The Intervention- an Anthology: Booklaunches





Redfern (NSW) – Wednesday, 1 July, 6:30pm


National Centre of Indigenous Excellence (NCIE), 166-180 George St, Redfern NSW 2016


Launched by Professor Gillian Triggs, President of the Australian Human Rights Commission (AHRC)



Pat Anderson, eminent author of the report Little Children are Sacred

Ali Cobber Eckermann, award winning poet from the NT

Anita Heiss, Editor

Rosie Scott, Editor


Click here for the flyer





Ashfield (NSW) – Thursday, July 9, 6:30pm


Booklaunch in conversation with:

Mick Gooda, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner, AHRC

Nicole Watson, Contributor to the book, Senior lecturer in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney.

Rosie Scott, Editor


Ashfield Town Hall, 260 Liverpool Road, #3 Ashfield, NSW 2131


For more info please click here


Organised by the Ashfield Library





Darwin (NT) – Tuesday, August 4, 5:30pm - 7pm



Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, Arrernte-Alyawarra Elder

Jeff McMullen, Journalist and Film-maker


Charles Darwin University (CDU)

in the new Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education(ACIKE) Precinct, Building Blue 2, at Casuarina Campus.

PDF with a map of the location


Please RSVP by Friday, 31 July 2015 - email:, phone (08) 8946 7604 or (08) 8946 6773





Parramatta (NSW) - Wednesday, 12 August 2015, 7:30pm



Shelley Bielefeld, Researcher at the UWS School of Law


The Jubilee Room, Parramatta Town Hall, 182 Church Street Mall, Parramatta, NSW 2150

For a map and further information please click here.


This event is part of Building Bridges 2015, organised by Reconciliation for Western Sydney.





Glebe (NSW) - Wednesday, August 26, 6pm for 6:30pm


Panel discussion with Nicole Watson, Pam Newton and Rosie Scott


Gleebooks, 49 Glebe Point Road, Glebe NSW 2037


To buy tickets and for more information please click here.





Sydney (NSW) - Wednesday, September 2, 6:30pm for 7pm



Larissa Behrendt, Eualeyai/Kamillaroi woman, Director of Research at the Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning at UTS

Eva Cox, Research Fellow at Jumbunna, UTS

Thalia Anthony, Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Law, UTS


Redfern Community Centre – Downstairs, 29–53 Hugo St, Redfern NSW 2016


For more info please click here.


Organised by Stop the Intervention Collective Sydney (STICS)





Mona Vale (NSW) - Monday, 14 September 2015 - 7:30pm



Jeff McMullen, Journalist and Film-maker


Mona Vale Memorial Hall, 1606 Pittwater Rd, Mona Vale NSW 2103


For more info and a map please click here.


Hosted by the Aboriginal Support Group Manly Warringah Pittwater (ASG)





Fitzroy (VIC) - Thursday, 24 September 2015 - 11:30am to 1pm



Hon. Alastair Nicholson AO RFD QC, former Chief Justice of the Family Court of Australia

Nicole Watson of the Birri-Gubba People and Yugambeh language group

Arnold Zable, one of Australia's most loved storytellers & committee member PEN


Arena Publications, 2 Kerr St, Fitzroy VIC 3065


For a map please click here, for the flyer please click here.


Please RSVP by September 18th to Pia at or 041 954 1733


Organised by 'concerned Australians' together with Arena Magazine & Journal





Adelaide (SA) – Tuesday, 8 December, 6:30pm - 8pm


The Intervention: An Anthology Book Launch and Forum on Ceduna, the ‘Second Intervention’


Room 1, Flinders University Victoria Square, 182 Victoria Square, Adelaide SA 5000



For further information contact Katie ( or Sue (, see the Flyer or
visit facebook (press ESC if asked to login)





Fremantle (WA) – Thursday, 18 February, 6pm


Kidogo Arthouse, Bathers Beach, Mews Road, Fremantle, WA 6160


Speakers include:

Rosalie Kunoth-Monks, an Arrernte Alyawarre elder, actor and outspoken activist and one of the book’s contributors

Jim Morrison, a senior Noongar man who has worked in Aboriginal advancement roles in health, homeless youth, justice, alcohol and drugs and employment for over three decades



Click here for the flyer

Click here for the Facebook event


RSVP preferable please to by Monday 15 February or click here to RSVP (and to see more information)


Sponsored by the National Tertiary Education Union





Geelong (VIC) – Friday, 11 March, 2pm - 3pm


Wesley Centre, Yarra Street, Geelong, VIC 3220


To be launched by:

Yingiya Mark Guyula, Djambarrpuyngu Nation, Yolngu Nations Assembly Spokesperson, Independent candidate for the seat of Nhulunbuy at the up-coming Northern territory election


With and introduction by

Terry Mason, Institute of Koorie Education, Deakin University, Geelong



Click here for the flyer


Please RSVP by 9 March to Pia at or 0419541733


Organized by 'concerned Australians' together with the Geelong Inter-Church Social Justice Network