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Without permanent protection the family is in danger of being forcibly returned to Sri Lanka where they will face persecution, torture and possibly death. Alex Salmon reports.

Seven thousand Transport Workers Union delivery drivers took 24-hour strike action on August 27 after talks between the union and Toll collapsed. Alex Salmon reports.

Activists were treated to an early-morning raid by an anti-terrorist outift for chalking a protest sign against oil and gas giant Woodside Energy, reports Chris Jenkins.

 

Traditional Owners have not been consulted on the bill to replace the Aboriginal Heritage Act 1972 (WA) and, as Alex Salmon reports, they say the bill is skewed towards the mining industry.

A snap action by Extinction Rebellion Western Australia highlighted the plight of the Great Barrier Reef. Kerry Smith reports.

Campaigners called for an end to logging of Western Australia’s native forests, reports Petrina Harley.

A vigil for Alana Garlett, who died homeless on the streets last month, was organised to say 'never again'. Petrina Harley reports.

Alex Salmon reports on a solidarity action for activists charged with protesting a new gas hub proposed for Western Australia's north west.

Protesters marked eight years since the Kevin Rudd government announced he would stop asylum seekers arriving by boat from ever settling in Australia. Alex Salmon reports.

Alex Salmon reports on a protest against Turkey’s invasion of southern Kurdistan (Northern Iraq) organised by the Kurdish community and supporters in Perth.

Health workers are taking action about system failures after seven-year-old Aishwarya Aswath died while waiting for care. Polly Watkins reports.

The Tigrean community is calling for support as the war on the north-eastern Ethiopian province by the Ethiopian army, Eritrean and United Arab Emirates and Amahara militias continues. Alex Salmon reports.

End Black deaths in custody protest in Perth on April 15. Photo: Alex Salmon

A protest to mark 30 years since the royal commission into Black deaths in custody released its findings mobilised about 1000 people, writes Alex Salmon.

Extinction Rebellion organised a series of civil disobedience actions in Perth, calling for urgent action to stop climate change. Alex Salmon reports.

The Labor government’s crushing win in the WA election means it is unlikely to deviate from its neoliberal policies and enthusiastic support for the mining and fossil fuel corporations, writes Sam Wainwright.

Sam Wainwright argues that a vote for the Socialist Alliance is not a wasted vote. Rather it sends a signal that voters believe only mobilised communities can defeat capitalism.

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