Activists and refugees leading the movement for their rights came together at the first Rural Australians for Refugees national conference in four years. Jonathan Strauss reports.
Rachel Evans reports that a Blue Mountains Women’s Health and Resource Centre rally opposing violence against women brought together hundreds of members of the sex and gender diverse community.
Between 300-350 people attended a solidarity action in Katoomba, reports Lisa Macdonald.
Up to 1000 people marched through the streets of Katoomba, in the Blue Mountains, on June 9 to oppose the NSW Coalition government's plan to raise the wall of the Warragamba Dam by 14 metres.
The ingredients of big-business operations in NSW were all there: a multinational tourism operator; environmental groups with varying interests; a donation to the NSW Labor Party; the apparent channelling of another donation; a local council decision overturned by the Land and Environment Court; and development approved by the then-Labor Party planning minister, Frank Sartor.