Australia

The future of St Marys Church, which for many years has served as a beacon of hope for many in need in the South Brisbane district, will soon be decided by the Roman Catholic archbishop, John Bathersby.

BRISBANE — Cynthia Merchant, an activist with the Queensland Palestine Solidarity Campaign, kicked off the discussion at a Socialist Alliance meeting on the slaughter in Gaza on January 22.

Australia is already the biggest emitter of greenhouse gases per capita in the world. Even more worrying is that the nation’s emissions continue to spiral out of control.

The following is abridged from a call for a convergence in Canberra on the opening day of federal parliament, February 3, to say ‘no’ to racism and demand justice for Aboriginal Australia.

The incumbent ALP faction has scraped back in to retain control of the 43,000-strong NSW Public Service Association (PSA) after elections held on December 5.

Environmental activists and climate action groups from across Australia are joining together for a Climate Action Summit in Canberra from January 31 to February 3.

Activists from the National Union of Students, University of Western Sydney, University of NSW, University of Technology, Ultimo TAFE and University of Sydney have established a cross-campus collective to oppose Israel’s attack on Gaza.

The traditional holiday season was cut short for the activists who produce and distribute Green Left Weekly - the Israeli government’s latest genocidal war on the Palestinian people in Gaza made certain of that.

Rosa Luxemburg, one of the great figures of the socialist movement, was callously murdered in Berlin on January 15, 1919.

The refugee policy of the Kevin Rudd Labor government has been slammed in a new report released by the Australian Human Rights Commission.

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