Jim McIlroy

We're skipping lessons to teach you one

More than 10,000 students joined climate strike actions around the country, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Bernard Collaery will be allowed to make public certain information in his trial. While he should not have to face a trial at all for helping his client, Witness K, this is a positive step, writes Jim McIlroy.

An international peace webinar drew speakers and participants from across the world to condemn the new Australia-United Kingdom-United States alliance. Jim McIlroy reports.

Long-term community and union activists Andrew Chuter and Rachel Evans will run for the Socialist Alliance in the New South Wales Senate. Jim McIlroy reports.

Maritime Union of Australia members at Patrick Stevedores in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Fremantle will take protected industrial action in October. Jim McIlroy reports.

Up to 2000 Transport Workers' Union members at StarTrack went on strike for 24 hours to protect jobs and win job security guarantees. Jim McIlroy reports.

NSW CFMEU officials have rejected police allegations that they received illegal payments from a building construction company. Jim McIlroy reports.

The New South Wales Court of Appeal has rebuffed South Korean mining company KEPCO’s bid to get its coalmine project going in the fertile Bylong Valley. Jim McIlroy reports.

Workers at StarTrack, which is owned by Australia Post, have voted to take strike action in a bid to guarantee job security. Jim McIlroy reports.

Frozen food workers in Smithton, Tasmania, have forced McCain to an in-principle agreement for a pay rise, Jim McIlroy reports.

Wangan and Jagalingou representative Adrian Burragubba told an online rally that the Queensland government has refused to meet with First Nations elders. Jim McIlroy reports.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission cartel case against the Construction Forestry Mining and Energy Union ACT and secretary Jason O’Mara has collapsed. Jim McIlroy reports.

Jim McIlroy reports on a week of actions against the proposed Kurri Kurri gas plant.

Jim McIlroy argues that the lesson of Saigon in 1975 and Kabul in 2021 is that imperialist invasion and domination lead to disaster. 

Corporations are putting profits above the health and safety of the workers, a union forum has been told. Jim McIlroy reports.

Recently-released former secret United States embassy cables reinforce the long-held view that once prominent union leader and former Prime Minister Bob Hawke was also an informant for the United States government and the Central Intelligence Agency. Jim McIlroy reports.

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