National crisis for Australian renters
On census night in 2016, an estimated 116,000 people were experiencing homelessness across Australia.
Having a roof over your head and a safe living space is not a privilege as capitalists would have us believe. It is a basic...
Shelter a basic human right
Australia is facing a massive housing crisis. As it becomes increasingly more difficult to find affordable rental accommodation, governments are turning their backs on renters...
Housing is a human right: tackling homelessness
Safe, secure, and healthy housing is a basic human need and right. But in the capitalist system, this right does not exist, as instead housing is a commodity and avenue for profit-making of the wealthy.
Courtesy of the Morning Star comes news that imprisoned journalist Julian Assange has written to Charles Windsor inviting him to visit him in His Majesty’s...
The union movement extended its thoughts to the loved ones of the food delivery rider who tragically lost his life in Sydney last week working...
The devil in the details of the “housing crisis”
In part one, we revealed that approximately one-fifth of households surveyed by the 2021 Census own nearly fifty per cent of the total amount of...
Class war budget
The budget, delivered on 25th October, is set in the context of a looming global recession, ongoing wars, rocketing prices, extreme weather events, famine, and...
Oakey Coal Action Alliance, which is committed to saving the groundwater relied on by Darling Downs farmers in Queensland from the New Acland coal mine,...
NSW: More people sleeping rough
Homelessness in Sydney has been steadily growing. Years of NSW neoliberal governments have created a perfect storm of conditions that lead to homelessness. It is...
Rental reform call to Senate inquiry
A coalition of more than 80 organisations across Australia has urged governments to act swiftly on rental reform in a joint submission to the Senate’s...
Poverty and homelessness on the Sunshine Coast
The Sunshine Coast is two hours drive north of Brisbane. It is a collection of towns and farms extending from its famous beaches to the...
Resist the anti-China scare campaign
Australians have real problems, problems that can’t be wished away. Climate change is happening now, and our ALP government is making it worse. There is...
Hidden costs of HAFF
Labor’s Housing Australia Future Fund (HAFF) comes with the hidden costs incurred in managing the Fund. To understand the wastage of money not going to...
Existing on $13 a day
Young renters on youth allowance sharing a typical two bedroom flat have only $13 a day to cover food, transport, medicine, utilities, and other costs,...