Kerry Smith

Wharfies at the DP World terminal in Melbourne were stood down after refusing to unload a container vessel on quarantine grounds. Kerry Smith reports the Maritime Union of Australia is campaigning to protect the workforce and community.

The tide appears to be turning against the federal government’s punitive robodebt scheme, reports Kerry Smith.

The people of North and East Syria — a region commonly known as Rojava — are facing increased risk of contracting COVID-19 due to its rapid spread in neighbouring countries, writes Kerry Smith.

The fight to stop the state government helping Santos get approval for its Narrabri Gas Project in north-west New South Wales has taken a new twist amid the COVID-19 crisis, reports Kerry Smith.

Peace groups want the deployment of United States marines to Darwin to be stopped, arguing there should be no special exceptions during th COVID-19 crisis, reports Kerry Smith.

Former United States soldier and whistleblower Chelsea Manning was freed from prison on March 12, after having served nearly 10 months for refusing to testify before a grand jury set up to investigate WikiLeaks, writes Kerry Smith.

Hundreds rallied in Werribee, Victoria, against a proposal to dump toxic soil nearby on March 4. This is not the first time Werribee has been threatened with a toxic dump, writes Kerry Smith.

Refugee rights rallies will be held around the country on April 5, reports Kerry Smith. [Updated: These events have been cancelled due to COVID-19].

Kerry Smith reports that Australian Education Union (AEU) has called on the Victorian government to ban recreational duck shooting.

Environmental campaigners are calling for urgent action to cut pollution in the Arctic from the global shipping industry, writes Kerry Smith.

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