About 500 members of the Australian Nursing & Midwifery Federation (ANMF) attended the union’s 10th Health & Environmental Sustainability Conference. Jackie Kriz reports.
Gender bias in the health system was discussed at a forum hosted by Geelong Women Unionist Network (GWUN) and the Geelong Regional Library. Jackie Kriz reports.
The South Coast Labour Council organised the first big union protest against Labor's AUKUS nuclear submarines in Port Kembla. Jim McIlroy reports.
Thousands marched through Port Kembla to reject nuclear base plan, report Peter Boyle and Pip Hinman.
Tamil refugee activist Aran Mylvaganam was arrested, then released, during a protest at federal immigration, citizenship and multicultural affairs minister Andrew Giles’ office. Kerry Smith reports.
A new report by Anglicare Australia has revealed that less than 1% of private rentals are affordable for a person working full-time on the minimum wage and just four rentals across Australia are affordable for people on JobSeeker. Isaac Nellist reports.
Camperdown Memorial Rest Park, on a sunny autumn day, was the venue for the Earth Care Café. David Killingly reports.
More than 600 Victorian National Tertiary Education Union members crammed into Victorian Trades Hall for their first stop-work meeting in a decade, as part of their fight for better conditions and fair pay. Mary Merkenich reports.
The inaugural Love, Art & Revolution Film Festival, directed by Jacqui North Productions and co-sponsored by Green Left and 107 Projects, was a success. Peter Boyle reports.
The Sudanese-Australian community mobilised outside Melbourne's State Library, calling for a return to civilian rule in Sudan. Jacob Andrewartha reports.
People in indefinite detention across the country held peaceful protests demanding their release. Chloe DS reports.
“Money for health and education, not for war and devastation!” rang out as arms lobbyist and former Coalition minister Christopher Pyne arrived at the Defence Strategic Review Summit. Jim McIlroy reports.
Work has started on the Perdaman fertiliser plant on the Burrup Peninsula, near Karratha, in Western Australia’s Pilbara region. Chris Jenkins reports.
Unionists and health and safety representatives, as well as family and friends, mourned workers who have been killed, disabled, or physically or mentally injured at work on International Workers Memorial Day. Chloe DS reports.
May Day marches were organised in Boorloo/Perth, Gadi/Sydney, Meanjin/Brisbane, Muloobinba/Newcastle, Kombumerri/Gold Coast, Walyalup/Fremantle and Tarndanya/Adelaide. Susan Price, Jim McIlroy, Alex Salmon and Renfrey Clarke report.
Under significant pressure Labor is signalling it will raise the rate of the JobSeeker payment in the federal budget — but only for those aged over 55. Isaac Nellist reports.