The Victorian road lobby is at it again. Fresh from being defeated on the East-West Link, the rent-seeking tollroad builders have been given a construction gift in the form of a massive new project in Melbourne’s east.
The Victorian Labor government wants to hand over part of Federation Square to the corporate giant Apple. The community resistance is building.
Dozens of climate activists sprinted across mountains of coal, swarmed a massive coal loader, locked on to critical parts of the machine and shut down the largest coal terminal in the world, in Newcastle on September 15.
About 200 nurses and midwives rallied outside NSW Parliament House on September 18 to demand formal nurse-to-patient ratios in all hospitals.
The federal Coalition government is so keen to assist Adani with its mega coalmine project, it is breaking its own laws to do it.
A parliamentary vote to remove abortion from Queensland’s Criminal Code and treat it as a health issue could happen on October 16.
The second Working Women Get Organised conference will be held in Geelong on October 13, following a successful inaugural event last year.
Retired unionists and community members gathered in Sydney’s west on September 19 to demand the federal Coalition government stop the creeping privatisation of Centrelink and reverse cuts and job losses in the national social security agency.
The Socialist Alliance will contest the NSW state election, to be held in March next year. The Alliance’s ticket for the Legislative Council is made up of 18 activists from across the state. It has also preselected Susan Price to stand in the Legislative Assembly seat of Parramatta.