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Hundreds attend Sydney’s ‘Black Lives Matter’ march

By MIKE HITCH Hundreds of Sydney residents attended the ‘Black Lives Matter’ protest in Hyde Park on Tuesday, following the murder of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis Police officers in the United States. The protest, organised by the Australian Communist Party and grassroots Indigenous activists, also fought back at issues closer to home, […]

Alan Jones retires over health concerns

by Mike Hitch Australia’s most influential radio broadcaster and infamous shock-jock, Alan Jones will retire from 2GB at the end of May after doctors advised him his workload was “detrimental” to his health. 79-year-old Jones announced his retirement on Tuesday 12 May during his radio show on Sydney’s 2GB and Brisbane’s 4BC to millions of […]

Inner West Council votes ‘No’ to Religious Discrimination Bill

By Mike Hitch The Inner West Council (IWC) has officially taken a stand against the coalition government’s proposed Religious Discrimination Bill after noting the importance of universally accessible healthcare during the COVID-19 pandemic. Spearheaded by Councillor Pauline Lockie in partnership with Independent MP for Sydney, Alex Greenwich, the Inner West Council passed a motion yesterday […]

ACON acts to end abuse

BY MICHAEL HITCH Australia’s largest LGBTIQ Health Organisation, ACON, has teamed up with the Department of Social Services (DSS) to deal with domestic family violence (DFV) in the LGBTIQ community. The DSS has provided $340,000 in funding to bolster to nationalise Say It Out Loud (sayitoutloud.org.au), a website produced by ACON in 2016 that provides […]