Sydney

A ferocious fire in a neglected boarding house in inner city suburb of Newtown has renewed calls for tenants’ rights and greater government regulation of these often neglected places. Pip Hinman reports.

The Kurdish community called on the Australian government to condemn the Turkish invasion of South Kurdistan (northern Iraq) just as it has condemned the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Peter Boyle reports.

A central theme of the May Day march in Sydney was that Prime Minister Scott Morrison's Liberal-National Coalition government had to be voted out at the federal election on May 21. Video by Peter Boyle.

Phil Sandford had two consuming passions: jazz and revolutionary socialism, writes Derek Mortimer

The Tigrayan community marched through Sydney CBD to call for Australian and international solidarity in the face of ongoing genocidal attacks from the Ethiopian armed forces. Peter Boyle reports.

A protest against Liberal candidate Katherine Deves' views on transgender people was organised in Manly. Rachel Evans reports.

Demonstrations were held in Sydney and Melbourne to protest the Turkish military offensive against Kurds in South Kurdistan/Northern Iraq, and more are planned. Peter Boyle reports.

'Addressing Unfinished Business' film by Amanda King

A successful Dare to Struggle Film Festival (DTSFF) was held in Sydney on April 22‒23, featuring more than 50 films on a variety of campaigns, reports Jim McIlroy.

Socialist Alliance candidate for Sydney and respected public housing, transport, resident action and trade union activist Andrew Chuter talks about about his practical vision for a socialist future.

Anti-war and peace activists are planning to picket a naval arms bazaar, Indo Pacific Expo, being organised in Sydney. Pip Hinman reports.

National Tertiary Education Union members at the University of Sydney have voted to strike for 48 hours on May 11–12 over work conditions. Georgie Dixon reports.

A spirited action against the commodification of education outside Sydney University’s Fisher Library heard from staff and students. Rachel Evans reports.

Inner West residents were shocked to be told by the council’s general manager that they were effectively being shut out of the preparation of the demerger case. Peter Boyle reports.

NSW bus drivers are striking to receive the same pay and conditions for the same work across the network, reports Jim McIlroy .

Pacific Outreach Officer at the Edmund Rice Centre Maria Tiimon Chi-Fang, from the tiny Pacific island state Kiribati, warned at the Palm Sunday rally that her community is the "collateral damage to the greed of distant colonising powers". 

The Palm Sunday march on April 10 took up the intersecting issues of war, refugees and climate emergency.

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