Isaac Nellist

Unionists and locals joined Better Read Than Dead workers at a rally in solidarity with their struggle for a new workplace agreement, Isaac Nellist reports.

Home ownership is not an option for many, especially as median house prices are now close to $1 million. Isaac Nellist reports.

Bookshop workers at Better Read Than Dead have restarted industrial action after management reneged on an agreement reached in July. Isaac Nellist reports.

Refugee activists shut down the offices of the Department of Home Affairs in Meanjin (Brisbane) on November 11. Isaac Nellist reports.

Inner West Council Mayor Rochelle Porteous won support for a motion to consult residents about re-establishing residents’ precinct committees. Isaac Nellist reports.

Long awaited sexual consent law reforms have been introduced to New South Wales parliament after years of campaigning by sexual assault survivors and feminists. Isaac Nellist reports.

Youth poverty has worsened during the pandemic. Isaac Nellist and Zoe O'Dea assess how the sudden removal of the federal emergency disaster and welfare supplement payments will impact young people.

Extinction Rebellion and other climate activists began a fortnight of protests and disruptive actions on October 17 to call out the federal government’s failure to address the climate emergency, Isaac Nellist reports.

A second “Safe from COVID, safe from poverty” media conference discussed organising for COVID-19 safety in the workplace. Isaac Nellist reports.

‘They are just doing this because we’re poor. That’s what it comes down to’, a resident of a locked down social housing complex said. Isaac Nellist reports.

Despite the NSW government’s admission that essential workplaces are key sites of COVID-19 transmission, it has done little to address workers’ concerns. Isaac Nellist spoke to a packer at Woolworths.

Workers are being put in harm's way and the Australian Unemployed Workers’ Union and Living Incomes for Everyone want that to change. Isaac Nellist reports.

Frontline health workers say the system is “on the brink” as a result of underfunding. Green Left interviewed Maya*, a student nurse, who has been forced to take on a critical role.

In a blow for workers’ rights, the High Court has overturned a ruling that some casual workers should be entitled to annual leave and sick pay, writes Isaac Nellist.

Stood-down workers from the Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre and others protested against the inadequate levels of pandemic support and JobSeeker. Isaac Nellist reports.

The federal goverrment's Disaster Payment, now revised, is still not enough for many. Isaac Nellist reports on this and the campaign to raise JobSeeker.

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