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.
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.
Dave Riley, long-time socialist, artist, satirist and chef, was an enthusiast about trying out new ventures to broaden the socialist project. Jim McIlroy reports on his life.
The NSW government enacted new anti-protest laws with Labor's support, but it is having difficulty getting its new anti-union laws through. Jim McIlroy reports.
Qantas CEO Alan Joyce’s aggressive cost-cutting program at the start of the pandemic has been blamed for Qantas’s poor performance. Jim McIlroy argues Labor’s decision to privatise Qantas in the early 1990s is the root cause.
Ground crew workers employed by Dubai National Air Travel Agency (dnata) called off a planned strike after reaching an in principle agreement on a new enterprise agreement. Jim McIlroy reports.
Thousands of childcare workers walked out across the country as part of their campaign for better pay and conditions. Jim McIlroy reports.
The New South Wales Supreme Court is hearing a challenge that aims to overturn NSW Police fines against protesters during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jim McIlroy reports.
Thousands of NSW Nurses and Midwives Association members went on strike for the third time this year to push for safe nurse-to-patient ratios and a pay rise. Jim McIlroy reports.
The NSW government is pushing the rail union to compromise on safety as well as to agree to a cut in wages. Jim McIlroy reports.