Jim McIlroy

Maritime Union of Australia officials are angry that some container corporations are operating as if they were not part of the global pandemic and putting the lives of workers at risk, reports Jim McIlroy.

Who should pay for the more than $300 billion COVID-19 stimulus packages? Rather than shifting the cost on to workers and the poor, Jim McIlroy points to an alternative solution.

Two companies have used the COVID-19 pandemic to justify mass sackings of ferry workers, report Jim McIlroy and Rachel Evans.

Jim McIlroy reports unions are angry that Qantas has been handed a hefty bail-out while workers have been left on the scrap heap.

Bob McIlroy is a small farmer in the Bonang region of East Gippsland, Victoria, with 30 years' experience with the local Victorian Country Fire Authority (CFA). He spoke to Green Left about the experience of the giant bushfires and what needs to be done.

Health professionals, community groups and the public have been arguing for some time that privatising public hospitals is a health disaster. A parliamentary inquiry has come to the same conclusion, writes Jim McIlroy.

Anti-racism protesters want the colonialist Encounters 2020/21 project to be ditched, reports Jim McIlroy.

Jim McIlroy reports on a protest organised by People for Assange and the Support Assange and WikiLeaks Coalition calling for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to be set free.

Jim McIlroy reports on a call for unions to take strike action on May 1 under the banner of workers’ rights, social justice and climate action.

The Bylong community is stepping up its fight to save their valley from coal mining after the Independent Planning Commission bailed from defending its own negative assessment, writes Jim McIlroy.

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