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A moving portrayal of refugees By Tamara Desiatov and Gillian Hector PERTH — Refugee Week, sponsored by Austcare and the Refugee Council of Australia, ended with the multi-media production In Search of Peace at the Artists Club on June
Henry V The Australian Theatre for Young People will open their major production for the year, Henry V by William Shakespeare, from July 18 at the Eveleigh Street Railway Yards in Redfern. The production involves a cast of 40 young performers
Tranby College seeks friends SYDNEY — Tranby Aboriginal Co-operative College in inner city Sydney is to launch a "Five by Five" campaign on August 5, which aims to raise $5 million in $5 per week contributions over five years to enable the
United Left makes gains in Spain By Jaime Pastor MADRID — The United Left (UL), based on the former Communist Party but which includes a wide spectrum of the left, scored a major success in the June 12 European elections with 13.4% of the
The patterns of Western capitalist investment in the Third World have been changing rapidly. The result is an even greater dependence of underdeveloped countries' governments, writes CHOW WEI CHENG. Mutual funds have taken over much of the
John Steinbeck: A Biography By Jay Parini Heinemann, 1994. 614 pp., $45 (hb) Reviewed by Phil Shannon When John Steinbeck observed one of the most cruelly victimised groups of the 1930s Depression — the Oklahoma Dust Bowl refugees — he
Delighted "I am delighted that Mr Murdoch has shown such confidence in the company and its management. We will do everything we can to ensure this investment is very rewarding to him." — Fairfax managing director Stephen Mulholland, commenting on
Brown attacks annual leave Dean Brown's Liberal government sided with a local South Australian employer in a failed bid to halve annual leave under an enterprise flexibility agreement. Secretary of the Automotive, Food, Metals and
Elect all who govern It appears that the "debate" over republic versus monarchy is going to remain with us for some time. The campaign by Keating's ALP for a more "dignified national identity" has become one of the government's most important
By Nick Everett BRISBANE — Fifty people attended a speak out in support of East Timor in the Queen Street Mall on July 15. The protest was called in response to the previous day's violent crackdown by Indonesian troops on a protest in Dili.

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