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A report by the Parliamentary Budget Office has found that women aged over 60 are the fastest growing section of the population on JobSeeker payments. Isaac Nellist reports.

Sydney's Kurdish community held a peaceful outside the French Consulate to call for justice for Kurdish activists assassinated in Paris by the Turkish state. Ismet Tashtan and Peter Boyle report.

Protesters resist logging in Bulga State Forest

Police arrested two activists peacefully protesting the NSW Forestry Corporation’s logging of Bulga State Forest. Ben Radford reports.

A camp has been set up to support protesters trying to stop native forests being logged in Bulga State Forest. Kerry Smith reports.

The Australian Unemployed Workers Union says it is “time for DJ Albo to stop spinning and start acting on the anti-poverty rhetoric he conveniently spouted from opposition,” reports Nova ‘Jade’ Sobieralski.

The Australian Anti-Bases Campaign Coalition is asking you to help its short campaign to oppose the federal government’s preparations for war against China. Denis Doherty and Hannah Middleton report.          

Byron Bay rallies for local housing

More than 200 people rallied in Byron Bay to call for a 90-day limit on using residential houses for short stay holiday accommodation, like AirBnB. Alex Bainbridge reports.

Protesters rallied outside the Peruvian Consulate in Sydney to demand an end to the killings in Peru following Pedro Castillo's arrest. Jim McIlroy reports.

Placing United States B-52 bombers at Tindal in the Northern Territory was just one of several dangerous moves to further integrate Australia into US’ war plans against China, a forum heard. Peter Boyle reports.

 

Gas and coal are killing us

The federal government's energy price cap will clip the industry's wings but prices will still rise, writes Alex Bainbridge.

An emergency rally at Sydney Town Hall Square called for the immediate end to the cruel and illegal isolation of Kurdish leader Abdullah Öcalan. Video by Peter Boyle.

Independent MP David Pocock agreed to Labor’s new industrial relations bill only after it promised to set up an “independent” Economic Inclusion Advisory Committee. Nova ‘Jade’ Sobieralski reports on its limitations.

Merri-bek Council has decided to accept its First Nations Advisory Committee’s recommendation to stop holding citizenship ceremonies on January 26. Darren Saffin reports.

Labor Mayor Darcy Byrne has told Greens and Independent councillors to develop their own business case for demerger if they do not like what is on offer. Peter Boyle reports.

The holiday season is meant to be a joyous time, but for the nearly 3 million poor Australians it is nothing but embarrassment, isolation and hunger. Nova ‘Jade’ Sobieralski reports.

Anti-coal activists sang adapted Christmas carols outside the head office of National Australia Bank as part of the campaign to demand it end funding to all fossil fuel projects. Jim McIlroy reports.

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