Monday, October 24, 2016

Sydney – Anti-Conscription Centenary Friday 28 October

FRIDAY 28th October FORUM
12noon - 5pm
Gumbramorra Hall Addison Rd Community Centre

A range of speakers will address the themes The Defeat of the 1916 & 1917 Conscription Refer- endums in Australia, Anti-Conscription Movements, the Moratorium and Vietnam Veterans in Australian History. Guests include Dr Drew Cottle, Dr Mark Gregory, Colleen Burke, Dr Rowan Cahill, Hall Greenland, Meredith Burgmann, Graeme Dunstan, Micheal Matteson, Peter Galvin and Mike Scrase.


Addison Rd Community Centre

A dedication and opening ceremony with Dr Helen Caldicott.
Poems by Jenni Nixon.

Standing at the gates to the Addison Road Community Centre in Marrickville, a former military depot and site of anti-conscription and anti-war activity, the Honour Roll for Peace will record the names of people from Sydney and beyond who have resisted war or sought the just and peaceful resolution of conflicts at home and overseas.

7:30pm - 10pm
Gumbramorra Hall Addison Rd Community Centre

Tix at the door $30/$20/$10 Denis Kevans Memorial Event. Featuring:

Songs from the 60s by the Hippy Trippy Band Songwriter Denis Aubrey
Folkies Sonia Bennett, Margaret Walters, Jason & Chloe Roweth Poets Simon Lentham, Greg North, Maurie Mulhearn, The Solidarity Choir, Murat Kucukarslan, Turkish baglama player with a song from Gallipoli ... and more 

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