27 October 2017
Ecology & Environment

Nuclear, climate, pollution news this week

Sometimes, it seems a bit ridiculous to single out the nuclear danger, or the climate danger, from all the other insults that human beings are throwing at the planet. Wars and violence are bad enough, but the overall big killer now is pollution..

25 October 2017
Ecology & Environment
Investing_in_the_past

The myths about Adani jobs

The controversy over the Carmichael coal mine has been pitched as a choice between saving the planet or providing much needed jobs in Queensland. What is the truth of the matter? Conflicting information makes it hard to see a clear picture.

25 October 2017
Government & Law
Getup!

Australian Federal Police raids on union -- are we next?

Late yesterday the Australian Federal Police (AFP) stormed the offices of the Australian Workers' Union. Why? To see whether they had their paperwork in order for a donation made to GetUp 12 years ago. Our lawyers warn we could be next.

24 October 2017
Ecology & Environment
2017-02-19_085500

Stop compulsory acquisition of grazing land for Adani's private rail line

By William Graham, grazier This week the Queensland government has compulsorily acquired 3568 hectares of agricultural land in this region, for Adani's private rail line to their proposed Carmichael coal mine. Graziers losing parts of property.

22 October 2017
Race & Racism
Rachel_siewert

Australian Government must do better on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander human rights 1

The Government has got to listen to the Aboriginal Peak Organisations NT (APO NT) and involve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples in a transparent process of reform of the discriminatory Commonwealth Development Program.

Diet Simon

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Rally for Manus - BRING THEM HERE!
19th November 2017

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Indigenous workers: the ‘modern slaves’ of Australia?
19th November 2017

A put-up job that boomeranged? http://indymedia.org.au/2012/01/29/a-put-up-job-that-boomeranged

Aboriginal group removed from empty Canberra restaurant
11th November 2017

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