Sydney

Ecopella, a troupe of progressives who bring musical instruments, protest songs and humour to Sydney protests, have just released their fourth album, writes Miguel Heatwole.

Thousands marched through Sydney in solidarity with Palestine on May 30, reports Peter Boyle.

Filmmaker and author John Pilger spoke to his 2002 documentary comparing Israel’s occupation of Palestine to South Africa's brutal apartheid regime, reports Rachel Evans.

Labor councillors are trying to overturn an Inner West Council decision to conduct a referendum of residents on de-amalgamation at the next local government election. Pip Hinman reports.

Dynamic community leader and communist Norm Dixon passed away on May 11. Rachel Evans reflects on his life.

Markela Panegyres reports on evidence that the University of Sydney management has been engaged in surveillance of staff and students.

NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman has announced that the state government will reform antiquated consent laws to include a model of affirmative consent, reports Pip Hinman.

Residents in the inner west of Sydney will finally have their say on de-amalgamation now that the Inner West Council has voted for a referendum to be held. Pip Hinman reports.

Refugee rights activists protested at the Danish Consulate against that government’s plans to detain asylum seekers and process them in Rwanda. Stephen Langford reports.

Activist Stephen Langford is refusing to pay a fine for using liquid chalk to make a statement about the treatment of refugees, reports Kerry Smith.

Commuters in Sydney’s eastern suburbs are angry with the New South Wales government’s plan to cut 25 bus routes in the south-eastern suburbs, reports Jim McIlroy.

We should protect whistleblowers, not punish them, protesters said as they rallied in defence of Bernard Collaery and Witness K. Jim McIlroy reports.

The campaign for the de-amalgamation of three Inner West councils is gaining traction in the lead-up to council elections on September 4, writes Peter Boyle.

The Australian government is beating the drums of war against China, pushed along by a new defence minister, Peter Dutton, and the hawks within. Sign the statement initiated by Sydney Stop the War Coalition.

Precarious bookshop workers are fighting for better working conditions and rights, reports Isaac Nellist.

Residents are continuing to call on the NSW government to stop its destruction of public housing in Glebe and Eveleigh. Rachel Evans reports.

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