Pip Hinman

Standing with the Plains Clan of the Wonnarua People on September 21

First Nations cultural heritage is under threat from multinational mining company Glencore’s coal mine expansion at the site of one of the Frontier Wars at Glendell, reports Pip Hinman.

First Nations campaigners opposing Origin Energy's plans for the Beetaloo Basin.

Origin Energy’s decision to pull out of exploring and fracking at three sites is testament to the effectiveness of a grassroots campaign led by Traditional Owners. Pip Hinman reports.

Residents told the Inner West Council it lack of consultation around its rezoning strategy was a serious misjudgement. Pip Hinman reports.

A year after Scott Morrison signed Australia up to the AUKUS “security” treaty, the United States and British partners are providing more information about the secretive weapons’ arrangement. Pip Hinman reports.

The NSW local government minister's support for Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council to demerge opens the way for other councils to deamalgamate. Pip Hinman reports. 

The Australian Greens, with their biggest ever parliamentary caucus, are laying out plans for progressive change. Alex Bainbridge and Pip Hinman report.

Australian scientists, led by Tim Flannery, want federal environment minister Tanya Plibersek to heed the science and ensure all assessments of new gas and coal projects are evidence-based. Pip Hinman reports.

Nuclear weapons test

A United Nations meeting in Vienna mapped out a plan for participating states to “free the world” of nuclear weapons, reports Pip Hinman.

Australians for War Powers Reform have called on Prime Minister Anthony Albanese to follow through on Labor’s promise to hold an inquiry into war powers reform. Pip Hinman reports. 

The suspension of the national electricity market points to the need to learn from the past. The whole idea of having an energy market for a commodity that everyone needs is a scam, argues Pip Hinman.

Pip Hinman spoke to members of the National Tertiary Education Union on the picket line at the University of Sydney.

A ferocious fire in a neglected boarding house in inner city suburb of Newtown has renewed calls for tenants’ rights and greater government regulation of these often neglected places. Pip Hinman reports.

For a fourth time a Senate committee investigating contentious oil and gas exploration in the Beetaloo Basin in the Northern Territory has had to ask for an extension, largely because of corporate favours. Pip Hinman reports.

Since becoming the minister for offence, Peter Dutton has used every opportunity to spruik Australia’s “need” to prepare for war against China. ANZAC Day provided another opening for the hawk. Pip Hinman reports.

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

Thirteen-year-old Lismore school student Ella O'Dwyer-Oshlack gave a powerful speech criticising the PM for climate denialism at the School Strike 4 Climate. Pip Hinman reports.

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