The NSW government, not local government, must be forced to remediate a community park near the largest traffic interchange in the southern hemisphere, argues Pip Hinman.
Workers at two council-owned inner west pools have been stood down by private operators without pay during lockdown. Pip Hinman argues this is the ugly consequence of councils contracting out community services.
Asylum seekers like the Murugappan family must be given permanent residency, argues Pip Hinman.
Labor councillors' attempts to stop a residents' poll on de-amalgamation from proceeding at the local government elections in September has been thwarted, writes Pip Hinman.
Just as Israel is being forced to pull back from its latest bombardment of Gaza, ABC management has been instructing its reporters in the art of misreporting, writes Pip Hinman.
Labor councillors are trying to overturn an Inner West Council decision to conduct a referendum of residents on de-amalgamation at the next local government election. Pip Hinman reports.
NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman has announced that the state government will reform antiquated consent laws to include a model of affirmative consent, reports Pip Hinman.
Residents in the inner west of Sydney will finally have their say on de-amalgamation now that the Inner West Council has voted for a referendum to be held. Pip Hinman reports.
Sydney’s May Day march highlighted the green ban imposed by the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union on the demolition of a heritage-listed building in Parramatta. Pip Hinman reports.
Malalai Joya speaks to Green Left about the United States' recent announcement that it will withdraw its troops and the West’s support for the Taliban.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison had nothing to announce at the US-initiated World Leaders Climate Summit, reports Pip Hinman.
New allegations about the brutal behaviour of Australian special forces officers in the war on Afghanistan have added impetus to the calls for justice and an end to Australia’s involvement in the war, writes Pip Hinman.
The premiere of a film about Jack Mundey’s life and politics is set to launch the new Dare to Struggle Film Festival. Pip Hinman reports.
First Nations organisations have strongly criticised the NT government’s proposals to get “tough” on young people who re-offend, saying it will drive more Aboriginal children into prison, writes Pip Hinman.
We are being told by some that the floods devastating NSW and Queensland are a “once-in-a-hundred year event”. They're not. They are a reminder of the dangers of extreme weather events brought on by climate change, writes Pip Hinman.
Pip Hinman reports on the huge #March4Justice protests, organised in 10 days, showing how angry women are about sexual violence and the way it continues to be excused, dismissed and normalised.