A snap action drew more than 30 people to Gowrie Station to push for the duplication of the Upfield Line which becomes a single track north of Fawkner. Jordan AK reports.
The campaign for accessible tram stops in the Merri-Bek area is growing, with the Rail Tram and Bus Union being the latest to throw its support behind the push for equity. Jacob Andrewartha reports.
Speakers denounced the United States role in the coup against the socialist government of Salvador Allende in 1973 at a rally outside the US Consulate. Chris Slee reports.
The National Tertiary Education Union at Monash University protested outside a meeting of the university’s Executive Council in support of their enterprise agreement. Brenna Dempsey reports.
A stop-work meeting by more than 250 National Tertiary Education Union members at RMIT decided to continue industrial action. Jordan AK reports.
The National Tertiary Education Union at the University of Melbourne has begun a week of industrial action, after more than a year of failed negotiations. Jacob Andrewartha reports.
Residents are calling on Australia Post not to close Glenroy Post Office, close to accessible public transport and in a big shopping centre. Sue Bolton reports.
Activists joined members of the Indian Diaspora outside Victorian Parliament to show solidarity with the indigenous Kuki-Zo minority, who are being targeted by Hindu extremist organisations in Manipur. Jordan AK reports.
Fifty refugees rallied outside the electorate office of Minister for Home Affairs Clare O’Neil to demand permanent residency for thousands living on temporary visas. Chris Slee reports.
Margaret Kelly, who has been resisting the demolition of her home in the Barak Beacon housing estate, told a Green Left forum that the tenants thought they were in their “lifetime home”.
The Monash University branch of the National Tertiary Education Union took their enterprise bargaining campaign to prospective students, after a year of very little progress. Brenna Dempsey reports.
Residents of Techno Park Estate in Williamstown are campaigning against their eviction by the Hobson Bay City Council. Elizabeth Bantas reports.