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The proportion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander workers at the University of Sydney has not grown for a decade and is a key reason the NTEU took strike action. Awabakal man Jeremy Heathcote and Nick Riemer report.

Kurdish and Arabic words

A teacher in Turkey’s southern province of Mersin, was issued a fine for communicating in Kurdish and Arabic with his students, reports Medya News.

Socialist Alliance candidate for Leichhardt Pat O'Shane discusses some of the critical issues in this federal election: housing, healthcare, education and First Nations peoples' rights. 

Activists involved in Melbourne Educators for Social and Environmental Justice are campaigning to get Australian Education Union members to reject a substandard agreement. Jacob Andrewartha reports.

National Tertiary Education Union members at the University of Sydney have voted to strike for 48 hours on May 11–12 over work conditions. Georgie Dixon reports.

A spirited action against the commodification of education outside Sydney University’s Fisher Library heard from staff and students. Rachel Evans reports.

Abortion rights are LGBTIQ rights

The Republican Party is spearheading a reactionary drive against the hard-won gains of the women's liberation and LGBTI rights movements, reports Barry Sheppard.

Cuba stands out as a world leader in natural disaster preparedness and recovery with its people-centred approach. Australia could learn a thing or two, argues Ian Ellis-Jones.

Why cut academic cooperation between universities and academic institutions? Australian universities’ singling out of Russia has a note of self-indulgence to it, argues Binoy Kampmark.

The Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at the University of Sydney is being replaced by a new, centralised discipline structure, reports Georgie Dixon.

 

Thousands of New South Wales TAFE students are still trying to enrol in courses, even after the start of the teaching year, reports Niko Leka​​​.

More than half of the population of Afghanistan is facing starvation since the US-led occupation forces withdrew last August. Pip Hinman comments on the ongoing crisis.

Photo of corflutes for candidates in the Inner West Council elections in December 2021.

Without sufficient regulations, independent oversight or practical compliance measures to protect people’s rights and safety, the elderly and disabled are in danger of being injured or forced out of overcrowded, outsourced council-owned facilities. Bernadette Smith reports.

Pro-democracy protests are again escalating in the Kingdom of Eswatini (Swaziland), after activists were temporarily scared off the streets by the killing of dozens of activists and bystanders by the armed forces, reports Maxime Bowen.

Casual workers at the University of Sydney have launched a $2 million wage theft claim against university management. Georgie Dixon reports.

The Taliban are hunting down women’s rights activists in Kabul. Yasmeen Afghan files this account of one such activist who is now underground.

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