Newcastle

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.

Reclaim the night in Newcastle, justice for women

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 Organiser Bronte is finding ways to build community through food

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 walk out in Charlestown, Newcastle.

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.

A snap protest in front of Centrelink, initiated by a stay-at-home mother, called for JobSeeker to be raised. Tyrus Maxwell reports.

 

Students deserve better

Teachers demanded better pay and conditions at state-wide rally, describing their workload as "beyond unsustainable", reports Niko Leka.

The NSW Public Service Association is the latest union to challenge the New South Wales government’s 2.5% wage cap. Steve O'Brien reports.

Socialist Alliance Senate candidate Niko Leka believes the election will be a pivotal time for climate action and said his PhD in Public Health would see him prioritise preventative healthcare nationally. Maia O’Connor reports.

The Hunter Asylum Seeker Advocacy screened Ithaka, a film about Julian Assange, with his father John Shipton a keynote speaker. Niko Leka reports.

Activists blockaded Newcastle Port, the world’s biggest coal port, on April 24. Niko Leka reports.

Suzanne James spoke to Socialist Alliance candidate for the NSW Senate Dr Niko Leka about refugee and asylum seeker policy, addressing the climate crisis and the need for universal health care.

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