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More than 300 people attended an online meeting on May 4 to discuss how to free detained refugees and defend the right to protest, reports Chris Slee.

Sheila Suttner will be remembered as an indefatigable worker who immersed herself in many struggles for justice, writes Michele Cohen.

Chris Slee reports on a meeting addressed by Priya, a Tamil refugee detained on Christmas Island.

Dr Deb Foskey, a decades-long fighter for the environment and long-time member of the Greens, died on May 1 after a 12-month struggle with cancer, writes Jim McIlroy.

About 100 vehicles joined a car convoy in Sydney on May 1 to mark May Day, the international day of workers’ solidarity, reports Jim McIlroy.

Refugees deserve a safe home

Dozens of refugees detained at a hotel in Kangaroo Point, Brisbane, staged a protest on their balconies on April 24 to highlight the risk of catching COVID-19 while detained, reports Kamala Emanuel.

The Victorian government’s April 29 announcement of a one-off payment to international students is utterly miserable, writes Zebedee Parkes.

Maritime Union of Australia national safety and training officer Jake Field speaks about the day workers commemorate the lives of their workmates, loved ones and friends who have been tragically killed or injured at work.

Proposed gas pipeline in the Northern Territory

Despite an global oversupply of gas, fracking companies are pushing ahead with plans for a post-COVID-19 gas recovery. They are being buoyed by pro-gas state, territory and federal governments, writes Daniel Robbins.

While temporary migrant workers and international students account for more than 10% of Australia’s workforce, they have been left out of the federal government’s COVID-19 relief response, along with refugees, writes Chloe DS.

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