Category: Australia

Climate activists target Siemens in Mackay Adani protest

Photo: Frontline Action on Coal By SAT News Desk Mackay, Queensland, 16 January: Siemens’ Mackay office has been disrupted this morning by protestors staging the hammering of the earth’s coffin by Siemens’ CEO, Joe Kaeser. This comes after Siemens’ confirmation of its decision to work on rail signaling infrastructure for […]

Australia to return Indian artifacts during PM’s India visit in Jan. 2020

Photos: Press Office of the Australian PM By SAT News Desk MELBOURNE, 27 November: The Australian Government will return three culturally significant artifacts during the Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s visit to India in January 2020. The artifacts, which were held by the National Gallery of Australia (Gallery), were purchased in […]

In a rebuff to big media outlets, the Fair Work Commission rules digital journalists also covered by Award benefits

Photo: MEAA By Neeraj Nanda MELBOURNE, 21 November: In a landmark verdict on 20 November 2019 the Fair Work Commission ruled digital journalists will be entitled to penalty rates, overtime and other key conditions, which print journalists access from the Journalists Published Media Award, the benchmark award in the published […]

PODCAST: Who’s afraid of China?

Who’s afraid of China? EAR TO ASIA While China’s trade war with the US and its treatment of domestic discontents make the news headlines, its economic and military resurgence has truly spooked the West. But do China’s ambitions to regain its pre-19th-century glory constitute a threat? What’s driving that fear […]

INTERVIEW: William Dalrymple’s relentless expose of the East India Company’s colonial grab

William Dalrymple autographs ‘The Anarchy – The Relentless Rise Of The East India Company’ for the interviewer SAT Editor Neeraj Nanda. By Neeraj Nanda William Dalrymple’s ‘THE ANARCHY – THE RELENTLESS RISE OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY, Bloomsbury, pp 522, released recently, is making global waves among readers. The India […]