Honouring Özal discredits Australian government By Turkish and Kurdish communities [This statement was issued by the Turkish Community Resource Centre, the Union of Australian Turkish Workers and the Kurdish Association of Victoria.] The

By Peter Boyle MELBOURNE — The bulk chemical storage facility in Coode Island (in Melbourne's dock lands) is a serious menace to residents in nearby suburbs, to workers and to the environment, according to documents obtained by the Hazardous

By Martin Hughes MELBOURNE — "I escaped from jail to jail," was how one political refugee described his arrival in Australia. After fleeing persecution in his own country and learning that his was brother had been executed as a reprisal for his

SYDNEY — A vocal picket by members of the Korean community and Australian supporters was held outside the US Consulate on May 10 to protest against recent war threats from the US and South Korean governments. Dr Kim Jin Yeop, a Korean-born

ADELAIDE — The Environmental Youth Alliance's campaign against resources security legislation will include a march and rally with bookstalls, workshops and entertainment during World Environment Day activities on June 1. For information, contact

Latin Americans unite for May Day By Lolo Madariaga SYDNEY — Nine Latin American solidarity and community organisations collaborated in order to celebrate May Day within their own community. More than 700 people gathered at Cabramatta Civic

By Peter Boyle Kurdish people are hopeful about the prospects of achieving some form of autonomy within Iraq after current talks between representatives of the Iraqi Kurdistan Front and ministers from the Iraqi government, according to a

Green housewife saves the world As environmental awareness grows, many people, particularly young people, are eagerly "greening" themselves: checking that the deodorant spray contains no ozone-destroying chemicals or laboriously separating every

By Steve Painter The record jump in unemployment in April makes nonsense of the Hawke government's boast through the '80s that its Accord with the trade union movement was responsible for creating jobs. If the Accord were to be credited for the

Indonesian union attacks Hawke government Indonesia's only independent trade union has condemned the Australian government's decision to back Indonesian government minister Cosmas Batubara's candidacy for president of the International Labour


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