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The University of Queensland – Prentice Building (42)

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St Lucia , Queensland 4067 Australia

February 2017

Oxfam UQ Market Day 2017 YES

February 22, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The University of Queensland – Prentice Building (42), St Lucia , Queensland 4067 Australia

Market day is just around the corner, so come on down to Oxfam UQ's stall and see our friendly team to sign up! This year's membership will only be $4, which won't just get you invites to all our amazing events but also a goodie bag full of Oxfam merch. What are you waiting for!? ABOUT OXFAM UQ: Interested in fair trade? How about climate change? Poverty reduction? Womens' rights around the world? If you're interested in social justice, then…

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March 2017

Chat for Change: Close the Gap YES

March 13, 2017 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The University of Queensland – Prentice Building (42), St Lucia , Queensland 4067 Australia

Did you know the rate of diabetes is three times higher for Indigenous Australians compared to other Australians? Do you have an interest in Indigenous issues or want to hear and share stories? With National Close the Gap Day coming up, this will be a conversational event to talk about some of the issues that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people face compared to other Australians. It’s a BIG topic, but we want this to be a casual, relaxed event…

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April 2017

It’s never too choco-LATE for Change! Ethical Easter Chats YES

April 7, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The University of Queensland – Prentice Building (42), St Lucia , Queensland 4067 Australia

Hey Oxfamily, It's never too choco-LATE for Change! If you’re a fan of Fairtrade and chocolate, then we have the perfect event for you! We’re bringing back our popular Fairtrade Easter event this year, with some amazing speakers to educate us on the importance of Fairtrade. Plus there will be some tantalising, chocolate treats to try (Fairtrade of course) for only a gold coin donation! Come along to learn about the significance of Fairtrade and how you can make this…

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May 2017

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MAY8 Change the Date BBQ YES

May 8, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
The University of Queensland – Prentice Building (42), St Lucia , Queensland 4067 Australia

 Change the Date to May 8, Maaaaate! http://junkee.com/video/change-date-may-8-maaaaate Together with the Responsibility to Protect (R2P) Student Coalition, Oxfam UQ are having an Australian BBQ like no other! We will have vego/vegan sausage options, and an Aussie childhood themed bake sale! We will also encourage chats about our national identity and its multicultural background, and the significance of the Australian public holiday. Changing the Date for Australia Day is a campaign that sides with other Indigenous issues. Oxfam Australia is currently…

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Fairtrade Challenge Morning Tea YES

May 15, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The University of Queensland – Prentice Building (42), St Lucia , Queensland 4067 Australia

Oxfam UQ is joining the biggest fairtrade celebration with the #fairtradechallenge! https://www.fairtradechallenge.org/au/home/ About the World Fairtrade Challenge: In the last five years, sales of Fairtrade products in Australia have grown by a whopping 70 percent! This almost doubled the support to producers. Now that’s something to celebrate! Fairtrade works hard to connect producers with global markets and to make trade fairer. And thanks to people choosing the Fairtrade option, more hard-working farmers and workers around the world can build brighter futures…

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August 2017

Sustainability in the Age of Consumerism YES

August 23, 2017 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The University of Queensland – Prentice Building (42), St Lucia , Queensland 4067 Australia

Oxfam UQ Presents: Sustainability in the age of Consumerism Welcome to our biggest sustainability event of the year! As Leonardo Dicaprio said “Climate change is real, and it’s happening right now”. Not all of us have an Oscar (congrats Leo!) but every one of us has the power to be more sustainable in our everyday life. You’re invited to join Oxfam UQ for a night of speakers and an up-cycling workshop, where you’ll get to make reusable gift bags from…

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