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The NSW government is facing growing opposition to its plan to build new incinerators in Western Sydney, reports Jim McIlroy.

Charges against 12 Extinction Rebellion protesters who took part in the Spring Rebellion last year have been dismissed, reports Duncan Roden.

For weary parents and restless students, the staged return to school in Melbourne is a welcome relief. But teachers, such as Daryl Croke, Mary Merkenich, Beth Muldoon and Carlene Wilson are warning about the risk of COVID-19 transmission in densely-packed classrooms.

Jim McIlroy reports on a new initiative launched by the Venezuelan government to coordinate greater international solidarity. 

A snap action was organised to show solidarity to Indonesian workers taking action against a new labour law, reports Jim McIlroy.

The nurses union has welcomed the recommendations of the royal commission into aged care but criticised its failure to mandate greater funding transparency for the largely private sector, reports Jim McIlroy.

Despite the IPC decision, opposition to Santos' industrial scale gas project in the Pilliga is growing, reports Rachel Evans.

There are strong indications that the Queensland Greens will increase their parliamentary representation after the October 31 election, which is being seen as a referendum on Labor's handling of the COVID-19 crisis, reports Alex Bainbridge.

Extinction Rebellion has taken to the streets across the country to call for a transition to net zero greenhouse gas emissions and a halt to biodiversity loss, reports Pip Hinman.

Refugee Action Collective (Victoria) organised an online rally to discuss widespread concern about draconian laws being used against activists, reports Chloe DS

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