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Wednesday, 20 August 2014

Tuesday 26 August - Special Guest Speaker

A special guest speaker for our next Oxfam meeting onTuesday 26th at 6pm at the Royal Oak, Launceston.

The speaker is Viktoria Szemes, counsellor/educator with Sexual Health. She recently attended a number of events associated with AIDS 2014 in Melbourne. She brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and commitment in the area and provides a chance to found out what is happening both here, and around the world. 

For more information on Oxfam's work in the area of HIV/AIDs see  https://www.oxfam.org.au/explore/hiv-and-aids/  

Monday, 21 July 2014

Oxfam Launceston Meeting Tomorrow

Update from Mrs Ros Lewis

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

Agenda:

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)

Discussion

-       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


HOBART news

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.

 

LAUNCESTON news

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.