16 February 2016
Australia has seen an explosion of grassroots action in support of refugees. It comes as the government tries to remove 267 asylum seekers to detention centres on the remote Pacific islands of Manus and Nauru.
20 October 2015
A pregnant Somali refugee was secretly flown back by the Australian government to the offshore detention centre where she was raped.
22 September 2015
Workers face more cuts and attacks as Australia’s new prime minister looks to appease the rich, writes James Supple
21 April 2015
In the face of dire poll ratings, Australia’s right wing prime minister Tony Abbott is resorting to an Islamophobic terror scare.
06 January 2015
The forced deportation of asylum seeker Wei Lin was halted by passengers on a commercial airline in Sydney, Australia, on 19 December.
20 May 2014
The first budget of Australia’s new Tory government has produced widespread outrage and anger. Tens of thousands hit the streets last weekend, with 15,000 joining Sydney’s March in May and up to 25,000 at four days’ notice in Melbourne at a rally to “bust the budget”.
18 March 2014
As many as 100,000 people across Australia joined “March in March” protests last weekend, delivering a “vote of no confidence” in the new conservative government.