More than 100 climate activists formed a human chain outside the National Australia Bank in Gadi/Sydney and a similar number in Meanjin/Brisbane, protesting the bank’s funding of coal mining projects. Jim McIlroy and Alex Bainbridge report.
A forum at the University of Sydney marked 50 years since the beginning of the national liberation struggle by the Saharawi people in Western Sahara against Spanish and Moroccan occupation. Jim McIlroy reports.
The NSW Health Services Union has stepped up its industrial campaign, demanding the new Labor government grant pay rises to its paramedics and other ancillary hospital staff. Jim McIlroy reports.
Hands off Glebe organised a snap action calling on the New South Wales Labor government to halt plans to demolish public housing. Jim McIlroy reports
A forum on the vast sums being spent on AUKUS and the war on China also discussed how to build the anti-war campaign. Jim McIlroy reports.
The High Court is hearing an appeal by Qantas that it did not unfairly sack baggage handlers, under the Fair Work, and outsource their jobs during the pandemic. Jim McIlroy reports.
The South Coast Labour Council organised the first big union protest against Labor's AUKUS nuclear submarines in Port Kembla. Jim McIlroy reports.
“Money for health and education, not for war and devastation!” rang out as arms lobbyist and former Coalition minister Christopher Pyne arrived at the Defence Strategic Review Summit. Jim McIlroy reports.
More than 5000 unionists marched from Belmore Park to Hyde Park calling for “justice”, “a better future” and to “show the bosses we mean business” on May 1. Jim McIlroy and Pip Hinman report.
Dr John Falzon told a May Day toast that Cuba shows the example of internationalism and solidarity with all the peoples of the world. Jim McIlroy reports.
National Tertiary Education Union members at the University of Sydney voted to end industrial action. Jim McIlroy talks to NTEU members Markela Panegyres and Kevin Fine about what it means.
Building industry unions and health groups are calling a total ban on the construction industry using engineered stone bench tops which contain silica. Jim McIlroy reports.
The Maritime Union of Australia welcomed the news that Danish tugboat company Svitzer had finally agreed to abandon its legal action to cancel the 2019 enterprise bargaining agreement of almost 600 tugboat workers. Jim McIlroy reports.
More than 100 members of the Myanmar community and supporters rallied outside Customs House to protest airstrikes against civilians in Myanmar/Burma. Jim McIlroy reports.
In opposition, NSW Labor campaigned against bus privatisation. But, the new minister now says “the options available are limited”. Jim McIlroy reports.
Students from the University of Sydney held a speak out in front of the Vice Chancellor’s office at Eastern Avenue to protest Universities Australia support for the AUKUS military alliance. Jim McIlroy reports.