Eric Zemmour has drawn comparisons in France to former US President Donald Trump because of his rabble-rousing populism.
- by Sylvie Corbet
Leaders in the ‘freedom movement’ are now fighting to stop their cause from losing steam – and relevance.
- by Rachael Dexter and Ashleigh McMillan
From December 1, workers in the resources, meat-packing, policing, prison and airport sectors need to have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, with those choosing not to have the jab forced to resign.
- by Holly Thompson
At least two people have been arrested after they locked themselves to a railway line to block an Adani train, as the mining giant said the activists “seem to be oblivious to the danger”.
- by Cloe Read
Changing the name of Moreland council after discovering links to slavery is the wrong relationship to have with our history.
- by Bella d’Abrera
Even though rallies are held outdoors, the close proximity of people who are more likely to be unvaccinated has contributed to the disease spreading, says expert Catherine Bennett,
- by Simone Fox Koob
As it happened: Demonstrations take place across Sydney, Melbourne; NSW and Victorian governments announce isolation rules due to Omicron
Anti-lockdown demonstrations are scheduled to take place in Melbourne and Sydney on Saturday.
- by Roy Ward
About 9000 protesters gathered at Hyde Park to protest vaccine mandates for the second weekend in a row on Saturday.
- by Megan Gorrey
Organisers of Melbourne’s “freedom protest” on November 20 claim it was Australia’s biggest ever demonstration. Victoria Police don’t think so.
- by Noel Towell and Emily Dann
Activists protested outside the Woodside building in Perth, with a protester locking her arm in a barrel with cement; an imitation of the protest at the Burrup Peninsula on Wednesday.
- by Holly Thompson
Honiara was put into lockdown after protesters demanding the Prime Minister’s resignation set fire to parts of Parliament and several other buildings on Wednesday.
- by Michael E. Miller