By Deva Darshi The Friends of the Forest Campaign arose from the 1994 decision to use non-violent direct action to try to halt the rapid destruction of our old-growth forests in the south-west of Western Australia. Concern for the way in
Antiwar fighter seeks to return to US By Deirdre Graham A self-exiled man, who claims he destroyed draft files of poor and working class kids and destroyed the computer network of Dow Chemical Corporation during the Vietnam War, is
I Dream of Peace Published by UNICEF and Harper Collins $25 Reviewed by Norman Taylor "Don't ever hurt the children. They're not guilty of anything." This is the plea of a schoolgirl who is one of a great many still suffering from the
Women's services cut back in SA By Melanie Sjoberg ADELAIDE — The content of a report compiled by Adelaide Rape Action Link Up (RALU) titled "No Desks Or Doctors" presents the results of a survey of women's health and counselling services
Why have a head of state? There's been a lot of public debate about whether Australia's head of state under a future "republican system" should be elected or selected. While the PM wants the replacement governor general to be decided by a two
Between June 2 and 5, East Timorese members of the resistance, including National Council for Maubere Resistance (CNRM), Fretilin, and the Timorese Democratic Union (UDT), met for discussions with East Timorese from within East Timor and Indonesia.
Secret plans to expand Sydney airport By Janet Parker While protests by Sydney residents affected by aircraft noise and pollution continue, it has been revealed that the Federal Airports Corporation (FAC) is quietly hatching a plan for a
By Max Watts What do Kurt Waldheim, Macbeth, Hamlet's uncle the king of Denmark, and "Australian Foreign Minister" Senator Owens in Robert Cockburn's play Hotel Hibiscus have in common? All have had trouble with a ghost. The ghost of their
Tensions grow in Mt Isa By Bill Mason BRISBANE — Tensions are growing in Mt Isa once more as workers express concern over the future of enterprise bargaining at the MIM mine, scene of a major lockout in May. On June 16, Premier Wayne
Cutting schools off at the knees The recent federal budget contained a little item which was apparently regarded as so unimportant, it didn't even rate a mention in the media coverage. Funding to a gender equity program in high schools was


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