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Four Fireproof Australia activists were arrested and charged under the new draconian anti-protest laws. Rachel Evans reports.

Protesters gathered outside the Federal Court to demand Santos withdraws its bid to try to override the Gomeroi’s opposition to a coal seam gas plant in the Pilliga Forest in north-west New South Wales. Jim McIlroy reports.

Jim McIlroy reports on a picnic and walk-a-thon in solidarity with Cuba that was organised by the Australia-Cuba Friendship Society.

Filmmakers Rodrigo Acuna and Nicholas Ford are aiming to have their Venezuela: The Cost of Challenging an Empire film ready in July. Jim McIlroy reports.

The Greater Sydney Parklands Trust Bill 2021 represents a threat Sydney’s iconic parklands by opening the door to privatisation. Ben Radford reports.

The NSW Coalition, with the support of NSW Labor and the conservative crossbench, have enacted laws that effectively ban direct actions. Abigail Boyd describes the anti-democratic push to pass these draconian new laws.

Peter Boyle reports that the NSW Liberal-National government wants to sell 600 Elizabeth St, Redfern — vacant public land that was previously 100% public housing — to property developers.

Dying With Dignity NSW and Go Gentle Australia and supporters of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill have pressed the case outside the NSW parliament. Jim McIlroy and Coral Wynter report.

A scene from Blood on the Wattle

Writer/director Geoff Sykes has done a great job of re-imagining Australian rural political conflict into a modern setting with his new play, write Jim McIlroy and Coral Wynter.

Jim McIlroy reports on a snap protest held just a day after the NSW Legislative Assembly rushed through laws that make disrupting roads and transport and industrial facilities punishable by up to two years’ jail.

The Inner West Disability Pride Fest returns to Newtown, reports Kerry Smith.

Green Left asked Rachel Evans, who is part of the NSW Senate ticket for Socialist Alliance, about some of the critical issues in the coming federal election.

Deadly Sports Heroes exhibition launch

Well-known Indigenous photojournalist Barbara McGrady's Deadly Sports Heroes photo exhibition was launched in Glebe on March 26, reports Jim McIlroy.

Thirteen-year-old Lismore school student Ella O'Dwyer-Oshlack gave a powerful speech criticising the PM for climate denialism at the School Strike 4 Climate. Pip Hinman reports.

Peter Boyle reports that the Warrang/Sydney component of the March 25 Global Student Climate Strike converged on the Prime Minister's official residence, Kirribilli House.

Anastasia Shevchuk, a Ukrainian-Australian gave this address to a Sydney Stop the War Coalition protest against Russia’s war on Ukraine on March 6.

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