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By Lisa Macdonald Two weeks ago, the ALP, Coalition and Australian Democrats voted themselves a windfall totalling over $15 million. The Commonwealth Electoral Amendment Bill (No. 2) 1994, passed by the Senate on March 30, was a deal
By Peter Webster SYDNEY — Social Security workplace delegates from all over NSW attended the Combined Delegates Conference (CDC) at the Community and Public Sector Union's Sydney Office on March 27 and 28. Important issues discussed
Deal proposed on radioactive waste A leaked letter from South Australian Premier Dean Brown to Prime Minister Paul Keating reveals that the SA government is attempting to trade its opposition to a radioactive waste repository at Woomera for a
By Pip Hinman Australia will be well remembered for its role at the two-week climate conference in Berlin. With the so-called left winger Senator John Faulkner at the helm, the Australian delegation collaborated with a handful of rich countries
By Ladislas Niyongira [This article first appeared in the Rwandan newspaper Kinyamateka. An entire edition of the paper has been translated into French and English by the organisations Reporters Sans Frontieres and World Media Network and is
By Tim Dauth JOHANNESBURG — "Consolidate and advance": these are the tasks, delegates to the South African Communist Party Gauteng regional congress here decided on March 18-19. The congress recognised that the immediate task is to address the
Reconciling Australia: The Hard Questions — Four prominent Aborigines have their say about the woolly concept of "reconciliation" in a special four-part series. Barbara Flick, indigenous adviser to the AMA, John Ah Kit, executive director of the
The senator's skeletons The WA senator with domestic violence skeletons in his closet was forced on April 3 to resign from his position as deputy president of the Senate, after his admission of having bashed his wife. Resignation was his only
Thirty-seven people — 22 civilians and 15 alleged guerillas — were killed by the Indonesian army in West Papua between June 1994 and February 1995, according to a report released by the Australian Council for Overseas Aid (ACFOA) on April 5.
Blowout Comb Digable Planets EMI Reviewed by Zanny Begg Digable Planet's 1993 release Reaching (a New Refutation of Time and Space) was unforgettable. It had a catchy, slick beat. But what made the album really stay in your mind was its

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