Australia

The Australian Nurses and Midwives Federation unanimously rejected Victorian Labor’s enterprise offer and will apply to the Fair Work Commission for a protected action ballot. Kerry Smith reports.

First Nations people and supporters, including unionists, began a 400-kilometre peace walk against the AUKUS military alliance aiming to deliver a message to Canberra. Jim McIlroy reports.

A community assembly of more than 300 Palestinian activists targeting the operations of the Israeli ZIM shipping line was violently broken up by NSW Police. Rachel Evans reports.

Stop Black deaths in custody

Gunnai Gunditjmara and Djab Wurrung independent Senator Lidia Thorpe has received crossbench backing for her call on Labor to implement the royal commission into Black deaths in custody’s recommendations. Isaac Nellist reports. 

Climate activists Violet Coco and Brad Homewood were sentenced to jail for two months for taking direct action to highlight the plight of the planet. Rachel Evans reports.

Can we trust the state to decide on what is, or is not, misinformation of disinformation? Binoy Kampmark suggests not.

Green Left News Podcast Ep 36, March 22, 2024

Green Left journalist Isaac Nellist goes through the latest news from across the continent and around the world.

Massive cost blowouts and multi-year delays have stymied the construction of small nuclear reactors, yet their proponents keep pushing the idea. Jim Green reports.

Catering, cleaning, laundry and maintenance workers in aged care who play a vital role in the lives of residents have missed out on a significant pay rise. Jacqueline Kriz reports.

Refugees protested outside home affairs minister Claire O'Neil's office

Refugees and supporters gathered outside Minister for Home Affairs Clare O’Neil's office to demand permanent residency for the thousands of refugees on temporary visas. Chloe DS reports.

Palestinian refugee Adnan Mansour told a public forum that Labor must “start seeing Palestinians as humans”. Chris Slee reports.

Council voted unanimously to support two more Palestine motions, including ending support for weapons to Israel and supporting organisations helping recent Palestinian arrivals. Sue Bolton reports.