Staff and students picketed the University of Sydney in their fourth strike day this year in support of a fair enterprise agreement. Jim McIlroy reports.
The crisis in public education will not be solved by pitting teachers against each other or outsourcing responsibility for graduates' jobs. Mary Merkenich argues for greater funding for smaller classes and more teachers on fair wages.
Driven by greater and greater workloads due to widespread staff shortages, teachers in the underfunded NSW school system are speaking out. Ben Radford reports.
The stresses on students to search for help to maintain their grades has risen under the pandemic and as a result of university cuts. Binoy Kampmark reports on how educational “services” are capitalising.
National Tertiary Education Union members at the University of Sydney are gearing up for a 24-hour strike as part of their push for an improved enterprise agreement. Jim McIlroy reports.
A community campaign is calling on the state and federal governments to save the National Centre of Indigenous Excellence and its mostly Indigenous employees. Rachel Evans reports.
It is abundantly clear that billionaires run parliament. To take them on, we must build a party and movement capable of improving people’s lives outside the cycle of electoral politics, argues Max Chandler-Mather.
Lahiru Weerasekera, a student leader and key actor in the people’s movement, discusses the new forms of struggle in the mass protests in Sri Lanka.
Cuba and China have recently agreed to expand and strengthen relations, reports Ian Ellis-Jones.
Teachers demanded better pay and conditions at state-wide rally, describing their workload as "beyond unsustainable", reports Niko Leka.
Public and private school teachers took strike action across NSW for better pay and conditions and for an end to the cost–cutting mess in schools. Peter Boyle reports.
Gideon Polya writes that free speech faltered and falsehood triumphed at the University of Melbourne, after the student union was forced to withdraw a motion condemning apartheid Israel.
A significant number of members are leaving the Australian Education Union because it failed to wage a strong campaign for workload relief and fair salaries, argues Mary Merkenich.
Nearly one in 25 young people have a problem with gambling, and teenagers are four times more likely to develop gambling problems than adults. Darren Saffin reports.
Protesters mark 15 years of the NT intervention, demand police in First Nations communities be disarmed
Protesters gathered around the country, in response to a call out from Yuendumu Elders, to demand police be prohibited from taking guns into remote First Nations communities and justice for Kumanjayi Walker. Isaac Nellist and Chloe DS report.
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.