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The organising efforts of precariously employed workers in higher education was the topic of an all-day “Organise Your University Right Now” Zoom symposium, reports Jonathan Strauss.

Sat-Scan imaging

Residents in several suburbs impacted by the rapidly expanding network of WestConnex roads and tunnels say their homes have suffered wall cracks and jamming doors. Peter Boyle spoke to Krish Patel from Sat-Scan about their findings linking the two.

The federal government has successfully turned a humanitarian decision into a cruel one by forcing the transfer of a frail detainee from one detention centre in Melbourne to a remote one in Western Australia, reports Chloe DS.

Extinction Rebellion protested outside the Commonwealth Bank headquarters to demand the bank end its investment in fossil fuel projects, reports AJ Tennant.

Coral Wynter writes that Galilee Blockade protested outside insurance company AON, calling on it to cease working with Adani.

Coral Wynter reports on a protest against the continuing destruction of the climate by some keen bike riders.

The extradition trial of the world’s most famous whistleblower, Julian Assange, is set to recommence in London next month. Fred Fuentes reviews a new film that documents Assange's father's fight to free his son.

A special inquiry into the Ruby Princess debacle has found authorities made “serious mistakes”, some even “inexcusable”. However, as Jim McIlroy reports, it did not recommend any action be taken against them.

Wangan and Jagalingou evict Adani

The Wangan and Jagalingou, the Traditional Owners of the Galilee Basin, have issued an eviction notice to Adani, reports Kerry Smith.

 

There are solutions to the housing crisis, but they require public investment and a shift away from the commodification of housing, argues Jacob Andrewartha.

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