Profit in the stars: billionaires leaving earth behind
For the super-rich, it is in vogue to own a company dedicated to space “exploration.” As a result, two of the world’s most wealthy people have now made suborbital flights.
Impasse reached over Christian Porter rape allegations
Amid a media storm, Prime Minister Scott Morrison and front bench politicians have voiced their support for the Attorney-General.
Federal Court favours Transport Workers’ Union ground crew against Qantas
Last year, the Transport Workers’ Union instigated legal actions against Qantas over the airline’s attempts to outsource 2000 jobs and the treatment of workers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The legacy hanging over Fukushima ten years on from disaster
Japan entered into a state of emergency when the Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami swept across the country in 2011.
New international coalition seeks to further UN charter principles
Seventeen countries joined together to launch their initiative, forming the Group of friends in defence of the Charter of the United Nations.
Demonstrators protest ongoing lockout of Coles workers
Three-hundred and fifty workers at the Smeaton Grange Coles warehouse have been indefinitely locked out of their workplace.
Green ban lifted on Sydney heritage site
Despite a four-year campaign, Willow Grove and St George’s Terrace will be removed in accordance with the NSW state government’s plan to build the new Powerhouse Museum on the land.
Women in Australian politics meet to address “toxic” workplace culture
Earlier in July, a number of female politicians, staffers and academics met to form the basis of a model for the nation’s parliamentary conduct.
Teachers demand Federal Government make their vaccinations a “priority”
The Australian Education Union (AEU) wants educators across the country to be considered higher up on the list for those to be inoculated against COVID-19.
Wollongong joins in Global Climate Strike
Despite the weather, plans went ahead on Friday, 19 March, for a demonstration in Illawarra’s CBD.