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Archive | May, 2017

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Valerie Farfalla from the Australian Unemployed Workers Union on federal government plans to trial the mandatory drug testing of welfare recipients

Indymedia’s Raymond Grenfell speaks to Valerie Farfalla from the Australian Unemployed Workers Union (AUWU) regarding federal government plans to trial the mandatory drug testing of welfare recipients.

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Meredith Hammat Secretary UnionsWA on a wage rise for WA’s lowest-paid workers

The Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission last week began hearings for the State Wage Case which will set the wages for some of the lowest paid working people in WA, those on the WA Minimum Wage and state awards. Around 100,000 people rely on this decision to determine their wages. Again, this year the peak […]

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Felicity Ruby on Australia’s Role in the Five Eyes in the age of Trump

Felicity Ruby is a Doctoral candidate at the University of Sydney and former political adviser to Senator Scott Ludlam. Her research is focused on transnational political movements resisting mass surveillance. Indymedia’s Karun Cowper spoke to Felicity about her PhD dissertation entitled “The Fourth Eye: Australia’s Role in the Five Eyes before and after Snowden”. Even […]

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