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July 2017

Code Blue Film Making Program

July 25 @ 10:30 am - 1:00 pm
Youth Arts & Recreation Centre, 44 Collins Street
Hobart, TAS Australia
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Code Blue is a film making program for young people, aged 16 to 25 experiencing mental health issues. This is a creative program where participants will collaborate with professional filmmakers to write, shoot and produce two or three short films. All participants will write a short film, learn how to use professional broadcast quality film equipment, learn Directing skills and then apply these skills on a film shoot. This is an opportunity to learn new skills, collaborate with professionals and…

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Planting for Peace

July 26 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Northern Suburbs Community Centre, 11 Blackwood Drive
Rocherlea, TAS 7248 Australia
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'Planting for Peace' will give community an opportunity to come together to paint up a ceramic pot and then plant out some flower or vegetable seedlings to grow at home. A FREE light lunch will be available. Pots, Plants and potting soil will be supplied. Wheelchair access is available.

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He Named Me Malala – Film Screening

July 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Village Cinemas Launceston, Launceston, TAS Australia + Google Map

Safe Asylum are hosting a screening of He Named Me Malala as part of the Tamar Valley Peace Festival. To make this event go ahead, we need to sell 57 tickets prior to the event. Please share this event with all of your friends, families and everyone else you know and reserve your tickets now! To reserve your tickets, please visit the Demand Film Event Page (link below). Tickets are $20 plus a $1.65 booking fee. Thank you for supporting…

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Communication and Leadership in Peace with Launceston Toastmasters

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Launceston College, 107 – 119 Paterson Street
Launceston, TAS Australia
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All are welcome to join us at the Launceston Toastmasters meeting, when the theme will be ‘PEACE’. Free entry, and a light supper will be served. During the evening there will be a couple of short (5 – 7 minute) speeches and some impromptu questions on the theme of 'Peace', as well as fun, friendship and information about Toastmasters, which is an international non-profit educational organisation that aims to help members improve their communication, public speaking and leadership skills. Toastmasters…

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The Relationship between Religion and Individual Rights in a diverse, multicultural community

July 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
UTAS Newnham, Lecture Theatre 9, Lecture Theatre 9
Newnham, TAS 7248 Australia
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UTAS Forum with Commissioner Santow ‘What is the role of religion in a diverse, multicultural community? How does freedom of religion interact with the right to be free from discrimination on the basis of a person’s race or sexual orientation? Guests speakers include: Rodney Croome, AM - an Australian LGBT rights activist and academic Richard Humphries, the Dean of St David's Cathedral Robin Banks - former Tasmanian anti-discrimination commissioner

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Tamar Peace Festival

July 28 @ 8:00 am - July 30 @ 5:00 pm
Launceston [Venue TBA], Launceston, TAS Australia + Google Map

In the spirit of creating a time and place to ‘learn peace’, the Launceston and Tamar community will come together for a three-day festival. It will provide a framework in which individuals and organisations can define and share what ‘peace’ means to them. The Festival will celebrate the roles of art, diversity, education and sport in building community cohesion and goodwill between people. Community groups, organisations and individuals will be invited to, under the Festival banner, conduct activities that support…

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Planting for Peace

July 28 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

'Planting for Peace' will give community an opportunity to come together to paint up a ceramic pot and then plant out some flower or vegetable seedlings to grow at home. A FREE light lunch will be available. Pots, Plants and potting soil will be supplied. Wheelchair access available.

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Why Tasmania needs a Human Rights Act

July 28 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Scotch Oakburn College, Horton Auditorium, 85 Penquite Road
Launceston, TAS Australia
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Panel Discussion and Public Forum We hear a lot about freedom of speech, freedom of religion and freedom from discrimination. But, really, how well are the rights and freedoms of Tasmanians protected? And what about the right to an education, adequate housing and a clean environment? What happens if one person’s rights conflict with those of another’s? Why do some states have a Human Rights Act and others (like Tasmania) do not? Come and hear from a distinguished panel about…

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September 2017

*** Human Rights Awards

September 4 @ 8:00 am - September 7 @ 5:00 pm

The Tasmanian Human Rights Week Committee is now taking nominations for nine Human Rights Awards: Individual Award Organisation Award A Fairer World School Award Lucy Henry Mental Health Award Angus Downie Print Journalism Award Multicultural Award LGBTI Award Youth Award Robin Hood AM Sport Award Nominations close 5pm Friday 6 October 2017 For each award a certificate and prize of $500 will be presented at the conferring ceremony in December 2017. Please follow the link below for more information or…

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October 2017

AFTRS Talent Camp

October 16 @ 9:30 am - October 20 @ 5:00 pm
Hobart (to be advised), Hobart, TAS Australia + Google Map

This upcoming Talent Camp sounds really exciting. It is a wonderful opportunity for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to learn film and television making skills. There is no workshop fee, and the AFTRS want and need people from a wide range of diverse backgrounds. Funds will be made available to contribute to accommodation costs for participants from rural or regional locations. Other access costs will be met. Applicants need to be over 18 years old. You need to…

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