Margaret Gleeson

Labor has made it clear that it plans to adopt a strategy of leading from the rear.

Palaszczuk is facing dissent on these new laws, but has so far refused to reconsider her government’s slavish pro-mining agenda.

The ABCC and Registered Organisations bills passed in the House of Representatives on October 18.

If Labor and the Coalition really want to reduce the time students transitioning from education spend on welfare, they would boost rather than reduce the public service.

The nationalisation of our natural resources is the only way to ensure sustainable and ecologically sound development and to protect what should not be touched.

Workers in this country urgently need to rebuild fighting, democratic unionism that abides by the age-old principle "Touch One, Touch All". Nothing else stands between us and low pay, speed-ups and stress at work, and exploitation by the employer.

Brisbane is almost in lockdown as preparations get under way for the G20 Summit over November 15 and 16.

The ebola outbreak in West Africa is "unquestionably the most severe acute public health emergency in modern times", World Health Organisation (WHO) director general Dr Margaret Chan said on October 14.

The latest raft of “anti-terror” legislation will severely limit civil rights and comes in the context of Australian forces being committed to a new war in Iraq.