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Housing is a human right was the theme of the Housing Alliance lutruwita/Tasmania and Grassroots Action Network Tasmania protest outside Parliament House. Jenny Forward reports.

The Tigrayan community marched through Sydney CBD to call for Australian and international solidarity in the face of ongoing genocidal attacks from the Ethiopian armed forces. Peter Boyle reports.

A protest against Liberal candidate Katherine Deves' views on transgender people was organised in Manly. Rachel Evans reports.

Demonstrations were held in Sydney and Melbourne to protest the Turkish military offensive against Kurds in South Kurdistan/Northern Iraq, and more are planned. Peter Boyle reports.

Refugees recently released from the Park Hotel detention centre organised the “First taste of freedom — game not over yet” cricket match. Mayura Ashok reports.

Activists blockaded Newcastle Port, the world’s biggest coal port, on April 24. Niko Leka reports.

Socialist Alliance candidate Renee Lees says Matt Canavan only speaks for the coal barons, not regional Queensland. Kerry Smith reports.

 

Activists involved in Melbourne Educators for Social and Environmental Justice are campaigning to get Australian Education Union members to reject a substandard agreement. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

Disabled people can be paid as little as $2.54 per hour. Shaun Bickley urges candidates, companies and others to support equal pay for equal work.

Global military spending rose last year to more than US$2.8 trillion, an average of more than $8.1 billion every day, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. Kerry Smith reports.

The Refugee Action Collective held a rally outside the Melbourne Immigration Transit Accommodation (MITA) in Broadmeadows to demand freedom for those inside. Chris Slee reports.

At a mass meeting, the ACTU departed from previous election campaigns by urging unionists to vote for either Labor or the Greens. Zita Henderson reports.

Aged people are being discriminated against in homes with inadequate staff-to-patient ratios, reports Jack Williams.

Anti-war and peace activists are planning to picket a naval arms bazaar, Indo Pacific Expo, being organised in Sydney. Pip Hinman reports.

National Tertiary Education Union members at the University of Sydney have voted to strike for 48 hours on May 11–12 over work conditions. Georgie Dixon reports.

A spirited action against the commodification of education outside Sydney University’s Fisher Library heard from staff and students. Rachel Evans reports.

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