Where are the tent monsters? OM community contribution (Scott Day) It has been noted and stated many times that Occupy Melbourne is insular. In the sense of having a news source that easily and effectively communicates with Melbournians, Victorians, Australians and the rest of the 99%, this is true – for too long, we’ve not had a […]

=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= SCHEDULE 17:00 COURT CASE REPORT BACK 18:00 ACE – ANTI NUCLEAR CLEAN ENERGY COLLECTIVE INFO WORKSHOP 18:00 THE HISTORY OF OCCUPY MELBOURNE – PLANNING MEET #2 18:00 THIS WEEK’S LABOUR NEWS 19:00 ACE – FILMS AND PHOTOS PROJECTED ONTO ZIGGY THE HUGE BLOW-UP ANTI-NUKES ELEPHANT 19:00 FEMINIST DISCUSSION GROUP – WOMEN RECLAIMING POWER IN […]

=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= SCHEDULE 17:00 COURT CASE REPORT BACK 17:30 WSN ‘RIGHT TO ORGANISE AND STRIKE’ UNION STALLS 18:00 OCCUPY MELBOURNE: THE DOCUMENTARY – PLANNING MEET #1 18:00 WSN ‘RIGHT TO ORGANISE AND STRIKE’ SPEAKERS 19:00 WSN ‘RIGHT TO ORGANISE AND STRIKE’ UNION STALLS 19:00 FEMINIST DISCUSSION GROUP: CLOSING THE GENDER WAGE GAP 20:00 CANDLE VIGIL FOR […]

Hearings commence today at the Federal Court as part of the legal challenge against the City of Melbourne’s response to the peaceful Occupy Melbourne protests held throughout the city since October 2011. The legal challenge, filed in November 2011 by Fitzroy Legal Service, will argue that the manner in which the council has been using […]

=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= RALLY FOR ABORIGINAL CULTURAL EDUCATION – BALLERRT MOOROOP COLLEGE 12:00 – 14:00 @ State Parliament (Cnr Spring & Bourke Streets) Ballieu’s government is attempting to close Melbourne’s Last Indigenous School. This will be met with peaceful community resistance and a rally from Parliament to the Minister for Education’s office in Collins St. The Victorian […]

Having trouble understanding the Federal Court case? To clear the air, a non-lawyer close to the case summarised it as such… Contrary to media speculation the case is not specifically about the City Square eviction nor about seeking a declaration that we can have a “tent city” but rather it is a challenge to the way in […]

=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-=-= INTRODUCTION TO CRITICAL THEORY – WEEK 5: FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE – ON THE GENEALOGY OF MORALS 15:00–16:30 @ Grassroots This course is designed to introduce participants to some of the basic concepts of a number of modes of social and philosophical inquiry which are now generally brought together under the heading ‘critical theory.’ It aims […]