Mary Merkenich argues Labor leader Anthony Albanese speech to the national press club was never going to be about a transformative plan to cut emissions.
The following open letter to Antony Albanese is being circulated by Illawarra Knitting Nannas Against Greed. They are asking people to sign-on and send on to his office.
Labor’s policy silence has officially been broken with leader Anthony Albanese’s Orwellian vision statement, “Jobs and the Future of Work”, in which he seeks to spells out how Australia can confront the climate crisis and ramp up coal and gas export.
School Strike 4 Climate activists walked out of school and rallied outside the offices of Labor and Liberal politicians on May 3.
Hundreds of people marched through Newtown, Sydney, against Adani’s proposed Carmichael mega coalmine in Queensland’s Galilee Basin, on February 17.
Protesters demanded local Labor MP Anthony Albanese and his party come out against the mine.
School students led the march and called for support for their March 15 School Strike 4 Climate.
Parliament resumed on August 30 and the government's agenda was simple: delay marriage equality; justify the double dissolution; and argue the case for a renewed assault on living standards — I mean: “budget repair”.
The “budget repair” project was contained in a centrepiece “omnibus” bill that combines 24 measures from this year's budget that have not yet passed the Senate. It is an attack on students, welfare recipients, ordinary workers and the environment.