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The presence of strong contingents of Latin American feminists was a feature of a number of the International Women's Day protests held in Australia from March 5-7, reports Zebedee Parkes.

Kerry Smith reports that Australian Education Union (AEU) has called on the Victorian government to ban recreational duck shooting.

Mary Merkenich reports that four councils in Melbourne’s north east are taking legal action against the state government over its support for the $16 billion North East Link tollway.

Barely three months after winning permission to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight, Norwegian oil firm Equinor announced on February 25 it had scrapped plans for an exploratory well in the environmentally sensitive region. But the fight is not over, argues Renfrey Clarke.

Refugee rights campaigners rallied outside the Federal Court on February 21 to voice their support a Tamil family facing deportation, reports Chris Slee.

Extinction Rebellion activists are continuing to cause disruption to highlight the need for real climate action, writes Zebedee Parkes.

As the United States ratchets up its sanctions on Venezuela, organisations in Australia are stepping up efforts to promote people-to-people solidarity, writes Federico Fuentes.

Pip Hinman writes that a damning report by a New South Wales parliamentary committee into the regulation of the coal seam gas industry has found the state government failed to enforce the Chief Scientist's recommendations to ensure the industry’s practices are made safe.

Prime Minister Scott Morrison might think he can revive his political fortunes by pressing the panic button over the new coronavirus, but this will not help society deal with the real medical challenges we face, writes Coral Wynter.

The escalating war in Idlib has forced another million people to flee the northern Syrian province, but Turkey and Greece have closed their borders to these desperate refugees, writes Chris Slee.

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