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Activists are fighting to stop logging in a Victorian government-promised National Park in Western Victoria. Chris Peterson reports.

Coroner Simon McGregor, who conducted the inquest into the death in prison of Gunditjmara, Dja Dja Wurrung, Wiradjuri and Yorta Yorta woman Veronica Nelson, said Victoria’s Bail Act needs to be “urgently” amended. Chris Slee reports.

A small number of neo-Nazis tried but failed to stop the Merri-Bek City Council’s Day of Mourning ceremony from going ahead in Coburg on January 26. Sue Bolton reports.

A ceremony marking the 181st anniversary of the execution of freedom fighters was held at the Tunnerminnerwait and Maulboyheenner monument on the corner of Victoria and Franklin Streets. Darren Saffin reports.

Scientist Rebellion Australia launched a new campaign urging people to engage in non-violent civil disobedience to expose the severity of climate change. Kerry Smith reports.

Journalist and author Behrouz Boochani is the guest on the latest Green Left Show, speaking about about his latest book Freedom, Only Freedom.

Merri-bek Council has decided to accept its First Nations Advisory Committee’s recommendation to stop holding citizenship ceremonies on January 26. Darren Saffin reports.

Nilofar told a forum by video link from Indonesia that refugees stranded there are not allowed to work or study, which has led some to suicide. Chris Slee reports.

A protest outside the office of immigration minister Andrew Giles demanded permanent visas for refugees. Chris Slee reports.

Getting the Victorian government back in the game on energy ownership is good policy and appears to have been widely welcomed in the elections, argues Cam Walker.

ITUC 2022

Almost 1000 delegates representing more than two hundred workers’ organisations in more than 120 countries gathered in Melbourne for the International Trade Union Confederation's 5th World Congress, reports Ron Guy.

Sovereign cinema

Sovereign Cinema, part of Melbourne's Environmental Film Festival, is a one-day mini-festival on December 10, reports Kerry Smith.

Iranian refugees are continuing their 24/7 protest demanding permanent visas outside the Immigration department. Chris Slee reports.

Tim Gooden and Nataliya Levytska

Nataliya Levytska, deputy chairperson of the Independent Mineworkers Union of Ukraine, discusses the situation of Ukrainian trade unions.

The Kurdish community held an emergency rally outside the State Library of Victoria in solidarity with the people of Rojava, in northern Syria, who are under attack from Turkey. Jim McIlroy reports.

Gregory Moore, former Senior Lecturer in Plant Science and Arboriculture, gave the following eulogy for the trees at a protest against the Victorian government's North East Link Project.

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