Djilang/Geelong

Tamil refugees are holding a protest vigil outside the office of Richard Marles, hoping to speak to him about permanent visas. Tim Gooden reports.

Three Victorian councils have supported motions condemning Israel’s war crimes in Gaza and calling for a permanent ceasefire. Sue Bull reports.

Socialist Alliance City of Greater Geelong councillor Sarah Hathway has been prevented from tabling a motion calling for a ceasefire in the Israel-Gaza war. Sue Bull reports.

The annual Reclaim the Night rally was followed the next day by a conference discussing feminist campaigns organised by the Geelong Women Unionists Network. Jacqueline Kriz reports.

Jewish activists occupied defence minister Richard Marles' office to protest Labor’s support for Israel’s war on Gaza. Sue Bull reports.

More than 400 people attended a twilight vigil calling for a free Palestine. Sue Bull reports.

More than 150 angry Lara residents protested the proposed Prospect Hill waste-to-energy incinerator plan. Angela Carr reports.

Close to 150 residents packed out the Lara Golf Club to raise concerns about Prospect Hill International waste-to-energy incinerator proposal. Angela Carr reports.

More than 100 community and union activists turned out on to the steps of Geelong Town Hall to say “no room for racism”. Sue Bull reports.

Norlane residents have swung into action, with newly-elected Socialist Alliance local councillor Sarah Hathway, to ensure the area remains safe and welcoming to all. Sue Bull reports.

Dr Liz Boulton, a former Australian Defence Force major, said climate targets would not be met while the military-industrial establishment continues to pursue their ‘forever wars’. John Quelch reports.

Sarah Hathway from Socialist Alliance was declared elected to Windermere Ward of the City of Greater Geelong on June 28. Sue Bull reports.