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Activists called on Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to “get on the phone” to the United States and British leaders to free Julian Assange. Jim McIlroy reports.

More than a dozen people blocked the entrance to the Nioa munitions company on June 16 ahead of a national day of action with Northern Territory First Nations communities. Alex Bainbridge reports.

The NSW Coalition budget on June 21 locks in a wage cut for public sector workers, brings in a new land tax and further entrenches the privatisation of transport, reports Jim McIlroy.

New South Wales public and Catholic school teachers will stage a historic joint 24–hour strike on June 30 over pay, staff shortages and a mounting workload. Jim McIlroy reports.

Opposition to the international swimming federation’s blanket ban on transgender and intersex women participating in elite swimming has been swift. Nova Sobieralski reports.

The NSW Police' storming of a private property has led to one person being charged with traffic offences and big questions about police intimidation and overreach. Rachel Evans reports.

A coalition of environment groups warn against the Victorian Parliament bringing in new anti-protest laws which would even stop Traditional Owners from protecting Country. Chloe DS reports.

Australians for War Powers Reform have called on Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to follow through on Labor’s promise to hold an inquiry into war powers reform. Pip Hinman reports. 

Refugee activists gathered on World Refugee Day to call for permanent protection for refugees and an end to the country’s racist and cruel migration policies. Andrea Bortoli reports.

Climate protesters held up placards and banners demanding immediate action on climate change as Labor MPs arrived to be sworn in. Paul Oboohov reports.

Protesters gathered around the country, in response to a call out from Yuendumu Elders, to demand police be prohibited from taking guns into remote First Nations communities and justice for Kumanjayi Walker. Isaac Nellist and Chloe DS report.

Hundreds marched through Sydney to demand justice for Kumanjayi Walker and the many other First Nations people killed in custody. Video by Peter Boyle.

Save David's home: successful anti-eviction action on June 17.

Activists have successfully prevented the eviction of a disability pensioner from his home — for now. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Public housing residents and supporters joined a Defend Public Housing picket to call for an urgent build of more public housing. Isaac Nellist reports.

Jonathan Sri at a protest defending the right to protest in 2019.

Brisbane City Council has charged Greens councillor Jonathan Sri in connection with a protest in the Queen Street Mall in September 2020. Alex Bainbridge reports.

The first “Fridays4Forests” protest outside NSW Parliament House was organised to highlight the plight of koalas and native forests. Kerry Smith reports.

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