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Protesters gathered in Sydney’s Botanical Gardens on August 16 to express solidarity with the people of Bolivia in their struggle against dictatorial repression and for democratic rights, report Jim McIlroy and Coral Wynter.

Activists are stepping up the pressure on companies with possible connections to Adani, reports Coral Wynter.

Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends rallied outside the offices of the Independent Planning Commission on August 6 before marching to NSW Parliament, reports Jim McIlroy.

Rachel Evans reports the words of Tane Chatfield's mother and father in the front of Lidcombe Coronial Court on the final day of the inquest into his death in custody in 2017.

The Maritime Union of Australia (Sydney branch) has thrown its support behind the Black deaths in custody campaign. McAleer and Paul Keating told Liv Adams and Rachel Evans that the Gurindji people's walk-off from Wave Hill in the Northern Territory remains an inspiration.

Rojava Solidarity Sydney organised a rally to commemorate the 8th anniversary of the Rojava Revolution, reports Peter Boyle.

Cracks in a block of units above where WestConnex is tunnelling has alarmed residents. Peter Boyle reports that anti-tollway campaigners say reports had identified the risk.

The NSW Nurses and Midwives Association voted overwhelmingly against the New South Wales government’s public sector wage freeze at its annual conference, reports Jim McIlroy.

NSW Police arrested and fined several people for supporting the family of David Dungay Jr who are campaigning for justice, reports Pip Hinman.

The family of Gamilaraay, Gumbaynggirr and Wakka Wakka man Tane Chatfield say the criminal justice system was responsible for his death, reports Rachel Evans.

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