The Guardian • Melbourne

Joon outside the Victoria Market, Melbourne Issue #2066

“Keep Fighting AUKUS”

Joon Shik Shin’s business card gives his profession as “peace activist.” He has been a long-time worker for unions and the peace movement in both...

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Part of the Naarm/ Melbourne rally. Issue #2077

Free Palestine: Naarm/ Melbourne 25 October

The struggle for Palestinian liberation continues in Melbourne, as hundreds gathered on a cold Wednesday evening. This was a rally co-organised by Warriors of the...

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Issue #2075

Freedom for Palestine: Naarm / Melbourne

On Sunday 15th October, thousands of Victorians from all walks of life gathered in front of the State Library of Victoria in one of the...

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Issue #2065

Hiroshima Day

Sydney Sydney – walking towards the Defence Department. Hiroshima/ Nagasaki Day 2023, was one of the best attended for years. The bombing of two cities...

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Issue #1981

A Melbourne perspective: lockdowns, “freedom” rallies, and mandatory vaccination

The topics covered were discussed at a recent Melbourne CPA branch meeting.

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Quill and ink . Issue #2092


Dear Editor, When two China-haters write on ASEAN there can’t be too many expectations of a reasonable assessment of that organisation’s deliberations in Melbourne on...

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Issue #2023

The rent is too high!: RAHU speaks truth to power at the Victorian state election

On 2nd September, the Renters and Housing Union (RAHU) launched their state election campaign in Victoria, on the platform that “the rent is too high.”...

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Issue #2024

Melbourne hosts another successful CPA National School

Who started smoking cigars earlier, Arnold Schwarzenegger or Fidel Castro? Which scientific discovery was announced in The Daily Worker (a British communist paper) before anyone...

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Issue #2029

Victoria underwater, but Flemington dry

The northwestern suburbs of Melbourne are underwater, but Flemington Racecourse remains dry. It is a timely reminder that in the battle for climate, there is...

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IWD Perth. Issue #2092

International Women’s Day 2024

IWD walk for peace – Perth This year on 8 March around 300 women in Perth walked through Perth CBD for the first IWD Peace...

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Issue #1986

Betting the house: the Crown Casino scandal

Royal Commissions in two states, Victoria and Western Australia, into the Crown Casino empire have revealed the enormous amount of corruption.

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Issue #2022

(Un)equal pay day: Melbourne

On Monday the 29th August, working women took to the streets of Melbourne to raise awareness and protest against the rising gender pay gap. The...

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Issue #2063

Anti-AUKUS action rocks Melbourne

Melbourne comrades gathered in Brunswick to protest the planned AUKUS commitment and the Albanese government’s plans to turn Australia into a parking lot for nuclear...

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Issue #2034

Pampas workers reject crumby deal

More than fifty pastry and pie makers at Pampas in Melbourne commenced an indefinite stop work on Monday last week in a fight for job...

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Issue #2039

Invasion Day rallies demand “Treaty before Voice”

As many as 100,000 people took to the streets with rallies and marches in every state and territory on Invasion Day, 26th January. Protestors held...

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Rally for Palestine, Borloo/Perth. Issue #2081

Palestine rallies: CPA members show support

With the brief truce in Gaza, Australian political leaders being weak on the topic, and most Australian media ‘both-sidesing’ a mass-murdering assault on Palestinians as...

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Issue #1956

Palm Sunday: Melbourne walks in solidarity with refugees

On Sunday, the 28th March was Palm Sunday, an important day on activist calendars for groups across the political spectrum. The Palm Sunday march is held each year on the Sunday before Easter in Melbourne, Canberra, Sydney, and other cities across the country.

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Chile 11 September display. Issue #2070

Chile 11 September

MELBOURNE: There were tears, poetry, song, and many heartfelt speeches this week at a gathering to pay tribute to all those who suffered in the...

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Issue #2045

Party members in anti-Fascist action

Late last year it was revealed that a Nazi white supremacist organisation known as the National Socialist Network had held a get-together at Legacy Boxing...

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Issue #2083

Treaty and Land Rights

On 26 January, join with Indigenous people in their demands for land rights, treaty, and truth telling! “To join in the rally demonstrates that we...

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Wind mill – wind energy. Issue #2064

MUA rallies for respect for workers

Australian maritime workers converged in Melbourne to rally at the Australia Wind Energy conference at South Wharf, to draw attention to the actions of global...

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Secretary-General of ASEAN, Dr. Kao Kim Hourn, met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Australia, Senator the Honourable Penny Wong in Melbourne, 4 March 2024. Issue #2091

Deputy sheriff fails to deliver

The four-day ASEAN-Australia Special Summit held in Melbourne from 4 - 6 March, ended with the Australian government failing to gain consensus around its aggressive stand towards...

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Party event at the 8-hours monument in Melbourne. Photo: Lauren Richardson. Issue #2052

May Day 2023

On 1st May Communist Party of Australia comrades gathered at the 888 Hour monument in Melbourne to mark May Day. From a speech by comrade...

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Speakers at the meeting. Issue #2064

Cuban resilience to overcome the blockade

Cuban Ambassador, Tanieris Dieguez La O, expressed her gratitude to the Consultation for the continuing Australian solidarity with the Cuban people. At the Australia Cuba...

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May Day event in Caloundra, 2024. Issue #2098

May Day 2024

Victory Day Celebrations. May 9 defeat of fascism commemorated With all the recent celebrations of May Day, let’s not forget May 9, the anniversary of...

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It’s 3CR Radiothon time again!

Melbourne Community Radio Station 3CR is having its annual radiothon. 3CR is a Melbourne institution since 1975, broadcasting a range of alternative news and views...

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Protest at HTA building. Issue #2087

Community picket outside Heat Treat Australia in Victoria

On Friday 9 February 150-200 protesters picketed Heat Treat Australia’s (HTA) factory in Campbellfield, Victoria. This factory processes parts for Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II...

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Melbourne rally for Palestine, including CPA members. Issue #2093

Melbourne Comrades rally for Palestine and Cuba

Melbourne Communist Party of Australia members are a regular fixture at the now-weekly rallies in support of Palestine and against the ongoing genocide there, proudly...

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Issue #2088

TJ Hickey speak-out, Melbourne 17 February

A determined and organised crowd attended the Speak Out for TJ Hickey at Melbourne’s State Library on Saturday 17 February. Organised by the Indigenous Social...

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Sydney rallies for Palestine. Issue #2077

Ceasefire NOW!

Around the world hundreds of thousands of people are taking protest actions, calling for an immediate ceasefire so that food, water and medical aid can...

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