Naarm/Melbourne

Jordana Silverstein, author of Cruel Care: a history of children at our borders and three child refugees spoke to a Refugee Action Collective-organised forum. Chris Slee reports.

Melbourne Extinction Rebellion organised three colourful and diverse days of actions on the climate crisis. Mary Merkenich reports.

Campaigners, members of parliament and councillors gathered on the steps of Parliament House to urge the Victorian government to improve public transport in the western suburbs. Gabriel Di Falco reports.

Protesters gathered on the steps of the Japanese consulate to call on the Japanese government to stop funding fossil fuels. Gabriel Di Falco reports.

Tamils rallied to commemorate the massacre of tens of thousands of Tamils by the Sri Lankan armed forces in Mullivaikkal in the north of the island of Sri Lanka in May 2009. Chris Slee reports.

About 500 members of the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation (ANMF) attended the union’s 10th Health & Environmental Sustainability Conference. Jackie Kriz reports.

Tamil refugee activist Aran Mylvaganam was arrested, then released, during a protest at federal immigration, citizenship and multicultural affairs minister Andrew Giles’ office. Kerry Smith reports.

NTEU members holding banner

More than 600 Victorian National Tertiary Education Union members crammed into Victorian Trades Hall for their first stop-work meeting in a decade, as part of their fight for better conditions and fair pay. Mary Merkenich reports.

The Sudanese-Australian community mobilised outside Melbourne's State Library, calling for a return to civilian rule in Sudan. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Unionists and health and safety representatives, as well as family and friends, mourned workers who have been killed, disabled, or physically or mentally injured at work on International Workers Memorial Day. Chloe DS reports.

Three people protested their inhumane treatment on the roof of the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation detention centre. Chloe DS reports.

Margaret Kelly, a resident of the Barak Beacon Estate in Port Melbourne, told Green Left Radio she was angry with the Labor government’s decision to abandon its commitment to public housing. Conor Bond reports.