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This event occurred on
April 2, 2012
12:00am - 12:00am AEST
(UTC +10hrs)

Why Occupy Melbourne?
Hear the voice from different sides.
April 2nd, Monday, 6:00pm-8:00pm
Guild Theatre, Union House, University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne Parkville 3000
Melbourne, 3000
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Nick Carson

Nick was a key organiser of the Occupy Melbourne movement, leading the Media team. His focus since has also turned to new strategies to empower mass community action. He'll give an insider's account of Occupy Melbourne and discuss the future of mass community action in Australia.

Jessica Morrison

Jessica Morrison is a social work lecturer at Victoria University, who attended the movement and has a strong voice for the 99%.

Colin Marshall

Collin is a true philosopher who came up with different ideas from philosophical perceptions. He has the unique idea that Occupy protest is a symbol representing social awareness.

Toby Mendelson

Toby Mendelson is a PhD candidate in the department of philosophy at Melbourne University. His work is looking at the intersection between contemporary western political philosophy and ancient Indian philosophy. He has also lectured in political philosophy and globalisation and was engaged with the Occupy Melbourne movement.

Organizing team


Melbourne , Australia
  • Patrick Liu
    Chief coordinator and media officer
  • Oliver Lock
    Graphic designer and backstage controller
  • Matt Pierri
    Host and promotion officer
  • Subidit Nandy
    Video editor
  • Pauline Wong
  • Catherine Mclennon
  • Zunming Lim
  • Xiang zhe Xu