Julian Assange’s Lawyer Pleads With Australians To Help Bring Him Home

By Cait Kelly, Thenewdaily.com.au -

After Julian Assange’s lawyer failed to drum up political support in Canberra last week, she is now asking the Australian public to help bring him home. London-based human rights lawyer [...]

‘Despair Ends And Tactics Begin’: Extinction Rebellion Aims To Shut Down Brisbane With Mass Civil Disobedience

By Jake Johnson, Commondreams.org -

On the heels of the hottest month in recorded history, activists with the global Extinction Rebellion movement are planning to grind the city of Brisbane, Australia to a halt Tuesday to pressure [...]

I Live-Tweeted The AFP’s Every Move As They Raided The ABC’s Sydney Headquarters

By John Lyons, Abc.net.au -

It was a surreal moment: standing with a group of Australian Federal Police (AFP) officers around a big screen, sifting through 9,214 emails and documents belonging to my colleagues. I felt like [...]

When Sydney Was Touched By Workers’ Democracy

By Jerome Small, Redflag.org.au -

If working class people had real power, what would society look like? If you live in Australia’s largest city, you don’t have to look far to find an answer. If you’ve ever seen the Sydney Opera [...]

SEP (Australia) To Hold Election Rally And Meetings In Defence Of Assange

As part of its campaign in the federal election, the Socialist Equality Party (Australia) is holding a rally and meetings demanding freedom for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange and for Chelsea [...]

Traditional Owners Fighting Adani Coal Mine Mount Fresh Legal Challenge

By Ella Archibald-Binge, Sbs.com.au -

Adani gained federal government approval for its controversial mine project but could be stopped by a courtroom confrontation from Traditional Owners. Traditional Owners opposed to the Carmichael [...]

The Political Lessons Of The March 3 Free Assange Rally

By Staff, Wsws.org -

The March 3 rally in Sydney organised by the Socialist Equality Party (Australia) represented a significant step forward in the fight to secure the freedom of persecuted WikiLeaks publisher [...]

Julian Assange Gets A New Australian Passport

By Richard Baker, Smh.com.au -

Fugitive Wikileaks founder Julian Assange has been issued with a new Australian passport after lengthy negotiations over whether he was subject to an arrest warrant for a "serious foreign [...]

US Whistleblower Chelsea Manning Defies Ban To Speak On Australia

By Linda Tenenbaum, Wsws.org -

Last Sunday, an audience of more than 1,500 gave courageous whistleblower Chelsea Manning a standing ovation at the conclusion of her hour-long appearance at Australia’s Sydney Opera House, part [...]

What Anti-Adani Protestors Can Learn From The Jabiluka Blockade

By Scott Ludlam, Theguardian.com -

Like anti-Adani protesters today, those who stood up at Jabiluka were attacked. It’s good to remember that people can prevail. One of Australia’s proudest land rights struggles is passing an [...]

Community Blockades Detention Center To Protect Asylum Seekers

By Close the Camps Action Collective, Insurrectionnewsworldwide.com -

Community members have blockaded the gates of MITA detention centre in Broadmeadows this morning in a desperate bid to stop the deportation of Tamil asylum seeker, ‘Santharuban’. Grave fears are [...]

Australians: Lawmakers #StopAdani From Building Country’s Largest Coal Mine

By Brandon Jordan, Wagingnonviolence.org -

Hundreds of Australians gathered outside Parliament House in Canberra on Monday to demand that lawmakers — heading into the first legislative session of 2018 — stop what would be the country’s [...]

Will US Learn From Australia? Stricter Gun Control Laws Save Lives

By Rebecca Peters, www.theguardian.com -

By Rebecca Peters for The Guardian - The mass murder in Newtown Connecticut a year ago caused shock and sorrow all around the world. In Australia it also revived memories of our own horror on a [...]

Australian Oil Well Leaked Into Ocean For Months – But Spill Kept Secret

By Michael Slezak, www.theguardian.com -

By Michael Slezak for The Guardian - An offshore oil and gas well in Australia leaked oil continuously into the ocean for two months in 2016, releasing an estimated 10,500 litres. But the spill [...]

Australia Dumps TPP, Opts For China-Sponsored Trade Deal

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock, www.mishtalk.com -

By Mike “Mish” Shedlock for Mish Talks - President Obama made a foolish decision to not welcome China in the formation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). It was ludicrous for Obama to leave [...]

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