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 Fair Trade Market

 We advocate for sustainable and ethical business practices, so communities across the world can have a brighter and fairer future. If you share these values, we strongly encourage you to come along, get inspired and support positive change through your purchases.

 What: Fair Trade Markets for ethical shopping and sampling, with free workshops and activities for the whole family
 Where: Preston City Hall, Gower Street, Preston
 When: Sunday 6th and Sunday 13th of August 2017, 10am - 4pm
 Cost: FREE

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 RiverBlue reveals the darker side of the fashion industry and its disastrous impact on the world's water resources. The screening will be followed by discussion with Luke Mitchell - Founder of Yuki Threads, Shannon Threlfall - Founder of Project Salvage, and Nicki Colls - Fibreshed Melbourne.

 What: Documentary screening followed by panel discussion
 Where: Northern Blues Football Club - Grandstand Function Room
             23 Cramer Street, Preston, VIC 3072
 When: Friday 4th of August 2017, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
 Cost: $22.94 - $29.21

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 Profit-with-Purpose and Social Enterprises

 Founders from four different enterprises (two BCorps & two social enterprises) will discuss the issues that matter to them, the business choices they've made, the challenges they have face choosing these models, and what the benefits are.

 What: Speaking panel and networking event
 Where: Northern Blues Football Club - Grandstand Function Room
             23 Cramer Street, Preston, VIC 3072
 When: Thursday 10th of August, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
 Cost: from $23.10

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 A New Economy

 The documentary film 'The New Economy' presents a fresh alternative to business as we know it by demonstrating how a grassroots movement of new enterprises can tackles complex social and environmental challenges.

 What: Documentary screening followed by a panel discussion
 Where: Northern Blues Football Club - Grandstand Function Room
             23 Cramer Street, Preston, VIC 3072
 When: Friday 11th of August 2017, 6:30pm - 9:30pm
 Cost: $22.94 - $29.21

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    Clothes to die for
 Clothes To Die For - film screening and Q&A

 A documentary film about the worst industrial disaster of the 21st century - the collapse of the Rana  Plaza  building in Bangladesh. To accompany the screening of Clothes To Die For, RMIT will host the 'We  are all  connected' Q&A. The panel will include speakers from ethical business, international development,  climate  justice and global trade backgrounds

 Where: RMIT University Building 80 Level 01 Room 02, 435-457 Swanston Street, Melbourne, VIC 3000
 When: Tuesday, August 15th
 Time: 6.45pm - 8:45pm AEST
 Cost: FREE

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    Chocolate Tasting 
 Fairtrade Chocolate tasting

 With a variety of premium chocolate available to sample our Fairtrade chocolate tasting will take  visitors on a  culinary journey. Our hosts will share their knowledge of each chocolates' charecteristics  and origins whilst  participants make their way from dark to light.

  Where: RMIT Sustainability Space 10.04.60, City campus
  When: 10th and 17th August
  Time: From 12pm
  Cost: FREE

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     Sustainable Food Tour
 Sustainable Food Tours

 Did you know Australian's buy two billion cups of coffee every year? What's in your cup of tea or coffee?  Join us  on a food and coffee tour of some of Melbourne's sustainable and fair food choices and visit  some ethical and  sustainable food options available near the Brunswick and City campuses. For RMIT  students only.

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 Fair Trade Bazzar

 Bring your thoughts and vision along so we can gather, share and grow. An opportunity to source fair trade products, talk face-to-face with Fair Traders who live in and around the Blue Mountains, as your questions and share your Fair Trade story.



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