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Workers in the housing and homelessness sector are one of the most undervalued and unappreciated workers. Angela Carr reports.

A well attended online forum shows the growing community concern against plans for a new gas terminal project in Corio Bay. Sue Bull reports.

Jacqueline Kriz reports on a forum discussing the limits of the justice system in delivering justice to victims/survivors of domestic and family violence.

This week, the Prime Minister made clear his distain for women's right to feel safe in the home and at work by adopting only half the recommendations of a ground-breaking report. Zeta Henderson reports. 

Climate activists disrupted, locked on to and boarded a seismic testing ship in the port of Geelong on its way to search for new oil and gas deposits off the coast of King Island. Sue Bull reports.

Geelong Library and Heritage Centre workers walked off the job on July 2 as part of a rolling campaign of protected industrial action for better pay and conditions. Adele Welsh and Sue Bull report.

Maritime Union of Australia national secretary Christy Cain addressed a protest demanding that Svitzer Australia reinstate tug boat crews who were replaced by labour hire.

More than 100 maritime workers and trade unionists protested outside Svitzer Australia tug boat operators to demand it reinstate sacked tug boat crews. Tim Gooden reports.

Sue Bull reports on a successful Green Left May Day dinner.

Geelong Trades Hall Council is looking to address the region's lack of jobs by issuing a call for interested parties to start an Environmental Jobs Alliance. Sue Bull reports.

Jackie Kriz writes that the #March4Justice movement needs to keep mobilising if it wants its demands to be met.

Sarah Hathway reports on an International Working Women's Day breakfast and march organised by Geelong Women Unionists Network. 

Geelong Sustainability says the city can be a renewable energy hub because it has the infrastructure, skilled workforce and proud manufacturing heritage, reports Kerry Smith.

The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating and disproportionate impacts on women’s lives, jobs, future career prospects and long-term financial security, writes Zita Henderson.

Geelong Trades Hall Council has decided it will seek broader interest in a new campaign for a sustainable green jobs, reports Tim Gooden.

Sue Bull reports on oil refinery Viva Energy's new plans for gas and a public bail-out.

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