Photo Essays

Melbourne protest against visit of Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.

About 100 people braved pouring rain in Melbourne on February 19 to protest the visit to Australia by Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.

In the wake of a growing corruption scandal around him and the recent passage of the so-called Regularisation Law that retrospectively “...

In response to the United State's President Trump's Muslim ban and his "bickering" with Australian PM Turnbull over the "US refugee deal" people have come out in protest across Australia to demand the US and Australia welcome refugees. Read more about how Trump's refugee policy is inspired by...

Hundreds rallied and marched through the streets of Brisbane on February 3 to join the global protests against the agenda of incoming US president Donald Trump.

Speakers included: Aboriginal elder Uncle Sam Watson, Queensland Council of Unions secretary Ros McLennan, human rights activist...

Thousands of people, especially young people came out for the Pride march in Melbourne on 29 January.

A first nations contingent led the march followed by a diversity of community groups from high schools to unions.

In the biggest protests for Invasion Day in recent times, tens of thousands of people rallied across the country on January 26 to protest ongoing institutional racism. In many cities, the call to change the date — a recognition of Australia's colonial past — attract many new protesters. Other...

Several thousand people joined Women's Marches in Sydney and Melbourne on January 21, a part of a global mobilisation to coincide with the inauguration of the misogynist far-right US President Donald Trump.

Half a million people took part in the...

Sydney College of the Arts (SCA) students and supporters crashed the University of Sydney’s Vice Chancellor Michael Spence's Christmas party on December 13.

Singing carols and stripping down, they held up a banner — “USYD stripping us of our art school” — as people entered before going...

Some 2000 activists from a variety of campaigns came together in a rally in Sydney on December 10, International Human Rights Day.   

Organised by FIRE (Fighting in Resistance Equally), the protest called for an end to Aboriginal children being forcibly removed from their families, an end...

Activists rallied in Melbourne to protest the approval of a construction camp and rail line for the Adani Carmichael coalmine on December 5.

The federal government is also proposing loaning $1 billion to Adani for the project.

If the mine is built it will be Australia’s largest...

A couple of hundred refugee rights activists turned out in Sydney on November 22 to protest the proposed refugee visa ban bill. Activists read poetry written by refugees while on Nauru and excerpts from the Nauru Files.

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The Bersih 5.0 demonstration for clean elections in Malaysia made a huge splash despite threats of serious repression. The night before the demonstration at least ten prominent figures (including key organisers of the rally) were arrested.

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Over 100 people rallied in Reddacliffe Place on November 12 in the first action planned by the newly formed Tamil Refugee Action Group.

Speakers included Sri Lankan doctor Brian Senewiratne (who spoke about the history...

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