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About 100 people protested outside Harvey Norman in Hobart to support the ACTU’s submission for a pay rise, reports Sam Wainwright.

In a spectacular start to the Disrupt Land Forces, anti-militarism activists blocked two military vehicles from entering the Brisbane Convention Centre, reports Kerry Smith.

Labor councillors are trying to overturn an Inner West Council decision to conduct a referendum of residents on de-amalgamation at the next local government election. Pip Hinman reports.

A vigil was organised in Adelaide to show solidarity with the people of Colombia, reports Sam Wainwright.

Markela Panegyres reports on evidence that the University of Sydney management has been engaged in surveillance of staff and students.

NSW Attorney-General Mark Speakman has announced that the state government will reform antiquated consent laws to include a model of affirmative consent, reports Pip Hinman.

Residents in the inner west of Sydney will finally have their say on de-amalgamation now that the Inner West Council has voted for a referendum to be held. Pip Hinman reports.

Bring peace to Palestine, Melbourne.

Tens of thousands of people across Australia protested against Israel's assault on Gaza and East Jerusalem on May 22 and May 23, reports Alex Bainbridge

Refugee rights activists protested at the Danish Consulate against that government’s plans to detain asylum seekers and process them in Rwanda. Stephen Langford reports.

Fund our future, not gas. Photo: Pip Hinman

Kerry Smith reports that thousands of school students and supporters took to the streets around Australia on May 21 to demand: "Fund our future not gas".

Unions, peace and aid groups are condemning Israel's air strikes and calling on the Australian government to demand Israel cease fire. Isaac Nellist reports.

Activist Stephen Langford is refusing to pay a fine for using liquid chalk to make a statement about the treatment of refugees, reports Kerry Smith.

Commuters in Sydney’s eastern suburbs are angry with the New South Wales government’s plan to cut 25 bus routes in the south-eastern suburbs, reports Jim McIlroy.

We should protect whistleblowers, not punish them, protesters said as they rallied in defence of Bernard Collaery and Witness K. Jim McIlroy reports.

Tamil Remembrance Day on May 16 was marked in Sydney and Melbourne. Rachel Evans and Chris Slee report.

The campaign for the de-amalgamation of three Inner West councils is gaining traction in the lead-up to council elections on September 4, writes Peter Boyle.

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