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2023 Kickoff Picnic with a First Nations Guest Speaker, Sun 19 Feb 2023

We’d love you to join us for a picnic at Gough Whitlam Park on Sunday 19th February and we are excited to have Jennifer Newman as our guest speaker.

We're a team of local GetUp members who share a passion for environmental justice, human rights, democracy and economic fairness.


Jennifer Newman grew up in Narromine, descended from long lines of Wiradjuri and Australian yarn spinners. Knitting stories together, Jennifer strives for recognition and connections necessary to walk comfortably together with care and respect on Country.

Jennifer has been interested in Constitutional change since the Gillard years. 

We will meet near the kiosk at midday and later move off to a quieter spot where Jennifer will speak on the upcoming vote then join us for our picnic back near the kiosk.


The picnic is an opportunity to exchange ideas with like minded people, catch up with old friends and to discuss campaign options to move toward a better future.


Bring your friends and family.


There is no penalty if you rsvp and dont make it on the day.  RSVPs will receive my mobile number if you have any issues including arriving after we have changed location for Jennifer’s talk.


What:​ Barton Picnic with guest speaker Jennifer Newman

When:​ midday Sunday 19th February

Where:​ Gough Whitlam park, Earlwood, we expect to initially be near the kiosk/children’s play area.  

Who:​ Friends and family welcome!

BYO everything, ie we are not catering so consider bringing food/drinks. The kiosk and toilets are nearby. Please note, seating near the kiosk is limited, consider a picnic rug/chair.


Hope to see you there!
Mark, our First Nations Campaign team and the rest of the Barton Team including Bayside, Canterbury Bankstown and Georges River areas.


We love connecting with each other and nothing beats doing that face to face but Coronavirus is still around.

So please stay home if you have or suspect you have coronavirus and even though we are outdoors, please stay aware of social distancing and other relevant precautions.

I acknowledge that we meet on the land of the Eora Nation. I wish to pay respects to their elders and acknowledge the important role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people continue to play within Australia and the GetUp community.
February 19, 2023
12pm - 3pm
near Cafe Green House, Gough Whitlam Park
Cafe Green House Earlwood NSW 2206
Earlwood, NSW 2206
Mark Rogers ·

Will you come?