australia On-Track Facility, 34 Hasler Rd, Osborne Park).

Vivienne Keeley (Mission Australia)
P: 08 9226 0930
E: keeleyv@missionaustralia.com.au
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au/cyi

WA: Make A Difference (M.A.D) Day

Children will dress up in Cambodian style dress, eat Cambodian food and hold fundraising events throughout the week. Supporting a school in Cambodia, and raising funds to build three toilets.

Suzanne Cooper (Pickering Brook Primary School)
E: suzanne.cooper@det.wa.edu.au

QLD: School Parade & Food drive

Students will run a canned food drive throughout the week (Sports Hall, Poinciana Drive).

Jodi Hancock (Flagstone Community College)
P: 07 5547 9342
E: jhanc12@ed.edu.au

TAS: Homeless Connect Hobart

A wide range of services for homeless people or those in housing stress will be attending to provide help with accommodation, medical, legal support and recreational services. (Hobart City Hall).

Simon Duffy (Hobart City Council)
P: 03 6238 2413
E: duffys@hobartcity.com.au

NSW: Community Forum

The Energy & Water Ombudsman NSW (EWON) is hosting a forum for community workers on the Central Coast about energy and water related issues. (Ettalong, TBC).

Narelle Brown (EWON)
P: 02 8218 5241
E: narelleb@ewon.com.au
W: www.ewon.com.au

SA: Workshop

A workshop on making your money work for you effectively with information about local health services. (Elizabeth Park Primary School, Turner Rd, Elizabeth Park).

Ann Brown (Northern Area Community & Youth Service
P: 08 8252 2474
E: nacys@nacys.asn.au

VIC: Youth Action Conference

Young people's change-making stories and organisations aiming to inspire; share social change initiatives; facilitate workshops and create networks for schools. Aiming to build connections for change between the education, community and corporate sectors. (Etihad Stadium). 

Josh Levy (Foundation for Young Australians)
P: 03 9604 6221
E: josh.levy@fya.org.au
W: www.fya.org.au

NT: Information Stall

Information stall for the general public about local and global poverty. Key message about what we can do to change it. (Palmerston Shopping Centre).

Jess Ettridge (Mission Australia)
P: 08 8935 0949
E: ettridge@missionaustralia.com.au

SA: Workshop

Assisting parents to provide healthy low cost meals. Sandra Wilksch will speak about adapting recipes for special needs, and a dietician about nutrition for children. Goodie bags with recipe cards, veggie seeds and magazines. (Torrens Valley Community Centre, Gumeracha).

Anne Ellis (Torrens Valley Community Centre)
P: 08 8389 1711
E: aellis@ahc.sa.gov

SA: Budget Skills Training

Training for volunteers and paid workers involved in assisting people in need. (Renmark Paringa Council Chambers, 86 Nineteenth St, Renmark).

Julie Wailer (Renmark Paringa Community Centre)
P: 08 8586 5745
E: Riverland_volunteer@hotmail.com

QLD: Morning Tea

Mission Australia Pathways to Prevention Project are holding a staff lunch to raise awareness about poverty and hardship, and celebrate Mission Australia's efforts to reduce poverty. (Mission Australia QLD office).

Julie Yeabsley (Mission Australia)
P: 07 3847 8411
E: yeabsleyj@missionaustralia.com.au
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au

SA: Communty Food Barn Show Case

Launch of Anglicare SA's Elizabeth Mission Food Barn renovations, with a Programs Expo, garden tours, sale of plants. Refreshments provided. All welcome. (The Mission, 91-93 Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth).

Ana Byerley (Anglicare)
P: 08 8209 5737
E: abyerley@angilcare-sa.org.au

QLD: Youth Outreach Service Open Day

Come visit YOS and find out what we offer young people. Chat with staff and look at displays, while having coffee and something to eat. (20 Baxter St, Fortitude Valley).

Louise of Sherene (Salvation Army Youth Outreach S
P: 07 3854 1245
E: yosbrisbane@aue.salvationarmy.org
W: www.youthoutreachservice.org

QLD: "Your Journey Through ToughTimes"

Display of work by clients in the 'Participate in Prosperity' program depicting what moving through poverty means to them. (YFS, 376 Kingston Rd, Woodridge).

Helen Townes (Youth & Family Service)
P: 07 3826 1500
E: helent@yfs.org.au

WA: Open Day

An opportunity to visit the office of Big Issue (a magazine sold by disadvantaged and homeless people. Meet the vendors and enjoy a morning tea. (Saint Brigids, 60 John St, Northbridge).

Jim Petrie (The Big Issue)
P: 08 9228 2711
E: jpetrie@bigissue.org.au
W: www.bigissue.org.au

SA: Demonstration

A cooking demonstration for school students and the public about shopping and eating well on a budget. Raffle prizes of healthy basket of groceries, with gold coin donations and food collection bins at local supermarkets. (Mannum College, Walker Ave, Mannum). 

Jude Lowrey (Mid Murray Community Services)
P: 08 8569 2129
E: chips@jm.net.au

WA: Giving to the Needy

Variety of activities including hair cuts, Centrelink display, BBQ, face painting, food hampers, clothing, cooking lessons, financial counselling and art and craft workshops. (7 Neil St, Osborne Park).

Phillip Barker (Victory Life Community Services)
P: 08 9202 7128
E: Barker.phil@victorylifecentre.com.au

QLD: Scene & Unseen Photo display

Free public viewing of photographs of images in public places of communities portraying poverty submitted to the inaugural competition. (Balmoral Room, Brisbane Town Hall).

Gail Middleton (Welfare Rights Centre Inc)
P: 0434 332 201
E: gailm@wrcqld.org.au
W: www.sceneandunseen.com

QLD: Morning Tea

Mission Australia Project Circuit Breaker at Kedron are holding a staff lunch to raise awareness about poverty and hardship, and celebrate Mission Australia's efforts to reduce poverty. (Mission Australia office, Kedron).

Julie Yeabsley (Mission Australia)
P: 07 3847 8411
E: yeabsleyj@missionaustralia.com.au
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au

QLD: Morning Tea

Mission Australia Employment Solutions at Goondiwindi are holding a staff lunch to raise awareness about poverty and hardship, and celebrate Mission Australia's efforts to reduce poverty. (Mission Australia office, Goondiwindi).

Julie Yeabsley (Mission Australia)
P: 07 3847 8411
E: yeabsleyj@missionaustralia.com.au
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au

NT: Display and information

Focusing on local and national poverty issues. (Katherine Public Library).

Sophie Henderson (Katherine Town Council)
P: 08 8971 1188
E: sophie.henderson@ktc.nt.gov.au
W: www.ktc.nt.gov.au

SA: Talk

Pauline Perry shares recipes, tricks and trips on making preserves and pickles, and on ways of using vegies from your garden to cut grocery bills. (28 Daranda Tce, Milang).

Karen Barrett (Milang Community Centre)
P: 08 8537 0678
E: karen.barrett@moshcc.com
W: http://moshcc.com.au

SA: Morning tea and donations

Staff morning tea with request to donate to World Vision overseas aid. (Families SA Port Pirie, 10 Digby St, Kadina).

Sue Allison (Families SA)
P: 08 8638 4311
E: sue.allison@dfc.sa.gov.au

QLD: Morning Tea

Mission Australia Referral for Active Intervention at Ipswich are holding a staff lunch to raise awareness about poverty and hardship, and celebrate Mission Australia's efforts to reduce poverty. (Mission Australia office, Ipswich).

Julie Yeabsley (Mission Australia)
P: 07 3847 8411
E: yeabsleyj@missionaustralia.com.au
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au

VIC: Launch

Launch of the Emergency Relief Research Report "It's not about the bread..." examining the provision of services, trends, and new possibilities. (South Port UnitingCare, 319 Dorcas St, South Melbourne).

Charles Gibson (UnitingCare Vic & Tas)
P: 03 9251 2583
E: Charles.gibson@victas.unitingcare.org.au
W: www.victas.unitingcare.org.au

VIC: Workshop

Community workshop with a financial counsellor to speak on surviving on a low income. (Sunbury Neighbourhood House & Community Centre, 531 Elizabeth Dr, Sunbury).

Hume City Council
P: 03 9302 1369
E: dalals@hume.vic.gov.au
W: www.hume.vic.gov.au

WA: Staff morning tea

Morning tea for staff to discuss poverty and hardship, and find out more about Anti-Poverty Week. (Creaney Primary School, Kingsley).

Courtney Smart (Creaney Primary School Chaplain)
P: 08 9402 6114
E: courtneys@youthcare.org.au

QLD: Plain Rice Day

Students in the primary school will have the opportunity to eat a bowl of plain rice for the day, followed by classroom discussions on poverty. (Calvary Christian College, Springwood).

Jim Haak (Calvary Christian College)
P: 0412 469 394
E: jim.haak@calvarycc.qld.edu.au
W: www.calvarycc.qld.edu.au

NT: Soup Kitchen Awareness

Highlighting awareness of the Katherine Soup Kitchen and the wider community.  Entertainment, soup and damper.  (Old Katherine Tick Market).

Jane Goodings (Australian Red Cross)
P: 08 8971 1246
E: jgoodings@redcross.org,au

QLD: Morning Tea

Mission Australia Employment Solutions at Mt Gravatt are holding a staff lunch to raise awareness about poverty and hardship, and celebrate Mission Australia's efforts to reduce poverty. (Mission Australia office, Mt Gravatt).

Julie Yeabsley (Mission Australia)
P: 07 3847 8411
E: yeabsleyj@missionaustralia.com.au
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au

QLD: Morning Tea

Mission Australia Employment Solutions at Beaudesert are holding a staff lunch to raise awareness about poverty and hardship, and celebrate Mission Australia's efforts to reduce poverty. (Mission Australia office, Beaudesert).

Julie Yeabsley (Mission Australia)
P: 07 3847 8411
E: yeabsleyj@missionaustralia.com.au
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au

NSW: Information Stalls and BBQ

Information Stalls will be set up on campus by several different organisations. Come find out more about poverty and what you can do to help.  There will also be a BBQ. (University of Wollongong).

Nicole Aitken (University of Wollongong)
E: nicole-aitken@hotmail.com

VIC: Cooking demonstration

Free cooking-for-one demonstration to highlight the importance of healthy eating and  health food options regardless of budget. (Willows Historical Park, Reserve Rd, Melton).

Melton Men's Shed
P: 03 9747 7200
W: http://www.melton.vic.gov.au/Page/page.asp?Page_Id=1759&h=0

QLD: Morning Tea

Mission Australia Employment Solutions at Inala / Oxley are holding a staff lunch to raise awareness about poverty and hardship, and celebrate Mission Australia's efforts to reduce poverty. (Mission Australia office, Inala/Oxley). 

Julie Yeabsley (Mission Australia)
P: 07 3847 8411
E: yeabsleyj@missionaustralia.com.au
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au

SA: Healthy, tasty, affordable Food

Come along and watch, learn and taste the food we prepare that is affordable for the whole family. (Red Cross Store, Elizabeth North Shopping Centre).

Brenda Kranz (Red Cross)
P: 08 8100 4591
E: bkranz@redcross.org.au
W: www.redcross.org.au

VIC: BBQ

A BBQ for the community to raise awareness about homelessness, poverty and hardship held as pert of the BRIDGES program for people with an intellectual disability. (23 Apollo Cr, Dallas).

Jen Deurwaarder (Melbourne Citymission)
P: 03 9487 9200
E: jdeurwaarder@mcm.org.au
W: www.mcm.org.au

VIC: BBQ and activities

Community Welfare students host an event to promote local awareness about poverty. Info packs, raffles, competitions, food swaps, and BBQ. Proceeds donated to local food banks. (Swinburn TAFE, Croydon).

Michelle Peterson (Pover Over Poverty)
P: 0438 788 811
E: michelle@cmbar.net

NSW: BBQ in the Park

Letting young people know about services such as Centrelink, Inner West Skills Centre, Health Services and various Barnardos programs. Food, entertainment, free raffle tickets and prizes, BBQ, drinks, sporting activities. (Oval, Auburn Park Sydney).

Marlene Gilbert (Barnardos)
P: 02 9646 2770
E: mgilbert@barnardos.org.au

VIC: Morning Tea

Morning tea, featuring fair trade products, to alert staff of nearby agencies to local and international poverty issues. (Cardinal Knox Centre).

Terry O'Shannassy (Catholic Social Services)
P: 03 9287 5570
E: toshannassy@css.org.au
W: www.css.org.au

QLD: Scene & Unseen Photo Prizes

Presentation of prizes in annual competition for photos of images in public places of communities portraying poverty. See website for details of competition. Winners of each category will be announced by the Minister for Community Services, Housing and Women, Karne Struthers. (Brisbane Town Hall).

Gail Middleton (Welfare Rights Centre Inc)
P: 07 3421 2520
E: gailm@wrcqld.org.au
W: www.sceneandunseen.com

VIC: Lunch

Free lunch for participants of Gateway in Collingwood and their support workers who increase the capacity of young people at risk. (Artful Dodgers Studios, 1 Langridge St, Collingwood).

Penelope Scanlan (Artful Dodgers Studios)
P: 03 9415 8700
E: penelope.scanlan@jss.org.au
W: www.jss.org.au/content/view/81/114/

SA: Anti-Poverty Attitudes

So you think you know what poverty means to South Australians? Come down to Rundle Mall and meet your friendly neighbourhood SACOSS staff, who will be gathering opinions and information on issues of poverty and disadvantage in South Australia. (Rundle Mall, Adelaide).

Lucas De Boer (SACOSS)
P: 08 8305 4211
E: lucas@sacoss.org.au
W: www.sacoss.org.au

TAS: Discussion & Lunch

‘Sisters on the Planet' DVD about women, climate change and poverty followed by discussion and lunch. (8 Strahan St, South Burnie).

Ann Hughes (Anglicare)
P: 03 6213 3567
E: a.hughes@anglicare-tas.org.au

NSW: Anti-Pover-Tea Party

Come and enjoy Fair-Trade items and learn how Fair Trade is making a difference. (University of NSW, Library Lawn).

OXFAM UNSW
E: oxfam.unsw@gmail.com

NSW: Public debate: 'Child Sponsorship is exploitation'

Debate by UNSW students, followed by open mic for audience to voice their views. (University of NSW, Library Lawn).

UNSW Debating Society
E: unsw.debsoc@gmail.com
W: www.debsoc.unsw.edu.au

SA: Workshops

Three workshops for people on a low income; Cooking on a budget; Low cost cleaning; Head lice solutions. (St Mary Magdalene, 82 Fairfield Rd, Elizabeth Grove).

Tammy Bruecher (Elizabeth Community Connections)
P: 08 8255 6144
E: info@eccp.org.au

WA: Petition

Sausage sizzle with gold coin donation. Petition on homelessness and young people handed to local MP. (Greenwood Senior High School, 79 Coolibah Drive, Greenwood).

Liesl Mahood (Greenwood Senoir High School)
P: 08 9243 9210
E: liesl.mahood@det.wa.edu.au

WA: Presentation and Afternoon Tea

Presentation on welfare assistance in Perth and the work of voluntary organisation Joseph's Coat. Followed by a donation from City of Gosnells to the organisation and afternoon tea. (Gosnells Community Lotteries House, 2232 Albany Hwy, Gosnells).

Shirley Glover (South East Metropolitan Emergency
E: shirley@gosclc.com.au

VIC: Workshop

Community workshop with a financial counsellor to speak on surviving on a low income. (Homestead Community & Learning Centre, 30 Wiltshire Dr, Roxburgh Park).

Hume City Council
P: 03 9302 1369
E: dalals@hume.vic.gov.au
W: www.hume.vic.gov.au

NSW: Poverty Activity

Students will do creative art activities around the meaning of poverty and people's experiences around poverty. Afternoon tea, games and discussions will take place. (Creative Youth Initiatives).

Sarah Kim (Creative Youth Initiatives)
P: 02 9356 8897
E: kims@missionaustralia.com.au
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au/cyi

WA: School Assembly

Interactive presentation by Principal Trevor Mitchell on poverty and how to make a difference. Collection of food hampers and encouragement to get involved with social justice issues. (Creaney Primary School, Kingsley).

Courtney Smart (Creaney Primary School Chaplain)
P: 08 9402 6114
E: courtneys@youthcare.org.au

NSW: Workshop

A workshop to give students practical tips and guidance on everything from overcoming harsh student poverty to simply saving a few dollars around campus. (University of NSW, Blockhouse).

UNSW Student epresentative Committee
P: 02 9385 7700
W: http://www.arc.unsw.edu.au/Rep-Council-29.aspx

SA: Street Soccer Match

ASU Staff and members will play Adelaide's Street Soccer team to raise funds for their program using the power of sport to promote social inclusion and personal change for homeless, marginalised and disadvantaged people. (Adelaide City Junior Soccer Club, South Parklands, 190 South Terrace).

Peter Hall (Australia Services Union)
P: 08 8363 1322
E: phall@aus-sant.asn.au
W: http://www.streetsoccer.org.au/our-program/cssp/

ACT: Information Stall

Children and young people asked about their understandings of poverty and provided with information about poverty. (Woden Bus Interchange, Callum St).

Kim Hefren-Webb (Marymead & ACT Human Rights Commi
P: 02 6162 5800
E: kim.heferen-webb@marymead.org.au

TAS: MPH Fest

Free concert presented by Make Poverty History, Enough and the Northern Suburbs Community Centre with live music, sausage sizzle and kids entertainment. (King Billy Park, King Billy Cr, Rocherlea).

Denise Delphin (Northern Suburbs Community Centre)
P: 03 6326 5506
E: manager@northernsuburbscommunitycentres.org.au

QLD: Food and Clothing Drive

Collecting items of food and clothing to be donated to local shelters and support services. (Mission Australia, Nambour).

Paula Martyn (Mission Australia)
P: 07 5476 3789
E: martynpa@missionaustralia.com.au

NSW: Presentation

A presentation on the importance of food security. Open to members and the general public. (Red Cross House, Level 5, 159 Clarence St, Sydney).

Josh Buston (Red Cross)
P: 02 9229 4270
E: jbuston@redcross.org.au
W: www.redcross.org.au

NSW: Film Screening

Screening of Call & Response, a film about human trafficking. Come and find out how you can take action. (University of NSW, Matthews Theatre D).

Khajal Gopal (Vision Generation UNSW)
E: unsw@vgroups.vgen.org
W: http://www.facebook.com/search/?init=srp&sfxp=&q=green+scarf+day#/event.php?eid=152919138393&ref=sha

QLD: Scene & Unseen Photo Prizes

Come and view photographs of images raising awareness of poverty and social exclusion in Australia. Beer and bubbles provided, $10 entry fee. (Brisbane Town Hall).

Gail Middleton (Welfare Rights Centre Inc)
P: 0434 332 201
E: gailm@wrcqld.org.au
W: www.sceneandunseen.com

NSW: Forum: 'Aid, Trade and Climate Change: Poverty in the Asia Pacific'

Addressing implications of the Federal Government's policy on bilateral aid, trade, and climate change in the Asia-Pacific region. Speakers include Beverly Ng (Oxfam Australia) Duncan McDuie-Ra (UNSW Lecturer), James Arvanitakis (AID/WATCH) Deb Cummins (specialist in development in Timor-Leste). Snacks and refreshments provided. (Matthews Theatre C, UNSW).

Grace Vining (Oxfam UNSW)
P: 0432 253 898
E: oxfam.unsw@gmail.com

QLD: Soup Night

A soup night to raise awareness of poverty in our community. (South Burnett, tbc).

Louise Judge (Community Development Project)
P: 07 4162 5439
E: sbcdp@bigpond.net.au

QLD: BBQ

Free sausage sizzle etc for people experiencing financial difficulty and homelessness in the community. (Maryborough Town Hall Greens, Kent St, Maryborough).

Gayle Minniecon (Lifeline Community Care)
P: 07 4122 9000
E: gayle.minniecon@lccq.org.au

NSW: Trivia night

A trivia night at the Uni Bar on the theme of poverty. (University of Wollongong).

Nicole Aitken (University of Wollongong)
E: nicole-aitken@hotmail.com

NSW: Public Forum

Free forum on three aspects of poverty â€" maternal and child health, poverty and disability, and water and sanitation â€" which are crucial to help poor people become economically sustainable. Fran Kelly (Radio National) will MC the forum. (The Great Hall, UTS, Tower Building, Broadway, Sydney).

Rob Francis (One Just World)
E: events@onejustworld.com.au
W: http://www.onejustworld.com.au/Upcoming-Forums/Stand-up-against-Poverty.aspx

ACT: Forum

Julian Disney to speak on "The social inclusion agenda: What does it mean for poverty in Australia?" followed by discussion. (Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture).

Heather McLaren (Christians for an Ethical Society
E: hbmac@optusnet.com.au
W: www.ces.org.au

SA: Symposium: 'How the public good include the whole of creation'

Keynote speaker Marion Maddox, Macquarie Centre for Social Inclusion. Also, Lynn Arnold, Co-Chair of SA Anti-Poverty Week, and Sen Sarah Hanson-Young, Australian Greens. (Pilgrim Uniting Church, 12 Flinders Street, Adelaide).

Marelle Harisun (Pilgrim Uniting Church)
P: 08 8212 3295
E: mharisun@bigpond.com
W: www.pilgrim.org.au/symposium

QLD: Street Tour v Shelter Tour

Tour by a street-experienced guide to a street van, with coffee at our shelter. (Pindari Homeless Women's Service, 28 Quarry St, Spring Hill).

Michelle Goulding (Salvation Army)
P: 07 3832 6073
E: michellegoulding@aue.salvationarmy.org

VIC: Presentation

Presentation to an interfaith social justice group on poverty issues. (St Joseph's School Hall, Warrnambool).

Jeff Wild (Act for Peace)
P: 03 9650 6811
E: jwild@vcc.org.au

VIC: Art Workshop

Series of art project / workshops run by Western Young People's Independent Network for young refugees to develop art work stories. (214 Nicholson St, Footscray).

Sharon Fisher (Melbourne City Mission)
P: 03 9680 8203
E: sfisher@mcm.org.au
W: www.mcm.org.au

Thursday 15 October

Description [venue] Contact

QLD: Fundraiser

Free Dress Day to raise awareness about Anti-Poverty Week and funds for a poverty related cause. (Bouldercombe State School, Burnett Highway).

Jacqui Hamilton (Bouldercombe State School)
P: 07 49124 777
E: jhami140@eq.edu.au

SA: Information Stall

Information stall on local community services. (Westland Shopping cnr Nichollson Ave & McDouall Stuart Ave, Whyalla). 

Claire Vandenbergh (Families SA)
P: 1800 245 242
E: Joanne.porteous@dfc.sa.gov.au
W: http://www.dfc.sa.gov.au/pub/Default.aspx?tabid=140

NSW: Information Stand & Guessing Competition

Guess the cost of the Coles trolley of food products to win the lot! Free entry. Information on the Highlands Community Centre services. (Coles Supermarket, Oxley Mall, Cnr Boolwey & Bendooley Sts, Bowral).

Michelle Coates (Highlands Community Centre)
P: 02 4862 1122
E: michelle@highlandscommunity.org.au

ACT: Young Christian Students

ACT co-patron Bishop Pat Power will be addressing a whole school assembly. (St Francis Xavier College, Florey).

Rebecca Bull (St Francis Xavier College)
E: 8100569@sfx.cg.catholic.edu.au

SA: Information bag

A bag containing info on budgeting, concessions, nutrition, meal planners etc for isolated communities in the Mid North will be left at local councils, schools and police stations. (Mid North region of SA).

Sue Allison (Families SA)
P: 08 8638 4311
E: sue.allison@dfc.sa.gov.au

SA: Presentations: 'Weathering the financial storm'

Presentations about budgeting, concessions and healthy eating on a budget to isolated communities, by Families SA, UnitingCare Wesley and Port Pirie Regional health service. (Booleroo Centre and Peterborough).

Sue Allison (Families SA)
P: 08 8638 4311
E: sue.allison@dfc.sa.gov.au

VIC: Sambell Oration Dinner

Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to deliver a public lecture exploring opportunities for social inclusion. Dinner is now fully subscribed. (Great Hall, National Gallery of Victoria). 

Brotherhood of St Laurence
P: 03 9483 1301
E: events@bsl.org.au
W: http://www.bsl.org.au/main.asp?PageId=5160&iMainMenuPageId=5160

SA: Workshop

Financial planning workshop on overcoming financial and poverty issues. Followed by a recession buster lunch and cooking course. (Women's Community Centre, 64 Nelson St, Stepney).

Michelle Tsutsulis (Women's Community Centre)
P: 08 8362 6571
E: wccsa@senet.com.au

VIC: Book Club evening

Blow In Book Club will mark the Week by selecting material focusing on poverty issues. (Northcote, TBA).

Erin Bright (Blow In Book Club)
E: ekbright@gmail.com

VIC: Breakfast Seminar: 'Poverty at all Costs'

Guests will start the day with the Good Start Breakfast Club and meet volunteers who help children get a nutritious start to the day. Guest speakers include Cath Smith (Victorian Council of Social Service) and Michael Raper (Red Cross). (RMIT Melbourne).

Hilda Green (Red Cross)
P: 03 8327 7742
E: hgreen@redcross.org.au
W: www.redcross.org.au

WA: Big Breakfast

Free breakfast with information about local agencies and a forum about what people of Swan feel would help address local poverty. (Carnegie Triangle, Midland).

Zera Hancock (Jobs Australia Community Key)
P: 08 9247 9900
E: zera@jamidland.com.au
W: www.communitykey.com.au

QLD: Internal Breakfast

Mission Australia's Nightspot Program will host an internal breakfast for site staff in support of Anti-Poverty Week. (Invitation only).

Bridget Coyne (Mission Australia)
P: 0431 905 036
E: coynebr@missionaustralia.com

WA: School garden launch

Red Cross will launch the Bertram School garden to teach students about healthy eating, growing food, gardening and caring for the environment in socially disadvantaged areas. (Bertram School, Champion Dr, Bertram).

Katie Isaac (Red Cross)
E: kisaac@redcross.org.au
W: www.redcross.org.au

NT: Information Stall

The Healthy Engagement and Assistance in the Long Grass (HEAL) are holding an info stall about the program. (Casuarina Shopping Centre, 247 Trower Rd).

Josette O'Donnell (Larrakia National Aboriginal Co
P: 08 8985 6822
E: Heal.coordinator@larrakia.com

NT: Arts in the Grass

An opportunity for people living rough around Darwin to paint, weave and create. Art will be displayed at an exhibition in December. (Tiwi Islands).

Josette O'Donnell (Larrakia National Aboriginal Co
P: 08 8985 6822
E: Heal.coordinator@larrakia.com

QLD: Display

A social justice display at a technology workshop for school students. (Our Lady of the Assumption Centre, Enoggera).

Daniel Gubby (Catholic Education)
P: 07 3355 2388
E: dgubby@bne.catholic.edu.au

SA: Information Stall

Western Region Anti-Poverty Forum members to provide information on services available to low income households in Adelaide's western region. (Port Canal Mall).

Susan Ross-Taylor (UnitingCare Wesley Bowden)
E: susan.ross-taylor@ucwb.org.au

SA: Information Stall

Western Region Anti-Poverty Forum members will provide info on services for low income people in Adelaide's western region. (Centro, Arndale Shopping Centre, 470 Torrens Rd, Kilkenny.)

Susan Ross-Taylor (UnitingCare Wesley Bowden)
P: 08 8245 7199
E: susan.ross-taylor@ucwb.org.au

VIC: Conference

Kate Beaumont (National Welfare Rights Network) and other will address the Australian Services Union state conference on issues of underemployment and links to poverty. (Rydges on Swanston, 701 Swanston Street, Carlton).

Mark Phillips (ACTU/ASU)
P: 03 8676 7266
E: mphillips@actu.asn.au

VIC: Forum: 'An unequal society is an unhealthy society'

Speakers and discussion groups identifying action on poverty. Followed by BBQ, music, entertainment etc. (St Kilda Town Hall).

Sandy Joffe (Port Phillip Community Group)
P: 03 8598 6602
E: sandy@ppcg.org.au
W: www.ppcg.org.au

WA: Forum

A forum for People With Disabilities members and MPs electorate officers to discuss the impact of poverty has on people with disabilities. (Boulevard Centre, Floreat).

Carmen (People With Disabilities)
E: carmen@pwdwa.org

SA: Community event

Tori Morton to talk about the idea of ‘One Magic Square', the concept of growing your own vegies. Hear about the Food Security and Health Project where you can participate in activities supporting families and communities access fresh food in rural locations. Please RSVP. (Hackham West Community Garden, 268 Beach Rd, Hackham West). 

Megan (SA HElath & City of Onkaparinga)
P: 08 8384 0665

SA: Workshop

Chocolate making workshop as well as display of other inexpensive gifts and presentation ideas to help save money in times of financial hardship. (Reedbeds Community Centre, Fitch Rd, Fulham).

Rose Dunn (Reedbeds Community Centre )
P: 08 8235 1644
E: reedbeds@acecomunications.com.au

NSW: BBQ

A BBQ to promote Anti-Poverty Week awareness in the Campbelltown area. (Mawson Park, Queens St, Campbelltown). 

Kate Fitzgerald (Macarthur Diversity Services)
P: 02 4627 1188
E: kate@mdsi.org.au
W: www.mdsi.org.au

ACT: Youth food drive and drop off

People in Canberra City are asked to drop off non perishable food items to the Griffin Centre for distribution to refugees and asylum seekers doing it tough. (Griffin Centre, 20 Genge St, Canberra City).

Kristine Flanagan (Australian Red Cross)
P: 02 6234 7602
E: kflanagan@redcross.org.au
W: www.redcross.org.au

WA: Giving to the Needy

Variety of activities including hair cuts, Centrelink display, BBQ, face painting, food hampers, clothing, cooking lessons, financial counselling and art and craft workshops. (7 Neil St, Osborne Park).

Phillip Barker (Victory Life Community Services)
P: 08 9202 7128
E: Barker.phil@victorylifecentre.com.au

VIC: Morning Tea

Staff and clients discuss the relationship between poverty and bereavement.  (Support After Suicide, 16 The Vaucluse, Richmond).

Louise Flynn (Support After Suicide)
P: 03 9427 9899
E: louise.flynn@jss.org.au

VIC: Standing Up Forum

Forum on youth leadership, working together, tolerance and team work. Hosted by Melbourne Storm, Victoria Police, Host Plus and Liquor Hospitality and Miscellaneous Union. (Buckley Secondary School, Cooper St, Essendon).

Jane Farrell (Victoria Police)
E: jane@lhmu.org.au

SA: Cooking

Chris Lunderstrom shows how to make fresh pasta dishes. Attendees make their own lunch whilst learning about nutrition, active lifestyles and community gardening to reduce grocery expenses in remote rural locations. (28 Daranda Tce, Milang).

Karen Barrett (Milang Community Centre)
P: 08 8537 0678
E: karen.barrett@moshcc.com
W: http://moshcc.com.au

SA: Community Event

A community and agency event with displays, Foodies cooking demonstrations and tasting and more in a great environment. (Gawler Community House).

Jill Talbot (Gawler Anti-Poverty Network)
E: gawlerch@bigpond.com

QLD: Picnic in the Park

Picnic with free food, entertainment including The Big Issue Socceroos Brisbane team, to raise awareness about poverty and hardship. Spported by QLD Shelter, Gold Coast Homelessness Network, Hepatitis Council of QLD, Quihn and Set Free Care. (Cnr Garden & Lawson St, Southport).

Lis Fritz
P: 07 5536 2173
E: liz@blairathol.org

NSW: Munching to Life

A BBQ brunch to raise awareness of food security issues. Held by Sydney South West Area Health Service in partnership with Warwick Farm Neighbourhood Centre. (Warwick Farm Food For Life Market). 

Rana Qummouh / Mary Enkababian (SSWAHS)
P: 02 9828 5956 or 02 9
E: rana.qummouh@sswahs.nsw.gov.au or mary.enkababian@sswaha.nsw.gov.au

NSW: Concert & BBQ

Free ‘Listen Up' concert with live music, information packs, and free sausage sizzle for struggling residents in the area. All welcome. (Marrickville Town Hall, 303 Marrickville Rd).

Marrickville Council
P: 02 9335 2222
E: council@marrickville.nsw.gov.au
W: http://www.marrickville.nsw.gov.au/community/antipovertyweek.htm

SA: The Gathering

Not for profit welfare agencies display their services on offer to the local community. Free BBQ for all. (Mt Gambier Community Centre, 22 Ferrers St, Mt Gambier).

Sue Watt (AC Care)
P: 08 8723 0540
E: sue@accare.org.au
W: www.accare.org.au

SA: Workshop

A workshop on making your money work for you effectively and cooking on a budget, with information about local health services. (Elizabeth East Primary School, Dolphin St, Elizabeth East).

Ann Brown (Northern Area Community & Youth Service
P: 08 8252 2474
E: nacys@nacys.asn.au

QLD: Cookbook Launch

Celebrity chef Ben O'Donoghue will launch the Australia Day BBQ Competition in conjunction with Mission Australia and Clayton Utz. BBQ lunch provided with gold coin donation to Café One's homeless service.  All welcome. (Mission Australia's Café One on Wickham, Fortitude Valley).

Mary Anne Morgan (Mission Australia)
P: 07 3847 8411
E: morganmar@missionaustralia.com.au
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au

WA: Ecumenical Church Service

A church service focused on mental illness and the role mental illness plays in contributing to homelessness, interactions with the legal/justice system, and general lack of wellbeing. (Wesley Uniting Church, Cnr William & Hay St, Perth).

Sarah (UCA Social Justice Unit)
P: 08 9260 9800
E: social.justice@wa.uca.org.au

SA: Healthy, tasty, affordable Food

Come along and watch, learn and taste the food we prepare that is affordable for the whole family. (317 North East Rd, Hampstead Gardens).

Brenda Kranz (Red Cross)
P: 08 8100 4591
E: bkranz@redcross.org.au
W: www.redcross.org.au

VIC: Presentation

Presentation on global poverty issues to Year 10 school assembly. (Mercy College, Camperdown).

Jeff Wild (Act for Peace)
P: 03 9650 6811
E: jwild@vcc.org.au

NSW: BBQ in the Park

BBQ with information on Anti-Poverty Week and MDSI services. (Mawson Park, Queens St, Campbelltown).

Sana Al-Ahmar (Macarthur Diversity Services Inc)
P: 02 4627 1188
E: sana@mdsi.org.au
W: www.mdsi.org.au

ACT: ANU Stands Up for Change

Calling on politicians to increase Australia's aid budget to 0.7% of GDP. Free food, live music, guest speakers.(Australian National University Union Court).

Jen Sharp (Oaktree Foundation)
P: 0411 527 710
E: j.sharp@theoaktree.org
W: www.theoaktree.org

SA: Community Sausage Sizzle

Proceeds going to BoysTown Wishing Tree Appeal to help children, youth and families facing hardship over Christmas. (24 Langford Dr, Elizabeth).

Renae Heinrich (BoysTown)
P: 0434 601 111
E: rheinrich@boystown.com.au

VIC: Community Lunch

Join us for a community lunch with a free Op Shop for those people facing poverty and hardship. (18 Kenly Court, Meadow Heights).

Hume City Council
P: 03 9302 1369
E: dalals@hume.vic.gov.au
W: www.hume.vic.gov.au

SA: Healthy Cooking on a Low Income

A series of sessions on healthy budget cooking looking at the characteristics of a healthy diet, recipes, planning and purchasing ingredients and cooking low cost, healthy meals. (Wandana Community Centre, 14 Blacks Rd, Gilles Plains).

Rille Walshe (Wandana Community Centre)
P: 08 8261 8124
E: rwalshe@centacare.org.au
W: www.centacare.org.au/wcc

VIC: Lunch

A private lunch with discussion about poverty for staff of Jesuit Social Services and Brosnan Youth Services with stakeholders and partners including Youth Justice, East care and YSAS. (16-18 Ellingsworth Parade, Box Hill).

Sarah Lalley (Jesuit Social Services)
P: 03 9791 6596
E: sarah.lelley@jss.org.au
W: www.jss.org.au

NSW: Seminar

David Kinley (Uni of Sydney) to speak on ‘Intersecting trade, aid and commerce - human rights and the global economy'. (Seminar Room, Level 2, Law Faculty, Uni of NSW).

Amber Rowe (Australian Human Rightts Centre)
P: 02 9385 1803
E: ahrc@unsw.edu.au

TAS: Discussion & Lunch

‘Sisters on the Planet' DVD about women, climate change and poverty followed by discussion and lunch. (122 Elizabeth St, Launceston).

Ann Hughes (Anglicare)
P: 03 6231 3567
E: a.hughes@anglicare-tas.org.au
W: www.anglicare-tas.org.au

NSW: Talk

Talk outlining the Philippines example of a community development approach engaging all sectors of society to enable dignity and change for those living in extreme poverty. (Central Lecture Building, Room 1, University of NSW).

Rommel Macaraeg (Gwad Kalinga)
P: 0405 133 699
E: rommel.mac@gmail.com
W: www.gklmb.org

ACT: Information Stall

Children and young people asked about their understandings of poverty and provided with information about poverty. (Belconnen Bus Interchange, Lathlain St).

Kim Hefren-Webb (Marymead & ACT Human Rights Commi
P: 02 6162 5800
E: kim.heferen-webb@marymead.org.au

TAS: MPH Fest

Free concert presented by Make Poverty History, Enough and the Northern Suburbs Community Centre with live music, sausage sizzle and kids entertainment. (Torrens St Peoples Park, Mayfield).

Denise Delphin (Northern Suburbs Community Centre)
P: 03 6326 5506
E: manager@northernsuburbscommunitycentres.org.au

VIC: Demonstration

Healthy Snack Blitz to highlight the importance of healthy eating and health food options regardless of budget. (Melton Youth Facility,193 Barries Rd, Melton).

Melton Youth Facility
E: http://www.melton.vic.gov.au/page/page.asp?page_Id=63

SA: Clean Start Fair Deal for Cleaners

Cleaners will be assembling in front of buildings as part of the Liquor Hospitality & Miscellaneous Union's Clean Start Campaign, to urge cleaning companies to adopt the new standards which lift cleaners out of poverty. (Flinders & Grenfell Streets, Adelaide).

Chris Field (LHMU)
P: 0419 829 762
E: chrisf@lhmu.org.au
W: www.lhmu.org.au

QLD: BBQ

Free sausage sizzle etc for people experiencing financial difficulty and homelessness in the community. (Maryborough Town Hall Greens, Kent St, Maryborough).

Gayle Minniecon (Lifeline Community Care)
P: 07 4122 9000
E: gayle.minniecon@lccq.org.au

NT: Fashion Parade

Fashion Parade using clothes from the Salvos Stores, as part of the Salvation Army Celebrates function. Entrance $30. (Darwin Corps, Lee Point Rd, c/o Yanyula Dr, Anula).

Robert Williams (Salvation Army)
P: 0438 368 100
E: robert.williams@aus.salvationarmy.org
W: www.salvationarmy.org.au

VIC: Homelessness tour

Clients will take supporters on a journey into the life of a young homeless person at night. The evening will comprise refreshments, a tour of Frontyard and the city, hosted by local young people with direct experience of homelessness. (Melbourne CBD).

Brett McDonnell (Melbourne Citymission)
P: 03 8625 2444
E: bmcdonnell@mcm.org.au

NSW: Seminar

Anne Bunde-Birouste (Convenor, Health Promotion Program) will speak on health and development and innovative health promotion for  disadvantaged groups. (Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, 280 Pitt St, Sydney).

Sara Thackaway (Public Health Association of Austr
P: 02 9391 9000
E: mreza@doh.health.nsw.gov.au

VIC: Dinner

Dinner prepared by people experiencing crisis in their lives. Guest speaker Colin Pudd, Industrial Psychologist, on 'Community recognising and embracing poverty on its doorsteps'. (Wodonga Salvation Army Hall, Lawrence St, Wodonga).

Alison Prenter (Albury Wodonga Emergency Relief Pr
P: 02 6024 2108
E: woduca@bigpond.net.au
W: www.wodonga.untitingcare.org.au

QLD: Concert

David Bridie and George Telek will be singing cross-cultural songs related to poverty and hardship. (Logan Entertainment Centre, Brisbane). 

Tom Dick (Wantok Musik Foundation)
P: 0402 542 132
E: tommyd@theplanetspins.com
W: www.davidbridie.com

Friday 16 October

Description [venue] Contact

NT: Op Shop & BBQ

All clothing items will be $1. BBQ lunch provided on site for shoppers. (5 Nemarluk Dr, Ludmilla).

Coralie Nichols (Anglicare NT)
P: 08 8985 0000
E: cnichols@anglicare-nt.org.au
W: www.anglicare-nt.org.au

NT: Salvos Stores special offers

Special offers at all stores and thrift shops for one day only. (All stores).

Robert Williams (Salvation Army)
P: 0438 368 100
E: robert.williams@aus.salvationarmy.org
W: www.salvationarmy.org.au

VIC: Community Sleepout

Members of the community are invited to sleep outside to recognise the many people in the region who sleep outside most of the week. All participants invited by the Salvation Army to breakfast on Saturday. (Woodland Grove, Wodonga).

Alison Prenter (Emergency Relief Program)
P: 02 6024 2108
E: woduca@bigpond.net.au
W: www.wodonga.untitingcare.org.au

SA: Financial Clinic

Free financial advice and referrals to clients, staff and volunteers offered. Bookings essential, all welcome. (The Mission, 91-93 Elizabeth Way, Elisabeth).

Karen Lynch (Anglicare)
P: 08 8209 5752 or 0448
E: klynch@anglicare-sa.org.au

WA: Poster display

Display of student posters on poverty. Guest speakers and fundraising drive for Red Cross, and sister schools in Cambodia and South Africa. (Morley Senior High School Library, Bramwell Rd, Noranda).

Norman Piani (Moorley Senior High School)
P: 08 9376 5555
E: norman.piani@det.wa.edu.au

NSW: Fundraiser

Selling green ribbons and food to raise funds for the Green Scarf Day Foundation to support development projects in Afghanistan and Pakistan. (University of NSW, Library Walkway).

Islamic Society on Campus (UNSW)
P: 02 9385 5957
W: www.isoc-unsw.org.au

VIC: Stand Up day

A day of prayer and standing up against poverty, with signing of 5th birthday cards to send to MPs and cupcake fundraiser. (Catholic Regional College, St Albans).

Glorianne Camilleri (Catholic Regional College, St
P: 03 9366 2544
E: Glorianne.camilleri@catholic.edu.au

WA: Presentation

Presentation at Red Cross annual AGM about Anti-Poverty Week, along with celebration of the work of Soup Patrol volunteers providing nutritious meals to homeless people. (110 Goderich St, East Perth).

Katie Isaac (Red Cross)
P: 08 9225 1990
E: kisaac@redcross.org.au
W: www.redcross.org.au

NAT: Cappacino for a Cause

50c from each Gloria Jean's cappuccino sold will go to OIA to help people living in poverty. (Gloria Jean's nationally). 

Helen Cartwright (Opportunity International Austra
P: 02 9270 3300
E: opinfo@opportunity.org.au
W: www.opportunity.org.au

WA: Free white clothing day

Students are allowed to wear white to school and learn about the Make Poverty History Campaign. White arm bands sold during the day. (Creaney Primary School, Kingsley).

Courtney Smart (Creaney Primary School Chaplain)
P: 08 9402 6114
E: courtneys@youthcare.org.au

WA: Free Dress Day

Students and staff to bring in a gold coin donation for free dress to raise funds for an orphanage in Negara, Indonesia. (Narrogin Primary School, 22 Williams Rd, Narrogin).

Wendy Anderson (Narrogin Primary School Chaplin)
P: 08 9881 5915
E: philwen@westnet.com.au

NSW: Scribing Stall

A stall in the mall on market day to talk to people about poverty issues. Write a letter to politicians, local council, and the media about what needs to be done to address these problems (Wollongong Growers Market, Crown St mall, Wollongong).

Sharon Callaghan (Illawarra Legal Centre)
P: 02 4276 1939
E: Sharon_callaghan@clc.net.au
W: www.illawarralegalcentre.org.au

NT: Outreach Program

Join the Healthy Engagement and Assistance outreach team. There will be a distribution of street swags, food, sheets and clothes. Hair cuts and mobile shower available also. (Bagot Community).

Josette O'Donnell (Larrakia National Aboriginal Co
P: 08 8985 6822
E: Heal.coordinator@larrakia.com

SA: Presentation

‘1.4 Billion Reasons' presentation for youth and schools of eradicating extreme poverty. (St John's Grammar, 29 Gloucester Ave, Belair).

d'Arcy Lunn (Global Poverty Project)
P: 0428 416 765
E: darcy@globalpovertyproject.com

SA: Breakfast

Free breakfast with announcement of the week long ‘guess the cost of the basket' which displays the possibilities of cooking on a budget. All welcome. (St Hilary's,. 1 William St, Morphett Vale). 

Helen Laity (Anglicare)
P: 08 8392 3173
E: hlaity@anglicare-sa.org.au

SA: Workshop

A workshop on making your money work for you effectively and cooking on a budget, with lunch provided. (NACYS Family Learning Network base, Oldford Rd, Davoren Park).

Ann Brown (Northern Area Community & Youth Service
P: 08 8252 2474
E: nacys@nacys.asn.au

SA: Speaker and poster competition

Guest speaker on poverty, then announcement of the winner of a student poster competition on Anti-Poverty Week. (Kapunda High School, West Tce, Kapunda).

Elizabeth Gary-Smith (Kapunda High School)
P: 08 8305 9281
E: elizabeth.gary-smith@kapundahs.sa.edu.au

SA: Expo

A Community Expo featuring local service providers with a focus on well being, health and support services in the area for school students parents.  (Paralowie School, Whites Rd, Paralowie).

Mary Jo Bellew (Paralowie Community Centre)
P: 08 8182 7222
E: mbellew@paralowie.sa.edu.au

NSW: Stand Up

Staff at Oxfam's Sydney office will Stand Up against Poverty and read the Stand Up pledge. (Oxfam Sydney Office, Surry Hills).

Madeleine Holme (Oxfam)
P: 02 8204 3923
E: madeleine@oxfam.org.au
/p>

VIC: Stand Up

A morning tea for staff and friends to help make poverty history by standing up and taking action on the Millennium Development Goals. (ASU building, 116 Queensberry Street,
Carlton South, Victoria).

Brigid Marasco (Australian Services Union)
P: 03 9342 1469
E: bmarasco@asu.asn.au
W: www.asu.asn.au

NSW: Activity Day in the Park

The Anti-Poverty committee for the Shoalhaven running an Activity Day focusing on healthy living, with entertainment and stalls. (Parramatta Park, East Nowra).

Maxine Edwards (Nowra Neighbourhood Centre)
P: 02 4421 5077
E: admin@nnc.ngo.org.au

WA: Giving to the Needy

Variety of activities including hair cuts, Centrelink display, BBQ, face painting, food hampers, clothing, cooking lessons, financial counselling and art and craft workshops. (7 Neil St, Osborne Park).

Phillip Barker (Victory Life Community Services)
P: 08 9202 7128
E: Barker.phil@victorylifecentre.com.au

VIC: Equal Pay for Equal Work

Forum on wages disparity between women and young people involving Young Unionists Network and guest speakers. (Victorian Trades Hall Council, Cnr Victoria & Lygon St, Carlton South).

Jane Farrell (Liquor Hospitality and Miscellaneous
E: jane@lhmu.org.au

SA: Workshop

A workshop on making your money work for you effectively and cooking on a budget, with information about local health services. (Playford Food Co-Op, Elizabeth Downs Shopping Centre, Yorktown Rd).

Ann Brown (Northern Area Community & Youth Service
P: 08 8252 2474
E: nacys@nacys.asn.au

NSW: Stand Up

State conference will participate in Stand Up against global poverty. (Level 1, 117 Capel St, North Melbourne).

Brigid Marasco (Australian Services Union)
P: 03 9342 1469
E: bmarasco@asu.asn.au
W: www.asu.asn.au

VIC: Presentation

Presentation to staff group on global poverty issues. (Merrivale Primary School, Warrnambool).

Jeff Wild (Act for Peace)
P: 03 9650 6811
E: jwild@vcc.org.au

NSW: Stand Up

Local non-governmental organisations, including the Fred Hollows Foundation and Caritas, are Standing Up against poverty. (Beaconsfield Park, William St, Alexandria).

Kate Morrison (Fred Hollows Foundation
P: 02 8741 1933
E: kmorrison@hollows.org
W: www.hollows.org.au

VIC: Family Fun day

Join us for lunch, food parcels and activities for children and learn about surviving on a low income. (18 Kenly Court, Meadow Heights).

Hume City Council
P: 03 9302 1369
E: dalals@hume.vic.gov.au
W: www.hume.vic.gov.au

VIC: Discussion

Students will be writing about poverty in Australia, and then discussing the prevention of personal poverty and structures in society causing poverty. (Belmont High School, Rotherham St, Geelong).

Laura Spencer (Belmont High School)
E: laura.spencer1.e@edumail.vic.gov.au

SA: Presentation

Student presentation at school assembly to raise awareness about poverty and Anti-Poverty Week, with bible reading. (25 Mary St, Cygnet).

Steve Barrett (St James College Cygnet)
P: 03 6295 1541
E: steve.barrett@catholic.tas.edu.au

SA: Southgate Anti-Poverty Week Forum

The Southgate Anti-Poverty Week Forum chaired by Fran Baum, will have a short presentation from researchers at Flinders University's,  followed by an open discussion, and Q & A session about poverty reduction and  equity issues within Australia and overseas. (Conference Room, Function Centre, Flinders University).

Rama Ramanathan (Southgate Institute)
P: 08 7221 8486
E: ramanathan.ramanathan@flinders.edu.au
W: http://healthandsociety.flinders.edu.au

NT: Awareness Stall

Anti-Poverty Week stall with information and displays on support services in the Nightcliff electorate for homeless or underprivileged people. (Nightcliff Shopping Centre, 159 Dickward Dr, Nightcliff).

Janet Webb (Member for Nightcliff)
P: 08 8985 2533
E: electorate.nightcliff@nt.gov.au

QLD: Stand Up

Come along to make a stand and call the world leaders to commit to the promises made in the Millennium Development Goals. (Ray's Bean Bar, 83a, Kerdon Brook Rd, Wilston).

Sue Pickering (Uniting Church Australia)
P: 07 3352 6082
E: trinitywilstonuca@gmail.com

ACT: Lunch Forum: 'What have we done about Poverty? What can we do?'

Bishop Pat Power and Carrie Graf reflect on learnings from Anti-Poverty Week, followed by discussion led by Lin Hatfield Dodds. (UnitingCare Australia). (Members Dining Room, Old Parliament House).

Events Management Team (Ginger Catering)
P: 02 6274 4366
E: info@gingercatering.com.au

QLD: Stand Up

Come along to make a stand and call the world leaders to commit to the promises made in the Millennium Development Goals. (Caffe di Vita, Shop 3/1 Macgregor St, Wilston).

Sue Pickering (Uniting Church Australia)
P: 07 3352 6082
E: trinitywilstonuca@gmail.com

QLD: Stand Up

Come along to make a stand and call the world leaders to commit to the promises made in the Millennium Development Goals. (Coffee Club, 4/99 Kedron Brook Rd, Wilston).

Sue Pickering (Uniting Church Australia)
P: 07 3352 6082
E: trinitywilstonuca@gmail.com

QLD: Stand Up

Come along to make a stand and call the world leaders to commit to the promises made in the Millennium Development Goals. (Babu Burgers & Grill, 83 Kedron Brook  Rd, Wilston).

Sue Pickering (Uniting Church Australia)
P: 07 3352 6082
E: trinitywilstonuca@gmail.com

QLD: Stand Up

Come along to make a stand and call the world leaders to commit to the promises made in the Millennium Development Goals. (Abode, 87 Kedron Brook Rd, Wilston).

Sue Pickering (Uniting Church Australia)
P: 07 3352 6082
E: trinitywilstonuca@gmail.com

SA: East So They Can

Lunch for staff and others with African cuisine. Monetary donation expected from attendees for the Global Volunteers Network for starving kids in Kenya. (The Platform, 51 Elizabeth Way, Elizabeth).

Tina Macpherson (Anglicare-SA)
P: 08 8209 5466
E: tmacpherson@anglicare-sa.org.au

QLD: Stand Up

Come along to make a stand and call the world leaders to commit to the promises made in the Millennium Development Goals. (Cafe Conti, 1/102 Kedron Brook Red, Wilston).

Sue Pickering (Uniting Church Australia)
P: 07 3352 6082
E: trinitywilstonuca@gmail.com

TAS: Discussion & Lunch

‘Sisters on the Planet' DVD about women, climate change and poverty followed by discussion and lunch. (18 Watchorn St, Hobart).

Ann Hughes (Anglicare)
P: 03 6231 3567
E: a.hughes@anglicare-tas.org.au
W: www.anglicare-tas.org.au

TAS: Fundraiser

Staff and students to take part in Poverty Meal of rice and vegies as a fundraiser and to raise awareness about poverty. Funds raised to go to local charities. (25 Mary St, Cygnet).

Steve Barrett (St James College Cygnet)
P: 03 6295 1541
E: steve.barrett@catholic.tas.edu.au

ACT: APW @ WYC

Young people's Recycled Clothing Drive and Sausage Sizzle. (Woden Youth Centre, Callam St, Woden).

Amy Linden (Woden Youth Centre)
P: 02 6282 3037
E: amy.linden@hotmail.com

QLD: Stand Up Against Poverty

A public gathering to make a commitment to take action and promote the Millennium Development Goals and reduce global poverty. (Cathedral of St Stephen, Elizabeth St, Brisbane). 

Peter Arndt (Catholic Justice & Peace Commission)
P: 07 3336 9173
E: arndtp@bne.catholic.net.au
W: http://cjpcbrisbane.wordpress.com

WA: Training session

A session to raise awareness of the impact of generational poverty on teaching and learning. Intended to assist planning for future staff professional development in Albany District Public Schools. (Albany District Education Office).

Terry Bolt (Department of Education & Training)
P: 08 9841 0333
E: terry.bolt@det.wa.edu.au

QLD: African Survivor Game

A lunchtime of simulation games for students actively interested in global poverty to help them develop skills and awareness. (Calvary Christian College, Carbrook, auditorium).

Pastor Jmi Haak (Calvary Christian College)
P: 0412 469 394
E: jim.haak@calvarycc.qld.edu.au
W: www.calvarycc.qld.edu.au

NSW: Speakers Forum: 'Poverty Interrupted'

The role of legal services in  breaking the cycle, featuring Ben Fogarty (Intellectual Disability Rights Service), Kat Armstrong, (Women in Prison Advocacy Network) and Alexandra Grey (Clayton Utz). (University of NSW, Law Building G02).

Law Society of NSW
E: speakersforum@unswlawsoc.org

SA: Workshop

Sessions to help lower income families cook cheap healthy meals using local produce that can fit easily into the family budget. (Kilburn Community Centre, 59 Gladstone Ave, Kilburn).

Steve Anderson (Kilburn Community Centre)
P: 08 8260 7110
E: kbacag@yahoo.com.au

TAS: Arts and Cradts Exhibition

Community Central supported by Reclink invites everyone to participate in an Arts and Craft Exhibition.  All artists who participate are able to sell artwork on the day.  Afternoon tea provided. (Community Central, 164 Murray Street, Hobart).

Natalie (Colony 47 Community Central)
P: 03 6214 1281
E: natalier@colony47.com.au

SA: Seminar: 'Drive your dollar further - knowing where to drive to!'

Free seminar for staff of agencies which are a first point of contact for people in financial hardship or difficulty. (Tandanya Cultural Institute, 253 Grenfell St, Adelaide).

Sophie Larsen (Messender Press / Anglicare)
P: 08 8305 9269
E: slarsen@anglicare-sa.org.au
W: www.hopesa.org.au

TAS: Cleaners afternoon tea & exhibition

An afternoon tea and exhibition of photographs of cleaners from Hobart buildings, celebrating their achievements in the fight for improved wages and working conditions. (50's and better Club, 108 Bathurst St, Hobart). 

David O'Byrne (Liqor Hospitality & Miscellaneous U
P: 0417 374 865
E: david@lhmu.org.au
W: www.lhmu.org.au

TAS: Pamper day

An afternoon of free hairdressing appointments, facials, hand massages, makeovers, foot spa's, a film and afternoon tea for women who struggle financially. (Places limited, Launceston).

Michele Ryan (Launceston City Mission)
P: 03 6331 6999
E: Michele@citymission.org.au
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au

QLD: Stand Up poverty event

Reading out the Stand Up pledge to try and break the world record again. (St Patricks College Shorncliffe).

Mark Ellison (St Patricks)
E: mellison@stpatricks.qld.edu.au

VIC: Anti-Poverty Awards

The Connections UnitingCare Anti-Poverty Awards recognise Victorians and Tasmanians aged 16 - 30 who are contributing to the eradication of poverty, locally, nationally or internationally. (Melbourne Town Hall).

Kirrilee Torney (Connections UnitingCare)
P: 03 9271 0800
E: anti-poverty@connections.org.au
W: www.connections.org.au/anti-poverty

NT: FoodCENTS Workshop

Community afternoon tea and activities for children after school. Speaker on the positive aspects of the Bagot community and Anti-Poverty Week. (Bagot community).

Kathy Sadler (Red Cross)
P: 08 8924 3905
E: ksadler@redcross.org.au
W: www.redcross.org.au

TAS: MPH Fest

Free concert presented by Make Poverty History, Enough and the Northern Suburbs Community Centre with live music, sausage sizzle and kids entertainment. (MRC Community Childcare Centre, Cnr Haig and Dineen St, Mowbray).

Denise Delphin (Northern Suburbs Community Centre)
P: 03 6326 5506
E: manager@northernsuburbscommunitycentres.org.au

VIC: Barbecue

Free vegetarian bbq for young people to highlight the importance of healthy eating, health food options regardless of budget. (Melton Youth Facility,193 Barries Rd, Melton).

Melton Youth Facility
W: http://www.melton.vic.gov.au/page/page.asp?page_Id=63

QLD: Information / Trivia Night

A community information/trivia night with guest speakers on the topics of homelessness, poverty, drug addiction and social disadvantage. All money raised will be donated to Rockhampton organisations supporting related issues. (Rockhampton, Venue tbc). 

Rebekkah Roy (Community Solutions)
P: 07 4922 6122
E: rroy@employment.org.au
W: www.employment.org

QLD: Speakers at trivia night

Guest speakers including Anita Medhekar (Central Queensland Uni) and Jenny Smith (Red Cross) speaking about poverty issues in Australia and around the world. Also a band and trivia night. Funds raised to assist homeless services in the area. (Leichhardt Hotel, Cnr Bolsover & Denham St, Rockhampton).

Seika (Community Employment Options)
P: 07 4922 6122
E: syasso@employment.org.au
W: http://www.employment.org.au/index.html

TAS: Women in Leadership Celebration

A celebration of African Australian women leading those in newly arrived communities to build positive lives in Victoria. (Wingate Community Centre, Ascot Vale).

Habon Sudi (African Women's Associtation)
P: 0422 749 536
E: jane@lhmu.org.au
W: www.lhmu.org.au

SA: Flash Mob Against Poverty

There will be a Flash Mob Against Poverty held in the city of Adelaide. Details to be provided to those who register their interest by email. (Adelaide CBD)

Jacqui Emery (SA APW Facilitating Group)
E: flashmobagainstpoverty@yahoo.com.au

SA: Sleepout Against Homelessness

A sleepout in Adelaide to raise awareness about homelessness. Come and join in for a night sleeping out on the street! All welcome. (Rundel Mall, Adelaide).

Katherine Preece
P: 0410 110 679
E: katherinepreece88@hotmail.com

VIC: Women in Leadership Dance and Forum

A dance and forum for women living on the Flemington Estate. (Flemington House Estate).

Jane Farrell (African Women's Association)
E: jane@lhmu.org.au

TAS: Quiz night

Quiz Night and Promises Auction to raise funds for homeless services in Tasmania. Register a team or make a donation to support the event. Tickets $35 pp or $350 for a table of 10. (West Point Casino, Hobart) 

Jemma (Colony47)
P: 03 6222 1525
E: jemmam@colony47.com.au

SA: One Step

Live music, art, fair trade stalls, face painting, food, activities and more. All part of creating awareness of poverty and other environmental issues. $5 door charge to go towards Tear Australia Project. All ages and everyone welcome. (Happy Valley Church of Christ, Hub Drive, Aberfoyle Park).

Tara Parker (Happy Valley Church of Christ)
P: 0400 027 728
E: parker.tara25@gmail.com

VIC: Film night

A film related to poverty and a brief presentation on global poverty issues (Camperdown Uniting Church Hall, Leura Street).

Cameron McAdam (Camperdown Uniting Church)
P: 03 5593 1118
E: cameronmcadam@hotmail.com

QLD: Meeting

A Members Meeting, open to the public, with discussion on the impact of the financial crisis on the most vulnerable and Christian responsibility towards combating poverty and injustice. (2/7 Ipswich St, Riverview).

Dr Grace Choy (CRRS Australia)
P: 0408 003 170
E: choy@wildmail.com

Saturday 17 October

Description [venue] Contact

SA: Display

Information on local services to help with financial security, social inclusion, health & safety, and poverty and hardship. (Various locations in the Aldinga community).

Onkaparinga Council
P: 08 8384 0666
E: mail@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au
W: http://www.onkaparingacity.com/

SA: Display

Displays of examples of low cost healthy meals and opportunities to sample. Promotion of future anti-poverty community skill development programs. (Morella Community Centre, 90 Kings Rd, Parafield Gardens).

Alison Davies
P: 08 8250 7786
E: adavies@salisbury.sa.gov.au

NAT: Stand Up for Change

Volunteers will be organising Stand Up events at various locations around the nation as part of a 6 week Stand Up for Change Campaign. (See website).

P: 03 9889 5677
E: info@theoaktree.org
W: http://www.theoaktree.org/Public/Home.aspx?Page=KRTBQhujC9c=&opt=h0HyxAWxRd0=

QLD: Parachute for Poverty

Sponsored parachute jump. Participants pay $300 to jump, and are expected to get $500 in sponsorships. Proceeds go to establishing a home for young girls in Ipswich. (Toogoolawah, TBC).

Marie Dixon (Hannah'ss House)
P: 07 3812 1395
E: hannashouse@bigpond.com

NSW: Fundraiser

Garage sale with all proceeds going to OXFAM Australia. Come along, grab a bargain and support global poverty reduction. (31a Caroline St, Earlwood). 

Gillian Whalley-Okafor
P: 0424 052 845
E: gwhalley1@bigpond.com.au

SA: Brunch

A demonstration brunch to highlight how families can prepare a healthy, low cost breakfast. Come and enjoy a meal while watching the chef. (Coromandel Community Centre, 442B Main Road, Coromandel Valley).

Jodie Kelly (Coromandel Community Centre)
P: 08 8370 6880
E: info@coromandel.org.au
W: www.coromandelcc.org.au

SA: Anti-Poverty Week closing event

Closing event featuring performances from the Taiko Drummers and Tutti Ensemble Choir, followed by the Stand Up Against Poverty pledge, as Adelaide's church bells ring to mark the end of Anti-Poverty Week. (Adelaide Central Markets).

Lucas de Boer
P: 08 8305 4211
E: lucas@sacoss.org.au
W: www.sacosss.org.au

VIC: Stand Up & Take Action Against Poverty

Join us as Federation Square and participate in 'Stand Up Against Poverty'. Entertainment will include Diafrix (hip hop duo from Africa), METALS, DJ Matt Radovich, speakers Brook Satchwell, Tim Costello (World Vision), and Minar Pimple (United Nations Millennium Campaign). (Federation Square, Flinders St, Melbourne).

Starr Guzman (Make Poverty History)
P: 03 9279 1805
E: mph@acfid.asn.au
W: www.standupagainstpoverty.com.au

WA: Walk Against Poverty

Sponsored walk to raise money for Oaktree's funded Youth Livelihoods project in Timor-Leste. Walking from University of WA to Forrest Place where we will then Stand Up for Change. (UWA to Forrest Place).

Sarah Boys (The Oaktree Foundation)
P: 0466 688 201
E: s.boys@theoaktree.org
W: www.theoaktree.org

SA: Movie screening

An afternoon movie screening of Age of Stupid showing the impact of climate change on poor countries and the urgent need to address it. Cost $5, all welcome. (Holden Street Theatre, 34 Holden St, Hindmarsh).

Ros Gumbys (SA Unions)
P: 08 8279 2222
E: rgumbys@saunions.org.au
W: www.saunions.org.au

NSW: Jimbo's Sleepout

Held in memory of a homeless friend who passed away this year.  Participants will obtain sponsorship and sleep under the stars.  Free hot beverages, soup and a sausage sizzle.  Art work, stories and poetry from our friends on the street will be displayed. (St Josephs College Playing Fields, Banora Point).

John Lee (You Have a Friend)
E: admin@youhaveafriend.org.au

SA: Forum: 'Demand Dignity - Human Rights and what that means to Indigenous peoples'

Speakers include Dr David Scrimgeour (Aboriginal Health Council), Sherise Rough (Demand Dignity Co-ordinator), calling for reinstatement of the Racial Discrimination Act. RSVP by 15 October. (Amnesty Centre, 80 South Terrace, Adelaide).

Sherise Rough (Amnesty International Australia SA/
P: 08 8110 8100
W: www.amnesty.org/sa

QLD: Concert

David Bridie and George Telek will be singing cross-cultural songs related to poverty and hardship. (Joe's Waterhole, Eumundi).

Tom Dick (Wantok Musik Foundation)
P: 0402 542 132
E: tommyd@theplanetspins.com
W: www.davidbridie.com

Related Activities

Description [venue] Contact

VIC: Collection for a Local Womens Refuge

School community is collecting toiletries and games for children to donate to a local women's refuge.

E: jennyp@youthcare.org.au

TAS: Global Poverty Project presentation

Presentation of the Project?s ?1.4 Billion Reasons? about the facts of extreme poverty. Includes Fair Trade refreshments and art show. (UTAS Cradle Coast Campus Lecture Theatre, Burnie).

P: 0402 398 526
E: bharatvisa@gmail.com
W: www.globalpovertyproject.com

TAS: Quiz night

Quiz Night and Promises Auction to raise funds for homeless services in Tasmania. Register a team or make a donation to support the event. Tickets $35 pp or $350 for a table of 10. (West Point Casino, Hobart)

P: 03 6222 1525
E: jemmam@colony47.com.au

VIC: Just Leadership

Just Leadership Breakfast in the lead up to Anti-Poverty Week. Guest Speakers include Andy Kuper (Leapfrog, UK) Lilliam Masebenza (SEN, South Africa) and Rebecca Scott (STREAT, Australia). Cost $15. (Chapter House (rear St Pauls Cathedral) 197 Flinders Lane, Melbourne.)

P: 03 9427 7388
E: justleadership@jss.org.au
W: www.jss.org.au

VIC: Just Leadership Forum

Just Leadership Breakfast in the lead up to Anti-Poverty Week. Guest Speakers include Andy Kuper (Leapfrog, UK) Lilliam Masebenza (SEN, South Africa) and Rebecca Scott (STREAT, Australia). Cost $15. (Chapter House (rear St Pauls Cathedral) 197 Flinders Lane, Melbourne.)

David Renouf (Jesuit Social Services)
P: 03 9427 7388
E: justleadership@jss.org.au
W: www.jss.org.au

NSW: Breakfast

Continental breakfast to fundraise for Oxfam Australia. (UWS Connect).

Alice Schroers (Uni of Western Sydney)


QLD: Technology Workshop display

A social justice display at a technology workshop for school students. (Our Lady of the Assumption Centre, Enoggera).

P: 07 3355 2388
E: dgubby@bne.catholic.edu.au

SA: "Fun, Food, Fitness" Day, Uraidla Showground

Stall with activities, information, competitions, and displays.

Louise Frances, Hut Community Centre
P: 08 8339 4400
E: lfrances@esc.net.au

VIC: Church Service

Including a speaker from the Justice and International Mission Unit on poverty and social justice. (Pakenham Uniting Church, Main St, Packenkam).

P: 03 9251 5286
E: Antony.mcmullan@victas.uca.org.au
W: http://www.justact.org.au/action-39-fight-poverty/

WA: Forum

A forum for People With Disabilities members and MPs electorate officers to discuss the impact of poverty has on people with disabilities. (Boulevard Centre, Floreat).

E: carmen@pwdwa.org

NSW: MDG Festival

Free BBQ, live DJ, stalls and information from various NGOs including Gawad Kalinga, Caritas and Fields of Life. (Ceremonial lawn, Building 4, UWAS).

Alice Schroers (Uni of Western Sydney)

NSW: Kevin 0.7 Flashmob

Flashmob in a central Sydney CBD location to raise awareness on Australia's commitment to the Millennium Development Goals. (Sydney CBD).

Alice Schroers (Uni of Western Sydney)

SA: Presentation

Presentation at school assembly on youth poverty in the northern areas of SA and Anti-Poverty . (Tyndale School, Salisbury East).

Rick Henke (Twelve 25 Salisbury Youth Enterprise C
P: 08 8253 9928
E: rhenke@salisbury.sa.gov.au
W: http://cweb.salisbury.sa.gov.au/manifest/servlet/page?pg=14259

NSW: UChUWS: You Choose

Sign the Kevin .7 petition run by Universal Change UWS asking the Australian government to commit to 0.7% of GNI to overseas development assistance by 2015. (Library, UWS).
Alice Schroers (Uni of Western Sydney)

Alice Schroers (Uni of Western Sydney)

NSW: Speaker

Speaker Dr Nicholas Coatsworth to speak on 'Health in Crisis â€" the Medecins Sans Frontieres perspective'. (Room 22.1.59, UWS).

Alice Schroers (Uni of Western Sydney)

NSW: Gawad Kalinga Slum Simulation

Experience what it is like to walk through a slum in the Philippines. Photos, installations and crafts included. (UWS Connect).

Alice Schroers (Uni of Western Sydney)

SA: Fundraiser

School fundraiser for the 'Youth Food Parcel Project' for disadvantaged young people and their families. (Tyndale School, Salisbury East).

Rick Henke (Twelve 25 Salisbury Youth Enterprise C
P: 08 8253 9928
E: rhenke@salisbury.sa.gov.au
W: http://cweb.salisbury.sa.gov.au/manifest/servlet/page?pg=14259

NSW: Gawad Kalinga: Partners in Nation Building

Talk outlining the Philippines example of a community development approach engaging all sectors of society to enable dignity and change for those living in extreme poverty. (Library, UWS).

Alice Schroers (Uni of Western Sydney)


NSW: Fields of Life: INK BIG!

Stall where you can write a postcard to Bob McMullan regarding the Millennium Development Goals or a letter to schools in Africa. (Building 2, UWS).

Alice Schroers (Uni of Western Sydney)

NSW: Stand Up

Sydney will Stand Up in unity against poverty and in support of the Millennium Development Goals. First 300 registrants get a free bandanna. Register via email. (Cockle Bay, outside Imax, Darling Harbour, Sydney).

Paul Somers & Jianni Bercich

P: 0403 380 322 or 0405
E: sydstandup@gmail.com

NSW: Forum: "A recovery for everyone?"

Speaker Maree O?Halloran will consider whether Australia will be experiencing ?A recovery for everyone?? Welfare Rights is also calling on the Government to look after those who may be left behind. (Teachers Federation House, 23-33 Mary St, Surry Hills).

David Ferguson (NSW Teachers Federation)
P: 02 9217 2100
E: equity@nswtf.org.au
W: www.nswtf.org.au

NSW: Trivia night

Trivia night on the theme of poverty and the Millennium Development Goals. (Building 2, UWS Connect).

Alice Schroers (Uni of Western Sydney)

VIC: Great Debate

Lindy Burnes and other ABC radio broadcasters alongside the Debaters Association of Vic debate the topic: Poverty and Homelessness: It's all their fault, isn't it? Tickets $10. (Melbourne Rowing Club, Boathouse St, Melbourne).

Lara Denes (St Marys House of Welcome)
P: (03) 9417 7985
E: appeal@smhow.org.au
W: www.smhow.org.au