Tens of thousands of people rallied in Brisbane on June 6 to express solidarity with the #BlackLivesMatter movement in the United States and to campaign against Black deaths in custody in Australia, reports Alex Bainbridge.
Gumbaynggirr custodians are claiming a hard-fought victory by stopping the NSW Forestry Corporation from logging cultural sites in the Nambucca State Forest, reports Kerry Smith.
Close to 200,000 people took to the streets across Australia for Black Lives Matter–Stop Black Deaths in Custody rallies on June 6-7, reports Zebedee Parkes.
Between 300-350 people attended a solidarity action in Katoomba, reports Lisa Macdonald.
The huge size of the Black Lives Matter protests across Australia on June 6 took everyone by surprise, reports Pip Hinman.
Nurses rallied outside New South Wales parliament and across the state on June 2 to reject the state government’s attempt to impose a 12-month pay freeze on 400,000 public servants, including nurses and paramedics, report Jim McIlroy and Kerry Smith.
Socialist Alliance councillor Sue Bolton will contest the October council election with a team of community independents and Socialist Alliance members, report Darren Saffin and Chloe DS.
A gas moratorium bill was passed in the NSW Legislative Council on June 3 with only the Liberals, Nationals and the Pauline Hanson's One Nation party opposed, reports Pip Hinman.
Actions in solidarity with those protesting in the United States against the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis police will be held across Australia this weekend. The protests will also be demanding an end to Black deaths in custody in Australia, reports Kerry Smith.
A car cavalcade calling for an end to detention and to free the refugees from Villawood Detention Centre was organised on May 30, reports Coral Wynter.