The Guardian • Victoria

Issue #1999

UWU welcomes Vic govt sick pay guarantee

This morning’s launch of the Sick Pay Guarantee scheme in Victoria has been warmly welcomed by the United Workers’ Union (UWU). The scheme which guarantees...

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Issue #2021

Treaty authority established in Victoria

On 16th August, the Victorian Parliament passed legislation creating an independent body to oversee treaty negotiations between the Victorian government and the state’s Traditional Owners....

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Issue #1979

Health and safety is in our hands

In May 2021, a Megaphone article titled “Knowledge is Power In Fight Against Gendered Violence” was published.

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Issue #2033

Workers’ rights up for grabs

Ahead of the upcoming Victorian State Election on the 26th November, labour rights are on the ballot once more. The Andrews Labor government has made...

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Issue #1974

Victorian reforms feed national conversation about sexual violence

In February 2020, changes to the Judicial Proceedings Reports Act made it an offence in Victoria to publicly identify the victim of a sexual offence.

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Issue #2035

Labor wins Victorian state election

Victorians went to the polls on 26th November to decide their next state government. In the wake of the past three years, with the pandemic...

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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews at partnership agreement between Asia Society and Victoria Government in New York on 31st May 2016. Issue #2073

‘Dictator Dan’ – An Ode to a Slogan

Premier of an Australian State: Victoria – in the land of mates. Dictator Dan, he held sway! Nine years on Spring St – he had...

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Issue #2035

Restaurateur first to be criminally charged for wage theft

The Australian labour movement is on the precipice of a major win for workers’ rights in the form of a criminal case brought against a...

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Issue #2037

Seafarers stranded, abandoned

Last month an international livestock carrier ship, the Yangtze Fortune, was arrested in Portland, Victoria by the Australian Federal Court. In the meantime, the Australian...

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Issue #2019

It’s fine to protest, so long as you pay for it

Daniel Andrews’ Victorian Labor government has once again proven its deep commitment and thoughtful approach to environmental sustainability by pushing a bill through parliament that...

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Issue #2048


The Victorian government has been urged to list the fat-tailed dunnart as vulnerable, with the last surviving small marsupial of the state’s volcanic plains under...

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Issue #1982

Morrison plays favourites with the Commonwealth

A hallmark of conservative rhetoric is to decry that the opposition is being opportunistic and politicising a sensitive situation.

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Abolish The Monarchy Melbourne/Naarm Rally September 2022. Issue #2107

Victoria: closure of two prisons recognition of state violence towards Aboriginal people

Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service (VALS) has welcomed the announcement of the closure of Port Phillip and Dhurringile prisons, saying that prisons represent sites of significant...

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Issue #2019

Bail laws are not fit for purpose

In early August, the Final Report of the Inquiry into Children Affected by Parental Incarceration was tabled in the Victorian parliament. The Report made damning...

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Zucchini picker at work. Issue #2089

AWU wins $30k backpay

If anyone thinks wage theft is a thing of the past, they should think again. The Australian Workers Union (AWU) has reclaimed $30,000 for two...

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Silhouette of family. Issue #2086

How financial crisis hits lower income families

New research by the Brotherhood of St. Laurence (BSL) has shed light on the compounding financial crises impacting lower income households and their economic security....

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Gig worker. Issue #2086

Victorian gig workers still being harmed

Victoria Police statistics show hundreds of delivery workers have been injured, and two have been killed. Victoria Police attended 92 crashes involving a delivery rider...

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Students Issue #2093

TAFE teachers move towards stop work action, industrial bans

Victorian TAFE teachers are one step closer to industrial action – including possible stop work action – after an application for a protected action ballot...

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Kinglake National Park after the Black Saturday bushfires. Issue #2086

Black Saturday survivors call for action

Fifteen years after the catastrophic Black Saturday bushfires in regional Victoria, which killed 173 people and destroyed more than 2000 homes, bushfire survivors and former...

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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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Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews at partnership agreement between Asia Society and Victoria Government in New York on 31st May 2016. Issue #2072

Daniel Andrews

On 26th September Daniel Andrews resigned as Premier of Victoria and from the Victorian Parliament. He has been Premier for nine years. On the credit...

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