For the second time this year, workers took to the streets in a massive show of collective strength. The 23 October rally saw more than 100,000 people bring central Melbourne to a standstill, demanding that Australia needs a pay rise.


Thousands of people gathered around the country this morning to watch the ABS chief statistician announce the results of the Australian marriage law postal survey.

There was a huge turnout with 79.5% of eligible participants returning their surveys. Of those, 61.6% voted ‘yes’, in favour of marriage equality! That is 7,817,247...


Upwards of 60,000 people hit the streets of Melbourne, on May 9, in the biggest union protest in over a decade. Some estimates put the figure in excess of 100,000. Seeing the streets flooded with union flags was a sight to behold and gave just a glimpse of the potential power of the workers’ movement. It was clear that many unions had...

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