Niko Leka

A group of residents has made a symbolic recognition of Gaza as a sister city as part of their solidarity with Palestine. Niko Leka reports.

Close to 500 people joined a passionate snap protest show solidarity with the people of Palestine. Niko Leka reports.

Hundreds attended a forum to discuss why fossil fuel projects should not be given the go-ahead in a time of climate crisis. Niko Leka reports.

Niko Leka asked Alexa Stewart from Rising Tide about the protest in Muloobinba/Newcastle in November to block the world’s biggest coal port.

Protesters march on NSW Parliament. Photo: Peter Boyle

Climate activists and unionists rallied in various cities for World Environment Day, calling for an end to new coal and gas projects for anti-protest laws to be scrapped. Jim McIlroy, Sue Bull & Niko Leka report. 

Niko Leka reflects on the April 15–16 Climate Camp protest in Mulubinba/Newcastle that took direct action to stop a coal train.

Climate activists stopped a coal train at Sandgate, near Newcastle, for several hours in protest at the damaging industry. Niko Leka reports.

A Rising Tide climate camp, from April 14-17, is set to launch a campaign to shut down the world’s biggest coal port by 2030. Niko Leka reports.

The Hunter Workers Women’s Committee continued the tradition of loud and proud street marches with its International Women’s Day. Niko Leka reports.

Protester holds sign reading 'We are the grand children of the ancestors you couldn't kill'

In a recent address, Professor Thalia Anthony discussed colonisation through a Marxist framework, including the ongoing impacts on First Nations people in Alice Springs. Niko Leka reports.

Kurdish Iranian journalist Behrouz Boochani launched his new book at UNSW, telling a packed-out audience that thousands of refugees are still in limbo. Niko Leka reports.

In the first contested election in the New South Wales Nurses and Midwives Union since 2003, John-Paul Marx, who ran on “A Smarter Union” ticket, received 38.7% of the vote. Niko Leka reports.