Activist report

Photo: Steve O'Brien

Stop Black deaths in custody activists rallied outside the inquest in Newcastle into Rebecca Maher’s death on March 13. Maher, a 36-year-old Aboriginal woman, died in police custody in 2016.

Photo: Chris Peterson

Public transport activists rallied in Melbourne on March 16. They called on the government to duplicate the Upfield train line and increase train services.

Photo: Chris Peterson

Vigils and protests were held across Australia in the wake of the Christchurch terrorist attack on March 15. Speakers strongly condemned far-right  Senator Fraser Anning’s justification of the massacre and called for an end to Islamophobia and racism perpetrated by the Coalition and Labor parties.

UPCOMING EVENT

IN CONVERSATION WITH BRUCE PASCOE: The Climate Emergency & Indigenous Land Practice

SATURDAY 5 DECEMBER ♦ 4PM ACT, NSW, TAS & VIC ♦ 3:30PM SA ♦ 3PM Qld ♦ 2:30PM NT ♦ 1PM WA

Zoom panel featuring Bunurong man Bruce Pascoe, award-winning Australian writer and editor, author of Dark Emu: Black Seeds: Agriculture or Accident?

Also featuring agroecologist Alan Broughton, filmmaker & Rural Fire Service volunteer Robynne Murphy and City of Moreland councillor Sue Bolton.

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