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A parliamentary inquiry reveals the Berejiklian government's community grants scheme was a corrupt attempt to win political support, reports Jim McIlroy.

Matt Haubrick reports on a successful community campaign against another government attempt to introduce a draconian anti-protest law.

Chris Slee reports that a judge dismissed a charge of “incitement” against refugee rights activist Chris Breen.

Protesters again gathered outside the ACT Supreme Court to protest the secret trial of Bernard Collaery and Witness K, reports Kerry Smith.

Brisbane march. Photo: Alex Bainbridge

Thousands rallied on Palm Sunday rallies around the country. More than 1500 marched in Melbourne in the largest refugee rights rally since Victoria's COVID-19 lockdown ended.

Hundreds of people joined a rally on Parliament Lawns in Hobart to call for whistleblower Julian Assange to be freed and support public interest journalism, reports Tristan Sykes.

First Nations organisations have strongly criticised the NT government’s proposals to get “tough” on young people who re-offend, saying it will drive more Aboriginal children into prison, writes Pip Hinman.

LGBTI activists and supporters have vowing to continue the campaign for next-of-kin recognition for same-sex couples. Matt Haubrick and Rose Matthews report.

Geelong Trades Hall Council is looking to address the region's lack of jobs by issuing a call for interested parties to start an Environmental Jobs Alliance. Sue Bull reports.

An Aboriginal flag flying at half mast.Photo: Kazadams/Wikimedia Commons

Moreland City Council has voted to fly the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander flags at half-mast each year on January 26 and National Sorry Day on May 26, reports Jacob Andrewartha.

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