Steve O’Brien caught up with David Bradbury, independent filmmaker and twice Academy Award-nominated director and producer, at the 2023 Climate Camp in Newcastle. Bradbury’s latest film, The Road To War, is currently being screened around Australia.
Rising Tide stopped a coal train for 5 hours on April 16 at the Port of Newcastle, after a successful camp for climate action. Coral Wynter, Rachel Evans and Richard Boult report.
Video: A participant reflects on the Newcastle Climate Camp 2023 and direct action that stopped a coal train
Niko Leka reflects on the April 15–16 Climate Camp protest in Mulubinba/Newcastle that took direct action to stop a coal train.
Climate activists stopped a coal train at Sandgate, near Newcastle, for several hours in protest at the damaging industry. Niko Leka reports.
A Rising Tide climate camp, from April 14-17, is set to launch a campaign to shut down the world’s biggest coal port by 2030. Niko Leka reports.
The Hunter Workers Women’s Committee continued the tradition of loud and proud street marches with its International Women’s Day. Niko Leka reports.
In a recent address, Professor Thalia Anthony discussed colonisation through a Marxist framework, including the ongoing impacts on First Nations people in Alice Springs. Niko Leka reports.
Rising Tide organised a well attended protest outside the Newcastle office of Sharon Claydon MP, calling on Labor to stop mining and exporting coal. Theodore L Catt reports.
The Newcastle Pride Fest in Gregson Park attracted big crowds. Theodore L Catt reports.
More than 200 people reclaimed Beaumont Street in Hamilton, Newcastle, on October 28 as part of Reclaim the Night, reports Steve O'Brien.
Food Not Bombs Newcastle is building community by providing warm vegan meals for locals. Theodore L Catt reports.
Margaret McLellan travelled to East Timor, visited refugees in the Villawood Detention Centre and was involved in the Saint Vincent de Paul Society and Christians for Peace. Steve O'Brien and Niko Leka reflect on her life.
Hunter Asylum Seeker Advocacy organised a ceremony to mark the unveiling of a plaque commemorating the tragic sinking of SIEV-X 21 years ago. Niko Leka reports.
Apple workers took action as part of nationwide industrial action by the Retail and Fast Food Workers Union. Tyrus Maxwell and Theodore Catt report.
The first day of the Ecosocialism 2022 conference brought together many activists involved in climate, union and solidarity campaigns in Newcastle. Niko Leka reports.
The New South Wales Nurses and Midwives Association will have its first openly contested leadership election since 2003 in October. Niko Leka reports.