Pip Hinman

The Australian Greens, with their biggest ever parliamentary caucus, are laying out plans for progressive change. Alex Bainbridge and Pip Hinman report.

Australian scientists, led by Tim Flannery, want federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek to heed the science and ensure all assessments of new gas and coal projects are evidence-based. Pip Hinman reports.

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A United Nations meeting in Vienna mapped out a plan for participating states to “free the world” of nuclear weapons, reports Pip Hinman.

Australians for War Powers Reform have called on Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to follow through on Labor’s promise to hold an inquiry into war powers reform. Pip Hinman reports. 

The suspension of the national electricity market points to the need to learn from the past. The whole idea of having an energy market for a commodity that everyone needs is a scam, argues Pip Hinman.

Pip Hinman spoke to members of the National Tertiary Education Union on the picket line at the University of Sydney.

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.

Nurses and Midwives strike outside NSW Parliament on February 15, 2022.

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.

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