The Demerge NSW Alliance is asking Labor to amend the Local Government Act to give residents in forcibly merged councils more say. Pip Hinman spoke to Brian Halstead from Save Our Councils and DNA about why the changes are important.
The New South Wales Teachers Federation has decided to deepen its stand against the AUKUS military pact. Pip Hinman reports.
The Reserve Banks of Australia's talk about the need to “increase productivity” means less regulation and more “flexibility” for the bosses. Mary Merkenich and Pip Hinman report.
The Voice to Parliament bill has passed and Australians will vote on enshrining a Voice in the Constitution in the next six months. Pip Hinman reports.
The spectacle of Coalition MPs weaponising Brittany Higgins’ allegation of rape in Parliament House is stomach churning. Pip Hinman reports.
While Prime Minister Anthony Albanese talks up the AUKUS deal, opposition is growing among unionists and retired defence officials. Pip Hinman reports.
First Nations people, farmers and communities across the Northern Territory have condemned NT Labor’s decision to approve exploration permits for shale gas fracking in the Beetaloo Basin. Pip Hinman reports.
Thousands marched through Port Kembla to reject nuclear base plan, report Peter Boyle and Pip Hinman.
The Sydney May Day march demanded that state and federal Labor governments support workers' rights, urgent action on the climate emergency and peace. Video by Peter Boyle and Pip Hinman.
More than 5000 unionists marched from Belmore Park to Hyde Park calling for “justice”, “a better future” and to “show the bosses we mean business” on May 1. Jim McIlroy and Pip Hinman report.
The government’s war powers inquiry recommends no fundamental reform, despite a majority of submissions arguing for parliamentary oversight before committing the country to wars. Pip Hinman reports.
Labor and the Coalition voted together to block a bill that would mandate parliament to vote on whether or not to go to war, reports Pip Hinman.