Rupert Murdoch accused of insisting on Australian prime minister’s removal
22 September 2018
Behind the façade of elections, the reality is that powerful figures in the corporate ruling class make or break governments.
Rising homelessness among older people in Australia
22 September 2018
After working their entire lives, older workers are not guaranteed even a roof over their head.
Workers Struggles: Asia, Australia and the Pacific
22 September 2018
The World Socialist Web Site invites workers and other readers to contribute to this regular feature.
Australian government planning to reopen strategic Papua New Guinea naval base
21 September 2018
The return of the Australian and US navies to Manus Island would be a significant preparation for a US-led war against China.


New Zealand government extends troop deployments to Iraq and Afghanistan
21 September 2018
The announcement that troops will remain in Iraq and Afghanistan further demolishes claims that the NZ Labour Party-NZ First-Greens coalition government is a “progressive” alternative.
Australia’s financial newspaper warns of another global crash
19 September 2018
The prospect of a financial meltdown is propelling a drive to refashion the political establishment to suppress the anticipated eruption of working-class unrest.
Western Australia: Indigenous boys drown trying to escape police
19 September 2018
The two teenagers were so terrified of being taken into police custody that they tried to escape by swimming across a dangerous river.
Australian government calls royal commission into aged care but numerous reports have already exposed major crisis
17 September 2018
Neglect, mistreatment and shocking conditions are an everyday reality for many now living in residential aged care.