Anti-Poverty Week runs from 15-21 October 2017

Activities in 2010

Week Long Activities

Description [venue] Contact

NSW: Display

Displays featuring books and articles on local and global poverty. (Main Library, Law Library, University of NSW, Kensington)

UNSW Library
P: 02 9385 2850

NSW: Display

Displays featuring books and articles on local and global poverty. (University of NSW, Kensington)

UNSW Bookshop
P: 02 9385 2850

QLD: Information Display

Information available on local agencies with advice and assistance on poverty and related issues.

Beenleigh Events Centre
Beenleigh Events Centre
Beenleigh Library
Beenleigh Neighbourhood Centre
Booran Park Neighbourhood Centre
Caddies Community Centre
Chambers Flat/Logan Reserve Community Centre
Crestmead Community Centre
Eagleby Community Centre
Eagleby Community Hall
Greenbank Community Centre
Greenbank Library
Jimboomba Community Centre
Jimboomba Community Hall
Jimboomba Library and Community Centre
Kingston Butter Factory Community Arts Centre
Logan Central Community Centre
Logan Central Library
Logan East Neighbourhood Centre


Tracey Veale (YourTown / Logan City Council)
P: 07 3867 1231
W: https://www.yourtown.com.au

QLD: Information Display

Information available on local agencies with advice and assistance on poverty and related issues.

Logan Entertainment Centre
Logan Hyperdome Library
Logan North Library
Logan Village Community Centre
Logan Village Hall
Logan Village Library
Logan West Community Centre
Logan West Library
Loganlea Community Centre
Marsden Library
Nerida Street Community Centre
Slacks Creek Community Hall
Springwood Community Centre
SW1 - Berrinba Wetlands
Tudor Park Community Recreation Centre
Underwood Park Hall
Woodhill Hall
Yugambeh Dreaming Community Centre
Yugambeh Language and Heritage Research Centre

Tracey Veale (YourTown / Logan City Council)
P: 07 3867 1231
W: https://www.yourtown.com.au/

NAT: 7 Day Challenge

Cross the Poverty Line for a week and live according to a CAP clientÕs budget. Donate savings to CAP and help change a life. (See website)

Ellyce Ellmoos (Christians Against Poverty)
P: 02 4914 0525
W: www.capaust.org

NSW: Community Action Project

Engaging with poverty issues though raising awareness about the Millennium Development Goals. 

Cara van Wyk (Hornsby Girls High School)
P: 02 9476 5711
W: www.extremehunger.my3things.org

VIC: Fundraising

Junior school to raise awareness about local and global poverty issues, with fundraising stalls, posters, facts on poverty in news bulletin and speakers during assembly. (Wellington School, Mulgrave)

Vasi Pillay (Wellington Secondary School)
P: 03 9547 6822

ACT: Display

Display of Anti-Poverty Week material to raise awareness about poverty and hardship. (Marmead, 255 Goyder St, Narrabundah)

Hilary Martin (Marymead)
P: 02 6162 5800
W: www.marymead.org.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
W: www.2dollarsaday.org.au

VIC: Youth Art competition

An art competition for highschool students in the Brimbank area on the theme of ÔWhat a world without poverty looks likeÕ. Prizes for winning entries judged by Charlotte Hilder, Jevon Wong & Patrick Bell Entries close 6 October. Winners announced 18 Oct. (Brimbank & Watergardens Town Centre)

Sarah Elias (UnityLink)
P: 03 9360 5122
W: www.unitylink.com.au

NSW: Display

Display of Anti-Poverty Week material in the State Library of New South Wales. (Macquarie Street, Sydney)

Sara Fishwick (State Library of NSW)
P: 02 9273 1710
W: www.sl.nsw.gov.au

SA: Display

40 Hour Famine display about efforts of students in raising money during the activity, and how the money will benefit others. (Glossop Middle Campus Resource Centre)

Jan Sutherland (Glossop School)
P: 08 8583 2004

NSW: Display

Library display of Anti-Poverty Week material and books on poverty and hardship. (University of Wollongong campus)

Glenn Harvey (University of Wollongong)
P: 02 4221 8009
W: www.unicentre.uow.edu.au

NSW: Display

Bookshop display of Anti-Poverty Week material with a discount on books on poverty and hardship. (University of Wollongong Unishop)

Glenn Harvey (University of Wollongong)
P: 02 4221 8009
W: www.unicentre.uow.edu.au

SA: Activities & Display

Morning Bulletin Notices and school Entrance Display on causes, facts and action individuals can take to reduce poverty. (Penola High School, 43 Cameron St, Penola)  

Kirsten Amos (Penola High School)
P: 08 8737 0000

SA: Operation Christmas Child

Students and families to fill shoe boxes with gifts for children experiencing poverty in Cambodia. (15 Buna Terrace,
Nuriootpa)

Michael Birkin (Nuriootpa Primary School)
P: 08 8562 1040

VIC: Book Drive

Childrens books to be collected by staff to send to an orphanage in Cambodia to assist with English education. (Orica Offices, Melbourne)

Irene Fernandez (Orica)
P: 03 9665 7859
E: Send email

NSW: Fair Trade

Promotion of fair trade products on campus with information on how purchasing fair trade helps to fight poverty. (University of Woollongong)

Glenn Harvey (University of Wollongong)
P: 02 4221 8009
W: www.unicentre.uow.edu.au

ACT: Food drive

Collection of food from government departments, private businesses and individuals to support refugees and asylum seekers in ACT. (Contact Red Cross for details)

Marion Allum (Australian Red Cross)
P: 02 6234 7610
W: www.redcross.org.au

QLD: Newsletter

Salvation Army South Qld and other Centres to feature an article on Anti-Poverty Week. (See website)

Major Rick Hoffmann (The Salvation Army)
P: 07 3222 6666
W: www.salvos.org.au

NSW: Fundraiser

Council staff and child care centres to collect canned food for local charities. (2-14 Fisher Street, Petersham)

Gary Moore (Marrickville Council)
P: 02 9335 2157
W: http://www.marrickville.nsw.gov.au

NSW: Concessions

Council to promote concessions on fees for residents on low incomes. (2-14 Fisher Street, Petersham)

Gary Moore (Marrickville Council)
P: 02 9335 2157
W: http://www.marrickville.nsw.gov.au/

SA: Food drive

Staff collection of food items for local service providers dealing with tackling poverty and hardship locally. (Noarlunga Hospital, Alexander Kelly Dr, Noarlunga Centre)

Jenny Veenvliet (Noarlunga Hospital)
P: 08 8384 9233

SA: Fundraising

Students to record a CD for sale with profits donated to support children experiencing poverty in Africa. (Saleyard Rd, Nairne)

Leesa Shepherd (Nairne CPC-7 School)
P: 08 8258 5466

SA: Display

Display on school notice board promoting agencies supporting people facing poverty and hardship. (Saleyard Rd, Nairne)

Leesa Shepherd (Nairne CPC-7 School)
P: 08 8258 5466

NSW: Video Clips

Four short film clips on energy poverty. Leave comments with your own thoughts. (See website)

Carolyn Hodge (Public Interest Advocacy Centre)
P: 02 8898 6520
W: www.piac.asn.au/energy-poverty

VIC: Display

Display of information about Anti-Poverty Week. (City of Yarra Libraries and Town Hall)

City of Yarra
P: 03 9205 5555
W: http://www.yarracity.vic.gov.au

NSW:

Donations encouraged of non-perishable food for a local shelter to highlight locals struggling to survive. (Centacare, 203 Tarcutta St, Wagga) 

Centacare
P: 02 6923 3888
W: http://www.centacarewagga.org.au/

QLD: Care Packs

Creation of care packs for local community groups helping people who are experiencing poverty or hardship. (Community Advisory Service, 144 Goondoon St, Gladstone)    

Andrea Hughes (Combined Interagency Network)
P: 07 4976 6300

NSW: Fundraising

Raise funds for poverty-related causes during Anti-Poverty Week and participate in ÔDive for LivesÕ. Places limited. (See website for details)

Zahid Mitha (Raising & Giving)
P: 0450 244 786
W: www.ragsydney.com

NSW: Display

Historical display of tackling poverty in Marrickville. (Marrickville Library, Cnr Marrickville & Petersham Rd, Marrickville)

Gary Moore (Marrickville Council)
P: 02 9335 2157
W: http://www.marrickville.nsw.gov.au/

VIC: Trivia

Annual fundraiser to raise funds for projects aimed at ending extreme poverty overseas. Book online. (Melbourne Town Hall)

Katoni Hafoka (Oaktree Foundation)
P: 0430 221 628
W: www.trybooking.com/gki

Sunday 17 October

Description [venue] Contact

VIC: Challenge

Staff to take up the challenge on living on $10 per day to raise awareness of the consequences of poverty. (Victorian Red Cross offices)

Narelle Smith (Australian Red Cross)
P: 03 8327 7812
W: www.redcross.org.au

VIC: Donation

Toy run of donated goods to be distributed amongst Migration Support clients. (23-47 Villiers St, North Melbourne)

Narelle Smith (Australian Red Cross)
P: 03 8327 7812
W: www.redcross.org.au

QLD: Community Art Project

Community art project with messages of hope to raise awareness about poverty. (The Lizard, Boundary St, West End)

Marea C/ Celina W
P: 07 3170 4600

QLD: Service

Commissioner Linda Bond to conduct a service focussing on Anti-Poverty Week and Australian indigenous issues related to Ôclosing the gapÕ. (Salvation Army Indigenous church, Downs St, North Ipswich)

Major Rick Hoffmann (The Salvation Army)
P: 07 3222 6666
W: www.salvos.org.au

VIC: Church Service

Worship service on the Millennium Development Goals and actions Christians can take to fight poverty. (St Matthews  Church, 9 Scallan St, Stanwell) 

Julie Andrew (Uniting Church Australia)
P: 03 5358 2889

NSW: Seminar

Sunday Seminar and discussion on world poverty with guest speaker Maree O'Halloran, Welfare Rights Centre. (9 Alexandra Ave, Croydon)

Anne Lane (Catholics in Coalition for Justice)
P: 0408 462 168
W: www.ccjpoz.org

VIC: Mass & Blessing

Celebratory Mass and blessing to commence a day of events marking the Canonisation of Mary MacKillop with 
Bishop Peter Elliott. (Central Hall, Australian Catholic University, Melbourne  & St Patrick's Cathedral, Melbourne)

Diane Carmody (Celebrating Australia's First Saint
P: 03 8060 0000
W: www.cam.org.au/mackillop

TAS: Launch

Launch of Anti-Poverty Week in Tasmania with a free BBQ and activities. (Chigwell House, 2B Myella Drive, Berriedale)

Denise Brazendale (Mission Australia)
P: 03 6275 7015

QLD: Launch

A BBQ launch for homeless people living in the Brisbane region with guest chefs and community groups cooking. (Jagara Arts Centre, Musgrave Park, 121 Cordelia St, South Brisbane - entrance between Ernest and Glenelg St)

Tracey Veale (QLD State Facilitating Group)
P: 07 3867 1231

SA: Festival

Laugh Out Loud festival with workshops focusing on healthy eating.  Participants will be provided with fresh fruit and there will be a display on healthy eating and nutritious meals on a budget. (Coromandel Community Centre, Weymouth Oval, 442B Main Road, Coromandel Valley)

Jodie Kelley (Coromandel Community Centre Inc.)
P: 03 8370 6880
W: www.coromandelcc.org.au

SA: Art Exhibition

ÔFood for ThoughtÕ artwork created by Teen Art class to raise awareness of poverty, food and nutrition issues in the local community. (Rynella Neighbourhood Centre, Reynell Rd
Reynella)

Janeen Dale (Reynella Neighbourhood Centre)
P: 08 8322 3591
W: http://www.communitywebs.org/

VIC: Street Procession & Festival

Street Procession to celebrate the Canonisation of Mary MacKillop with Bishop Les Tomlinson opening a festival featuring displays, entertainment, live music and performances. (Brunswick St, Fitzroy & Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens)

Diane Carmody (Celebrating Australia's First Saint
P: 03 8060 0000
W: www.cam.org.au/mackillop

NSW: Volunteer workshop

Understand global poverty and learn how to help by becoming a volunteer with Palms Australia. By sharing skills, experiences and knowledge you can assist with sustainable development. Register by 15 October via email or phone. (2A Woolley Street, Glebe)
        
 

Roger O'Halloran (Palm's Australia)
P: 02 9518 9551
W: www.palms.org.au

QLD: Launch

Launch of Red Wines Stories book inspired by experiences of volunteering with homeless people, with all Funds raised donated to Pindari Womens Accommodation Service. (Uber Cocktail Bar and Lounge, 100 Boundary Street, West End)

Catherine Harrington
P: 0410 683 225
W: http://www.redwinestories.com/launch

QLD: Service

Church service on the theme of global poverty and injustice. (St Johns Cathedral, 373 Anne St, Brisbane)

    

Lynn Smith (Eight Goals Group)
P: 0404 083 081

VIC: Live broadcast

Live broadcast of Canonisation of Mary MacKillop with prayer service featuring a choir of 130 girls and musicians (Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton Gardens)

Diane Carmody (Celebrating Australia's First Saint
P: 03 8060 0000
W: www.cam.org.au/mackillop

Monday 18 October

Description [venue] Contact

SA: Workshop

Workshop by Barbara Smith for Year 8 - 10 students on the question "What does it feel like to live in poverty?"  (Penola High School, 43 Cameron St, Penola)  

Kirsten Amos (Penola High School)
P: 08 8737 0000

QLD: Food Hampers

Creation of food hampers for clients in need from South East Queensland. (AGL offices, QLD)

Lynda Inglis (BoysTown)
P: 07 3867 1377
W: www.boystown.com.au

QLD: Food Hampers

Creation of food hampers for clients in need from South East Queensland. (ANZ offices, QLD)

Lynda Inglis (BoysTown)
P: 07 3867 1377
W: www.boystown.com.au

QLD: Food Hampers

Creation of food hampers for clients in need from South East Queensland. (Salmat offices, QLD)

Lynda Inglis (BoysTown)
P: 07 3867 1377
W: www.boystown.com.au

QLD: Food Hampers

Creation of food hampers for clients in need from South East Queensland. (Corporate Express offices, QLD)

Lynda Inglis (BoysTown)
P: 07 3867 1377
W: www.boystown.com.au

QLD: Food Hampers

Creation of food hampers for clients in need from South East Queensland. (Corporate Traveller offices, QLD)

Lynda Inglis (BoysTown)
P: 07 3867 1377
W: www.boystown.com.au

QLD: Food Hampers

Creation of food hampers for clients in need from South East Queensland. (Veolia Transport offices, QLD)

Lynda Inglis (BoysTown)
P: 07 3867 1377
W: www.boystown.com.au

WA: Food Hampers

Donation of food hampers to families in need. (Holyoak, WA)

Emilia Hay (Holyoake)
P: 08 9416 4444
W: www.holyoake.org.au

VIC: Fundraising

Students of the Community Welfare Diploma raising awareness and funds by selling bread and water at Swinburn University. (12-50 Norton Rd, Croydon)

Dianne Brown (Swinburne University)
P: 03 9726 1485

VIC: Display

Anti-Poverty Week display. (Darebin Community Legal Centre, 265 High Street, Preston VIC 3072)

Darebin Community Legal Centre
P: 03 9484 7753
W: http://www.communitylaw.org.au/

NAT: Launch

Release of "Perceptions of Poverty: An Insight into the Nature and Impact of Poverty in Australia" examining factors which contribute to poverty and describes the impact on individuals and families. (See website)

Ngaire Still (Salvation Army Australia)
P: 03 8878 4778
W: http://www.salvationarmy.org.au/home

NAT: Launch

Release of "Stories of Pro Bono Lawyers Alleviating Poverty" to highlight issues surrounding access to justice by disadvantages and marginalised people. (See website)

John Corker (National Pro Bono Resource Centre)
P: 02 9385 7371
W: www.nationalprobono.org.au

VIC: Food drive

Help fight poverty and hardship by donating non-perishable food for the Tin Shed food drop-in for Brimbank residents. (Neighbourhood Houses, Brimbank)

Liz du Toit (Neighbourhood Houses in Brimbank)
P: 03 9390 3977

SA: Anti-Poverty Song

Students will listen to and discuss seven anti-poverty songs and vote for their favourite to be included in the Festival of Music Songbook. (Various schools associated SA Primary Schools Music Festival)

Suzanne Rogers (DECS Primary Schools Music Festiva
P: 0411 134 754
W: www.musicfest.sa.edu.au

SA: Education Program

Students from various schools to investigate poverty issues through maths and music. (See DECS website for resources)

Carolyn Parker (Department of Education and Commun
P: 08 8226 1535
W: http://www.decs.sa.gov.au/

SA: Workshop

Workshop to examine the impact of poor nutrition with launch of a program focussed on healthy eating in schools. (Basket Range Primary School, Cramond Rd
Basket Range)

Felicity Playford (The Hut Community Centre)
P: 03 8339 4400
W: www.thehut.org.au

SA: Workshop

Workshop to examine the impact of poor nutrition with launch of a program focussed on healthy eating in schools. (Scott Creek Primary School, 12 Anderson Rd
Aldgate)

Felicity Playford (The Hut Community Centre)
P: 03 8339 4400
W: www.thehut.org.au

NSW: Day trip

A trip to Bowral for women living on Centrelink beneifts to view gardens and galleries. (Bowral)

Trish McDonald (YWCA of Canberra)
P: 02 6207 1038
W: www.ywca-canberra.org.au

QLD: Community Art Project

Community art project with messages of hope to raise awareness about poverty. (The Lizard, Boundary St, West End)

Marea C/ Celina W
P: 07 3170 4600

TAS: Hand Out

In light of increasing costs of living there will be a' Winter Woolies Hand Out' of warm clothes and blankets to support the reduction of financially exhaustive impacts of increased power costs. (446 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart)

Therese Taylor (Colony 47)
P: 03 6222 1518
W: www.colony47.com.au

NSW: Launch of Anti-Poverty Week in NSW

Launch of Anti-Poverty Week in NSW with Minister Linda Burney speaking about local poverty. (Tharawal Community Kitchen, 187 Riverside Dr, Airds)

Maree O'Halloran (NSW Anti-Poverty Week)
E: Send email
W: http://www.healthinfonet.ecu.edu.au/

SA: School Activities

Students will participate in various activities to raise awareness about poverty, including knitting blankets and donating goods to local charities. (Renmark Primary School, 58 Murtho Street, Renmark)
    
 

Jason Sluggett (Renmark Primary School)
P: 08 8586 5737

QLD: Food Donation

Staff to donate food items for hamper distribution to BoysTown clients and families in need. (BoysTown, Milton)

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

QLD: Food Donation

Staff to donate food items for hamper distribution to BoysTown clients and families in need. (Kids Helpline, Milton)

Tracey Veale (BoysTown / Kids Helpline)
P: 07 3867 1231
W: www.boystown.com.au

NSW: Fundraiser

Interns from the Masters of Social Development raising money on behalf of the Australian National Committee on Refugee Women to fund livelihoods programmes aimed at ending extreme poverty in Burma and India. (Main Library Walkway, University of NSW)

Lucy Evans

ACT: Launch of Anti-Poverty Week in the ACT

Dr Helen Watchirs, Human Rights and Discrimination Commissioner will address members from the Legislative Assembly and Anti-Poverty Week Coordination Committee. (Reception Room, Legislative Assembly)

Hilary Martin (Marymead)
P: 02 6162 5800

QLD: Community Day

Local families invited to promote community relationships at a family fun day with information on poverty alleviation and a compilation of a low cost recipe book.  (Parks next door to Labrador Child & Family Centre, Billington St, Labrador)

Sally (The Benevolent Society)
P: 07 55 28 9691
W: www.bensoc.org.au

QLD: Community Day

Local families invited to promote community relationships at a family fun day with information on poverty alleviation and a compilation of a low cost recipe book.  (Parks next door to Labrador Child & Family Centre, Billington St, Labrador)

Sally (The Benevolent Society)
P: 07 55 28 9691
W: www.bensoc.org.au

NSW: Art Exhibition

Indigenous Art exhibition to raise awareness for Amnesty International's Demand Dignity Campaign seeking to break the cycle of poverty and exclusion by addressing human rights violations. (University of NSW Main Library, Kensington)

Janet Duong (Amnesty UNSW)

ACT: Donation

Staff from Government offices to donate food items for a food assistance program. (ACT Info Shop, Griffin Center , Genge St, Canberra City)

Liz Howarth (Citizens Advice Bureau)
P: 02 6257 1687
W: www.citizensadvice.org.au

NAT: Launch

Minister Jenny Macklin to launch the "State of the Family' report addressing the areas of poverty, families, child protection, relationships and unemployment. Places limited. (Parliament House, Canberra)

Kasy Chambers (Anglicare Australia)
P: 02 6230 1775
W: www.anglicare.asn.au

QLD: Chef Challenge

A competition to create recipe with a $5 budget.  A recipe book will be distributed to people experiencing the challenges of poverty. Entries close Oct 8. Winners announced Oct 18. (Email or post recipes to Red Cross, 49 Park Rd, Milton QLD 4064)

Anna Boyce (Red Cross)
P: 07 3367 7217
W: www.redcross.org.au

WA: Morning Tea & Hamper Collection

Staff hosting a morning tea to collect items for a food hamper to be donated to a local family in need. (Holyoake Midland Office, 14 Sayer St)

Jennifer Lowe (Holyoake)
P: 08 9274 7055
W: www.holyoake.org.au

VIC: Workshops

Workshops to encourage people who have experienced poverty to voice their concerns to State candidates" forum for Albert Oak on Nov 10. (St Kilda Bowling Club, 66 Fitzroy Street St Kilda)

Sandy Joffe (Port Phillip Community group)
P: (03) 8598 6602
W: www.ppcg.org.au

VIC: BBQ

Free entertainment and BBQ lunch, stalls, speakers, and artwork activities to kick off Anti-Poverty Week in QLD. (St Kilda Bowls Club, 66-70 Fitzroy St, St Kilda)

Liz (Port Phillip Community Group)
P: 03 8598 6600

VIC: Info Stall

Free lunch and information about poverty and community services. Non-perishable food items will be collected for local welfare  organisaitons. (Victoria University, City King Campus)

Ok Chang (Victoria University)
P: ok.chang@vu.edu.au
W: www.vu.edu.au

VIC: Info Stall

Pakistani Students Association and Care Australia to collect gold coin donations for Pakistan flood victims. (Victoria University, City King Campus)


Ok Chang (Victoria University)
P: 03 9919 4098
W: www.vu.edu.au

TAS: Soup Kitchen

Come and purchase a bowl of homemade soup for $1. Craft items made by the clients at Community Central available for purchase. (164 Murray St, Hobart)

Therese Taylor (Colony 47)
P: 03 6222 1518
W: www.colony47.com.au

SA: Workshop

Learn how to cook a healthy meal on a budget. (Port Augusta Youth Centre, 2/5 Hobby Ave, Port Augusta)

Tania Solar (Australian Red Cross)
P: 08 8641 9500
W: www.australianredcross.com.au

TAS: Media Conference

Release of results of conversations with community sector workers in relation to the impacts of the cost of living rises on Tasmanians on low incomes and coping strategies. (Parliament House, Hobart)

Martin Gibson (TasCOSS/Anglicare)
P: 03 62310 755

QLD: Wishing Tree

Launch of the Wishing Tree for staff members to provide Christmas gifts to young people and families engaged in BoysTown programs. (BoysTown, Milton)

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

NSW: Debate

Public debate on ÒWe should fund Uni scholarships to students from developing countries with the fees of Australian Uni studentsÓ. (Library Lawn, UNSW)

Angus Wright (UNSW Debating Society)

WA: Info stall

Informaiton stand with pamphlets about World Vision"s work in Bangladesh to fight poverty and hardship. (Osborne Park Shopping Centre, Main St, Osborne)

Nancy Hine (WA Council of Social Service)
P: 08 6161 6673

VIC: Walkin" The Talk

Walking and social group to discuss poverty in Melbourne during their group walking trip. (Heidelberg Station, Mount St, Melbourne)

Lucy Yates (Reclink)
P: 03 9459 5455

TAS: Clean Start Campaign

Liquor Hospitality & Miscellaneous Union's Clean Start Campaign, to urge cleaning companies to adopt the new standards which lift cleaners out of poverty. Premier Bartlett to "Walk In My Shoes" with cleaner. (Parliament House Lawns, Hobart)

Rebecca Flannigan
P: 03 6220 3222

TAS: Clean Start Campaign

Liquor Hospitality & Miscellaneous Union's Clean Start Campaign Premier Bartlett to talk about poverty in the community. (Parliament House lawn, Hobart)

Rebecca Flannigan
P: 03 6220 3222

QLD: BBQ & Food Donation

Free BBQ, clothes & toy stalls and information display with collection of donations for food hampers to distribute to young people experiencing homelessness. (Brisbane Youth Service, 78 Berwick Street, Fortitude Valley)

Claire Bird (Brisbane Youth Service)
P: 07 3252 3750

VIC: Walk-a-Thon

A school community  Walk-a-Thon to raise awareness of global poverty and raise funds for the local Bethlehem Appeal. (St Kevin"s Primary School)

Larissa Boyhan (St Kevin"s Primary School)
P: 03 9850 4609
W: www.sktemplestoewlr.catholic.edu.au

SA: Information session

Guest speakers from local services providers to present information to staff on poverty and homeless issues in the region. (Yankalilla Area School, 207 Main Road, Yankalilla)

Sonia Parker (Yankalilla Area School)
P: 03 8558 0888
E: Send email

SA: Business Forum

Business, government and community leaders discussing how to overcome poverty and disadvantage, forming part of the consultations for the South Australia Strategic Plan. (Mortlock Chamber, State Library North Terrace, Adelaide)

Jacqui McCann (Anglicare)
P: 03 8305 9281
W: www.anglicare-sa.org.au/advocacy

WA: Free Meal

Free 2 course meal with an Anti-Poverty Week display and information about Community Legal Centre services relevant to disadvantaged people. (Gosnells Baptist Church, Cnr Verna St & Albany Highway, Gosnells)

Shirley Glover (Gosnells Community Legal Centre)
P: 08 9398 1455

NSW: Trivia

Poverty related trivia night with short presentations between rounds to educate participants and raise funds for poverty alleviation projects. (Duck Pond Lawn, University of Wollongong)
    

Glenn Harvey (University of Wollongong)
P: 02 4221 8009
W: www.unicentre.uow.edu.au

NAT: Oration

The 2010 National Red Cross Oration by Hugh Evans and Simon Moss from the Global Poverty Project on '1.4 Billion Reasons To End Extreme Poverty'. RSVP by 13 Oct at www.events.utas.edu.au. (Stanley Burbury Theatre, Churchill Ave, Sandy Bay)

Ian Burke (Red Cross)
P: 03 6226 2521
W: www.redcross.org.au

NSW: Film

Screening of the documentary 'Call+Response' on slavery and human trafficking. (G04 Law Building, University of NSW)

Giancarlo de Vera (UNSW Law Society)
P: 02 9385 2271
W: www.callandresponse.com.au

QLD: Launch

Launch and sale of the "Scene and Unseen" photographs about poverty and hardship with proceeds going to support legal and advocacy services to vulnerable people in Qld. (Parliamentry Annexe, George St, Brisbane)

Gail Middleton (Welfare Rights Centre)
P: 0434 332 201

NSW: Ceremony

Ceremony to award community grants to projects meeting the social needs of residents. (Petersham Town Hall, 107 Crystal Street, Petersham)

Lyn Frankovich (Marrickville Council)
P: 02 9335 2155
W: http://www.marrickville.nsw.gov.au/

NSW: Forum

"I change the world by going to work" humanity forum with a panel of speakers discussing career opportunities at international organisations combating poverty and hardship. (Building W5C 220, Macquarie University, North Ryde Campus)

Sam McCormack (Oaktree Foundation)
W: http://www.wix.com/

NSW: Meeting

Prof Julian Disney to address the NSW Labor Party Central Policy Branch on poverty and hardship issues. (377 Sussex St, Sydney)

Elizabeth Scully (NSW Labor Party)
P: 02 9207 2027
E: Send email

NSW: Seminar

Seminar against poverty with a panel of speakers to talk about the situation in Pakistan and development aid issues. Please RSVP via email or phone. (LMA Youth/Multipurpose Centre, 71-75 Wangee Rd, Lakemba)

Tanvir Uddin (Muslim Aid Australia)
P: 02 9740 4088
W: http://www.muslimaid.org.au/

VIC: Film Screening

Screening of "Miss Homeless" to raise awareness about homeless people and poverty. (Kent St Bar & Cafe, 201 Smith St, Collingwood)

Dan Ucca (Kent Street Bar and Cafe)
P: 03 9419 6346

Tuesday 19 October

Description [venue] Contact

NSW: Fundraiser

Stall with Green Scarf Day merchandise and bake sale to raise funds for women and children in poverty. (Library lawn, UNSW) 

Amina Youssef (UNSW Green Scarf Day)

SA: Case studies

Students learn about poverty issues and individually plan, design and decorate messages to be sent to Members of Parliament. (Penola High School, 43 Cameron St, Penola)  

    

        

Kirsten Amos (Penola High School)
P: 08 8737 0000

VIC: Exhibition

"SPOKEN" art exhibition to raise awareness about injustice and poverty in the community. (Riva Bar, Faithful St, Wangaratta)

Di Duursma (Spoken Artists)
P: 0419 530 455

VIC: Presentation

The Honourable Rochard Wynn to present books to children living in a housing estate. (Community Hall on North Richmond Housing Estate, 106 Elizabeth St)

Jane Farrell (Tigers in the Community/LHMU)
P: 0423 697 187

ACT: Discussion

Discussion about poverty with Art and Drama groups.(Boomerang Centre, Currong Flats)

Trish McDonald (YWCA Canberra)
P: 02 6230 7780

NT: Breakfast

Meet and engage with homeless people in the community over breakfast. Find out about poverty and how you can help. (Goyder Park, Palmerston, NT)

Sharon Wilson
P: 08 8948 0523
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au

NT: Breakfast

Meet and engage with homeless people in the community over breakfast. Find out about poverty and how you can help. (Goyder Park, outside Mission Australia, Palmerston)

Sharon Wilson (Mission Australia)
P: 08 8948 0523
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au

ACT: Display & Donations

Display of Anti-Poverty Week materials with staff to donate fund to local charities fighting poverty. There will be a twitter about the Week. (Pearce Community Centre, Collett Pl, Galilee)

Holly Keenan (Galilee Inc)
P: 02 6290 2191
W: www.galilee.org.au

QLD: Display, Workshops & Morning Tea

Various activities including a display on poverty info, workshops, and a morning tea launch of Anti-Poverty Week. (Bowen Neighbourhood Centre, 20 Williams St, Bowen)

Kate Jacka (Bowen Neighbourhood Centre)
P: 07 4786 2111

NSW: Seminar

Seminar on international and local poverty issues by service providers with information on what is happening and what you can do to help. (Centre Court Bldg, Lvl 2, Railway St, Campbelltown)

Erin (Macarthur Diversity Services Initiative)
P: 02 4627 1188
W: www.facebook.com/youthatmdsi

TAS: Hand Out

In light of increasing costs of living there will be a 'Winter Woolies Hand Out' of warm clothes and blankets to support the reduction of financially exhaustive impacts of increased power costs. (446 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart)

Therese Taylor (Colony 47)
P: 03 6222 1518
W: www.colony47.com.au

NSW: Seminar

Free seminar on "Education and Social Work Responses to Poverty: Working across disciplines" with Prof Raewyn Connell and Prof Tony Vinson. (Lecture Theatre 351, Education Building, University of Sydney)

Rob Tierney (University of Sydney)

SA: Playgroup

Parents to share budget ideas and meet service providers who help managing money. (Port Augusta Children's Centre, 122 Tassie St, Port Augusta)

Cathy Cameron (Port Augusta Children's Centre)
P: 08 8642 6504

VIC: Information Session

Information session about "A Better Place: Victorian Homeless 2020 Strategy" with provision for key stakeholders to ask questions. (Level 12, Victoria University Convention Centre, 300 Flinders St Melbourne)

Victorian Government

SA: Cooking session

Free, fun, hands on cooking healthy meals on a budget session to highlight the characteristics of a healthy dies, low cost meals and snacks. (14 Blacks Road, Gilles Plains)

Rille Walshe (Wandana Community Centre)
P: 02 8261 8124

NSW: Letter Writing and Information Booth

Come and tell the Government what needs to be done to fight poverty in Illawarra. Information from local agencies on assistance for people facing hardship. (Corrimal Court Shopping Centre, 1 Princes Hwy, Corrimal)

Jennifer Haggart (Bulli Community Centre)
P: 02 4284 7006

SA: Morning Tea

Morning tea with call for donations to support a local food van service. (Work Cafe, lvl 7, 31 Flinders Street, Adelaide)

Trish Winter (DECS Early Childhood Services)
P: 03 8226 1653

SA: Workshop

Workshop on fitness and cooking health meals on a budget. (208 Lady Gowrie Dr, Largs Bay)

Kellie Dunn (Kura Yerlo Inc)
P: 08 8449 7367
W: www.kurayerloinc.org.au

VIC: Publication Launch "The Difference"

Launch of the first annual report highlighting systemic and humanitarian issues surrounding poverty, disability, homelessness and joblessness. (See website)

Nic Bolto (Ostara Australia)
P: 0438 656 294
W: www.ostara.org.au

VIC: Launch

Launch of research project "Smiling for the first time. Bankruptcy for people with mental illness- what happens when credit code remedies fail'. With guest speakers Rob Knowles and Julie Edwards. (Clarendon Centre, St Vincent"s Hospital, 52 Albert St, East Melbourne)

Marilyn Webster (Good Shepherd)
P: 03 9418 3011
W: http://www.goodshepvic.org.au

VIC: Info Stall

Free lunch and information about poverty and community services. Non-perishable food items will be collected for local welfare  organisaitons. (Victoria University, Footscray Park Campus) 

Ok Chang (Victoria University)
P: 03 9919 4098
W: www.vu.edu.au

VIC: Info Stall

Pakistani Students Association and Care Australia to collect gold coin donations for Pakistan flood victims. (Victoria University, Footscray Park Campus) 

Ok Chang (Victoria University)
P: 03 9919 4098
W: www.vu.edu.au

QLD: Awareness Day

Clothing and toy swap with free sausage sizzle for families. Information on poverty and hardship will be available. (Browns Plains Early Years Centre, 5 Trebeck St, Browns Plains)

Cathy Paxton (The Benevolent Society)
P: 07 3800 4177

VIC: Presentation

Multimedia presentation of "1.4 Billion Reasons" about how students can help end poverty. (Aitken College, 1010 Mickleham Rd, Greenvale)
 

d'Arcy Lunn (Global Poverty Project)
P: 0416 051 379
W: www.globalpovertyproject.com/

NSW: Workshop

Pedal-powered smoothie making with local healthy foods to improve nutrition within lower socio-economic groups (Watershed at the Hub, 2-14 Fisher Street, Petersham)

Cara Levinson (Marrickville Council)
P: 02 9335 2006
W: http://www.marrickville.nsw.gov.au/

QLD: Clothes & Toy Swap

Free BBQ and clothes and toy swap for local residents. (Browns Plains Early Years Centre,  Middle Rd, Hillcrest)

Pam Corps (The Benevolent Society)
P: 07 3800 4177

WA: Luncheon

 A luncheon at Nulsen Administration Offices to highlight issues surrounding the fight against poverty in the community. (28 Burton St, Cannington)

Sonia Mackay (Nulsen)
P: 02 6253 4700
W: www.nulsen.com.au

WA: Ecumenical Service

Service on 'Prisons and Poverty', focussing on the link between the social determinants that find individuals socially and economically marginalised, and their subsequent over-representation in the criminal justice system. (St George's Cathedral, St Georges Tce, Perth)

Claire (Social Responsibilities Commission)
P: 0428 303 209

SA: Community Lunch

Free healthy lunch to celebrate good nutrition with conversations about healthy eating. Gold coin donation encouraged with funds raised for cooking classes for people with a disability. (Eastwood Community Centre, 95 Glen Osmond Road, Eastwood)

Allison Byrne (Eastwood Community Centre)
P: 08 8373 2225
W: www.eastwood.asn.au

SA: Workshop

Free "Cooking Healthy Food on a Budget" workshops on Oct 12, 19, 26 & Nov 9 on combating the misconception that healthy food is too expensive. Bookings essential. (Aberfoyle Community Centre, 1 Jessica Street, Aberfoyle Park)

Ellen Jezierski (Aberfoyle Community Centre Inc)
P: 08 8270 5377
W: www.aberfoylecc.org/

SA: Launch

PhotoVoice Food Security Photographic Exhibition focusing on food security, community gardens, community foodies, breakfast clubs, edible kitchens. (Kilburn Community Centre, 59 Gladstone Avenue, Kilburn)

Jeff Thomas (City of Port Adelaide Enfield)
P: 0420 306 458
W: www.portenf.sa.gov.au

VIC: Reflection

Ecumenical service and reflection on poverty. (UCA Synod of Victoria & Tasmania, 130 Little Collins Street
Melbourne)

Jill Ruzbacky (Uniting Church)
P: 0437 689 554

ACT: Walk & BBQ

Staff to walk around the War Memorial, followed by a BBQ to raise money for charity. (Canberra)

Del Da Costa (Law Council of Australia)
P: 02 6246 3721
W: www.lawcouncil.asn.au

QLD: Presentation

Presentation of certificate of appreciation for recipes submitted to the Red Cross Anti-Poverty Chef Challenge competition. (Queensland University of Technology, Kelvin Grove)

Anna Boyce (Red Cross)
P: 07 3367 7217

SA: Bookmaking

Parents to make greeting cards for family members to save money. (Port Augusta Children's Centre, 122 Tassie St, Port Augusta)

Cathy Cameron (Port Augusta Children's Centre)
P: 08 8642 6504

NT: Launch

Pathways Program launch including presentations and speakers on financial counselling, case management and brokerage services offered by The Salvation Army. RSVP online. (49 Mitchell St, Darwin)

Leanne Pattison (The Salvation Army)
P: 08 8981 5994
W: http://salvos.org.au/

TAS: Bike ride

"Ride for Life" along the inner city bike track from Moonah to Hobart and return and raise awareness about poverty and hardship. (Eureka Clubhouse , 6 Florence St, Moonah)

Therese Taylor (Colony 47)
P: 03 6222 1518
E: Send email
W: www.colony47.com.au

VIC: Discussion

Discussion on what individuals can do about poverty and the positive and negative impacts on positive. (Brosnan Youth services, 22 Mason St,  Dandenong)

Wayne Clarke (Jesuit Socail Services)
P: 0406 380 784
W: www.jss.org.au

VIC: Launch

Internal launch of the "Education Development Project Evaluation Report: Improving educational and housing outcomes for children experiencing homelessness" report. (Hanover, 52 Haig St, South Melbourne)

Ranj Samrai (Anti-Poverty Week)
P: 03 9288 9807

SA: Discussion

'My 5 Solutions to End Poverty in SA' Q&A panel discussion. (Higher Ground Art CafŽ, Light Square, Adelaide)

Kate Braham (SA Council of Social Service)
P: 08 8305 4211
W: http://www.sacoss.org.au/

WA: Soccer Game

Street soccer game on the big oval with The Big Issue and WA Council of Social Service. (Cnr Hill and Wellington Streets, East Perth)

Chris Cornelio (The Big Issue) & Rory Ritchie (WAC
P: 08 9228 2711
W: www.bigissue.org.au/streetsoccer

SA: Campaign

Cleaners from shopping centres celebrating the "birth" of their campaign for a fair deal and living wage. (Spargo"s Marion Shopping Centre, Sturt Road & Diagonal Rd, Marion)

Chris Field (LHMU)
P: 0419 829 762

NSW: Careers Panel

"Careers Beyond Borders" panel to discuss opportunities in the not-for-profit sector and a practical introduction to positions at the United Nations. (Eastern Avenue Auditorium, Eastern Avenue, University of Sydney)

Meghan Cooper (Young UNIFEM)
P: 02 6285 8272
W: www.unifem.org.au

VIC: Campaign launch

Cleaners working in the retain sector to launch campaign for fair working conditions and justice. (49/210 Lonsdale St
Melbourne, Queen Victoria Women"s Centre)

Jane Farrell (LHMU)
P: 0423 697 187

NSW: Forum

"One Just World Forum"  on "Child Health Now: Why are the most vulnerable forgotten" with panel of speakers talking about the rights of children worldwide. (Seymour Centre, University of Sydney, Cnr City Rd and Cleveland St, Chippendale)

Rob Francis (World Vision)
W: www.onejustworld.com.au

NSW: Free dance classes

Free classes to raise awareness about health and wellbeing for women over the age of 50 living on low incomes. (Annandale School Hall, Johnston St, Annandale)

Margo Souden (JJ"s Dance Club Inc)
P: 0411 670 871

Wednesday 20 October

Description [venue] Contact

QLD: Food Collection

Collection of non-perishable food items for hampers to distribute to BoysTown clients and families in need. (BoysTown, Milton)

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

NSW: Fundraiser

Bake sale by children and parents to raise funds for the Seeds of Hope orphanage in Indonesia. (Library Lawn, UNSW)

Christine Pudsey
P: 02 9385 1222
E: Send email

VIC: Donation

 Donation of decommissioned sleeping bags to homeless and disadvantaged people. (Various locations)

Fiona Cameron (Jesuit Social Services)
P: 0427 034 544
E: Send email

VIC: Report Launch

Internal launch of the "Education Development Project Evaluation Report: Improving educational and housing outcomes for children experiencing homelessness" report. (Hanover, 224 Thomas St, Dandenong)

Erica Flentje (Hanover Welfare Services)
P: 03 9288 9899
E: Send email
W: www.hanover.org.au

SA: Assembly

Student Representative Council to research and present poverty issues. (Essington Lewis Dr, Rapid Bay)

Chris Heartfield (Rapid Bay Primary School)
P: 08 8598 4062

NT:

Volunteers offering a cuppa and piece of fruit to passers-by through the mobile food van to raise awareness about Anti-Poverty Week and hardship in the community. 

Janet Buhagiar (St Vincent de Paul Society)
P: 08 8948 8100
E: Send email
W: www.vinnies.org.au

SA: Presentation

Presentation by the Global Poverty Project to raise awareness of the challenges of extreme poverty. (Penola High School, 43 Cameron St, Penola)  

Kirsten Amos (Penola High School)
P: 08 8737 0000
E: Send email

NSW: Launch

Launch of a report written by the Australian Institute of Family Studies about 'Unemployment and the well being of children aged 5 to 10 years'. (The Benevolent Society, Sydney)
        
 

Kate Furst (The Benevolent Society)
P: 02 9339 9321
E: Send email
W: www.bensoc.org.au

SA: Breakfast

CEDA will host a breakfast for leaders across the social inclusion sector discuss key poverty issues in Australia. (Intercontinental hotel, North Terrace, Adelaide)

Hamilton Calder (CEDA)
P: 08 8211 7222
E: Send email
W: www.ceda.com.au

NT: Awareness Raising

Free tea, coffee & fruit offered with information distributed about Anti-Poverty Week and signs highlighting key poverty issues. (Smith Street Mall, Darwin, (near Westpac Bank)

Anthony Fogarty (St. Vincent De Paul Society)
P: 08 8948 8100
E: Send email

TAS: Aussie Breakfast

Breakfast in Bethleham House with residents, House Board, staff and others experiencing poverty and hardship. (56 Warrick St, Hobart)

Gary Bennet (Bethleham House, St Vincent de Paul)
P: 03 6234 4594
E: Send email
W: www.bethlehemhouse.org.au

NSW: Forum

Forum for community workers on utility issues and help available.  Speakers and stallholders include Telecommunications Industry Ombudsman, Industry & Investment NSW and Country Energy. (Coffs Harbour, Please register online)

Narelle Brown (Energy & Water Ombudsman NSW)
P: 02 8218 5241
E: Send email
W: www.ewon.com.au

SA: Bulk Buy

Bus trip to various bulk and wholesale food outlets. (Reedbeds Community Centre Inc, Fitch St, Fulham)

Rose Dunn (Reedbeds Community Centre Inc)
P: 08 8235 1644
E: Send email

WA: Collection

Collection of clothing to be donated to disadvantaged people in developing countries. (Uniting Church, 47 Kent St, Busselton)

Jill Fawell (Joseph"s Coat)
P: 08 9754 6578
W: www.josephscoat.org

NSW: Food Security Training

"Food Security is everyone"s business" training to share ideas on improving food access in local areas. (Airds Neighbourhood Centre, 69 Riverside Dr, Airds)

Liz Millen (Sydney South West Area Health Service)
P: 02 4640 3578
E: Send email

TAS: Hand Out

In light of increasing costs of living there will be a 'Winter Woolies Hand Out' of warm clothes and blankets to support the reduction of financially exhaustive impacts of increased power costs. (446 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart)

Therese Taylor (Colony 47)
P: 03 6222 1518
E: Send email
W: www.colony47.com.au

NSW: Soup Kitchen

Members to volunteer at a soup kitchen and dinate a basket of fruit to assist those experiencing poverty and harship. (Uniting Church, 21 Gordon St, Coffs Harbour)

Trish Mill (Red Cross)
P: 02 66 536051
E: Send email

VIC: Report launch

Staff morning tea with internal launch of the "Education Development Project Evaluation Report: Improving educational and housing outcomes for children experiencing homelessness" report. (145 Smith St, Fitzroy)

Violet Kolar (Hanover Welfare Services)
P: 03 9288 9802
W: www.hanover.org.au

ACT: Morning Tea

Morning tea to raise awareness about Anti-Poverty Week. (Nara Centre, Cnr Constitution Ave & London Circuit
Canberra City)

Amy Rauter
P: 02 6207 6137
E: Send email

SA: Workshop

Free workshop on how to grow salad foods organically and save money. (Eastwood Community Centre, 95 Glen Osmond Road, Eastwood)

Allison Byrne (Eastwood Community Centre)
P: 08 8373 2225
E: Send email
W: www.eastwood.asn.au

NSW: Presentation

View the DCD 'Unnatural Causes' chapter on 'In Sickness and in Wealth' before attending a workshop to discuss how poverty affects people's health and their lives. (Arab Council Australia Level 1/194 Stacey Street, Bankstown)

Dina Abouesh (Arab Council Australia)
P: 02 9709 4333
E: Send email
W: www.arabcouncil.org.au

SA: Expo

Activities, workshops and services including financial counselling, food security, healthy eating on a budget for the school community. (Elizabeth Downs Primary School, 1-3 Heard St, Elizabeth Downs)

Ann Brown (Northern Area Community & Youth Service
P: 08 8252 2474
E: Send email
W: www.nacys.asn.au

VIC: Launch

Internal launch of the "Education Development Project Evaluation" report. (Hanover, Level 1, 11 Chesterville Rd, Cheltenham)

Erica Flentje (Hanover Welfare Services)
P: 03 9288 9800
E: Send email
W: www.hanover.org.au

NSW: Morning tea

Gold coin donation for morning tea with guest speaker talking about the links between poverty and disability. (Level 3, 7 - 9 Morisset St, Queanbeyan)

        

 

Pauline Willenberg (Department of Human Services)
P: 02 6128 6295
E: Send email
W: www.dadhc.nsw.gov.au

ACT: Fundraiser

Morning tea and fundraiser for the Early Morning Centre. (Level 4, 12 Moore St, Canberra)

Alasdair Roy (ACT Human Rights Commission)
P: 02 6205 2222
E: Send email

SA: Luncheon

Luncheon with Local Government and NGOs to acknowledge Anti-Poverty Week. Funds raised will go to Global Care for emergency relief, Lincoln Gardens school breakfast program, and Community House Soup kitchens. (Community House, Port Lincoln)

Glynis Jones (Community House Port Lincoln Inc)
P: 08 8683 4722
E: Send email

QLD: Reflection

A reflection on Anti-Poverty Week during the Moneycare Financial Counsellors meeting. (Salvation Army, Brisbane)

Major Rick Hoffmann (The Salvation Army)
P: 07 3222 6666
E: Send email
W: www.salvos.org.au

QLD: BBQ

Free community BBQ with info on how to budget with food and make your money go further. (The Hub, 63 Morgan St, Mt Morgan)

Anne Meehan (Red Cross)
P: 07 4922 8056
E: Send email
W: www.redcross.org.au

VIC: Info Stall

Free lunch and information about poverty and community services. Non-perishable food items will be collected for local welfare  organisaitons. (Victoria University, City Flinders Campus) 

Ok Chang (Victoria University)
P: 03 9919 4098
E: Send email
W: www.vu.edu.au

VIC: Info Stall

Free lunch and information about poverty and community services. Non-perishable food items will be collected for local welfare  organisaitons. (Victoria University, St Albans Campus) 

Ok Chang (Victoria University)
P: 03 9919 4098
E: Send email
W: www.vu.edu.au

VIC: Info Stall

Pakistani Students Association and Care Australia to collect gold coin donations for Pakistan flood victims. (Victoria University, City Flinders Campus)

Ok Chang (Victoria University)
P: 03 9919 4098
E: Send email
W: www.vu.edu.au

VIC: Info Stall

Pakistani Students Association and Care Australia to collect gold coin donations for Pakistan flood victims. (Victoria University, St Albans Campus) 

Ok Chang (Victoria University)
P: 03 9919 4098
E: Send email
W: www.vu.edu.au

VIC: Movie

Movie and popsorn fundraiser with gold coin donation to assist withflood relief eforts in Pakistan. (St Albans, Victoria Crs, Melbourne)

Helen Kokkinidis (St Albans/AMES)
P: 03 9366 0433
E: Send email

VIC: Auction

Auction of clothes and goods donated. Gold coin fundraiser for the Pakistan flood relief. (St Albans, Victoria Cr, Melbourne)

Helen Kokkinidis (St Albans/AMES)
P: 03 9366 0433
E: Send email

VIC: Art & Craft

Refugees and migrants will be decorating plates for Anti-Poverty Week to be displayed. (St Albans, Victoria Cr, Melbourne)

Helen Kokkinidis (St Albans/AMES)
P: 03 9366 0433
E: Send email

NSW: Club Stalls

Clubs, Societies and other organisations related to poverty and hardship to run information stalls. (Duck Pond Lawn, University of Wollongong)

Glenn Harvey (University of Wollongong)
P: 02 4221 8009
E: Send email
W: www.unicentre.uow.edu.au

VIC: di@victorylife.org.au

"SPOKEN" art exhibition to raise awareness about injustice and poverty in the community. (Riva Bar, Faithful St, Wangaratta)

Di Duursma (Spoken Artists)
P: 0419 530 455
E: Send email

VIC: Launch

Dept Premier Rob Hulls to launch the research publication 'Moving from the Edge: stories of achieving greater social inclusion'. (Gateway Building, 1 Langridge St, Collingwood)

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

ACT: Family Picnic Day

The tenants of the Housing Support Unit will meet for lunch and games to mark Anti-Poverty Week. (Weston Park )

Shirley Chow (Canberra Housing Support Unit)
P: 02 6173 7100
E: Send email
W: www.ywca-canberra.org.au

QLD: Community BBQ

A community BBQ for BoysTown staff, clients and service providers. (BoysTown Redlands)

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

WA: Soup Lunch

City Farm organic urban community garden to host a soup lunch focusing for Anti-Poverty Week. (City Farm, 184 Brown St East Perth)

Rosanne (City Farm)
P: 08 9325 7229
E: Send email

VIC: Community Lunch

Free community BBQ with guest speakers from council and St Vincent de Paul addressing the housing crisis and rising costs of utilities causing financial hardship. (UnitingCare Sunshine Mission, 32 Withers St, Sunshine)

Jen Missale (Brimbank Emergency Relief Network)
P: 0402 620 929
E: Send email

TAS: Community luncheon

Smithton High School Grade 11/12 Food Studies class to to make lunch for individuals and families in the community who can't afford to dine out. Gold coin to be donated to a local organisation. (Circular Head Recreation Centre, Cnr Nelson and Grant Streets, Smithton)

Marcel Kerrison (Tasmania Polytechnic)
P: 03 6452 4984
E: Send email

QLD: Discussion

Presentation and discussion of the Hotham report with a screening of "Steps to Homelessness". (Red Cross, Humanity Place, Milton)

Anna Boyce (Red Cross)
P: 07 3367 7217
E: Send email

ACT: Lunch

http://www.ywca-canberra.org.au    Lunch focussing on Anti-Poverty Week with residents of Ainslie Precinct. (Boomerang Centre, Currong Flats)

Trish McDonald (YWCA Canberra)
P: 02 6230 7780

VIC: Free BBQ

Free BBQ lunch where residents can ask staff for advice on assistance provided for people on low incomes.  (Springvale Community Aid and Advice Bureau, 5 Osborne Ave Springvale)

Bernadette Blake (Springvale Community Aid & Advic
P: 03 9546 5255
E: Send email
W: www.scaab.org.au

VIC: Workshop

Free workshop on "How to Save Money on Energy and Water Bills". Booking essential. (Springvale Community Aid and Advice Bureau, 5 Osborne Ave Springvale)

Bernadette Blake (Springvale Community Aid & Advic
P: 03 9546 5255
E: Send email
W: www.scaab.org.au

SA: Activities

Agencies to provide info on services such as budgeting with speakers on poverty and its impact, and building self esteem. (Peterborough High School, Queen Street, Peterborough)

Sue Allison (Families SA)
P: 08 8638 4311
E: Send email

SA: Lunch

A hamburger lunch for gold coin and donations to go to local welfare agency in Peterborough. (Peterborough High School, Queen Street, Peterborough)

Sue Allison (Families SA)
P: 08 8638 4311
E: Send email

NSW: An-tea Pover-tea Tea Par-tea

Free tea and donations for cupcakes to raise funds for flood victims in Pakistan. (Library Lawn, UNSW)

Oxfam UNSW
E: Send email

WA: Soup Lunch

Soup lunch with talk on poverty and youth homelessness. (Dumas House, 2 Havelock St, West Perth)

Juliette Hubbard (Department for Communities)
P: 08 6217 8212
E: Send email
W: www.communities.wa.gov.au

QLD: Boardroom Luncheon

Luncheon with QLD Minister for Communities as guest speaker to representatives from community groups actively dealing with the impact of poverty on the community. (TBA)

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

VIC: Lunch

Cost conscious lunch for councilors and staff with info on poverty"s effects and impact locally. Donation of goods and talk on Henderson"s Poverty Line and affordable housing. (Macedon Ranges Shire Council, 129 Mollison Street, Kyneton)

Ms. M. Le (Macedon Ranges Shire Council)
P: 03 5422 0227
E: Send email
W: www.mrsc.vic.gov.au

VIC: Lunch

Artists, staff and young people to donate quality items and money at a lunch gathering to share stories about poverty. (1 Langridge St, Collingwood) 

Marianna Codognotto (Jesuit Social Services)
P: 03 8412 8922
E: Send email
W: www.jss.org.au

NAT: Discussion

Praxis discussion series on the continuing aftermath of the Global Financial Crisis and its impact on the world's poorest people, with a panel of speakers including Prof. Ross Buckley. (Level 19, 14 Martin Place, Sydney)

Barbara Ratusznik
 (The World Bank)
P: 02 9235 6563
E: Send email
W: http://web.worldbank.org/

SA: Action Project

Fundraising BBQ with information from local agencies fighting poverty on services provided. Speakers to present on issues related to poverty. (Queen St, Peterborough)

Liz Pannell (Peterborough High School)
P: 08 8651 2306
E: Send email
W: www.peterboroughhs.sa.edu.au/

SA: Tucker Time

Cooking group with parents to share ideas on healthy cooking on a budget. (Port Augusta Children's Centre, 122 Tassie St, Port Augusta)

Cathy Cameron (Port Augusta Children's Centre)
P: 08 8642 6504
E: Send email

NSW: Careers Panel

Panel of speakers from organisations helping to fight poverty and hardship with information on how to volunteer. (Central Lecture Block 1, UNSW)

Helen Gardner (Careers & Employment Centre)
P: 02 9385 5429
E: Send email
W: www.careers.unsw.edu.au

WA: Operation Christmas Child

Local welfare agencies will be highlighting the work of Samaritan"s Purse Operation Christmas Child project at their bi-monthly meeting. (Gosnells Baptist Church, 2378 Albany Highway, Gosnells)

Shirley Glover (South East Metropolitan Emergency
P: 08 9389 1455
E: Send email

VIC: Afternoon Tea

Afternoon tea for staff from the Environment Committee to discuss poverty-related issues. (Connections UnitingCare office, Mount Waverly)

Matt Clear (Connections UnitingCare)
P: 03 9271 0800
E: Send email
W: www.connections.org.au

NSW: Food Drive

"Bag Busters" Food Drive will be purchasing fresh produce in bulk and distributing bags to people at local refuges to educate about shopping on a budget. (Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, 1 Bedford St, Newtown)

Cara Levinson (Marrickville Council)
P: 02 9335 2006
E: Send email
W: www.marrickville.nsw.gov.au/

NSW: Informaiton Session

Learn how to make a difference and get involved in projects fighting poverty in developing countries. (LG19 John Goodsell Building, UNSW)

Engineers Without Borders UNSW
E: Send email

SA: Forum

A forum with facilitators Kym Brown and David Craig on understanding poverty and the implications for the Department. (DECS, Port Augusta Regional Office, Rupert St, Port Augusta)

David Craig (Department of Education and Childrens
P: 08 8641 6877
E: Send email

NSW: Discussion

Director to address to board members and attendees on poverty and social security. (102/55 Holt St, Surry Hills)

Maree O'Halloran (Welfare Rights Centre)
P: 02 9211 5389
E: Send email

SA: Market Research

Youth Connection participants to visit the market and research produce pricing and learn how to cook on a budget. (Adelaide Central Market)

Cathie Vincent (Hackham West Community Centre)
P: 08 8384 1065
E: Send email

VIC: Interview

Renegrase Economist ration to interview David Smiley about foreign aid and Australia"s record economic groeht failing the poor. (3CR Community Radio, 855 AM)

Karl Fitzgerald (Earthsharing Australia)
P: 03 9670 2754
E: Send email
W: www.earthsharing.org.au

VIC: Film screening

Screening of "Below Sea Level" to raise awareness about community life, with gold coin donation. (Peninsula cinemas, 30 Rosebud Parase, Rosebud)
 

Jenny Macaffer (Mornington Peninsula Shire)
P: 03 5950 1684
E: Send email
W: www.mornpen.vic.gov.au

Thursday 21 October

Description [venue] Contact

WA: Sale

Good Samaritan Industries sale of 50% off used clothing to mark Anti-Poverty Week. (25 stores in WA, see website for locations)

Jonh Knowles (Good Samaritan Industries)
P: (08) 9463 0500
E: Send email
W: www.goodsamaritan.com.au

QLD: Staff activities

Staff to raise awareness about poverty with lunch and discussion about fair trade. Competition to raise funds for a local organisation providing food for homeless youth (Centacare, 195 Abbott St, Cairns)
        

Janice Tiller (Centacare)
P: 07 4044 0130
E: Send email

NSW: Activities & Information

Promotion of the Connect For Life program and to highlight poverty issues in the community. Haircuts and basic health checks provided, along with information about services providers in the area. (5 Kemp St, Kempsey)        

Ruddie Blackley (Kempsey Neighbourhood Centre)
P: 02 6562 8300

WA: Community BBQ

BBQ for individuals, families and communities with practical help on how to combat poverty and hardship. (Loop Line Park Kalgoorlie)

Jules Whiteway (Anglicare)
P: 08 9301 8530
E: Send email
W: www.anglicarewa.org.au

NAT: Report Launch

Launch of the "Education Development Project Evaluation Report: Improving educational and housing outcomes for children experiencing homelessness" report. (See website)

Erica Flentje (Hanover Welfare Services)
P: 03 9288 9899
E: Send email
W: www.hanover.org.au

NAT: Discussion Paper

Release of a  paper analysing the changing welfare landscape in Australia for young people focussing on eligibility for youth allowance and the consequences for disadvantaged young people. (See website for more info)

Meagan Lee (National Children"s & Youth Law Centre
P: 02 9385 9592
E: Send email
W: www.ncylc.org.au

SA: Assembly

An interactive presentation to each year level on Mary MacKillop's work with children in poverty. (Penola High School, 43 Cameron St, Penola)

Kirsten Amos (Penola High School)
P: 08 8737 0000
E: Send email

SA: Assembly

Presentation to the whole school on 'Poverty in Sierra Leone' by 4 students who will be working in primary schools in Sierra Leone. (Penola High School, 43 Cameron St, Penola)

Kirsten Amos (Penola High School)
P: 08 8737 0000
E: Send email

NT: Breakfast

Meet and engage with homeless people in the community over breakfast. Find out about poverty and how you can help. (Woolworths entrance, Casuarina Centre, 247 Trower Rd, Casuarina)

Sharon Wilson
P: 08 8948 0523
E: Send email
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au

QLD: Reflection

A reflection on Anti-Poverty Week during the Social Justice Meeting. (The Salvation Army Divisional Headquarters, Upper Roma St, Brisbane)

Major Rick Hoffmann (The Salvation Army)
P: 07 3222 6666
E: Send email
W: www.salvos.org.au

WA: Resource Packages

Students from Lumen Christi College preparing resource packages with information on services for low income families. (81 Station Street, Martin)

Shirley Glover (Gosnells Community Legal Centre)
P: 08 9398 1455
E: Send email
W: www.gosclc.com.au

SA: Craft Workshop

Craft activities, displays and information on healthy eating to raise awareness about what can be done to help others in the community and ourselves. (St Mary Magdalene Schoo,l 82 Fairfield Rd,  Elizabeth Grove)

Tammy Bruecher (Elizabeth Community Connections)
P: 0407 617 977
E: Send email

NT: Display

Display with statistics on poverty and information from local organisations that can assist people facing hardship. (Oasis Shopping Centre, Katherine) 

Jane Goodings (Red Cross)
P: 08 8971 1246
E: Send email

SA: Expo

Community service providers expo with childrens activities, and free competitions to highlight services available to residents. (Centro Arndale, 460-470 Torrens Rd, Kilkenny)

Lisa Kristan (The Smith Family)
P: 08 8224 1438
E: Send email
W: www.thesmithfamily.com.au

QLD: Clothes Swap

Come and swap clothing or baby equipment or buy an item for a gold coin donation. Donations will contribute to the work done by The Benevolent Society to combat poverty and hardship. (Women's Health and Mother Baby Hub, 429 Gympie Rd, Strathpine) 

Melissa McKendrick (The Benevolent Society)
E: Send email

SA: Stall

Stall and BBQ with info on anti-poverty week and services in the local area fighting poverty and hardship. (In front of Woolworths, 25 Tassies St, Pt Augusta)

Vicki Dodd (Aboriginal Resource Centre)
P: 08 8641 0040
E: Send email

TAS: Hand Out

In light of increasing costs of living there will be a 'Winter Woolies Hand Out' of warm clothes and blankets to support the reduction of financially exhaustive impacts of increased power costs. (446 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart)

Therese Taylor (Colony 47)
P: 03 6222 1518
E: Send email
W: www.colony47.com.au

VIC: Morning Tea

A morning tea to mark the Week. The JESCOM team will be purchasing fair trade and ethical products and discuss issues relating to JESCOM publications and poverty. (JESCOM staff)

Michael McVeign (Jesuit Communications Foundation)
P: 03 9421 9611
E: Send email
W: http://jesuit.org.au

ACT: Sausage Sizzle

Morning tea and sausage sizzle to discuss issues surrounding poverty and hardship. (255 Goyder Street, Narrabundah)

    

Jo Dean-Ritchie (Marymead)
P: 02 6162 5828
E: Send email
W: www.marymead.org.au

VIC: Launch

Launch of the 2010 Emergency Relief Booklet outlining the details of service providers in the area. (Dingley Village Neighbourhood Centre, 31B Marcus Rd, Dingley)

Judith Klarenbeek (Sth Emergency Relief Network)
P: 03 9551 1799
E: Send email

WA: Info Stall

Information desk with free fruit and  with pamphlets about services provided. (Sampson Parade Pak, Freemantle)

Craig McAllister (Midland Info Debt & Legal Servic
P: 08 9250 2123
E: Send email
W: www.midlas.org.au

SA: Homeless Connect Expo

Health, Housing and Homelessness Expo to promote services from over 50 organisations. Free food, fun and entertainment. (Whitmore Square, Adelaide)

Gary Wilson (Shelter SA)
P: 08 8223 4077
E: Send email
W: www.sheltersa.asn.au

SA: Forum

Community forum with free BBQ, guest speakers including Port Pirie Mayor, information stalls run by agencies with services for people affected by poverty and hardship. (Main St, Port Pirie)

Kelly Glenton (Uniting Care Wesley Port Pirie)
P: 08 8633 8638
E: Send email

SA: Pottery

Use your creative skills to make a clay/ceramic bowl to display what has been learnt about healthy eating. (Our Wellbeing Place Community Centre, 108 Swanport Road, Murray Bridge)

Ann Marie Garrett (Our Wellbeing Place Association
P: 08 85323470
E: Send email

VIC: Fundraiser

Gold coin donation morning tea for staff and volunteers to raise funds for the red Cross Pakistan Flood Appeal. (133 Mollison St, Bendigo)

Erin Crothers (Australian Red Cross)
P: 03 5443 7277
E: Send email

SA: Morning Tea

Morning tea for all staff and businesses in the building to talk about poverty and expand networks. (Ground Floor, 97 Pirie Street, Adelaide)

Graham Jaeschke (The Smith Family (SA)
P: 08 8224 1400
E: Send email

SA: Donation

'Cans and Coins' morning tea with donations of non perishable food items or cash. (Level 6, 31 Flinders Street, Adelaide)

Judith Bemmer (Dept of Education & Childrens Servi
P: 08 8226 0042
E: Send email
W: www.decs.sa.gov.au

SA: Workshop

The community are invited to sample a variety of dishes from around the world and learn about healthy eating and budgeting. (Mt Gambier Community Centre, 22/24 Ferrers St, Mt Gambier)

Sue Watt (Mt Gambier Community Centre)
P: 08 8723 0540
E: Send email

SA:

"Cooking Across the Continents" event to learn about other cultures and share dishes of food. (Mount Gambier Community Centre, Ferrers ST, Mount Gambier)

Mount Gambier Community Centre
P: 08 8723 0540

NSW: Bake Sale

Bake Sale to raise funds for the Red Cross Pakistan Floods Relief. (Main Library Walkway, UNSW)

Paulette Lo (UNSW Red Cross Society)
P: 0401 495 608
E: Send email

VIC: Forum

A Power Forum on leadership for migratn and women living in the housing estate.  (Community Centre, Flemington Housing Estate, 120 Racecourse Road, Flemington)

Jane Farrell (LHMU)
P: 0423 697 187
E: Send email

SA: Workshop

Learn how to cook a healthy meal on a budget. (135 Ellen St, Port Pirie)

Tania Solar (Australian Red Cross)
P: 08 8641 9500
E: Send email
W: www.australianredcross.com.au

VIC: Info Stall

Free lunch and information about poverty and community services. Non-perishable food items will be collected for local welfare  organisaitons. (Victoria University, Footscray Nicholson Campus) 

Ok Chang (Victoria University)
P: 03 9919 4098
E: Send email
W: www.vu.edu.au

VIC: Info Stall

Pakistani Students Association and Care Australia to collect gold coin donations for Pakistan flood victims. (Victoria University, Footscray Nicholson Campus) 

Ok Chang (Victoria University)
P: 03 9919 4098
E: Send email

QLD: Family celebration

"The Best Things in Life are Free" family celebration event during Anti-Poverty Week, with free activities for children and BBQ lunch. (Brisbane City Botanic Gardens)

Kylie Robertson (Micah Projects Inc.)
P: 07 3029 7000
E: Send email
W: http://www.merivale.org.au/

NSW: BBQ

BBQ to raise awareness about Anti-Poverty Week. (Mawson Park, Campbelltown) 

Najla Abou-Halloun (Macarthur Diversity Services)
P: 02 4627 1188
E: Send email
W: www.mdsi.org.au

QLD: Community BBQ

A community BBQ for BoysTown staff, clients and service providers. (BoysTown Ipswich)

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

QLD: Client BBQ Lunch

BBQ lunch for young people engaged in BoysTown programs in the area. (Mary Street, Logan).

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

QLD: Community BBQ

A community BBQ for BoysTown staff, clients and service providers. (BoysTown Inala)

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

QLD: Community BBQ

A community BBQ for BoysTown staff, clients and service providers. (BoysTown Deception Bay)

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

SA: Lunch

Lunch with speakers to celebrate 10 years of the affordable moving van program by Uniting Care Wesley. (Flinders Park Port Pirie)

Sue Allison (Families SA, UnitingCare Wesley)
P: 08 8638 4311
E: Send email

SA: FOODcents workshop

Healthy Eating on a Budget workshop with a beachfront BBQ to demonstrate cooking a nutritious meal, and to develop skills in planning meals on a budget. (Ceduna Beachfront)
        

Holley Jones (Australian Red Cross SA)
P: 08 8100 4679
E: Send email
W: www.redcross.org.au

VIC: Meeting

Clients and people experencing homelessness to meet local candidates running in the forthcoming state election and disucss issus of concern. (Hanover, 52 Haig St, South Melbourne)

Tony Keenan (Hanover Welfare Services)
P: 03 9695 8352
E: Send email
W: www.hanover.org.au

VIC: BBQ

Free sausage sizzle with information about local services to assist disadvantaged people. (Aldi Supermarket, 209 Greens Rd, Wyndham Vale)

Carol Muir (Uniting Care)
P: 03 9742 6452
E: Send email

NSW: Food Drive

BBQ and food hamper drive to raise awareness about eradicating poverty locally. (Wodonga Middle Years College, 22-24 Mitchell St, Wodonga)

Matt Lade (Workways Australia)
P: 02 6057 9000

VIC: Lunch

Free BBQ lunch for the community to discuss poverty issues. Letter will be sent to politicians, media and decision-makers. (Salvation Army Northside Geelong, 92 Cox Rd, Corio)

Jillian Chapman (Barwon Community Legal Cenrte)
P: 03 5221 4744
E: Send email

VIC: Seminar

Lunchtime seminar on environmentally, socially and economically sustainable mobility by the Monash Sustainability Institute. (Fr Tucker's room, 67 Brunswick St, Fitzroy)

Kristine Philipp (Brotherhood of St Laurence)
P: 03 9483 1364
E: Send email
W: www.bsl.org.au

VIC: Research

Release of research on young people and activation employment policies and the effect on welfare recipients experiencing hardship. (Brotherhood of St Laurence, 67 Brunswick St, Fitzroy, Fr Tucker's room)

Kristine Philipp (Brotherhood of St Laurence)
P: 03 9483 1364
E: Send email
W: www.bsl.org.au

VIC: Craft Sale

Sale of goods made by women associated with the Good Shepherd and Josephite Sisters overseas development organisation, and preserves made by local refugee women. (Lansdown Room, 383 Albert Street, East Melbourne)

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

TAS: BBQ & Display

Sausage sizzle with "No Food, No Power, No Shelter" display to raise awareness about poverty in the community. (Launceston Mall, Launceston)

Therese Taylor (Colony 47)
P: 03 6222 1518
E: Send email
W: www.colony47.com.au

VIC: Exhibition

"SPOKEN" art exhibition to raise awareness about injustice and poverty in the community. (Riva Bar, Faithful St, Wangaratta)

Di Duursma (Spoken Artists)
P: 0419 530 455
E: Send email

VIC: Presentation

Multimedia presentation of "1.4 Billion Reasons" about how students can help end poverty. (Woodleigh School, Minimbah Crt, Frankston)

d'Arcy Lunn (Global Poverty Project)
P: 0416 051 379
E: Send email
W: www.globalpovertyproject.com/events

SA: Swap-a-Snag

Students invited to bring a toy, gold coin, clothing or something of value and swap it at a school sausage sizzle. Proceeds donated to a poverty related cause. (Loxton Primary School, Pyap St, Loxton)

Paul Rowe (Loxton Primary School)
P: 08 8584 7408
E: Send email

SA: Swap-a-Snag

Town folk invited to bring a toy, gold coin, clothing or something of value and swap it for a sausage. Proceeds donated to a poverty related cause. (Main street, Loxton)

Paul Rowe (Loxton Primary School)
P: 08 8584 7408
E: Send email

VIC: Launch

Launch of Carlton No Interest Loan Scheme at a community barbecue. (Carlton Housing Estate) 

Rev Dr John Evans (Carlton Church of All Nations)
P: 03 9347 7077
E: Send email
W: www.carlton-uca.org

NSW: Showcase & BBQ

'Growing Community Health' showcase of local projects and programs targeting poverty and addressing underlying issues of hardship. Mayor of Marrickville to address the community. (All Saints Anglican Church, 329 Stanmore Rd, Petersham)

Dina Petrakis (Marrickville Council)
P: 02 9335 2156
E: Send email
W: www.marrickville.nsw.gov.au

VIC: Resource Kit

Announcement and advertisement of the coming launch of the Resource Kit for schools trying to address inequality and social inclusion. (Cardinal Knox Centre, 383 Albert St, East Melbourne)

Maria Minto-Cahill (Meeting Point)
P: 03 9627 0419
E: Send email

WA: Food collection

Staff to donate $5 each for packs to assist clients prepare for the summer. (Dumas House, 2 Havelock St, West Perth)

Juliette Hubbard (Department for Communities)
P: 08 6217 8212
E: Send email
W: www.communities.wa.gov.au

QLD: Presentation

A presentation by the BoysTown Strategy and Research team on emerging trends/issues impacting the lives of young people, including homelessness. (Inala Community House, 38 Sittella Street, Inala)

John Dalgleish (BoysTown)
P: 07 3867 1216
E: Send email
W: www.boystown.com.au

NSW: Community Fun Day

Free food, drinks, kids activities and 'Cardboard Shelter' making competition at the Salvation Army Food 4 Life Market as part of Anti-Poverty Week. (75 Lawrence Hargrave Rd, Warwick Farm)

Simon Gregory (The Salvation Army)
P: 0410 648 806
E: Send email

SA: Information Session

Free demonstration and information about nutrition and how to be healthy on a budget. (Eastwood Community Centre, 95 Glen Osmond Road, Eastwood)
 

Allison Byrne (Eastwood Community Centre)
P: 08 8373 2225
E: Send email
W: www.eastwood.asn.au

NSW: Launch

Launch of the No Interest Loans Scheme for low income earners and Centrelink recipients in Queanbeyan. (Multi Lingual Centre Queanbeyan, 12 Rutledge St, Queanbeyan)

Rachael Milfull (Care Inc.)
P: 02 6257 1788
E: Send email

VIC: Afternoon Tea

Staff gathering to discuss poverty issues, with an update on the Millennium Development Goals and United Nations Summit. (Ground floor, 116 Queensberry Street, Carlton South)

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

NSW: Panel Discussion

Panel discussion on "Practical Solutions to Poverty". (Central Lecture Block 4, UNSW)

Elias Attia (UNSW Islamic Society)
E: Send email

QLD: Soup Night

Soup night and information display on how to combat poverty and hardship. (O'Neil Square, Kingaroy)

Louise Judge (Sth Burnett Community Development Pr
P: 07 4162 5439
E: Send email

VIC: Oration

Oswald Barnett Oration by Bruce Bonyhady on "Reforming Disability Policy: From Charity and Welfare to Social Insurance and Investment". (Treasury Theatre, 1 Macarthur St, Melbourne)

Danica Pasinis (Housing Choices Australia)
P: 03 8636 9440
E: Send email

VIC: Presentation

Presentation on poverty and politics in Papua New Guinea by students who participated in the Kokoda Leadership Trek. (Moonee Valley Race Course, 1 McPherson St, Moonee Ponds)

Jane Farrell (Vic Police and LHMU)
P: 0423 697 187

NSW: Forum

Q&A forum with speakers including Rev Bill Crews about innovative ways to provide food for yourself. (Sydney Mechanics School of the Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney)

Mark Ludbrooke (Sydney Food Fairness Alliance)
P: 0433 331 158
E: Send email
W: www.sydneyfoodfairness.org.au

NSW: Film Night

Screening of 'Garden at the End of the World' to raise awareness about poverty in Afghanistan. Cost $10 with half of proceeds donated to Maboba's Promise. (CB02.04.11, University of Technology, Sydney) 

Ausseela Thanaphongsakorn (NSW Young Labor)
P: 0413 555 195
E: Send email

VIC: Movie

Screening of the film Mother Fish to raise awareness of the hardships faces by migrants. Q&A session with the director after the film. (Kino Cinemas, 45 Collins St, Melbourne)

Nicola Flook (Jesuit Refugee Service)
P: 0410 214 472
E: Send email
W:www.trybooking.com

NSW: Volunteer workshop

Understand global poverty and learn how to help by becoming a volunteer with Palms Australia. By sharing skills, experiences and knowledge you can assist with sustainable development. Register by 19 October via email or phone. (2A Woolley Street, Glebe)
    

Roger O'Halloran (Palm's Australia)
P: 02 9518 9551
E: Send email
W: www.palms.org.au

NSW: Film Screening

Screening of the documentary 'Call+Response' on slavery and human trafficking. (University of Technology Sydney, Building 1, Broadway, Theatre Lounge)

Caitlin Hill (Vision Generation UTS)
P: 0402 824 713
E: Send email

VIC: Workshop

Hypothetical workshop on community issues of homelessness, mental health, cost of food and youth support. (St Joseph's Parish Hall, Cnr Raglan Parade and Kepler Street, Warrnambool)

Mary Lancaster (Hopkins No Interest Loans Scheme)
P: 0355622464
E: Send email

Friday 22 October

Description [venue] Contact

WA: Sale

Good Samaritan Industries sale of 50% off used clothing to mark Anti-Poverty Week. (25 stores in WA, see website for locations)

John Knowles (Good Samaritan Industries)
P: (08) 9463 0500
E: Send email
W: www.goodsamaritan.com.au

VIC: Info Stall

Stall with informaiton about local services providers assiting people facing hardship, and face painting for children. (Werribee Plaza,  Werribee)

Carol Muir (Uniting Care, Werribee Support & Housi
P: 03 9742 6452
E: Send email

SA: Fundraiser

Staff casual clothing day to raise money for charity and collect canned food for people in need. (31 Flinders St, Adelaide)

Gail Martin (Dept. of Education & Children"s Servi
P: 08 8226 1050
W: http://www.decs.sa.gov.au

VIC: Fundraiser

All staff invited to wear casual clothing and donate a gold coin to raise money for local charities fighting poverty. (Frankston Civic Centre, Cnr Davey and Young St)

Frankston City Council
P: 1300 322 322
E: Send email
W: www.frankston.vic.gov.au

QLD: Fundraiser

Cricket fans are urged to watch the match between the QLD Bulls and Sri Lanka to help fight homelessness. (See website)

Spiritus
P: 1300 244 683
W: www.spiritus.org.au

ACT: Challenge

All members of the Anti-Poverty Week ACT group are challenged to eat fair trade foods. (Various locations, ACT)

Yasmine Khan (ACT Anti-Poverty Week Coordinator)
P: 0416 235 252
E: Send email

SA: Workshop

Students will consider the importance of having access to safe drinking water and the implications for children around the world. Students will present their learning at a school assembly. (School Hall, Chivell Street, Elizabeth South)

Jocelyn Osborne (Elizabeth South Primary School)
P: 08 8255 2219
E: Send email
W: www.elizsthps.sa.edu.au

TAS: Hand Out

In light of increasing costs of living there will be a 'Winter Woolies Hand Out' of warm clothes and blankets to support the reduction of financially exhaustive impacts of increased power costs. (446 Elizabeth Street, North Hobart)

Therese Taylor (Colony 47)
P: 03 6222 1518
E: Send email
W: www.colony47.com.au

SA: Social Awareness

Social skills lesson on poverty with a food collection for a local church group outreach program. (School Hall, Salisbury South)

Averil Pope (The Pines School)
P: 08 8281 2199
E: Send email

NSW: Launch

Launch of the No Interest Loans Scheme in Marrickville to assist people experiencing poverty and hardship. (Alex Trevallion Plaza, Marrickville)

Denise Watson (Marrickville Council)
P: 02 9335 2157
E: Send email
W: www.marrickville.nsw.gov.au

VIC: Morning Tea

Morning tea with fair trade products and discussion of local and global poverty issues. (Private location)

(Sally Renouf) Glen Iris Mothers Group
E: Send email

NSW: Letter Writing and Information Booth

Come and tell the Government what needs to be done to fight poverty in Illawarra. Information from local agencies on assistance for people facing hardship. (Outside Franklins, 4-10 Russell St, Woonona)

Jennifer Haggart (Bulli Community Centre)
P: 02 4284 7006

SA: Expo

Connect & Grow" expo of services with information, cooking demonstrations, energy saving ideas and children's activities. (Gawler Community House, 2 Scheibener Terrace, Gawler)

Jill Talbot (Gawler Anti Poverty Network)
P: 08 8522 4601
E: Send email

VIC: Morning Tea

Staff in Richmond to gather for a fair trade morning tea and discussion about poverty. (Jesuit Social Services, Richmond)

Erin Bright (Jesuit Social Services)
P: 03 9427 7388
E: Send email
W: www.jss.org.au

TAS: Workshop

Workshop with ideas and info on how to be more energy efficient at home, and how to understand your power bill. (Rokeby Neighbourhood Centre, 103 Tollard Drive, Rokeby)

Anthony Stoyles (Rokeby Neighbouhrood Centre)
P: 03 6247 6778
E: Send email

QLD: BBQ & Trivia

Free community BBQ with info about services in the local area with activities to highlight Anti-Poverty Week. (Rockhampton, PhaMS Neighbourhood Centre, Cambridge Street, Rockhampton)

Anne Meehan (Red Cross)
P: 07 4922 8056
E: Send email

QLD: Community Gathering

Community gathering with free BBQ. (Walali Neighbourhood Centre, 14b Cambridge St, Rockhampton)

Anne Meehan (Red Cross)
P: 07 4922 8056
E: Send email
W: www.redcross.org.au

NT: Walk Against Poverty

Meet at Bennett Park and walk through the mall with banners and placards. Speeches and activities at Tamarind park. (Tamarind Park)

Anu Susan Kuriakose (NT Shelter)
P: 08 8981 5003
E: Send email
W: www.ntshelter.org.au

NSW: Fundraiser

Council staff to take part in a BBQ fundraiser for community organisations fighting poverty. (2-14 Fisher Street, Petersham)

Denise Watson (Marrickville Council)
P: 02 9335 2157
E: Send email
W: www.marrickville.nsw.gov.au

SA: Discussion

A small gathering of key SA business leaders to discuss poverty reduction in Australia. (CEDA Boardroom, 144 North Terrace, Adelaide)

Hamilton Calder (CEDA)
P: 08 8211 7222
E: Send email
W: www.ceda.com.au

NT: Recipe Challenge

Participants will have $15 to make a recipe to feed a family of four at remote community store prices. Recipes will be judged and prize winners announced. Recipe book will be distributed to remote communities. (41 Smith St Mall, Darwin Plaza)

Matthew Boxell (Red Cross)
P: 08 8924 3961
E: Send email

NT: Recipe Challenge

Participants will have $15 to make a recipe to feed a family of four at remote community store prices. Recipes will be judged and prize winners announced. Recipe book will be distributed to remote communities. (Red Cross, 2 Milner Rd, Alice Springs)
    

Veronica Johnson (Red Cross)
P: 08 8952 1399
E: Send email

NT: Recipe Challenge

Participants will have $15 to make a recipe to feed a family of four at remote community store prices. Recipes will be judged and prize winners announced. Recipe book will be distributed to remote communities. (Red Cross, Govt. Bldg, Peko Rd, Tennant Creek)

Billie O'Keefe (Red Cross NT)
P: 08 8962 3704
E: Send email

NT: Recipe Challenge

Participants will have $15 to make a recipe to feed a family of four at remote community store prices. Recipes will be judged and prize winners announced. Recipe book will be distributed to remote communities. (Riverbank Drive, Katherine)

Jane Goodings (Red Cross)
P: 08 8971 1246
E: Send email

QLD: Sausage Sizzle

Students from St Peter Claver College will assist with a Sausage Sizzle for people at the Brisbane Homelessness Service Centre. (62 Peel St, South Brisbane)

Sue Callender (Micah Projects Inc)
P: 07 3036 4444
E: Send email
W: http://www.merivale.org.au/

VIC: Exhibition

"SPOKEN" art exhibition to raise awareness about injustice and poverty in the community. (Riva Bar, Faithful St, Wangaratta)

Di Duursma (Spoken Artists)
P: 0419 530 455
E: Send email

SA: Lunch

A 3 course community lunch prompting healthy eating with resources from SA Health and speakers on healthy lifestyle choices for people in lower socio economic areas. (Junction Community Centre, 2a May Tce, Ottoway)

Kath McInerney (The Junction Community Centre Inc)
P: 08 8314 1334
E: Send email

SA: Assembly

School assembly on the theme of Anti-Poverty Week. (Loxton Primary School, Payp St, Loxton)

Paul Rowe (Loxton Primary School)
P: 08 8584 7408
E: Send email

VIC: BBQ

A BBQ run with the Salvation Army for Melbourne city's homeless and disadvantaged people. (Cnr Albert & Nicholson St, East Melbourne)

Michelle Hayward (VECCI)
P: 03 8662 5227
E: Send email
W: www.vecci.org.au

NSW: Lunch

Students to hold a lunch to demonstrate the numbers affected by poverty locally and worldwide.  (Wollongong TAFE, Illawarra)

Linda Brazier (Illawarra Legal Centre)
P: 02 4275 4701

SA: Webinar

Free presentation by Prof Barbara Pocock on the changing nature of work and factors affecting low paid workers. (Register online at http://www.ncver.edu.au/newsevents/webinar/2010.html)

June Ingham (National Centre for Vocation Educatio
P: 08 8230 8491
E: Send email
W: www.ncver.edu.au

NSW: Launch

Launch of a fairness document to raise political awareness and support for policies that will make a difference to people on low incomes. (Jubilee Room, Parliament House, Macquarie St, Sydney)

Samantha Edmunds (NCOSS)
P: 02 9211 2599
E: Send email

WA: Afternoon tea

Afternoon tea at an accommodation house to raise awareness about Anti-Poverty Week. (Charlesworth Estate, 28 Burton St, Cannington)

Sue Gravner (Nulsen)
P: 08 6253 4700
E: Send email

NSW: Afternoon activities

"Promoting Prosperity" afternoon of activities, entertainment, food and information stall on services for people on low incomes. (Parramatta Park, Nowra East)

Maxine Edwards (Nowra Neighbourhood Centre)
P: 02 4421 5077
E: Send email

NSW: Simulation

Mini Model United Nations Conference Security Council simulation on a poverty-related theme. (Law Building, Room 101, University of New South Wales).

Nic Locher (UNSW United Nations Society)
P: 0423 479 247
E: Send email
W: www.unswunsociety.org.au

VIC: Trivia Night

Trivia night with proceeds donated to Care van and Pakistan Flood Relief. Tickets $10 with entry into raffle and nibbles. (Wangaratta Magpies Clubrooms, Melbourne) 

Trinity Lonel (Rural Housing Network)
P: 03 5722 8009
E: Send email
W: www.ruralhousingnetwork.com.au

SA: Public Lecture

Simon Stevens to reflect upon his pilgrimage to Rome for the Canonisation of Mary MacKillop and its implications for working with those in hardship in our local community. (OLSH College, Adelaide)

Rachel Elgar (Our Lady of the Sacred Heart College
P: 08 8269 2077
E: Send email

SA: Fundraising

Pub Crawl to raise funds for TIA charity supporting orphanages in South America. (See Facebook - "Anti-Poverty Week Pub Crawl" for details)

Rachel Wallis (UniSA)
E: Send email

VIC: Sleep-Out

Sleep out to raise awareness about poverty locally. Registration fee of $10 to be donated to a local Emergency Relief organisation. (Victorylife Church, cnr White & Thompson St, Wangaratta)

Di Duursma (Victorylife Church)
P: 0419 530 455
E: Send email

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WA: Sale

Good Samaritan Industries sale of 50% off used clothing to mark Anti-Poverty Week. (25 stores in WA, see website for locations)

John Knowles (Good Samaritan Industries)
P: (08) 9463 0500
E: Send email
W: www.goodsamaritan.com.au

VIC: Raising Awareness

Law students to distribute brochures to raise awareness about the link between poverty and crime. (Fitness First Gym Shop 1, 402 Chapel St, Melbourne)

Linh Diep (Monash University)
P: 0434 486 889
E: Send email

SA: Closing Celebration

Performances from the Gilles Street Primary School Japanese Drummers to mark the end of Anti-Poverty Week. (Adelaide Central Market).

Hamilton Calder (SA Anti-Poverty Week State Facili
P: 0419 224 356
E: Send email

QLD: Art Exhibition

B Aware Art Exhibition to raise public awareness of global poverty and injustice. Open daily between 9-21 October. (St Johns Cathedral, 373 Anne St, Brisbane)

Lynn Smith (Eight Goals Group)
P: 0404 083 081
E: Send email

WA: Close of Anti-Poverty Week in WA

Mission Australia staff, family and friends to Mark the close of Anti-Poverty Week in WA by paddling down the Serpentine River and reflect on the issues of poverty. (Riverside Gardens Reserve)

Shae Slater (Mission Asutralia)
P: 0404 151 817
W: www.missionaustralia.com.au

NSW: Address

Address to teachers on the need for bail reform in NSW and issues surrounding poverty when people are incarcerated. (NSW Teachers Federation Auditorium 23-33 Sussex Street, Surry Hills)

David Ferguson (NSW Teachers Federation)
E: Send email
W: www.nswtf.org.au

ACT: Arts & Craft

An arts & crafts table for kids to raise funds for local women"s refuge. (Tuggeranong Skatepark, Greenway)

Marcela Oliveiri
P: 0421 338 207
E: Send email

SA: Expo

"Live Life Well" Expo and MarionLIFE Market with artists, workshops and displays on healthy eating, nutrition, fair trade, health and poverty. (Cnr Marion Rd & Alawoona Ave, Mitchell Park)

    

Chelsea Size (MarionLIFE Community Services Inc.)
P: 08 8277 0304
E: Send email
W: www.marionlife.org.au

NSW: Book reading

Readings for children from books with themes of poverty, homelessness and hardship. (Bundeena Library,Scarborough St, Bundeena)

Linda Doherty
P: 0422 007 315

VIC: Busking

Busking with piano accordion around the theme of poverty, unemployment and discrimination with all money donated to charity. (Fairfield shopping strip, Station St, Fairfield)

Valerie Farfalla (Activist Cabaret)
P: 03 9346 7239
E: Send email

VIC: Morning Tea

A gathering to raise awareness about Fair Trade. (48 Smythe Street, Corinella)

Kim Oates (Corinella & District Community Centre)
P: 03 5678 0777
E: Send email

QLD: Food donation

Donation of canned food to clients accessing the Red Cross Wellbeing Youth and Homelessness Services with a formal presentation during the church conference. (Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, 66 Haig St, Brassall)

Anna Boyce (Red Cross)
P: 07 3367 7217
E: Send email

SA: Discussion

Speakers to discuss the new gender equity at UN Women. (Room 1, Flinders University City Campus, Cnr Flinders Street & Victoria Square, Adelaide)

Helika Cruz (UNIFEM Australia)
E: Send email
W: www.unifem.org.au

ACT: Anti-Poverty Week ACT Closing Event

Afternoon tea for Mental Health Consumers and Carers with speakers on mental illness and poverty. Mental Health Foundation's 'Rainbow' will exhibit artwork. RSVP via email. (University house, Balmain Crescent, Australian National University)

Sophie Attridge (Volunteering ACT)
P: (02)6251 4060
E: Send email

ACT: Closing of Anti-Poverty Week in the ACT

Guests living with a mental illness and/or experiencing poverty invited to have afternoon tea. (University House, Cnr Balmain & Liversidge St, Acton)

Hilary Martin (Marymead)
P: 02 6162 5800
E: Send email

VIC: Breakfast

Free breakfast to raise awareness about poverty & homelessness locally. (King George Gardens, Ovens St, Wangaratta)

Di Duursma (Victorylife Church)
P: 0419 530 455
E: Send email

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NSW: Hike

A sponsored hike to raise awareness of hunger and poverty and to raise funds for The Hunger Project. (Canberra to Mount Kosciuszko)


Simon Lewis (hike4hunger)
E: Send email
W: www.hike4hunger.org/

NSW: Festival

Marrickville Street Festival with free stalls for local groups working with disadvantaged people. (Marrickville & Illawarra Roads, Marrickville)

Katie Bell (Marrickville Council)
P: 02 9335 2281
E: Send email
W: www.marrickville.nsw.gov.au

SA: Workshop

"Life as a child living in poverty in a developing country" workshop for students. (22 Mine Street, Port Wakefield)

Kim Hoskins (Pt Wakefield Primary School)
P: 08 8867 1012
W: www.portwakefieldps.sa.edu.au

NSW: Fundraiser

High Tea and fashion parade to raise funds for three charities in Cambodia. (Novotel Pacific Bay, Coffs Harbour)

Deborah Mauger (Bishop Druitt College)
P: 0409 337 212

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. (Melbourne Cricket Grounds).

Aiden McLaren (Foundation for Young Australians)
E: Send email
W: www.fya.org.au

SA: Breakfast

A healthy breakfast at in a disadvantaged area of Port Lincoln, with entertainment and a fundraiser. (Dickens Park, Port Lincoln)

Glynis Jones (Community House Port Lincoln Inc)
P: 08 8683 4722
E: Send email

QLD: Hike

A sponsored hike to raise awareness of hunger and poverty and to raise funds for The Hunger Project. (Mt Ngungun, Glasshouse Mountains).

Ally Goodwin (hike4hunger)
P: 0416 564 808
E: Send email
W: www.hike4hunger.org/

VIC: Hike

A sponsored hike to raise awareness of hunger and poverty and to raise funds for The Hunger Project. (Melbourne Dandenongs).

Vanessa Landry (hike4hunger)
E: Send email
W: www.hike4hunger.org/

VIC: Symposium

'Care, Social Inclusion and Citizenship' symposium examining issues concerning care and social inclusion. Register online. (Main Hall, Fitzroy Town Hall, 201 Napier St, Fitzroy)

Jenny Hall (Brotherhood of St Laurence)
P: 03 9676 8200
E: Send email
W: www.emgevents.com/event/bsl/

NSW: Conference

'Making a Difference for Tomorrow - Liverpool Community Services Conference' to inspire, support and build capacity to address the needs of communities in Liverpool. (Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre, 1 Casula Rd, Casula)

Cinzia Guaraldi (Liverpool City Council)
P: 02 9821 7794
E: Send email

SA: Stall

Healthy Eating and Active living at low cost information stall between for culturally and linguistically diverse communities at the Northern Lights Festival. (Twelve25 Youth Enterprise Centre, Salisbury)

Alison Davies (Burton & Morella Community Centres)
P: 08 8250 7786
E: Send email

NSW: Kids Activities

Activities for children, giveaways, info stalls, and presentations by services providers that can assist in alleviating the increasing costs of living. (Wran Leisure Centre, St Gundaroo Street, Villawood)


Anees Talia (Cabramatta Multicultural Family Centr
E: Send email
W: atalia@burnside.com.au

SA: Donation

Assembly to raise awareness about poverty with a fundraiser for items to donate to Cambodia through Samaritan's Purse Shoe 'Boxes of Love'. (Booleroo Centre District School, Stephens St, Booleroo Centre)

Elisa Resce (Booleroo Centre District School)
P: 08 8667 2124

TAS: Community Activities

Activities, displays, information, group discussions and music on the theme of food and hunger in our own community and overseas. (Dover Street, Mowbray)

Denise Delphin (Northern Suburbs Community Centre
P: 03 6326 5506
E: Send email

QLD: Meeting

A meeting of government and community s3ctory workers focussing on Anti-Poverty Week. Guest speakers to detail emerging trends impacting young people, including suicide, homelessness and research recommendations. (Inala Community House Hall, 38 Sittella St, Inala)

Helen O"Reilly (Inala Community House)
P: 07 3372 1711
E: Send email
W: www.bswnc.org.au

NAT: Anti-Poverty Awards

The Connections UnitingCare Anti-Poverty Awards recognise young Australians between the ages of 16 - 30 who are making a contribution to the eradication of poverty, locally, nationally or internationally. (Melbourne Town Hall)

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

QLD: Fundraiser

Breakfast Club fundraiser and art exhibition to raise money for organisations fighting poverty and hardship. (Urban Retreat, 26 Station St, Samford Village)        

Mindy Krogh (Urban Retreat)
P: 07 3289 6695

ACT: Cooking Class

"The Dish" - Healthy not Hungry cooking Class with local chefs, Nutrition Australia health assessments, nutritional information and take away survival kit. (Griffin Centre, 20 Genge St, Canberra City)

Penny Jackson (Australian Red Cross)
P: 02 6287 4311
E: Send email

VIC: Fundraiser

Annual party to support a family experiencing hardship in Vietnam. (Vibe, 123 Smith Street, Collingwood)

Christopher Francke
P: 0418 536 541
E: Send email
W: www.givingforchristmas.webs.com

QLD: Exhibition & Fundraiser

Raise funds for Young UNIFEM"s Spring Campaign to teach human rights principles and gender equality in Laos. (Gallery of Modern Art, South Bank, Brisbane)

Meghan Cooper (Young UNIFEM)
P: 02 6285 8272
E: Send email
W: www.unifem.org.au

NSW: Film

Film screening of a documentary about sex trafficking in Australia and Thailand. (University of Technology Sydney City Campus, Building 1, Level 4, Room 6)

Meghan Cooper (Young UNIFEM)
P: 02 6285 8272
E: Send email
W: www.unifem.org.au

ACT: Fundraiser

Celebration of the end of Young UNIFEM"s Spring Campaign to raise funds to teach human rights principles and gender equality in Laos. (BBar, 21 Kennedy St, Kingston)

Meghan Cooper (Young UNIFEM)
P: 02 6285 8272
E: Send email
W: www.unifem.org.au