The $3.4 billion announced for “women’s economic security, safety and health” has placated some feminists. But those studying the detail aren’t impressed.
The federal government promised to have all aged care residents and workers vaccinated by the end of March. But this promise put the vaccination program to the test — which exposed gaping holes.
Blurb: Mistake by a rogue company? No, just business as usual.
January 26 is Invasion Day. It is the anniversary of tragedy for the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation, whose world was turned upside down in 1788.
In Melbourne, refugee rights activists being harassed by local authorities need to be defended, particularly by the union movement.
Although it’s been a long time since Daniel Yock died in police custody in 1993, it’s not “case closed” for the Murri community.
Faced with bushfires and a public health emergency, the crucial role played by public sector workers in Australia was never more visible than in 2020.
The movement to stop Aboriginal deaths in custody has lost a tenacious champion with the passing of Virginia Hickey.
There have been more than 30 major enquiries into aged care since 1997. All found essentially the same thing — a system in crisis.
“While conversion therapy is no longer respectable, it did not disappear.”