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Invasion Day protests draw tens of thousands across the country

Warning: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander readers are advised that the following article contains names and descriptions of people who have died. Major cities in Australia saw huge turnouts on January 26 for the annual...

Community campaign saves Footscray Park!

After a 6-month campaign, Footscray Park in Melbourne’s inner-west has been saved from private development! The local community forced Maribyrnong council to back down from a plan to hand over the western lawn of...

Profits the barrier to climate action

In the past year the climate crisis has moved to the forefront of people's minds. Young people in particular have taken to the streets with enormous climate strikes being organised around the world. The...

Queensland Labor pass new anti-protest laws

In October 2019 the Queensland Labor government passed controversial anti-protest laws. The immediate aim of the new laws is to curtail climate protests, but they will likely be used more widely in the coming...

2020s set to mark new era

The 2010s ended with catastrophic bushfires raging across Australia. Liberal Party prime minister Scott Morrison was denounced for going on holidays in Hawaii while communities were being burnt to the ground. We’ll probably look...

Victorian Labor announces major land sell-off

Daniel Andrews has announced one of the biggest privatisations of publicly owned land in recent history. The Andrews Labor government is putting 151 sites, totaling 2600 hectares of land, on the market. This is five...

Anti-union bill fails to pass

The Morrison federal government was shocked and humiliated when their union-busting ‘Ensuring Integrity’ bill was defeated in late November. The bill would have made it easier to deregister unions, to ban union officials, and to...

Adani can still be stopped

Construction began on the controversial Adani coal mine in June after the project received its final environmental approval. Other environmental approvals are still required before coal can start to be mined, but it’s likely...

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