Maritime Union of Australia national safety and training officer Jake Field speaks about the day workers commemorate the lives of their workmates, loved ones and friends who have been tragically killed or injured at work.
Despite an global oversupply of gas, fracking companies are pushing ahead with plans for a post-COVID-19 gas recovery. They are being buoyed by pro-gas state, territory and federal governments, writes Daniel Robbins.
While temporary migrant workers and international students account for more than 10% of Australia’s workforce, they have been left out of the federal government’s COVID-19 relief response, along with refugees, writes Chloe DS.
Activists are stepping up the pressure for a Tamil family to be released from detention on Christmas Island and returned to Biloela in Queensland, reports Chris Slee.
Students at Monash University have successfully campaigned to force the administration to put students’ needs and rights first, reports Leo Crnogorcevic.
Community mental health services in a large regional hospital have been severely reduced, just as they are needed more than ever, reports Kerry Smith.
Carlo Sands has had a chance to do some thinking in quarantine.
There is a growing spate of racist attacks on people of Asian appearance. Peter Boyle spoke to community leaders about how they are starting to fight back.
Ruby Princess crew members are still aboard the virus-ridden ship, reports Jim McIlroy, but the Maritime Union of Australia is fighting for their rights.
Inner West Council has joined First Nations communities in opposing Origin's fracking plans in the NT, reports Pip Hinman.