19 July 2020
The Australian state of Victoria recorded 363 new coronavirus cases on Saturday amid growing anger at how the authorities are failing to protect people.
28 April 2020
Activists in Australia are resisting attacks on their right to protest
24 April 2020
In the midst of a global pandemic it is easy to forget about other health hazards. But asbestos is still the number one occupational killer in Britain with over 5,000 deaths per year.
12 April 2020
Police in Melbourne, Australia, fined and harassed activists using powers granted to deal with coronavirus
07 April 2020
British explorer James Cook arrived on the east coast of Australia 250 years ago. His incursion was part of a horrific imperialist expansion, writes Charlie Kimber
12 January 2020
The Australian wildfires show the terrifying reality of catastrophic climate change
07 January 2020
The climate catastrophe wreaked havoc across the world this week
03 January 2020
The bushfires that don't go out are raising a horrifying vision of a country that could be made uninhabitable by climate chaos
10 December 2019
Sydney was choking in smoke as Socialist Worker went to press on Tuesday.
19 November 2019
Students across the world are busy using the last few days before the next climate strike to hammer home the urgency of ecological catastrophe
12 November 2019
Thousands of people in Australia have seen their lives, homes and livelihoods threatened as catastrophic fires ripped through the country.
27 June 2019
Boris Johnson is ramping up attacks on migrants in an effort to cement support from the racist Tories who are choosing the next prime minister.
13 May 2019
Australia’s Liberal (Tory) government faces defeat in elections on 18 May as the Labor Party tacks to the left. Over six years and three separate prime ministers, the Tories have waged war on unions and working class people.
25 August 2018
The Tories are tearing themselves apart in the face of a looming wipeout at the next general election. But they are likely to move even further right.
17 November 2017
Australians have voted overwhelmingly in favour of legalising marriage equality, sparking off celebration rallies of thousands around the country.
18 October 2016
This harrowing but powerful film to be shown on BBC Four next week exposes the human impact of the Australian government’s cruelty to refugees.
30 August 2016
Thousands protest as opposition to refugee detention surges, reports James Supple in Sydney
23 February 2016
French courts were deciding whether to bulldoze the temporary homes of around 3,000 refugees in Calais as Socialist Worker went to press.
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.