Jim McIlroy

Latin American-Australians and supporters gathered in front of the Peruvian Consulate  to demand an end to the Dina Boluarte coup regime in Peru. Jim McIlroy and Federico Fuentes report.

Protesters rallied outside the Peruvian Consulate in Sydney to demand an end to the killings in Peru following Pedro Castillo's arrest. Jim McIlroy reports.

Anti-coal activists sang adapted Christmas carols outside the head office of National Australia Bank as part of the campaign to demand it end funding to all fossil fuel projects. Jim McIlroy reports.

Climate activists talked to customers going into the Newtown branch of the National Australia Bank about helping stop the bank funding Whitehaven Coal's expansion. Jim McIlroy reports.

The so-called China threat was discussed at a webinar on November 30 of around 150 people. Jim McIlroy reports.

The Kurdish community held an emergency rally outside the State Library of Victoria in solidarity with the people of Rojava, in northern Syria, who are under attack from Turkey. Jim McIlroy reports.

Andrew Chuter (top left), Niko Leka (top right), Rachel Evans (bottom right), Paula Sanchez

Socialist Alliance will contest the NSW election in March, with a campaign focused on housing justice, cost of living pressures, health care and public transport. Jim McIlroy reports.

As an army band played the Last Post, peace activists stood silently, wearing small placards, warning of militarism and war. Jim McIlroy reports.

Unionsts from various unions support the Gomeroi campaign against Santos

A delegation of unionists travelled to the Pilliga forest, in Northern NSW, in solidarity with the Gomeroi people resisting Santos' Narrabri coal seam gas mining operation. Jim McIlroy reports.

The controversy over a recent investigation into alleged fraud in the Medicare system points to system failures resulting from chronic under-funding. Jim McIlroy reports.

Protesters gathered in Sydney to demand the United States government end its 60-year-old illegal blockade of Cuba, in the lead up to another United Nations vote on the issue. Jim McIlroy reports.

National Tertiary Education Union members at the University of Technology Sydney struck for improved pay and better job security for a half day. Jim McIlroy reports.

University of Sydney NTEU members told Jim McIlroy on the picket line that the “big battle” is with a management that wants to “take away long-standing staff rights and entitlements”.

More than 100 people calling for urgent action to protect native forests from being logged rallied in Martin Place ahead of a debate in parliament. Jim McIlroy reports.

Solutions to the housing crisis and another on the building the climate movement and defending our right to protest were discussed at Ecosocialism 2022. Jim McIlroy reports.

Warragamba Dam during flooding.

The NSW government’s “silver bullet” solution to manage flood risk is to raise Warragamba Dam even though the global experience is that this increases the danger to communities. Jim McIlroy reports.

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