Brisbane

Alex Bainbridge reports on a protest to mark eight years since Kevin Rudd declared the so-called “PNG solution”.

Eddie Mabo did not fight for ngau lag (my land) only to lose it to climate change, argues Makiba.

Alex Bainbridge writes about the defamation proceedings against socialist councillor Rob Pyne.

Uncle Kevin Buzzacott of the Arabunna Nation. Photo: Disrupt Land Force/Facebook

Standing up against the war profiteers at the Land Forces exhibition in Brisbane was a rainbow coalition of First Nations peoples, peace, climate and human rights defenders. Alex Bainbridge, Jim McIlroy and Steffi Leedham report.

Mark Kabay-Saleh, from the islands of Masig and Poruma in the centre of the Torres Strait, spoke powerfully about saving his islands at the Brisbane School Strike 4 Climate.

Border Force and Queensland Police have forcibly transferred refugees from Kangaroo Point to BITA, a more remote detention centre near Brisbane airport, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Activists from Quaker and Catholic community groups took action outside weapons manufacturer Nioa’s gates in Pinkenba, reports Kerry Smith.

Alex Bainbridge reports the Stop Adani movement expressed solidarity with Indian farmers at a spirited protest outside Adani headquarters.

Climate Emergency banner leads the march

More than 250 people disrupted Brisbane's CBD as part of Extinction Rebellion's 'Defy Disaster' action, reports Alex Bainbridge

Amin Afravi, a refugee who came to Australia under the Medevac laws from Manus, speaks to Green Left from Brisbane Immigration Transit Accommodation.

Longer Tables, not higher fences solidarity day, November 11. Photo: Alex Bainbridge

The iconic black and white banners displayed by refugees detained at the Kangaroo Point hotel have been seized by Serco and/or Border Force, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Regular actions are being organised to demand the federal government frees almost 120 refugees detained at Kangaroo Point, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Greens campaigners in South Brisbane

The most important result of the Queensland election is the advance of the Greens, which have increased the party's representation from one to at least two members of parliament, writes Alex Bainbridge.

Amy MacMahon

The Queensland Greens have laid out a bold vision for the state elections, including free public transport, an energy transition and greater mining royalties. Greens candidate Amy MacMahon talks to Green Left.

Brisbane rally to support the Thai democracy movement

Alex Bainbridge reports on a rally outside the Thai consulate in Brisbane on October 20 to express support for the democracy movement in Thailand.

More than 200 people took part in a protest against the Queensland Labor's decision to increase police funding by some $624 million.

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