How We Win the West in Fremantle, 3rd August 2017

Come and join us for an awesome night in Fremantle and support the campaign to keep uranium in the ground!

A stellar line up of film, music and talks from all over the world, so join us at the Fremantle Town Hall on Thursday August 3 from 6pm to see How We Win the West from uranium mining.

Mayor Brad Pettit will give the opening speech on the City of Fremantle being a lead Council in the global Mayors for Peace Campaign. This is a campaign of Mayors all around the world that advocates for the elimination of nuclear weapons.

The event will premiere the award-winning film “Walking for Country” a short documentary produced by local film maker Rez Nezamdoust on the 2015 Walkatjurra Walkabout.

Walkatjurra Walkabout is a one month walk across Wangkatja country, from Wiluna to Leonora as testament to the strength of the community who have fought to stop uranium mining at Yeelirrie for over forty years and a chance to come to together to continue our commitment to a sustainable future without nuclear.

Join us as for an inspiring evening with talks from Traditional Owners as they talk about protecting their communities and country from uranium mining in WA.

Highlighting the rich vein of music talent running through the Goldfields, singer/songwriter Marcus McGuire from Perth and Kalgoorlie will be performing his original alternative rock and blues music.

Conservation Council of WA, Director Piers Verstegen will officially launch the Supreme Court action that is proceeding with members of the Tjiwarl Native Title group to stop Yeelirrie uranium mine project and uphold environmental laws.

Hear from long-time activist and respected speaker on creating a nuclear free future, Dave Sweeney from the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF).

International activists from Canada and Taiwan will share information on what they are doing to stop the nuclear industry in their country.Delicious food, beer on tap and mulled wine available and entry is by donation.

A rad night not to be missed so come down, be inspired and motivated to see how we will win the west from mining uranium.

6pm – Music
Welcome To Country
6.30pm Speakers
7pm Walking for Country screening.
7.30pm Local and National Speakers
8.00pm Music
8.40pm International Speakers
9.00 – 10pm Music

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