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Students revolt against reforms

By Tang Li Students across the country have united to protest the federal government’s push for university fee deregulation. The National Union of Students (NUS) coordinated the National Day of Action (NDA) which saw demonstrations in capital cities across Australia on Wednesday March 25. Despite the Senate’s continuous rejections, and recent polling that revealed 80 […]

Penalty rate peril for workers

By Lauren O’Connor On March 4 workers in the public sector, union representatives and voters protested in major cities against a review of penalty rates by the federal government. Thousands of protesters gathered outside the NSW State Parliament in opposition to privatisation of the state’s electricity network and proposed changes to industrial relations legislation. The […]