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The Women’s Abortion Action Campaign was launched in 1972. Christine Smith discusses its origins and approach, and the need to be vigilant about reproductive health.

Staff and students picketed the University of Sydney in their fourth strike day this year in support of a fair enterprise agreement. Jim McIlroy reports.

The fallout from the former deputy Premier John Barilaro’s attempt to snare a plum New York trade commissioner job continues with damning new revelations almost every week. Jim McIlroy reports.

More than 100 protesters stood in solidarity with Palestinians in Gaza, chanting “Free Free Palestine” and “From the River to the Sea”. Isaac Nellist reports. 

National Tertiary Education Union members at the University of Sydney are gearing up for a 24-hour strike as part of their push for an improved enterprise agreement. Jim McIlroy reports. 

The New South Wales Coalition government’s forced amalgamation of councils looks set to become an election issue. Peter Boyle reports.

Town and country united in a Keep Councils Local rally at NSW parliament, where speakers called on the Coalition government to act. Video by Peter Boyle.

A large number of climate groups supported an emergency protest following Labor's deficient climate bill passed through federal parliament. Rachel Evans reports.

The AUKUS nuclear submarine deal undermines nuclear non-proliferation, warned anti-war activist Nick Deane at the Sydney Hiroshima Day rally. Video by Peter Boyle.

Respected First Nations activist Reverend Ray Minniecon believes the people of Maralinga should be remembered alongside the victims of the 1945 nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Video by Peter Boyle.

A community campaign is calling on the state and federal governments to save the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence and its mostly Indigenous employees. Rachel Evans reports.

NSW Greens Senator David Shoebridge has called on the federal government to sign the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Peter Boyle reports.

Climate activists rallied to send a message to the Labor government that its recently legislated target of 43% emissions cuts by 2030 is not enough to avert catastrophic climate change. Peter Boyle reports.

Sydney's Hiroshima Day rally called on the Anthony Albanese Labor government to scrap the AUKUS nuclear-powered submarines deal and sign the Treaty for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Peter Boyle reports.

A Drum Rebellion-organised action outside Tanya Plibersek’s office urged her to protect kangaroos. Jesse Holly reports.

The campaign to save the Powerhouse Museum in Ultimo is continuing after the NSW government announced it would close the museum to the public for “rejuvenation”. Jim McIlroy reports. 

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