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Activists protested outside state Parliament House on June 17 demanding an immediate halt to the logging of New South Wales native forests, reports Rachel Evans.

Kerry Smith reports Australian unions are showing support for the Stop Black Deaths in Custody–Black Lives Matter movement.

A car convoy in Sydney's CBD, as well as protests at Liberal MLA electoral offices, were held on June 18 in opposition to the NSW government’s plans to privatise bus services, reports Jim McIlroy.

Protesters held up four long banners outside the offices of Marsh Insurance at Barangaroo to protest the company’s contracts with the Adani coal mine in Queensland, reports Coral Wynter.

Protesters from Galilee Blockade protested outside Lantrak’s offices for supplying ballast to help Adani’s coal mine in central Queensland, reports Coral Wynter.

Housing groups organised an action outside New South Wales Parliament on June 16 calling for direct rent relief and to continue the moratorium on evictions, reports Rachel Evans.

A rally for refugees proceeded safely, despite being denied authorisation by the NSW Supreme Court, reports Pip Hinman.

Numbers count. When 50,000 people showed up to the Black Lives Matter protest in Sydney, the NSW Police had no choice but to back down. But they sought their revenge later, reports Pip Hinman.

Nurses rallied outside New South Wales parliament and across the state on June 2 to reject the state government’s attempt to impose a 12-month pay freeze on 400,000 public servants, including nurses and paramedics, report Jim McIlroy and Kerry Smith.

A gas moratorium bill was passed in the NSW Legislative Council on June 3 with only the Liberals, Nationals and the Pauline Hanson's One Nation party opposed, reports Pip Hinman.

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