A ferocious fire in a neglected boarding house in inner city suburb of Newtown has renewed calls for tenants’ rights and greater government regulation of these often neglected places. Pip Hinman reports.
For a fourth time a Senate committee investigating contentious oil and gas exploration in the Beetaloo Basin in the Northern Territory has had to ask for an extension, largely because of corporate favours. Pip Hinman reports.
Since becoming the minister for offence, Peter Dutton has used every opportunity to spruik Australia’s “need” to prepare for war against China. ANZAC Day provided another opening for the hawk. Pip Hinman reports.
Anti-war and peace activists are planning to picket a naval arms bazaar, Indo Pacific Expo, being organised in Sydney. Pip Hinman reports.
Thirteen-year-old Lismore school student Ella O'Dwyer-Oshlack gave a powerful speech criticising the PM for climate denialism at the School Strike 4 Climate. Pip Hinman reports.
The Tamil Refugee Council held a speak-out to mark Tamil Genocide Day before a refugee rights rally on the UN declared day for the elimination of racial discrimination. Pip Hinman reports.
Socialist candidate Paula Sanchez told an International Women's Day function that IWD was for women and men “because equality is something we all have to fight for”. Pip Hinman reports.
When former and current ASIO chiefs feel impelled to contradict Dutton’s warmongering, you know the wannabe general has overstepped the mark. Pip Hinman argues that a khaki election campaign could swing it for the Coalition.
Two experienced nurses and unionists are heading the Socialist Alliance NSW Senate ticket for the federal elections. Pip Hinman reports.
The New South Wales Nurses and Midwives Association went on strike on February 15, defying the Industrial Relations Commission’s order to cancel its action, write Pip Hinman and Viv Miley.
Paula Sanchez, who is running for the Socialist Alliance in the NSW Senate, has called on the public to back the nurses’ strike on February 15. Pip Hinman reports.
More than half of the population of Afghanistan is facing starvation since the US-led occupation forces withdrew last August. Pip Hinman comments on the ongoing crisis.
Former sex discrimination commissioner Pru Goward claims that Grace Tame represents a failed generational baton-change for the women’s movement. She’s dead wrong, argues Pip Hinman.
Peace activists in Australia warn that the latest round of military talks between Australia and Britain are ramping up the war drive against China, reports Pip Hinman.
Adrian Burragubba, Senior Elder and spokesperson for the Nagana Yarrbayn, Wangan and Jagalingou Cultural Custodians, says the resistance to Adani continues. Pip Hinman reports.
The campaign to demerge councils is about shifting power back to residents and away from developers, the biggest beneficiaries of the forced amalgamations argues Pip Hinman.