Bob Carnegie, secretary of the Queensland branch of the Maritime Union of Australia, has caused controversy by breaking ranks with other union leaders to publicly criticise the Adani mine. He spoke to Red Flag’s Carl Jackson.
The School Strike 4 Climate on 30 November was a resounding success, mobilising 13,000 students on streets across the country. The second act, on 15 March, is shaping up to be even bigger.
The number of vertebrates (mammals, birds, fish and reptiles) declined by more than 60 percent between 1970 and 2014, according to a report released by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the Zoological Society of London.
A new bill that could soon pass in federal parliament opens the way for the military to be more easily deployed against Australia’s civilian population.
Security and immigration ministers from the “Five Eyes” security alliance countries – Australia, Canada, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States – quietly descended upon the Gold Coast for a two-day conference in late August.
“Queensland government: blood on your hands!” It’s a Monday morning, and the cries of up to 1,000 angry Brisbane construction workers echo under the facade of 1 William Street, the extravagant $650 million government office skyscraper commissioned in the dying days of the Newman Liberal National government.