May Day 2010

In Melbourne Tonight this May Day weekend:


Rally in support of refugees

A rally has been organised by refugee rights activists and others to protest the KRudd Government’s “Indonesian Solution”. From midday @ Trades Hall (corner of Lygon and Victoria Sts, Carlton).

Rally to oppose femicide in Juarez (Mexico)

Also @ midday, @ the State Library (corner Swanston and LaTrobe Sts). Organised by Melbourne Action for Juarez. For more information, please see: The hidden victims of Mexico’s femicide, Eleanor Bell, ABC, March 10, 2010. You can read an interview with Colm McNaughton — who’s recently produced a radio documentary for ABC’s Radio National on Juarez — in the new issue of Melbourne Black, which is also being launched on Saturday (see below).

May Day social / zine launch

The Melbourne Anarchist Club is having a BBQ and launching the second issue of Melbourne Black. From 3pm @ the Melbourne Anarchist Resource Centre, 62 St Georges Road, Northcote. The online version of the zine is available here.

May Day gig

The Renegade Activists Action Force has organised a gig, *ing Ben Fuller, Commander & the Colonel, Comrade Dubs and Madelena Zoe. At Bella Union Bar, Trades Hall, from 7pm.


Trades Hall has organised a rally, march and picnic. Assemble @ noon @ Trades Hall. There will be speeches, songs, stalls, Australasian Spartacist newspaper sellers, and lots of leftist trainspotting. See also : Melbourne Protests on May Day 2009.

For more infos on these and some other, related events, please see Australia Asia Worker Links.

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I live in Melbourne, Australia. I like anarchy. I don't like nazis. I enjoy eating pizza and drinking beer. I barrack for the greatest football team on Earth: Collingwood Magpies. The 2024 premiership's a cakewalk for the good old Collingwood.
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