Thousands marched in the annual Palm Sunday’s walk for justice for refugees in Melbourne. Supporters of refugee rights also took to the streets in Canberra and Newcastle. Chloe DS, Elizabeth Trenchos, Paul Oboohov and Steve O'Brien report.
Pacific Outreach Officer at the Edmund Rice Centre Maria Tiimon Chi-Fang, from the tiny Pacific island state Kiribati, warned at the Palm Sunday rally that her community is the "collateral damage to the greed of distant colonising powers".
The Palm Sunday march on April 10 took up the intersecting issues of war, refugees and climate emergency.
Four Fireproof Australia activists were arrested and charged under the new draconian anti-protest laws. Rachel Evans reports.
Protesters gathered outside the Federal Court to demand Santos withdraws its bid to try to override the Gomeroi’s opposition to a coal seam gas plant in the Pilliga Forest in north-west New South Wales. Jim McIlroy reports.
Brunswick residents, who have been battling to stop a Bunnings Warehouse from being built in a residential area for nearly two years, have won. Andrea Bunting reports.
Farmers in the Namoi Valley are angry Whitehaven Coal has been given the go-ahead to expand its Narrabri mine. Jim McIlroy reports.
Jim McIlroy reports on a picnic and walk-a-thon in solidarity with Cuba that was organised by the Australia-Cuba Friendship Society.
Hundreds of residents protested Viva Energy’s proposal for a floating gas import terminal in Corio Bay. Sue Bull reports.
The recently released 2021 National Student Safety Survey shows that sexual harassment and assault is widespread on university campuses. Sarah Hathway reports.
People travelled hundreds of kilometres by road from across the Northern Territory to put their opposition on the record for a Senate inquiry into shale gas fracking in the Beetaloo Basin. Hannah Ekin reports.
Aged care workers and nurses protested Regis Healthcare’s proposed agreement which attempts to weaken conditions and offer minimal wage rises. Jacob Andrewartha reports.
The NSW government wants to sell a vacant site in Redfern that was previously 100% public housing to its property developer mates. Peter Boyle reports.
Peter Boyle reports that the NSW Liberal-National government wants to sell 600 Elizabeth St, Redfern — vacant public land that was previously 100% public housing — to property developers.
Environment groups are concerned about the recent merger between Western Australia uranium hopeful Vimy Resources and Deep Yellow, Kerry Smith reports.
Dying With Dignity NSW and Go Gentle Australia and supporters of the Voluntary Assisted Dying Bill have pressed the case outside the NSW parliament. Jim McIlroy and Coral Wynter report.