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Public services on Qld hit list By Bill Mason BRISBANE — In the latest of a series of planned savage cutbacks in the Queensland public sector, up to 12,000 government workers could lose their jobs in the education and health area, it
By Melanie Sjoberg ADELAIDE — More than 100 women participated in a general meeting on June 27 to discuss the rebuilding of the women's liberation movement here. The meeting was organised by activists who felt that the large attendance at

By Renfrey Clarke MOSCOW — "The enthusiasm voiced in 1990 and 1991 for all types of private property has ... declined, as people have become familiar with the concrete embodiment of abstract principles in practice." Not an outlandish

By Stephen Robson PERTH — Industrial relations minister Graham Kierath tabled the Workplace Agreements Bill, the Industrial Relations Amendments Bill and the Minimum Conditions of Employment Bill in the WA parliament on July 8. When
By Andrew Worssam "To discuss a business proposition", he answered. That sounded interesting. We were both trying to forge a career in the same field and worked together occasionally — not always harmoniously, it might be added. But I felt
Workcover protests begin By Di Quin MELBOURNE — About 1000 building workers braved Melbourne's wintry conditions on July 7 to protest against the Kennett government's Workcover Act. The law, which came into effect in December,
Students released Students arrested during an army attack on demonstrators at the Indonesian National Institute of Science and Technology (ISTN) on June 24 have been released. The releases followed a confrontation at a hearing of one of
Not so scatty TV By Adam Hanieh ADELAIDE — SCAT TV, a community-based television station is a breath of fresh air in the heavily monopolised world of media. SCAT (which stands for student and community access television) began two
Hamersley sacks union activist By Stephen Robson PERTH — One hundred and eighty members of the Metal and Engineering Workers' Union (MEWU) struck after Hamersley Iron sacked John Mercer, the union convener at the Tom Price operation,
By Renfrey Clarke MOSCOW — Boris Yeltsin's campaign to concentrate near-absolute power in his own hands as president is to reach an important landmark on July 12. The Constitutional Assembly which Yeltsin summoned in order to legitimise his

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