BRISBANE Cynthia Merchant, an activist with the Queensland Palestine Solidarity Campaign, kicked off the discussion at a Socialist Alliance meeting on the slaughter in Gaza on January 22.
MELBOURNE Israels massacre of the Gazan people has resulted in the biggest demonstrations in support of the Palestinians in decades.
MELBOURNE — A public meeting took place on January 22 to discuss the background of the Israeli invasion of Gaza and the focus for solidarity.
After a year-long industrial dispute, the New South Wales Teachers Federation (NSWTF) has reached an agreement for a new award with the NSW Department of Education and Training (DET).
In an example of the serious disadvantage caused by income quarantining, a technical fault in Centrelinks Basics Card system on January 16 rendered the cards useless for more than 12 hours.
If Western politicians and media are to be believed, the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) is an anti-Semitic, religious fundamentalist, terrorist outfit that forms part of an al-Qaeda (or, alternatively, Iranian) led movement to violently impose Islamic law on the world, and dedicated to the annihilation of Jews.
The following is a statement released by the socialist youth organisation, Resistance.
There is a humanitarian crisis in Sri Lanka, where the Tamil minority in the islands north and east are facing annihilation at the hands of the Sinhalese-dominated government.
Compelling evidence of the Zimbabwe governments criminality in the area of health and human rights was released in Johannesburg on January 14 by Physicians for Human Rights in its report, Health in Ruins: A Man-Made Disaster in Zimbabwe.