Kerry Smith

Donna Nelson, the mother of Gunditjmara, Dja Dja Wurrung, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman Veronica Nelson, has spoken out about the failures of the system and called for changes to the bail laws. Kerry Smith reports.

Two women have taken action to stop logging in Yarratt Forest, north of Taree, by suspending themselves from trees with ropes. Kerry Smith reports.

Tens of thousands of people joined Invasion Day protests around the country on January 26. 

Scientist Rebellion Australia launched a new campaign urging people to engage in non-violent civil disobedience to expose the severity of climate change. Kerry Smith reports.

Here's a list of Invasion Day protests and events happening this January 26.

Kerry Smith reports that the community of the Bulga Plateau, west of Port Macquarie, has been protesting the logging in Bulga State Forest since January 9.

The Mackay Conservation Group is celebrating after it was announced that Urannah Dam had been withdrawn from the environmental assessment process. Kerry Smith reports.

Community members gathered to raise the West Papuan flag in the lobby of weapons company Thales’ Brisbane office. Kerry Smith reports.

Amnesty International Australia and Amnesty International Indonesia have criticised Australia's decision to award Indonesian military chief, General Andika Perkasa. Kerry Smith reports.

Six environment activists, who stopped a trainload of coal from Adani’s Carmichael mine and climbed machinery at Abbot Point coal terminal two weeks ago faced court today. Kerry Smith reports.

Gifts of love and solidarity for Violet CoCo were placed under a Christmas tree, while lumps of coal were addressed to the Queensland and NSW premiers. Kerry Smith reports.

The Construction, Forestry, Maritime, Mining and Energy Union adopted a resolution against AUKUS at its recent national conference. Kerry Smith reports.

Sovereign cinema

Sovereign Cinema, part of Melbourne's Environmental Film Festival, is a one-day mini-festival on December 10, reports Kerry Smith.

Refugees and their supporters converged on Parliament to demand the federal government act on its promise to give 19,000 refugees permanent visas. Kerry Smith reports.

Parties from across the Asia-Pacific have issued the following joint statement in response to the attacks by Turkey and Iran on Kurdish communities.

“We are heroes, but we are treated as zeros,” a NSW Nurses and Midwives Association nurse said at their fourth strike this year. Kerry Smith reports.

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