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The seesaw system The federal Liberal Party is marking a half century since its founding. "Celebrating" would be far too strong a term to describe the party's attitude towards its birthday. Their mood suggests that the Liberal leaders have
Tim E. Stewart DARWIN — One hundred performers, 20 acts and a steamy evening. A packed Browns Mart Community Arts Centre tapped, slapped and clapped their way through three hours of mind-blowing percussion on October 1. Billed as "The
By Peter Montague The US National Cancer Advisory Board (NCAB), an official body of the National Cancer Institute, in September issued a stinging indictment of the nation's cancer programs. Furthermore, for the first time in memory the
ADELAIDE — The Ambulance Employees Association is considering placing bans on paperwork, which would result in free ambulance services to patients. This stems from changes to ambulance workers' rosters aimed at cutting overtime and wages.
Aborigines win deal over national park By Bill Mason Aborigines occupying the Lawn Hill National Park in northern Queensland began leaving their camp on October 28, after winning concessions from state environment minister Molly
Ambitious "Honest, there really isn't much wrong with our party that winning a federal election wouldn't fix." — Liberal MP Tony Abbott. Career path "Unless and until women become more active in the factions, change is not
By Boris Kagarlitsky MOSCOW — In Russian cities these days, the number of animals is increasing steadily. But to put this down to an improvement in the state of the environment would be risky, to say the least. The animal life in Russian
By Lynette J. Dumble The overwhelming majority of print and electronic media conveyed a message of consensus from last month's International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in Cairo. Similar messages appeared even within
Philippines villagers fight Mitsubishi Residents of Masinloc on the Philippines island of Luzon are fighting a gigantic power plant that could force them off their land, cut thousands of century-old mango trees, pollute rivers and endanger
Korean socialists arrested The Committee to Defend South Korean Socialists is asking trade unionists, women's organisations, academics, MPs, journalists and members of progressive organisations to support the defence 36 members of the
The Bold Riders: Behind Australia's Corporate Collapses By Trevor Sykes Allen and Unwin, 1994. 651 pp., $45 (hb) Reviewed by Frank Noakes "They [the corporate raiders] used tiny equity holdings as the basis for huge empires
Innovative theatre takes up East Timor Quito By Martin Wesley-Smith and Peter Wesley-Smith Performed by the Song Company Presented by the Sydney Metropolitan Opera Directed by John Wregg Seven performances from