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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.

Provisional results declared in the Greater Geelong City Council election place Socialist Alliance member Sarah Hathway at 15.81% of first preference votes, writes Sue Bull.

Sarah Hathway, socialist candidate for Windermere Ward in the Greater Geelong City Council, is drawing attention to the forgotten suburbs in the Northern region of Geelong, writes Sue Bull.

Socialist Alliance candidate Sarah Hathway’s campaign for Greater Geelong City Council has shone a light on inequality and disadvantage in the area's northern suburbs, reports Sue Bull.

Planning and vision are needed to ensure that people suffering housing stress have a roof over their heads, writes Sarah Hathway.

Union organiser Sarah Hathway will contest the City of Greater Geelong local council elections on a platform focussed on meeting community needs, reports Sue Bull.

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