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Readings workers are resisting a two-year wage freeze and demanding a living wage, secure jobs and better working conditions. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Ground crew workers employed by Dubai National Air Travel Agency (dnata) called off a planned strike after reaching an in principle agreement on a new enterprise agreement. Jim McIlroy reports.

Frack Free WA protested outside the Hyatt Regency where a fracking conference was being held. Kerry Smith reports.

Thousands of childcare workers walked out across the country as part of their campaign for better pay and conditions. Jim McIlroy reports.

How to pressure federal Labor to drop its support for detention and boat turn-backs will be discussed at an upcoming refugee rights conference. Jonathan Strauss reports.

More than 2000 people rallied for permanent protection for refugees outside Parliament House. Luke Weyland reports.

Protesters rallied in Tweed Heads, Coffs Harbour and Port Macquarie on National Threatened Species Day. Kerry Smith reports.

Pressure is mounting on the NT Labor government to close Don Dale Youth Detention Centre sooner than it said it would. Stephen W Enciso reports.

Workers at Readings bookshops in Victoria are taking industrial action for a living wage, secure jobs and better working conditions. Isaac Nellist reports.

The Antipoverty Centre and the Australian Unemployed Workers’ Union have criticised the federal government for ignoring unemployed people and welfare recipients at the summit. Isaac Nellist reports

The Victoria Police’s use of capsicum spray at the October 2019 blockade of the International Mining and Resources Conference is being challenged in the Supreme Court of Victoria. Leo Crnogorcevic reports.

A bill seeking to give the ACT and Northern Territory rights to legislate their own laws, including on voluntary assisted dying, is scheduled to go to the Senate. Suzanne James reports.

The New South Wales Supreme Court is hearing a challenge that aims to overturn NSW Police fines against protesters during the COVID-19 pandemic. Jim McIlroy reports.

Thousands of NSW Nurses and Midwives Association members went on strike for the third time this year to push for safe nurse-to-patient ratios and a pay rise. Jim McIlroy reports.

Marking a year since they reoccupied land near Adani’s Carmichael coal mine, the Wangan and Jagalingou people in Queensland held a Waddananggu. Coral Wynter and Steffi Leedham report.

Nurses strike

New South Wales nurses and midwives took strike action across the state for mandated safe nurse-to-patient ratios and better pay and conditions. Kerry Smith reports.

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