Despite a Federal Court ruling that a detainee from MITA must be released, minister Peter Dutton is moving to torture them further, report Michael O’Reilly and Pip Hinman.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought systemic inequality to the fore. Pip Hinman writes that there is one group who are particularly at risk — older women.
NSW Police arrested and fined several people for supporting the family of David Dungay Jr who are campaigning for justice, reports Pip Hinman.
Making employees feel insecure and in permanent competition for continuing work is one well-worn pathway for ensuring workplaces are compliant, wages stay low and conditions are minimal, writes Pip Hinman.
The Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends once again protested outside state parliament against NSW planning’s decision to recommend Santos’ coal seam gas project in the Pilliga, reports Pip Hinman.
Penalising welfare recipients is standard operating procedure for the federal government and despite the “robodebt” scandal, this practice is set to continue, writes Pip Hinman.
Moreland City Council has agreed to a procurement policy which excludes dealings with companies dealing with coal corporations, writes Pip Hinman.
A rally for refugees proceeded safely, despite being denied authorisation by the NSW Supreme Court, reports Pip Hinman.
Numbers count. When 50,000 people showed up to the Black Lives Matter protest in Sydney, the NSW Police had no choice but to back down. But they sought their revenge later, reports Pip Hinman.
The huge size of the Black Lives Matter protests across Australia on June 6 took everyone by surprise, reports Pip Hinman.