Former Australian Education Union federal president and Education International project director Angelo Gavrielatos has narrowly defeated teacher and activist John Morris in the NSW Teachers Federation (NSWTF) presidential elections.
Hundreds of people took part in a mass blockade of the William Jolly Bridge — a major river crossing in Brisbane — on the final day of the #SpringRebellion week on October 11.
I was one of the hundreds of people who took part in the action by Extinction Rebellion calling for genuine climate action. Approximately 50 of us were arrested.
Australian Council of Trade Union’s president Michele O’Neil told an October 2 forum that the Coalition government’s attacks on refugees is a distraction from its failure to act on low wages, insecure work and climate change.
Lawyers for Climate Action Australia wants peak legal bodies to recognise the climate crisis and declare a “climate emergency in recognition of the need for urgent action”.
Venezuelan chargé d’affaires Daniel Gasparri said that his country's problems stem from the economic blockade imposed by the United States.
On October 8, NSW Greens MP for Balmain Jamie Parker addressed the first of a round of emergency protests against Turkey's invasion of the Kurdish-liberated democratic autonomous territories in northern and eastern Syria, popularly known as Rojava.
Extinction Rebellion's (XR) Spring Rebellion kicked off in Sydney with an occupation of the busy intersection in front of Central Station on October 7.
A colourful and dramatic 'Bee-mergency' action was held in Sydney's Hyde Park on October 8 — Day 2 of Extinction Rebellion's (XR) Spring Rebellion.