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Kuku Yalanji woman Pat O’Shane has slammed the reported failure to find staff for polling booths in Cape York communities. Kerry Smith reports.

Tamils in Melbourne marked the 2009 Mullivaikkal massacre and demanded an end to the military occupation of Tamil land. Chris Slee reports.

Matthew Alexander explains why the leadership debate about how to address cost-of-living rises and housing affordability is cynical, at best.

 

On International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia day, protesters affirmed they would not let politicians promote bigotry. Kerry Smith reports.

Scott Morrison's naming of Port Kembla as one of three locations being considered for the new submarine base prompted activists in Wollongong to spring into action. Alexander Brown reports.

The approach of those seeking to be elected to the Murray-Darling Basin and its water distribution plan needs to weighed up because too much water is still being allocated to irrigators. Tracey Carpenter reports.

The World Health Organization has offered a revised assessment of the COVID-19 death toll, saying the mortality figure is closer to 14.9 million. Binoy Kampmark reports.

Socialist Alliance Senate candidate Niko Leka believes the election will be a pivotal time for climate action and said his PhD in Public Health would see him prioritise preventative healthcare nationally. Maia O’Connor reports.

If Labor wins government on May 21 unionists must press for the right to strike, argues Chris White.

Protesters commemorate Nakba in Melbourne

Respected Palestinian journalist Shireen Abu Akleh was remembered at free Palestine rallies to commemorate the Nakba in Sydney and Melbourne. Kerry Smith reports.

The NSW Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill is heading back into the NSW Legislative Council this week, and advocates are urging MPs not to give ground to hostile amendments. Suzanne James reports.

On the march

Palestine solidarity activists commemorated the Nakba in Brisbane. Photos by Alex Bainbridge.

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