Kerry Smith reports Australian unions are showing support for the Stop Black Deaths in Custody–Black Lives Matter movement.
A car convoy in Sydney's CBD, as well as protests at Liberal MLA electoral offices, were held on June 18 in opposition to the NSW government’s plans to privatise bus services, reports Jim McIlroy.
Protesters held up four long banners outside the offices of Marsh Insurance at Barangaroo to protest the company’s contracts with the Adani coal mine in Queensland, reports Coral Wynter.
Protesters from Galilee Blockade protested outside Lantrak’s offices for supplying ballast to help Adani’s coal mine in central Queensland, reports Coral Wynter.
Moreland City Council has agreed to a procurement policy which excludes dealings with companies dealing with coal corporations, writes Pip Hinman.
The Communications, Electrical and Plumbing Union is warning that changes to Australia Post threaten 2000 permanent jobs — a quarter of the workforce, reports Jim McIlroy.
Housing groups organised an action outside New South Wales Parliament on June 16 calling for direct rent relief and to continue the moratorium on evictions, reports Rachel Evans.
Small rallies calling for the freedom of detained refugees were held at eight locations across Melbourne on June 13, reports Chris Slee.
A rally for refugees proceeded safely, despite being denied authorisation by the NSW Supreme Court, reports Pip Hinman.
Two days after a powerful and emotional refugee rights rally outside the Kangaroo Point detention centre, police moved in to break up a protest camp on June 15, reports Alex Bainbridge.