Australia

Angela Lynch discusses the impact of the merger of the Family Court and the Federal Circuit Court on victims and survivors of domestic violence.

NSW needs to adopt a communicative model of consent, replacing a law which is convoluted and open to interpretation, writes Chloe de Silva.

Transgender rights activists protested outside Randwick Council against its transphobic policy relating to the McIver’s Ladies Baths, writes Rachel Evans and Oscar Bray.

Suzanne James looks into Crown's financial deed with the NSW government and asks why any government would sign a compensation deal indemnifying an entity it is supposed to be regulating.

Chris Nelius, the director of Girls Can’t Surf, spoke with Green Left about the making of the film.

Monir Hossein, who fled political violence in Bangladesh spoke to Green Left from the Kangaroo Point hotel detention in February. He was one of 15 refugees released on March 1.

The upsurge in organising against sexual violence shows how far we have come but also how far we need to go, writes Pip Hinman.

People Before Profit team

Residents concerned about the Inner West Council’s pending rate rise — the result of the forced amalgamations of three councils — organised a bicycle ride protest, reports Peter Boyle.

Sarah Ellyard, a member of the nurses and midwives union, says climate action is urgent.

The link between gender inequality and women’s experiences of violence at work needs to be broken, argues Sarah Hathway.

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