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Climate campaigner Violet CoCo and supporters outside court

Climate activist Violet CoCo to 15 month’s prison for blocking vehicles, possessing a bright light distress signal and refusing to comply with police directions, reports Rachel Evans.

Climate activists talked to customers going into the Newtown branch of the National Australia Bank about helping stop the bank funding Whitehaven Coal's expansion. Jim McIlroy reports.

Activist holding sign that reads ‘No Narrabri gasfield’ at a November 12 climate rally in Sydney

Climate Coalition Sydney organised a forum that heard from four union and environmental activists fighting against the Australian government’s fossil fuel expansionism. David Killingly reports.

This December 1, for the twelfth year in a row, there was a West Papua flag-raising on the historic Leichhardt Town Hall, courtesy of the Inner West Council, reports Peter Boyle.

Iranian refugees are continuing their 24/7 protest demanding permanent visas outside the Immigration department. Chris Slee reports.

The so-called China threat was discussed at a webinar on November 30 of around 150 people. Jim McIlroy reports.

Refugees and their supporters converged on Parliament to demand the federal government act on its promise to give 19,000 refugees permanent visas. Kerry Smith reports.

The Independent and Peaceful Australia Network's annual conference criticised federal Labor for failing to pursue an independent foreign policy. Paul Oboohov reports. 

Giant flag drop for the International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People

The International Day of Solidarity with the Palestinian People was marked by Justice for Palestine Meanjin — Brisbane with a giant flag drop from the Goodwill Bridge. Alex Bainbridge reports.

In the first contested election in the New South Wales Nurses and Midwives Union since 2003, John-Paul Marx, who ran on “A Smarter Union” ticket, received 38.7% of the vote. Niko Leka reports.

ncle Geoffrey speaks at the protest outside Deep Yellow's AGM.

Protesters outside Deep Yellow’s annual general meeting said the company must end its plans to mine uranium at Mulga Rock on the land of the Upurli Upurli people. Sam Wainwright reports.

Pressure is growing on the NSW government not to allow police to conduct an internal investigation over their alleged assault of Sydney identity Danny Lim. Sonia Hickey reports.

Three thousand nurses and midwives rallied outside the Western Australian parliament as part of a state-wide strike for better wages and conditions. Chris Jenkins reports.

Australian Greens foreign affairs spokesperson Senator Jordon Steele-John has condemned Turkey’s latest aggression against Kurds in north and east Syria and in northern Iraq. Peter Boyle reports.

“We are heroes, but we are treated as zeros,” a NSW Nurses and Midwives Association nurse said at their fourth strike this year. Kerry Smith reports.

Santos is “fighting tooth and nail” to argue it should not have to consult Traditional Owners of the Sea Country it wants to drill in. Pip Hinman reports.

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