Anti-racism

A culturally significant Djab Wurrung Birthing Tree, near Buangor, has been vandalised prompting calls for better cultural heritage laws. Kerry Smith reports.

WA Labor Premier Roger Cook’s decision to repeal the new Aboriginal Cultural Heritage laws comes after sustained opposition to them from vested mining, pastoral and farming interests. Chris Jenkins reports.

 

Two small progressive parties, the Socialist Party of Malaysia (PSM) and the Malaysian United Democracy Alliance (MUDA) have been campaigning for a "new politics" in the August 12 Malaysian state elections, reports Peter Boyle.

Iván Barreto Lopez and Marianniz Díaz Hernández spoke to students and staff at the University of Sydney about Cuba's remarkable achievements in spite of the punishing US blockade. Rachel Evans reports.

The Australian Conservation Foundation welcomes the decision to listen to Traditional Owners and withdraw from a plan to establish a radioactive waste facility on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula. Dave Sweeney reports.

To challenge its drive to war and to force the government to invest in its people, students need to organise, argues Harrison Brennan.

Long-term activist Menang woman Megan Krakouer first opposed the Voice, but has now decided to support it. She spoke to Sam Wainwright about why.

Neil Para, a Tamil refugee living in Ballarat, has begun a 1000 kilometre walk to Gadi/Sydney. He intends to finish at Anthony Albanese’s office in Marrickville. Chris Slee reports.

The Anthony Albanese government looks likely to prevent delegates voting on the merits of the AUKUS alliance and to recognise Palestine as a state. Why is it so scared of dissent, asks Stuart Rees.

Anti-war, climate and housing activists are among those who will be protesting outside Labor’s national conference. Others will be doing it inside. Alex Bainbridge reports.

An interfaith gathering with the women of Manipur called on governments to investigate Hindu extremist organisations in Australia which have been accused of fuelling hate crimes in India. Peter Boyle reports.

 

Another protest called on Labor to scrap the AUKUS nuclear submarine deal and to sign the 2017 Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. Peter Boyle and Pip Hinman report.