Australia

Steve O'Brien

Over the past 150 years, Hunter Workers has continued to be a voice for regional needs that has promoted a broad social vision.

Middelgrunden offshore wind farm in Denmark

In the face of government inaction, unions are determined to do what they can to secure permanent, well-paid, sustainable industry jobs for their members.

Sydney in solidarity with Colombia's National Strike on November 21.

Initially called by trade unions, the National Strike has grown to involve numerous sectors of Colombian society that oppose the nation's right-wing government headed by President Ivan Duque.

Protest at GHD's shareholders meeting in Perth on November 13.

Protesters demanded that GHD live up to its stated commitment to sustainable development by pulling out of working with Adani on its Carmichael coal mine in Central Queensland.

Blockade IMARC activists rallied outside Melbourne‘s Magistrates Court on November 18.

Blockade IMARC activists rallied outside Melbourne‘s Magistrates Court on November 18 in solidarity with people who were arrested during the protests outside the International Mining and Resources Conference (IMARC) in October.

Chile solidarity protest in Fremantle on November 16.

Members of the Chilean community and supporters held a protest in Fremantle on November 16 against the Chilean government's repression of recent protests.

Bolivia solidarity protest in Sydney on November 17.

Members of the Bolivian community and Latin America solidarity activists rallied in Sydney on November 17 to oppose the coup against Bolivia’s first Indigenous President Evo Morales.

Galilee Rising protest, Brisbane, November 13. Photo: Alex Bainbridge

Galilee Rising held its first protest outside Adani’s Brisbane headquarters on November 13.

Julian Assange

Jennifer Robinson, a lawyer for imprisoned WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, believes the United States’ application to extradite him from a British prison is a "very serious threat to free speech and journalism in the US and all over the world."

Bomana prison annex

Australia has spent $22 million on the Bomana prison annex for asylum seekers. Yet, the government denies any responsibility for the treatment of detainees, despite the fact they are in Papua New Guinea because Australia sent them there.

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