Farmers have lost an appeal to stop a coal mine extension in the Darling Downs, but they haven't given up.
Harry Creamer crashed PM Scott Morrison's bushfire media visit in Wauchope, NSW. He tells us why he did it.
The struggle for LGBTI rights continues in WA under the banner of Rainbow Rebellion.
Mrs Lowry & Son
Directed by Adrian Noble
Starring Vanessa Redgrave and Timothy Spall
In cinemas as part of the MINI British Film Festival
This film adaptation of the stage play by Martyn Hesford shows the early life of one of the titans of modern British art, L. S. Lowry, famous for his paintings of “matchstick people” going about their lives in working class northern England.
His simplistic style evokes beauty in what was considered squalid and lower class.
Climate and Capitalism editor Ian Angus takes a look at six books that belong on the bookshelf of ecosocialists.
Great films spark debates, perhaps even controversy. Todd Phillips' Joker certainly has.
A key recommendation of the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody asserts that, in dealing with First Nations peoples, the criminal justice system should apply both arrest and imprisonment as sanctions of “last resort”. But like most of its 339 recommendations, this has simply been ignored.
On a catastrophic fire day for NSW, November 12, the Liberal-National government had planned to push through a bill to weaken the state’s planning laws, in favour of coal and gas corporations.
A snap action outside NSW parliament that day drew hundreds of people from across the state. They made their opposition to the bill known and expressed support for the NSW Rural Fire Service, which is battling the flames with shortages of equipment and personnel due to budget cuts.
With all hell breaking loose as catastrophic fires ravage parts of New South Wales and Queensland, all Prime Minister Scott Morrison can advise is to pray. It’s a poor excuse from a government that has criminally refused to take action on the climate crisis.