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Gathering in Alice Springs - 6 - 9 July 2010

For further info on the gathering:

For the poster of the Gathering: please click here

For the poster for the Bus Ride to the Gathering: please click here

For info for the bus Ride to the Gathering: please click here


Media Coverage:

Green Left Weekly - Justice Ride revs up activists - 25 July 2010 -

Green Left - Aboriginal people betrayed by Labor - 25 July 2010 -

Green Left - We will fight for our brothers and sisters - 25 July 2010 -

Green Left - Alice Springs convergence condemns NT intervention - 10 July 2010 -

ABC Alice Springs - First Nations party wants Macklin to resign - 9 July 2010 - Members of the emerging First Nations political party, which aims to represent Aboriginal people, are calling for the resignation of Indigenous Affairs Minister Jenny Macklin -

SMH - Students hear NT anti-intervention talks - 8 July 2010 -

ABC News - Video - Calls to end federal intervention - 6 July 2010 - Indigenous people from around Australia have met in Alice Springs to call on Prime Minister Julia Gillard to end welfare quarantining and the Basics Card which they label discriminatory. -

ABC Alice Springs - Forum to discuss NT intervention 'apartheid' - 6 July 2010 - The federal intervention in the Northern Territory is expected to come under fire at a forum starting in Alice Springs today. - or

Socialist Alliance Queensland - 2010 Justice Ride Farewell BBQ June 27th Sunday 27 June12.30pm, Meet at Ferry Terminal, New Farm Park, Brunswick St, $5 -


Flight Price Samples from Sydney

Some examples of flight prices Emma has found on 1 June 2010 for people from Sydney to attend the July Conference in Alice Springs. She has looked at prices departing Sydney July 5th departing Alice July 12. Prices are going up rapidly the closer it gets to the time of the gathering.

Quantas Super Saver

July 5th Sydney - Alice $378.99
July 12 Alice - Sydney $299.00
TOTAL = 677.99 (plus $16 booking fee online)

Tiger Airlines - only flies from Melbourne to Alice Springs but a lot cheaper

July 5th Melbourne - Alice $128 departing 06.40 arrive 9.00
July 12th Alice - Melbourne $128 departs 9.30 arrives 12.35
+ flights from sydney to melbourne and back

July 4th Sydney - Melbourne $68 arriving around midday - HAVE TO ARRIVE IN MELBOURNE A DAY EARLY
July 12th Melbourne $38 departing 17.05 arriving sydney 18.30
TOTAL = $362