US-China tensions expose rifts in Australian ruling circles
25 May 2018
A parliamentary committee chairman threw a “grenade” into government efforts to overcome a chill in relations with China.
Joint email signals union-management partnership at Australia’s Macquarie University
24 May 2018
The NTEU is proceeding with the “strategic” measures in order to impose savage cost-cutting and restructuring
Report highlights growing child hunger in Australia
23 May 2018
Increases to the cost of living, including housing and utility costs, are fuelling a social crisis.
Scientists reveal global warming’s impact on Great Barrier Reef
23 May 2018
Warming events are becoming more frequent, giving coral insufficient time to recover.


Australian workers and youth defend Julian Assange
21 May 2018
The support for Assange stands in stark contrast to the venomous hostility to the WikiLeaks editor from governments and the corporate media.
Australian apartment owners to join legal action over flammable cladding
21 May 2018
Despite last year’s Grenfell Tower disaster in Britain, Australian governments refuse to take any serious action to remove flammable cladding or stop its widespread use.
Australian government rules out referendum as dual citizenship crisis escalates
19 May 2018
The Coalition government has moved to make it even more difficult to prove “unqualified allegiance” to Australia
Australian government “review” prepares deeper public sector cuts
18 May 2018
The review will be a mechanism to justify further privatisations, outsourcing and cuts to jobs and conditions.