Anti-Poverty Week runs from 16-22 October 2016

All activities in order of date

11 Oct 2012 6:30 pm
Elaine Castles
, Darwin
Hosted by Her Honour, the Administrator of the NT, the Hon Sally Thomas AM.

12 Oct 2012 12:00 am
Granville Library and Anglicare
Charlie Hansen
Granville Library, Granville
As part of Anti-Poverty Week, Granville Library and Anglicare will host a morning tea for new arrivals and refugees. Guests will be able to get information about English study, housing, settlement and...

12 Oct 2012 11:30 am
Anti-Poverty Week Committee ACT (c/o Anglicare)
Jeremy Halcrow
National Press Club, Barton
This year national Anti-Poverty Week falls in the lead-up to the ACT election and, as a result, we will be running an election “Q and A” style event involving the three major party leaders - Chi...

13 Oct 2012 11:30 am - 4:00 pm
Servants to Asia's Urban Poor
Ralph Reilly
Windsor Road Baptist Church Hall, Red Hill
0437 198 703
Lunch :: Workshop :: Forum - fighting poverty personally, spiritually, politically#1: SIMPLICITY: Share lunch, discuss The Servants' Model for fighting poverty and how  "SIMPLICITY" fits into the pict...

13 Oct 2012 2:30 pm
Catchment Youth Services
The Tote, Melbourne
Featuring My Dynamite, Slow Chase, Left or Right, Welcome To The Numb, Plastic Spaceman, Vultures of Venus, Sordid Ordeal and Evil Twin. Entry $15, all money goes directly to charity.

14 Oct 2012 12:00 am - 20 Oct 11:30 pm
The Salvation Army, Southern Territory
online
When we think of poverty, we do tend to think of the people living on the streets or the starving children in Africa. But as the debt crisis spins more and more out of control, those who were once tho...

14 Oct 2012 12:00 am - 20 Oct 11:30 pm
Corridor Kitchen
Lauren Quinn
online, Sydney
The $35 Challenge asks you to experience poverty. During Anti-Poverty Week you have $5 a day to spend on food. For 1 week, experience what it feels like to eat below the poverty line. By experiencing ...

14 Oct 2012 7:00 am - 11:30 pm
Oxfam
Nadia Watson
Across Australia, Carlton
Venues around the country will be opening their doors as Eat Local Feed Global participating restaurants. Enjoy a meal at a participating restaurant and make a donation to support Oxfam's lifesaving w...

14 Oct 2012 9:00 am - 20 Oct 5:00 pm
Australian Red Cross QLD
Joanne
QLD Red Cross Retail Stores, Toogoolawah
30% off store wide – excludes Red ticket stock. Valid from Sunday 14 October to Saturday 20th October 2012. Valid at any Qld Red Cross Retail store. Offer not valid with any other offer or disc...

14 Oct 2012 9:00 am - 19 Oct 5:00 am
Australian Red Cross - QLD
Cheryl
Red Cross QLD - Brisbane North Office, Carseldine
Quality donations can be received at the Brisbane North, Carseldine office.

14 Oct 2012 9:00 am - 20 Oct 5:00 pm
Australian Red Cross - QLD
Cheryl
Red Cross QLD - Brisbane North Office, Carseldine
The Queensland Red Cross will distribute ideas for free activities for families with children in the Brisbane area.

14 Oct 2012 9:00 am - 20 Oct 5:00 pm
People Who Care
Andrew York
In a place near you
08 93791944
Many pensioners survive on a budget of $50 per week. That is less than four drinks at the pub! If you are game as a corporate group take our Pensioner Challenge. For a $10 online donation per inte...

14 Oct 2012 9:00 am - 19 Oct 5:00 pm
Mildura Rural City Council
Catherine Thompson
Mildura
Mildura Rural City Council will partner with local La Trobe University Social Work students who will conduct a workshop around poverty targeted at staff from Council.  Council is also running a food d...

14 Oct 2012 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Good Shepherd Youth & Family Service
Katie Evans
Mornington Market, Mornington
+61 421 957 057
Every Wednesday, Mornington has a market along the main street. We have booked a stall to promote Anti-Poverty Week and the work Good Shepherd does for the local community.

14 Oct 2012 9:00 am
Palmerston Uniting Church
Elaine Castles
Palmerston Uniting Church, Palmerston City
A church service to mark Anti-Poverty Week.

14 Oct 2012 9:00 am - 20 Oct 12:00 pm
NTCOSS
Jonathan Pilbrow
, Alice Springs
This year for Anti Poverty Week 2012 NTCOSS is focusing on the national campaign for an increase in the New Start Allowance, being led by ACOSS - with support from a large number of organisati...

14 Oct 2012 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
The Salvation Army - Darebin
Major Michael Wright
The Salvation Army - Preston Corps, Preston
We are having a creative opportuntiy for people in our area who attedn our Drop In Centre, Companion Club and Community Lunch on Thursday October 11. We are asking epople to draw, paint or write about...

14 Oct 2012 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Community House Port Lincoln Inc
Linda Davies
Community House Port Lincoln, Port Lincoln
08 8683 4722
We will hold an open house with BBQ out the front, merry-go-round next door in the park, trading table and op-shop with nothing over $1. There will be a raffle to be won by answering questions on pove...

14 Oct 2012 10:00 am - 20 Oct 4:00 pm
Casuarina Public Library
Elaine Castles
Casuarina Public Library, Casuarina

14 Oct 2012 10:00 am - 20 Oct 4:00 pm
Darwin Public Library
Elaine Castles
Northern Territory Public Library, Darwin

14 Oct 2012 10:00 am - 20 Oct 4:00 pm
Nightcliff Public Library
Elaine Castles
Nightcliff Public Library, Nightcliff

14 Oct 2012 10:00 am - 20 Oct 4:00 pm
Palmerston Public Library
Elaine Castles
Palmerston Public Library, Goyder Square, Palmerston City

14 Oct 2012 10:00 am
Queensland Red Cross
Vicki Godfrey
online, Milton
Watch three short Youtube videos put together to mark Anti-Poverty Week:
1. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYhISg1Gpc8&list=HL1349648861&feature=mh_lolz
2. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvN...

14 Oct 2012 10:00 am
The Cancer Council NSW Central Coast Office
Mark Ludbrooke
, Gosford
02 4320 5556
During Anti- Poverty Week Cancer Council NSW’s Central Coast office will recognise the financial hardship that patients and their carers may face as a result of a cancer diagnosis. In collaboration ...

14 Oct 2012 11:30 am
ACOSS
Fernando
Cabramatta Community Centre, Cabramatta
0419 626 155
The Australian Council of Social Service to launch the most comprehensive report on poverty in Australia since 2006 at the start of Anti-Poverty Week 2012. The report will identify the number of peopl...

14 Oct 2012 11:30 am - 2:00 pm
Mission Australia, The Benevolent Society and Minter Ellison
Nicola Hazell
Harry Oakland Pavillion, Spring Hill
Anti-Poverty Week in Queensland will be launched with a free community lunch in Roma Street Parklands. There will be entertainment, information on local community services and kids activities

14 Oct 2012 12:00 pm
Silver Chain
Chris McGowan
, Osborne Park
Silver Chain staff will identify 10 elderly people who are doing it very tough and will give them $500. The recipients will also be invited to share their stories.

14 Oct 2012 12:00 pm
SIlver Chain
Chris McGowan
Silver Chain, Osborne Park
Upon delivering a number of $500 vouchers to needy older people, Silver Chain will be arranging opportunities for the media to interview some recipients to help raise awareness about the hardship suff...

14 Oct 2012 12:00 pm
ASU/VTHC
Lisa Darmanin
VTHC, Carlton
Resources to assist workers and retrenched workers to manage financial hardship and income insecurity will be highlighted and circulated amongst Victorian unions throughout Anti Poverty Week.

14 Oct 2012 12:00 pm
QLD State Facilitating Group - Anti Poverty Week
Vicki Godfrey
YouTube
Three Social Media Videos developed to strenghten awareness around the causes and consequences of poverty and the differing forms that these causes can take, along with the impacts that could result. ...