We acknowledge the traditional owners and sovereign custodians of the land on which Collingwood Yards is situated, the Wurundjeri people of the Woiwurrung language group. We extend our respect to their Ancestors and all First Peoples and Elders past, present, and future.

West Space
If the Olive Trees Knew

3pm, Saturday, 3 February
A group of women, one with a child seated on her lap, sit in conversation.
Accessible Toilet
Wheelchair Accessible

An advocacy and solidarity event by Made in Palestine.

Featuring an informal discussion on the topics of: alternative forms of protest and resistance, resistance through the arts, allyship and community organising.

Guest Speakers: Uncle Ihab, Dew and Izzy (Stitch Intifada), Dana Alshaer (Uni Melb for Palestine), Nour Abdullatif (Unassigned Gallery), Anna Emina (The Great Book Return), Marto (Big Ride for Palestine).

The afternoon will include poetry readings and active community discussion. Middle Eastern snacks and tea will be provided, with wine available by donation. Take a seat, get comfy and meet your fellow ally.

All proceeds from this event are donated to Olive Kids and the Australia Palestine Advocacy Network (APAN).


Perry Street Building
Collingwood Yards
Collingwood, 3066


Floor access to the Perry Street Building can be made via the following paths. From 30A Perry Street, a footpath leads to the retail area of Perry St (UG) and courtyard. The Perry Street Lift can be accessed via 30A and 30B Perry Street, allowing access to levels 1 and 2 of Perry Street Building. From Johnston Street access to Perry St Building can be made by crossing the courtyard.

Accessible toilets are located in three areas within the Perry Street Building. On the Upper Ground Level (Level UG) the accessible toilets are located in the service corridor in the northern part of the Building. near the staircase. These toilets are open throughout event hours. On L1 and L2 the toilets are located in the northern part of the building, behind heavy manual blue double doors.  All accessible toilets are equipped with manual locks, exit buttons and grab rails.

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