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By Norm Dixon Representatives of the interim government of the Republic of Bougainville have sharply condemned the Papua New Guinea government's April 13 invasion of northern Bougainville and demanded the immediate withdrawal of the troops. "This
Wodonga meatworkers sacked twice By Dick Nichols Workers at the Wodonga Meats abattoir have been on strike since management sacked their 10 union delegates in mid-April. A few days later their jobs were advertised in the local press, proof to
By Gil Lauriciano GURO, MOZAMBIQUE — War and drought are threatening thousands of lives in the central region. Mozambique is considered the poorest country in southern Africa because of the civil war, which has been going on for 15 years, and
By Kath Gelber HOBART - Women who can afford it go to private hospitals. If you don't have that much money, you can pay to fly to Melbourne. If you're even poorer, you have the choice of going through the public hospital system - which requires
By Bruce Threlfo The conscience vote for parliamentarians is becoming an important question for the green movement. The Denison Greens, set up in Tasmanian green independent MP Bob Brown's electorate as a prototype green party branch, has adopted
By Mary Merkenich BOCHUM, Germany - Since reunification, there has been an alarming increase in violence from the right, especially in the areas of the old East Germany. Skinheads here represent the extreme right wing, and they have made
Social Security speak-out SYDNEY — A statewide phone-in for people who have hassles with the Department of Social Security will take place on Friday and Saturday, May 10 and 11. The event is being organised by the Welfare Rights Centre, which
Green Labor defection to Democrats Gordon McQuilten, a founder of the Green Labor faction of the Labor Party, has joined the Australian Democrats and will seek preselection for the Victorian state seat of Richmond. McQuilten is the second
By Jacqui Kavanagh A document based on research by the African National Congress has revealed why the recent Peace Accord between the ANC and the Inkatha Freedom Party has not stopped the violence ravaging black communities in South Africa. In
Censorship and discussion Ian Murrell (letters GLW 9 & 10) seems more interested in censoring, rather than discussing, issues. Ian seems to think that any views he does not agree with are not green and therefore not worthy of publication. The
ACT UP launches national campaign By Damien Bourke and Philip Baker SYDNEY — The Aids Coalition To Unleash Power (ACT UP) here on April 29 launched a six-week national campaign directed against the federal government and health minister Brian
By Steve Painter Waterfront unions became the first to settle an Accord Mark VI deal outside the centralised wage fixing system when they agreed to a $12 rise from May 16 and a further 6% rise in three instalments between July 1991 and July 1992.