Conservation, climate and communities
The Conservation Council of Western Australia (CCWA) held its Annual Conference.
WA housing crisis
Since the moratorium on evictions and rent-rises ran out at the end of March, Western Australia has been experiencing a housing crisis and a rising number of unhoused people as we head into winter.
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...
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...
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China’s market, Australia’s opportunity
Since the beginning of this year, the Chinese economy has withstood both risks and challenges from abroad, as well as the downward pressure brought by...
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...
WA election a double-edged sword for workers
Western Australians went to the polls on the 13th of March in a historic state election. The Australian Labor Party (ALP), coming from a substantial majority in the last election, obliterated the two other major parties, and Premier Mark McGowan retained his seat for another term.
WA confirmed as climate pariah
Grassroots activists Lock the Gate Alliance have condemned the WA Cook government’s release of thousands of square kilometres for oil and gas exploration across the...
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...
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