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The campaign against multinational Viva Energy's gas import terminal in Corio Bay is gathering momentum. Sue Bull reports.

The federal Treasurer tells us that cost-of-living pressures are only going to get worse before they get better. Angela Carr argues that Labor must abandon its neoliberal approach.

Geelong Housing Action Group co-convenor Angela Carr says there is not enough housing for those who desperately need it. Chris Cherry reports.

Geelong Women Unionists Network (GWUN) partnered with Geelong Regional Libraries to host a forum titled “Patriarchy, Privilege and Power”. Adele Welsh reports.

Communities from across the Bellarine Peninsula want the environment preserved. Chris Cherry reports.

Despite opposition from trade unions, legal and human rights organisations, Victoria's Labor government passed a new draconian law to criminalise environment protesters. Sarah Hathway reports.

Geelong Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation (ANMF Victorian Branch) delegates are thrilled that a socialist and a feminist was announced 2022 Job Representative of the year. Sue Bull reports.

Unionists are keen for Labor to act on its promise to expand family violence leave for all workers. Jackie Kris reports.

At a mass meeting, the ACTU departed from previous election campaigns by urging unionists to vote for either Labor or the Greens. Zita Henderson reports.

Suzanne James spoke to Angela Carr, Socialist Alliance candidate for the Senate in Victoria, about housing, health, National Disability Insurance Scheme and the party's plans to address the growing socio-economic inequality crisis.

Hundreds of residents protested Viva Energy’s proposal for a floating gas import terminal in Corio Bay. Sue Bull reports.

The Geelong Women Unionist Network organised a well-supported action against gendered violence and sexual assault. Zita Henderson reports.

Environment Victoria has accused Viva Energy of using a climate accounting trick to significantly underreport emissions from its proposed Geelong gas terminal. Sue Bull reports.

Three union activists were elected to positions in a delayed election at Geelong Trades Hall Council. Sue Bull reports.

Socialist Alliance candidate Sue Bull says the federal government hand-out to aged care workers won’t solve the mounting pandemic death toll among the aged. Sarah Hathway reports.

Workers have borne the cost of the COVID-19 recession while corporations rake in huge profits. Sarah Hathway argues unions are in a good position to make demands on the state and bosses for protections. 

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