Community First, a progressive ticket, has been formed to challenge a conservative group that dominates the Cairns Regional Council, reports Alex Bainbridge.
NTEU members struck and rallied at James Cook Universities’ two larger campuses in Townsville and Cairns, joining the union’s nationwide campaign. Jonathan Strauss reports.
Climate activists protested outside the National Australia Bank’s Corporate Tower Branch as part of Move Beyond Coal's national focus against greenwashing. Carine Visschers reports.
Cairns for Refugees and Green Left organised an event that raised nearly $1300 for refugee rights advocacy. Jonathan Strauss reports.
Gifts of love and solidarity for Violet CoCo were placed under a Christmas tree, while lumps of coal were addressed to the Queensland and NSW premiers. Kerry Smith reports.
The number of workers taking strike action has risen this year, up from record lows for a decade. University workers are a part of this movement, reports Jonathan Strauss.
Campaigns for First Nations justice, housing and international solidarity were discussed at the Festival of the Daring as part of Ecosocialism 2022. Kerry Smith reports.
Pro Choice Cairns and March 4 Justice Cairns organised a well-attended rally and march for abortion rights. Angela Walker reports.
Socialist Alliance’s Far North Queensland branch took up the challenge posed by the conservative strongholds of Warren Entsch and Bob Katter in Far North Queensland and helped increase the progressive vote. Jonathan Strauss reports.
Renee Lees, who is standing for Socialist Alliance in the Queensland Senate, said neither major party has put forward real solutions to the housing unaffordability crisis. Kerry Smith reports.
Kuku Yalanji woman Pat O’Shane has slammed the reported failure to find staff for polling booths in Cape York communities. Kerry Smith reports.
On International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia day, protesters affirmed they would not let politicians promote bigotry. Kerry Smith reports.
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