Events

  • Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 10:00 AM · 38 rsvps
    Solidarity Park in West Perth, Australia

    Wittenoom Memorial

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    Decades of mining asbestos at Wittenoom has tragically made it the worst mining disaster in Australian history. UnionsWA in collaboration with the Asbestos Diseases Society of Australia invite to to join us in the unveiling of a lasting memorial place for the victims and families at Solidarity Park. All are welcome on Saturday 18 August from 10:00 am. Hard copies of an invitation may be downloaded here. To RSVP please complete your details below.

  • Friday, September 07, 2018 at 06:00 PM · $90.00 AUD
    Rothschild's Room, Perth Zoo in South Perth, Australia

    2017 APHEDA WA Fundraising Dinner

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    TICKET SALES NOW CLOSED!

    Please contact tdymond@unionswa.com.au for more information.

    Good food, good fun and a complimentary drink on arrival - all in the aid of solidarity with working people in developing countries. 

    Our guest speaker this year is human rights activists from Myanmar, Wai Wai Nu.

    Wai Wai Nu is a democracy, human rights, and women’s rights advocate from Myanmar. Deeply moved by the escalating violence in her country, Wai Wai Nu established the Women Peace Network in 2012 as a platform to build peace and mutual understanding between Myanmar’s different ethnicities and to advocate for the rights of marginalised women. Part of this work includes campaigning to reduce discrimination and hatred among Buddhist and Muslim communities and to improving the human rights situation of her people, the Rohingya.

    There will also be an auction to raise money for UnionAid Abroad/APHEDA international projects - so don't leave your wallets at home!

    Please join us on Saturday 14th October at the Zoo! There will be free parking at the Richardson St Car park opposite the Zoo. Ferries run from South Perth to Elizabeth Quay until 11.45 pm.

    A payment needs to be made in order to receive a ticket and receipt. You can purchase online, or download a booking form here.

    Tickets are $90 per person (includes GST). Table of 10 will be $900. Please note that while no concession ticket rate applies, some unions have indicated that they may be able to assist some current or past members. Contact your union to find out how!

     

  • Friday, September 07, 2018 at 06:00 PM · $90.00 AUD · 20 rsvps
    Rothschild's Room, Perth Zoo in South Perth, Australia

    2018 APHEDA WA Fundraising Dinner

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    The WA Annual Dinner for APHEDA Union Aid Abroad has become the event for international solidarity, good food and good fun in Perth - all in the aid of supporting working people in developing countries. And a complementary drink upon arrival!

    Our guest speaker this year is Dr Olfat Mahmoud (pictured).

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    She has worked closely with APHEDA for many years and in 1992 established the Palestinians Women’s Humanitarian Organisation to assist refugee camps in Lebanon.  Dr Mahmoud has just published Tears For Tarshiha (see details of her book and tour here).

    We are also privileged to hear from Union Aid Abroad co-founder Helen McCue.

    There will an auction to raise money for UnionAid Abroad/APHEDA international projects - so don't leave your wallets at home!

    Please join us on Friday 7th September at the Zoo! There will be free parking at the Richardson St Car park opposite the Zoo. Ferries run from South Perth to Elizabeth Quay until 11.45 pm.

    Please complete your details below, after which you will land on the payment page, needed in order to receive a ticket and receipt.

    You can purchase online, or download a booking form here (which is also a tax invoice).

    We're fortunate to have such acclaimed speakers for a great cause.  You are encouraged to download and distribute the flyer for this event available online here.

    Tickets are $90 per person (includes GST). Table of 10 will be $900. Please note that while no concession ticket rate applies, some unions have indicated that they may be able to assist some current or past/retired members. Contact your union to find out how!

     


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