NSW

2008 Refugee Thank You March

Event Date: 
Thu, 19/06/2008 - 17:30 - 21:30
Location: 
Sydney

The Refugee Thank You March begins the evening's events. Refugees thankful for what Australia and Australians have done for them will march along side Australians that are thankful for the contributions that refugees have made to their lives and communities.

MAPW NSW release: Welcoming end to Iraq combat role, and calling for investigation of John Howard's role

NSW Branch media release, 2 June 2008, welcoming an end to Australia's combat role in Iraq and calling for an investigation into possibility of referring former PM JOhn Howard to International Criminal Court regarding his role in sending Australian troops to Iraq.

Guam: militarisation and independance

Event Date: 
Sat, 07/06/2008 - 19:00
Location: 
Sydney

Dinner hosted by NSW Branch of MAPW, with special guests Lisa Natividad and Julian Aguon.

Chamoru activists from Guahan (Guam), Lisa Natividad and Julian Aguon, are campaigning against new US military bases, and for indigenous self-determination for their Micronesian island.

All MAPW members warmly invited.

NSW Peace Prize Dinner

Event Date: 
Thu, 06/11/2008 - 15:36
Location: 
Sydney

Sydney Peace Prize Gala Dinner and Award Ceremony.

The recipient of the 2008 Award will  be Aboriginal leader Patrick Dodson.

 

Sydney Peace Prize lecture

Event Date: 
Wed, 05/11/2008 (All day)
Location: 
Sydney

Aboriginal leader Patrick Dodson will be the recipient of the 2008 Sydney Peace Prize. The jury’s citation for Mr. Dodson reads:

Peace work: US lessons

Event Date: 
Thu, 08/05/2008 - 18:30 - 20:00
Location: 
Sydney

Peace movements, politics, and policies: lessons from the US

With: Professor David S. Meyer, Professor of Sociology, Political Science, and Planning, Policy, and Design at the University of California, Irvine.

Nuclear devastation — Soviet Union

Event Date: 
Fri, 14/03/2008 - 00:00 - Sat, 26/04/2008 - 18:00
Location: 
Sydney

Photographic Exhibition: 'Certificate no. 000358/ Nuclear Devastation in the Former Soviet Union'.

Early alert systems: MAPW meeting and dinner

Event Date: 
Mon, 24/03/2008 - 19:00 - 21:00
Location: 
Sydney

Presentation by Steven Starr, a US expert on these issues, who is visiting Sydney on his way to Canberra. Parking, buses at door, delicious food, reasonable prices.

Where and when: 7PM, upstairs at Mustang Nepalese Restaurant, (near Tyrells Antique Books), 332 Pacific H'way, Crows Nest

RSVP: Lynne 9412 1846

 

Palm Sunday Rally

Event Date: 
Sun, 16/03/2008 - 13:00
Location: 
Sydney

Venue: Belmore Park

Time: meet at 1pm

Contact for further details: Peter Murphy, admin [at] search [dot] org [dot] au

Ms Lynne Saville

Position within MAPW: 
Co Coordinator, New South Wales Branch
Contact: 

lynn [dot] saville [at] mapw [dot] org [dot] au or via MAPW Executive Officer (03) 9023 1958 or 0431 475 465

 

 

Professional Qualifications: 
RN; OHN; MAppSc (Env. Health)
Current field of medicine: 

Lynn currently teaches part time in undergraduate nursing programs in at two NSW universities, UTS and ACU.

Special areas of interest: 
Abolition of nuclear weapons; sustainability and health.
Background: 

Lynne Saville has a background in nursing, community and occupational health, and education. Lynne was an active member of Northside Peace group during the 1980s, involved in regular community stalls, disarmament campaigns. She has been a member of MAPW for over 10 years. Lynne worked with the Hawkesbury Food Program, working towards multi strategic approaches to health, food security, sustainable agriculture, and in health promotion for over eight years. As a Willoughby City Councillor (1999- 2004) Lynne helped develop council's nuclear free policy.

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