Human Rights Art & Film Festival 2018. Morning tea fundraiser

Friday, 26 October 2018

On October 26th HRAFF will host a morning tea fundraiser with Van Badham.  Van is a writer, commentator, activist, theatre maker and one of Australia's most controversial public intellectuals,  she will be discussing the most pressing human rights issues affecting Australia and the world.   Follow the link for tickets and details HRAFF morning tea


Mornington Peninsula Seniors Festival 2018

Friday, 26 October 2018 at Rosebud Cinema

Showing as part of the Mornington Peninsulas 2018 Seniors Festival  " A Fantastic Woman"  is an award winning movie about awareness inclusion and support for the older LGBTI community.  Described as "shocking and enraging,  rapturous and restorative"    Friday 26th October 12-4pm at the Rosebud Cinema.   Film starts at 12.15 and will be followed by a high tea at approximately 2pm.     RSVP before 19th October by ringing 5950 1617. or email 


HRAFF Human Rights Art & Film Festival 2018

Thursday, 18 October 2018

Showing 18th October as part of the Human Rights Art & Film Festival 2018 'The Cleaners' -  is a critically acclaimed film which explores the evolution of employment rights in the age of social media.  Please follow the link for more details Film


STOP Adani

Sunday, 3 December 2017 at Rye Pier

People are going to continue to protest until the powers to be see reason and STOP the building of this destructive and pointless mega coal mine. The lasting impact both locally and globally will be disasterous if it continues to go ahead.  Join other concerned residents of the Mornington Peninsula to make a statement to the government that we do NOT want the mine and we do NOT want to give a corrupt foreign millionaire $1BILLION of our taxpayers money!!


Westernport takes a stand

Saturday, 25 November 2017 at Alfred St Mall, Hastings ( near Subway)

Lets march together and show our support for the prevention of violence against women.


SWAN's 21st Birthday Celebration

Sunday, 19 November 2017 at Mornington Peninsula Shire Council Chamber. Corner of Queen & Vancouver Streets. Mornington.

This year SWAN celebrates 21 years of meetings, action and sharing social justice issues among women.  To mark this significant achievement we are planning a special event to replace our normal meeting on November the 19th.  We hope for a joyous gathering of members old and new, where we can reminisce and encourage each other to continue into the future.   Please see the flyer below for more info and put the date in your diary!



Sunday, 29 October 2017 at Rye Pier

Postponed until 2nd December...... Join other concerned citizens in raising awareness and making a stand against this economical and ecological disaster.  It must be stopped and our polititians must listen to us the people.  Wear red and help to STOP ADANI .


Four years too many. Nationwide vigils

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 at Corner of Barkly St & Octavia St. Mornington

 The Australian Refugee Action Network is marking the 4 year aniversary of the detention of people seeking asylum in Australia.  As part of a day of nationwide community action to call for the immediate closure of the camps on Manus Island and Nauru,  local activist groups will hold a silent vigil with the theme of " Four years too long;  Close the camps, Bring them here".   For more information and to register your interest in attending, please click on the following link    


Fundraising film screening

Wednesday, 8 March 2017 at Mornington Cinema, 1 Main st. Mornington.

For International Women's Day  join us for a special screening of the film   'No Burqas Behind Bars'   Heralded at numerous international film festivals and having won many awards, No Burqas Behind Bars is an extraordinarily intimate observational documentary made under difficult conditions with the full cooperation of the women and prison officials.  Outside the home, burqas cover women from head to toe, but in prison, they sometimes have more freedom and safety than outside.


Peninsula Carer's Council AGM

Monday, 17 October 2016 at HIGH STREET CENTRE. 26 HIGH STREET FRANKSTON Melway Map 100A B9

   Peninsula Carers Council extend an Invitation to attend the 12th Annual General Meeting 


Ageing Well Expo 2016

Wednesday, 5 October 2016 at New Peninsula Centre, 370 Craigie Road, Mount Martha. Melways.146 A11

Come along and find out how to lead a healthy and active life.   Health screenings, workshops and care planning. Demonstrations, displays and entertainment.  FREE entry.  Morning tea and accessible parking.  For more information contact Andie Murphy, Peninsula Health T: (03) 9784 8322 or email:                        Buses are provided from Mornington, Southern Peninsula, Hastings and Frankston regions - gold coin donation.  Bookings essential, seats are limited.  Bus bookings open Monday 19th September and close 4.00pm Friday 30th September.  For buses in the Mornington Peninsula region call 9708 8241 or email  For buses in the Frankston region call1300 322 322



Thursday, 21 July 2016 at Frankston Arts Centre

' The TRUTH is longer than a LIE'  Two teenagers from two very different families break their silence about child abuse and find traces of hope in the system and each other.  The young voices will grip your heart. They are heroic and it is time for them to be heard.



Saturday, 25 June 2016 at State library of Victoria. Melbourne

Join in the rally to send the message that love is EQUAL. People will meet at 13.00 on the steps of the library to demand Marriage Equality for all.


Justice for Refugees

Sunday, 20 March 2016 at State library, Melbourne.

Join the Walk for Justice for Refugees,  on 20th March.  Meet outside the state library at 2pm.


People's Climate March

Friday, 27 November 2015 at State Library of Victoria

On the eve of world leaders meeting in Paris for the United Nations climate summit, join us in Melbourne as the people around the world to walk in unison to create the biggest climate march the world has ever seen.   Details can be found on


STOP Adani

SWAN plans soon to host a special screening of the 'Stop Adani' film ' A mighty force' at a venue and date to be confirmed. We hope to raise funds for the campaign to stop the building of a huge coal mine in the Galilee Basin.  The building of the mine will have devastating economic and environmental impact on Australia and the Great Barrier Reef.  Details will be posted as soon as available.   For information about the community run Stop Adani campaign and why it is crucial that people become involved in it, please follow the link to stop Adani


Mornington Peninsula Seniors Festival- Movie

Showing for the Mornington Peninsula Seniors Festival 2018.   A Fantastic Woman, is an award winning movie about awareness, inclusion and support for the older LGBTI community. Described as " Shocking and Enraging, Rapturous and Restorative"    Friday 26th October 12-4pm at Rosebud Cinema.  Movie starts at 12.15 followed by high tea at approximately 2pm.  RSVP before Friday 19th October to: 5950 1617.  Or email