Jim McIlroy

Marking the 75th anniversary of the US nuclear attacks on Japan, anti-nuclear activists urged the federal government to ratify the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, reports Jim McIlroy.

Pilliga Pottery co-founder and activist Maria Rickert says Santos must be stopped from creating a crime scene in the Pilliga State Forest, report Jim McIlroy and Coral Wynter.

Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends rallied outside the offices of the Independent Planning Commission on August 6 before marching to NSW Parliament, reports Jim McIlroy.

The NSW Nurses and Midwives Association voted overwhelmingly against the New South Wales government’s public sector wage freeze at its annual conference, reports Jim McIlroy.

The release of the Palace letters between the governor general and the Queen have given renewed impetus for a republican movement, writes Jim McIlroy.

Human rights activist Stephen Langford has been charged with defacing the Governor Lachlan Macquarie statue in Hyde Park. Jim McIlroy reports his 'crime' was to paste Macquarie's own words to the statue.

People power has stopped the Powerhouse Museum from being sold off but the fight to stop historic Parramatta from being bulldozed continues, reports Jim McIlroy.

The Media Entertainment and Arts Alliance has called for an immediate end to the investigation and possible prosecution of ABC journalist Dan Oakes, reports Jim McIlroy.

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union has placed  Green Ban as part of the campaign to stop the sell-off of the Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo, reports Jim McIlroy.

Unions covering the aviation sector have condemned Qantas' decision to sack 6000 staff and keep a further 15,000 workers stood down indefinitely, reports Jim McIlroy.

Unions representing staff at the ABC have condemned the federal government’s funding cut to the national broadcaster, writes Jim McIlroy.

There is still widespread opposition to the closure and sell-off of the Powerhouse Museum, reports Jim McIlroy.

A car convoy in Sydney's CBD, as well as protests at Liberal MLA electoral offices, were held on June 18 in opposition to the NSW government’s plans to privatise bus services, reports Jim McIlroy.

Jim McIllroy argues the right’s culture wars are taking a hammering as Black Lives Matter-Stop Deaths in Custody movements rise.

The Communications, Electrical and Plumbing Union is warning that changes to Australia Post threaten 2000 permanent jobs — a quarter of the workforce, reports Jim McIlroy.

To the relief of communities devastated by the disastrous Black Summer bushfires, the royal commission has focussed on the connection between climate change and the fires that ravaged much of southern New South Wales and eastern Victoria, reports Jim McIlroy.

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