Djilang/Geelong

Luke Mustafa Woods painting

Wiradjuri artist Luke Mustafa Woods, who is based in Djilang/Geelong, speaks to Tim Gooden about his art in solidarity with Palestine.

Antisemitism is weaponised when Palestinians, the indigenous victims of Zionism, are vilified as terrorists, Muslim extremists and antisemite, a forum was told. Sarah Hathway reports.

Socialist Alliance Councillor Sarah Hathway is standing for re-election in Corio Ward, which includes some of Victoria’s most socio-economically disadvantaged suburbs. Sue Bull reports.

Former Geelong Trades Hall secretary and Socialist Alliance member, Tim Gooden, calls on the Australian Council of Trade Unions and secretary Sally McManus to take stronger action against Israel's genocide

Socialist councillor Sarah Hathway told an IWD function that the “most important” thing local council can do is to invest in the community and services, while doing more for the disadvantaged. Jacqui Kriz reports.

Two hundred people attended Geelong Rainbow’s annual Pride march, which was followed by a festival celebrating LGBTIQ performers. Angela Carr reports.

Tim Gooden

Tim Gooden, retired secretary of the Geelong Trades Hall Council, believes the ACTU and unions can and should exert more public pressure on Labor to take a stand for Palestine. Alex Bainbridge interviewed him.

Socialist Alliance Palestine

The Socialist Alliance committed to building the Palestine movement at its 18th National Conference. Chloe DS reports.

LGBTIQ activists and allies celebrated a new Rainbow crossing which was finally completed last December, after a six-year campaign. Isaac Nellist reports.

Tim Gooden, a former Geelong Trades Hall secretary, said the Labor government is complicit in Israel's genocide against Gaza and that unions should be doing more to stop it.

Maritime Union of Australia and Electrical Trades Union members who work at the Geelong Port went on strike for 24 hours over January 1–2. Tim Gooden reports.

A vigil outside City Hall drew more than 70 people to protest the council’s refusal to discuss a motion calling for a ceasefire. Sue Bull reports.