As eviction moratoriums in New South Wales and Tasmania wind up and COVID-19 payments wind down, a crisis is looming, writes Rachel Evans.
Activists protested outside state Parliament House on June 17 demanding an immediate halt to the logging of New South Wales native forests, reports Rachel Evans.
Housing groups organised an action outside New South Wales Parliament on June 16 calling for direct rent relief and to continue the moratorium on evictions, reports Rachel Evans.
The University of Sydney Women’s Collective is calling for residential colleges to be repurposed into safe, affordable student housing, reports Rachel Evans.
Public housing tenants, housing co-operative activists and renters protested outside the NSW parliament to demand relief for residential renters, reports Rachel Evans.
Green Left’s Rachel Evans asked a number of environmental activists about the ongoing issues and organising despite the COVID-19 lockdown.
More than 60 vehicles joined a car convoy on April 9 to demand the federal government give all workers a living wage as part of its COVID-19 stimulus package, report Rachel Evans and Jim McIlroy.
The NSW government has quietly approved longwall mining under the Sydney water catchment, reports Rachel Evans.
Two companies have used the COVID-19 pandemic to justify mass sackings of ferry workers, report Jim McIlroy and Rachel Evans.
Police closed off Wilcannia Bridge, where the Barrier Highway crosses the Darling (Baaka) River, on March 13 following calls by local activists to blockade it in protest at water theft, cultural oppression and ecocide, reports Rachel Evans.