Merri-bek councillor Sue Bolton believes councils can and should play a role in defending and extending public housing. Jordan AK reports.
For the second time, hundreds marched on Labor MP Peter Khalil’s electorate office in Wills to demand he support a ceasefire. Chloe DS reports.
Jacob Andrewartha argues that the more capitalist leaders try to normalise Israel’s genocidal war on Gaza, the more the movement for Palestine will grow and we all need to help.
“Peter Khalil you can’t hide; you’re supporting genocide,” was the main chant from residents as a stream of horns and cheers from motorists erupted outside his Coburg office. Jordan AK reports.
Yousef Alreemawi, a veteran Palestinian activist, told a public forum that solidarity with Palestinians is more important than ever. Jacob Andrewartha reports.
The Australian government's policy is appalling but the people of Melbourne's northern suburbs support Gaza, Sue Bolton told Green Left.
Judging by the toots of support for Palestine at the “Northern Suburbs Speak Out for Palestine”, people are standing with the Palestinian people. Sue Bolton reports.
Kurdish community members held a media conference on the steps of Parliament House to amplify calls for Kurdish political prisoner Abdullah Öcalan to be freed. Gabriel Di Falco reports.
A snap action drew more than 30 people to Gowrie Station to push for the duplication of the Upfield Line which becomes a single track north of Fawkner. Jordan AK reports.
The campaign for accessible tram stops in the Merri-Bek area is growing, with the Rail Tram and Bus Union being the latest to throw its support behind the push for equity. Jacob Andrewartha reports.
A public forum on the housing crisis was told that while non-market solutions are ignored by governments the housing crisis will intensify. Jordan AK reports.
Merri-bek City Councillors Sue Bolton and Monica Harte organised a community protest against the $368 billion AUKUS nuclear-powered submarines. Jacob Andrewartha reports.
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