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Tuesday 28 January 2020
Just Transitions to Decarbonisation in Poor Countries and the Role of Women  
Stav Zotalis, Head of Global Engagement at ActionAid Australia, will tell us about just transitions to decarbonisation in poor countries, and cover the role of women. At 6 pm, all welcome to pre-meeting light meal at Cellini's QVB - look for Citizens' Climate Lobby T-shirts.
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Time: 7:00pm-8:45pm Jan 28 Cost: Free
Venue: Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt St, Level 1, Sydney
Submitted by: Sustainable Population Australia au.citizensclimatelobby.org
Enquiries: 0467004892   george_carrard@yahoo.com.au
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Wednesday 29 January 2020
The Origin of Life on Land  
Revisiting Darwin's Little Pond - how did life form on Earth? This free public seminar leading scientists will present new research proposing that life originated on land. Speakers include David Deamer and Bruce Damer from the University of California, Santa Cruz and UNSW researchers Martin Van Kranendonk and Tara Djokic.
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Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Jan 29 Cost: Free
Venue: Law Theatre, University of NSW, University of New South Wales, Kensington Campus, Randwick
Submitted by: UNSW Physics www.science.unsw.edu.au/events/o..
Enquiries: (02)9385799
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Saturday 1 February 2020
Lunar New Year Traditions and Memories  
A panel of Asian Australian speakers from countries that celebrate the Lunar New Year (including Korea, Vietnam and Singapore) will explain how their families and communities celebrate the Lunar New Year. Comparing and contrasting similarities and differences will result in a fascinating, interesting presentation.
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Time: 12:30pm-2:00pm Feb 01 Cost: $10 including refreshments for all comers.
Venue: Mitchell Theatre Level 1, Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, 280 Pitt St, Sydney CBD
Submitted by: Chinese Australian Historical Sociey Inc chineseaustralianhistory.org
Enquiries: 0417655233  Bookings: lowekelley@bigpond.com
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Thursday 13 February 2020
Greek Cafe's and Milk Bars of Australia  
Effy Alexakis and Leonard Janiszeweki take you on a nostalgic trip to the days when the Greek Cafe was the gathering place for every town and suburb in Australia. The cafes, the people, the decor, the milkshakes, the sundaes and the innovative sweets that were combined to create a unique experience.
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Time: 10:00am-11:30am Feb 13 Cost: Free
Venue: Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre, 80 Rickard Rd, Bankstown
Submitted by: Canterbury-Bankstown Libraries www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/..
Enquiries: (02) 9707 9708   libraries@cbcity.nsw.gov.au
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Marriage: Love and Law  
Marriage: Love and Law is a touring exhibition of the NSW State Archives which explores the laws and social attitudes that have shaped marriage in Australia. The opening talk will feature distinguished speakers former High Court Justice, the Honourable Michael Kirby and former Family Court Chief Judge, Elizabeth Evatt.
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Time: 6:00pm-8:00pm Feb 13 Cost: Free, with registration required
Venue: Whitlam Institute, The Female Orphan School, The Whitlam Institute within Western Sydney University, Parramatta South Campus, corner Victoria Road and James Ruse Drive, Rydalmere
Submitted by: Whitlam Institute www.whitlam.org/events/2020/2/13..
Enquiries: (02) 9685 9210   info@whitlam.org
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Ha-Le Thai, speaker and author of Waratah  
Ha-Le Thai knew that escaping Vietnam for freedom in a cramped, leaking boat would not be easy. She imagined that building a new life in Australia from little more than a hope and a dream would stretch her courage and strength to its limits. Hear her inspirational story.
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Time: 6:30pm-7:30pm Feb 13 Cost: Free
Venue: Bankstown Library and Knowledge Centre, 80 Rickard Rd, Bankstown
Submitted by: Canterbury-Bankstown Libraries www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/..
Bookings: (02) 9707 9708  Enquiries: libraries@cbcity.nsw.gov.au
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Saturday 15 February 2020
Tall Tales  
Truth is stranger than fiction. COSHA members present some of the stranger stories from the past. This session includes Betty Candy on ‘The strange Antecedents of the Dog on the Tuckerbox’; Ruth Saunders on 'AFTRS (Australian Film Television and Radio School) and Elephants'; and Celeste Radcliff ‘Australia’s Prince of Thieves’.
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Time: 2:00pm-3:45pm Feb 15 Cost: $8
Venue: Mitchell Theatre, Sydney Mechanics School of Arts, Level 1, 280 Pitt Street,, Sydney
Submitted by: City of Sydney Historical Association Inc. www.sydneyhistorical.org.au
Enquiries: (02) 0448891981   brooksbevy@gmail.com
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Friday 21 February 2020
Greek Cafes and Milk Bars of Australia  
Join Effy Alexakis and Leonard Janiszeweki on a nostalgic trip to the days when the Greek Cafe was the gathering place for every town and suburb in Australia. The cafes, the people, the decor, the milkshakes, the sundaes and the innovative sweets that combined to create a unique experience.
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Time: 10:00am-11:30am Feb 21 Cost: Free
Venue: Events Room, Campsie Library and Knowledge Centre, 14-28 Amy St,, Campsie
Submitted by: Canterbury-Bankstown Libraries www.cbcity.nsw.gov.au/community/..
Bookings: (02) 9789 9423  Enquiries: libraries@cbcity.nsw.gov.au
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