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Monday, 21 July 2014

Oxfam Launceston Meeting Tomorrow

Update from Mrs Ros Lewis

Meeting TOMORROW on Tuesday 22nd July, 6pm at The Oak.


Short film on Oxfam’s LAND IS LIFE campaign.

Update & planning on coming events.Hoping to have some confirmed dates from Ula (though that is not meant to pressure you, Ula – I know there are a lot of bits to tie together)


-       Whether to run a barbecue at the bike day on 31 August.

-       Next meeting topic (26 August). Note that Nick McKinnon of Voices for Justice (Canberra lobbying) will speak at our September 23 meeting)

-       Possible collection at Charles St. Coles

-       Dates to request  for 2015 bookings (barbecues and Button Day)

-       Communication in general

Monday, 30 June 2014

Hobart and Launceston Updates

Updates from Mrs Ros Lewis:

Ula’s in town!!!  (Ula Majewski, Oxfam’s Tas/Vic Campaign Coordinator) & that’s not all! There’s something for everyone in this list! Details from Ros 0437 741 677


Tues 1 July – HOBART Ula Majewski of Oxfam  is guest speaker at Climate Action Hobart’s meeting  at Sustainable Living Tas. 1/71 Murray St. at 5.30

Thurs. 3rd July  - HOBART Oxfam Group meeting at  Pasha’s, N Hobart  6 pm. Ula will be there too! Great opportunity to get the latest Oxfam news & share great ideas


Sat 5th JulySocial Justice Workshop with Amnesty & local Safe Asylum,  Oxfam & others.  STATE WIDE held in LAUNCESTON You are in for a warm welcome!


Tues 8th July12—2.00 UNI Oxfam groups - We have a stall booked for uni – both campuses – The HOBART ones is still looking for helpers; can you give us an hour some time between 12 & 2.


Thurs 31 July –  Oxfam  stall the South Sudan event 7.30pm. Stanley Burbury Theatre, UTASto accept donations at; helpers needed – let us know if you can spare some time . More news soon.



Wed. 2nd July  & Thursday 3rdmorning –   Ula will be about, meeting with Launceston uni group . Also keen to meet other local supporters  – time TBA so send me an email or ring 0437 741 677 & I’ll make sure you  catch up!


Fri 4th July LAUNCESTON – Opening of NAIDOC exhibition of Aboriginal artists’ work, Sawtooth Gallery, 2/160 Cimitiere St. curated by Brigitte Wolfe (recent speaker at our group


Sat. 5th July in STATE WIDE held in LAUNCESTON. Social Justice workshopAmnesty & local Safe Asylum group on getting this up. You are in for a warm welcome, especially if you come from outside Launceston!!!


Tues 8th July12—2.00 UNI groups - We have a stall booked for uni – both campuses.

Thursday, 12 June 2014

Thursday, 29 May 2014

National Reconciliation Week and Free Tasting

Come and support the National Reconciliation Week at your local Oxfam shop. There is free tasting of different types of Australian dukkah too! :)

Please note: We have 15% off all scarves.

Thursday, 8 May 2014

Mother's Day

Swing by your local Oxfam Shop for some Mother's Day gifts.

20% off Oxfam Australia's range of gifts (excludes Unwrapped cards, furniture and books). 

Or check out the bargain table. Chocolates and sauces on special!! 

Win a Mother's Day hamper when you a pend $5 and more.

Tuesday, 29 April 2014

May Events

An update from Mrs Ros Lewis:

A local  message to some of the locals:

Confirming -Thurs 1st May

LAUNCESTON people get to meet Ula Majewski, Oxfam Campaign Coordinator. 
*    Ula will be in the Oxfam Shop in the afternoon around 3pm - do drop in & while you're there, stock up on goodies!
*    Ula will also be joining us for a meal at the Royal Oak so drop in at about 6pm. So far, that's 2  of us (Ula & me) Please let me know if you are coming. I've booked a table for 6 and will need to let them know how numbers are looking (as they a performer later in the evening & may get busy). 
(As well, Ula is meeting with the uni group Thursday morning.) 

FAIR TRADE Sat. 3 May 
Trevallyn CafĂ© upstairs 12 - 1.00  Launceston Fairtrade Webinar <>  with coffee! Speakers listed below. Fun, tasty and informative!

Join & Share
*    Safia Minney- Founder and CEO of People Tree
*    Mohammad Ghayasuddin- Saidpur Enterprises Bangladesh
*    Molly Harriss Olson-  CEO Fairtrade Australia New Zealand
LAUNCESTON  Uni Oxfam Fairtrade High Tea - TO BE CONFIRMED
LAUNCESTON Mall  11 - 12 Launceston launch of  Fairtrade Tasmania at 12.30 by the Mayor. 

Sun. 18th May - Oxfam stall at Evandale Market 

Contact Amanda 6331 7760  if you can give a couple of hours to help. Amanda needs to know by Fri 9th May!!
LAUNCESTON group meeting at the Royal Oak. Speakers are Marilyn Pitchford and Brigitte Wolfe who went to Oxfam's Straight Talk conference for Aboriginal women last year.