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Welcome John!

  • Palestine Centre 60 Frome Street Adelaide, SA, 5000 Australia (map)

Welcome John!

Melbourne to Adelaide Freedom Walk

It’s time! Recognise Palestine

Adelaide, SA

Help us to welcome John Salisbury on the final day of his walk from Melbourne to Adelaide to meet the Australian Labor Party (ALP) National Conference - and call on them to Recognise Palestine!


Help us to provide a warm welcome to Adelaide for John Salisbury after his 27-day walk from Melbourne!

Here’s your options to get involved:

Sunday 16 December 2018

1. WALK with John from HAHNDORF, 9:30am

Meet 9:30am at Adelaide Hills Information Centre, Mt Barker Road, Hahndorf in time for a 10am departure to walk to Adelaide city. Note it will be a 28km walk over some 6-7 hours, so please ensure that you are fit and adequately prepared to support yourself on this walk. RSVP essential - if you wish to join John’s last day of walking from Hahndorf, please register below so we can provide you with further briefings on preparations; scroll down this page to see John’s estimated walk schedule.

2. WELCOME JOHN at the Palestine Centre, 4:00pm

Around 3:30pm come along to the Palestine Centre, 60 Frome St, Adelaide city ready to welcome John for an expected arrival of 4pm. RSVP essential - please RSVP below so we can cater for accurate numbers.

3. WALK with John from the PALESTINE CENTRE, 4:20pm

You may join John for the final leg of his walk from the Palestine Centre, through Rundle Mall to the Adelaide Convention Centre. RSVP essential - please register below so we can provide you with further briefings on preparations.


Be at the Convention Centre (western entrance on Montefiore Rd/Morphett St) at 4:45pm to welcome John at 5pm for the finish of his walk and the handover of his “Recognise Palestine” letter to the ALP Conference. Please wear your keffiyeh, or your Run For Palestine t-shirt (like John wears); placards and posters will be provided. There will be speeches to recognise John’s achievement and to encourage the ALP to Recognise Palestine.

Expected finish time: 6:00pm


Further info at Tel. 08 8232 5273 or

Follow John’s walk on his facebook page: John Walks for Palestine 2018

Thank you!

Event details at FACEBOOK EVENT

Event hosted by the Australia Palestine Advocacy Network (APAN) and the Australian Friends of Palestine Association (AFOPA).

Photos from John’s Freedom Walk for Palestine

John’s estimated walk schedule from Hahndorf, Sunday 16 December:

9:30am - meet at Adelaide Hills Information Centre, Mt Barker Road, Hahndorf.

10:00am sharp - depart Hahndorf

11:30am - Bridgewater, via Old Mt Barker Rd

2:30pm - Crafers West, along Beela Track, and from there via the Old Bullock Track to Beaumont and Glenunga suburbs

4:00pm - arrive at Palestine Centre, 60 Frome St, Adelaide city

4:20pm - depart Palestine Centre up Rundle St, through Rundle Mall to North Terrace.

5:00pm - arrive Adelaide Convention Centre.

Earlier Event: 14 December
AFOPA Members' Open Evening