Thousands of workers took to the streets in a national day of action to demand wage rises and protest anti-union laws, report Jacob Andrewartha, Sue Bolton, Alex Bainbridge and Jim McIlroy.
Hundreds of trans rights supporters demonstrated their solidarity and opposition to transphobic agitator Kellie-Jay Keen Minshull’s speaking engagement at Parliament House. Darren Saffin reports.
Environment, union and left groups are pushing back against anti-protest laws that target environmentalists. Mary Merkenich reports.
Human Rights Law Centre managing lawyer Sanmati Verma told a forum that the Fast Track process was “designed to see people fail”. Chris Slee reports.
Japanese Marxist academic Kohei Saito, author of Capital in the Anthropocene, will be a keynote speaker at Ecosocialism 2023, organised by Green Left. Peter Boyle reports.
Hundreds of unionists and gender and queer activists marched for International Women’s Day in Naarm/Melbourne. Jacob Andrewartha reports.
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez was a leader for Venezuela, Latin America and the whole world, a meeting to mark 10 years since his death, was told. Chris Slee reports.
Livestream of the forum on Treaty, Sovereignty and First Nations justice with Lidia Thorpe, Uncle Gary Murray and Sue Bolton.
The Asylum Seeker Resource Centre is facing the terrible prospect of having to close its doors in six weeks due to funding shortages caused by cost-of-living pressures impacting on donors. Sue Bolton reports.
More than 150 people from across Australia and New Zealand attended the Palestine Solidarity Conference to discuss how to raise public awareness about Palestinian human rights and oppression. Michael Bull reports.
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.