“Save Perth Hills” rally in Mundaring, WA
In the Perth Hills suburb of Mundaring 1,800 people gathered at Sculpture Park to rally against the proposal for a housing development at nearby North Stoneville.
Politics in the pub – Perth
On the 22nd of July 2021, the Communist Party of Australia held their latest Politics in the Pub on the theme of revolution.
Public sector alliance rally – WA
In Western Australia there has been a campaign of industrial activity over the past six weeks by more than ten trade unions who make up...
Lessons from the Cuban Missile Crisis Sixty Years
Sixty years ago during the Cold War the world came close to a nuclear war between the two superpowers of the day, the Soviet Union...
Remembering 26th July 1953 in 2022 – the spark of the Cuban Revolution continues
26th July 1953, Fidel Castro Ruz, a sharp and upcoming lawyer led an attack of 150 on the Moncada Army Barracks in the eastern Cuban...
Public sector health services workers make a stand – WA
As part of the campaign by public sector workers in Western Australia, members of the Health Services Union and United Workers Union – the two...
Housing: a human right Re: “The Housing Crisis” (Guardian #2059 3rd July 2023) Dear comrade editor, Thank you, Denis Doherty, for your insightful article on...
WA: Unions give Premier the mail
On 10 November 2023, more than 400 public sector workers representing unions with members in the West Australian Public Sector rallied in the Perth Town...
Conservation, climate and communities
The Conservation Council of Western Australia (CCWA) held its Annual Conference.
Protest against uranium mine proposal – Mulga Rock, WA
On Friday, 26th November, fifty anti-uranium mining protesters, including traditional owners, attended a rally outside the headquarters of Vimy Resources in South Perth.
Freedom for Palestine rally: Boorloo / Perth
Following the attacks by Hamas forces on Israel on 7th October, after years of constant attacks on the Palestinian people, Israel began its brutal retaliation...
“David McBride: declassified” a whistle blower unleashed
There are moments in our lives when we witness someone who has tried to do the right thing to others, to the society in which...
School strike for climate change
The School Strike 4 Climate Change (SS4CC) was called around the world in the lead up to the critical COP 26 climate change conference.
Public Sector Alliance action
Earlier this year, six unions – CPSU/CSA, SSTUWA, UWU, RTBU, and HSU – allied to form the Public Sector Alliance (PSA).
Public Sector Alliance mass bargaining meeting, workers Embassy Parliament House – Perth
In mid-2021, unions with members in the Western Australian Public Sector formed the Public Sector Alliance (PSA) to present a united position on a wage...
“Fighting for the future – class and climate”
On Thursday the 25th of February 2021, Politics in the Pub (Perth) discussed Climate Change and the environment – the pressing issue of our times, and how we deal with it will determine humankind’s future.
Palm Sunday Refugee Solidarity Gathering – Perth
On Sunday, 28th March 2021, the Social Justice Commission held this year’s Palm Sunday Refugee rally indoors at the Wesley Church Hall Centre.
Free Julian/Hiroshima day rally – Perth
“One of the ways to achieve justice, is to expose injustice.” – Julian Assange On the 6th August 2022, Perth for Assange, together with StopAukusWA,...
Querying Carrolup: Stolen Generations, art and healing through truth
Carrolup Native Settlement was established near Katanning in the Great Southern region of Western Australia in 1915 under the auspices of the Aborigines Act 1905
Rally to protect Aboriginal heritage – Perth
After Rio Tinto infamously blew up the Juukan Gorge in 2020 in the Pilbara gained worldwide attention
School strike for action on climate change
On 3rd March, about 100 mostly school children rallied in the Supreme Gardens in Perth directly opposite one of the principal corporate emitters of carbon...
Alliance against AUKUS
Since the Labor government of Prime Minister Anthony Albanese announced the funding of the $368 billion (and counting) contract to buy six nuclear submarines under...
A reflection on climate change in Western Australia and New South Wales
On the 4th of March 2022, West Australian Premier Mark McGowan finally relented on his state’s “hard border” which protected its residents from COVID, and...
Rally in support of peace and justice in Colombia
On Saturday 15th May, the community group, United for Colombia, Perth (WA), held a rally in Forrest Place in the CBD.
John Shipton calls for the release of his son Julian Assange from prison and return to Australia
On Saturday 19th November 2022, John Shipton spoke at a rally in Perth calling for the release of his son Julian Assange, the founder of...
“Freedom” rally, Supreme Court Gardens – Perth
In the shadow of WA Premier Mark McGowan’s announcement of a new mandate and restrictions to be imposed once the WA hard border falls on...
The right to protest
As capitalism and its extractivist resource corporations continue exploiting the last portions of carbon from this earth and putting it into the atmosphere to keep...
Change in the name of Cassius rally – Perth
In Forrest Place in the heart of Perth over 1000 people gathered to remember Cassius Turvey, the fifteen-year-old, Noongar/Yamitji boy who was ambushed and attacked...
A return to Cuba
Since January 1983, dedicated groups of Australian and New Zealand friends of Cuba have made their way to the Caribbean to show their support for...
Remembering the Lock Hospitals of Bernier and Dorre Islands
The Bernier and Dorre Islands are two narrow islands located fifty-two km from the Western Australian port city of Carnarvon.
WA Premier announces logging ban of native forests as part of state budget
On the 8th September 2021, in the lead-up to the presentation of the Western Australian State Budget, WA Premier and Treasurer Mark McGowan announced plans to end logging of native forests by mid-2024.
School Strike 4 Climate Change Perth
On 25th March 2022, while up to 1000 protesters gathered on the Domain in Sydney and marched onto Kirribilli House, fifty people mostly in COVID...
Nuclear submarines = uranium mines
On 15th September 2021, the AUKUS trilateral security pact was signed between Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Under the pact, the United...
Fight Climate Change Not War speak out and march Fremantle
On Saturday 27th May, several anti-war, anti-nuclear and climate activist groups held a speak-out on the AUKUS Agreement signed in September 2021 between Australia, the...
Right to housing
On any given night in Western Australia over 9,000 people can be considered homeless, though many more are homeless and not counted as such. How...
West Australia: Public Sector wages update
In the build-up to the Western Australian government releasing its next wages policy before the end of the year, the State Treasury offered a briefing...
Public Sector Alliance WA campaign for new industrial agreement
On Monday evening 14th August 2023, at the CSA Centre in Perth, the peak union body Unions WA, launched its campaign for a new industrial...
Firefighters rally for wage justice
On Thursday 25th May, several hundred members of the United Firefighters Union of WA and their supporters, principally from other trade unions, marched from the...