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Frack Free WA protested outside the Hyatt Regency where a fracking conference was being held. Kerry Smith reports.

A rank-and-file ticket is contesting executive and council positions in the WA branch of the Australian Nursing Federation in late October. Chris Jenkins, who is part of it, reports.

 

Under a new umbrella — Public Sector Alliance — government workers in Western Australia are determined to break WA Labor’s wages cap policy. Janet Parker reports.

Anti-war and peace protesters from Stop AUKUS-WA protested the Indian Ocean Defence and Security Conference. Kerry Smith reports.

A lot more can be done for homeless people in Australia, argues Gerry Georgatos, including building more public housing and prioritising supports for the homeless.

Seven thousand public workers rallied outside the Western Australian Parliament House to demand a 5% pay rise. Alex Salmon reports.

Western Australia’s most vulnerable regional children are still being jailed at Banksia Hill Juvenile Detention Centre. Gerry Georgatos is organising a class action to close it down.

Woodside has no social licence for its Scarborough Gas Project, which threatens to unleash as much as 1.7 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere over its lifetime, writes Sam Wainwright.

More than 100 members of Western Australia’s Tigrayan community marched on July 8 to protest the war being waged against Tigray since November 2020. Alex Salmon reports.

Four hundred people rallied outside the US Consulate to protest the United States Supreme Court decision to strike down the 1973 Roe v Wade ruling. Alex Salmon reports.

Frack Free Kimberley and supporters rallied outside the inaugural AGM of Texan fracking company Black Mountain. Alex Salmon reports.

Aged care industry workers rallied in Western Australia, South Australia and Queensland in support of better pay and conditions and for improved staffing in the sector. Barry Healy reports.

Sudanese man on a motorcycle

Sudan is now effectively ruled by two competing and irreconcilable centres of power: the military and the grassroots democracy movement, reports Sam Wainwright.

If we needed more proof that the “religious discrimination” bill was anything more than an attempt to discriminate against the LGBTIQ community, the Australian Christian Lobby provided it, argues Petrina Harley.

Not enough focus has been put on doctors and nurses’ warnings about the deterioration of WA's healthcare system that, as Polly Watkins writes, has been run down for years. 

A protest outside the David Malcolm Justice Centre was part of the campaign in support of the National Suicide Prevention and Recovery Project. Alex Salmon reports.

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