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By Dr Kamala Emanuel Doctors in the NSW public hospital system are preparing to take industrial action over changes to Medicare announced in the federal budget. The changes would deny Medicare provider numbers to about a third of new doctors each
By Renfrey Clarke MOSCOW — "Russia's Federal Security Service [FSB] said yesterday that it had observed all relevant legal norms in its arrest and detainment of Alexander Nikitin", an Itar-Tass report on September 11 stated blandly. The security
LifeDirected by Lawrence JohnstonReviewed by Vanessa Sparrow Lawrence Johnston's Life is a stark yet compassionate film. Based on the 1991 play Containment (written by lead actor John Brumpton), it is ostensibly about a group of male prisoners,
By Steven Katsineris Ariel Sharon has re-entered the government of Israel. Sharon is minister of national infrastructure, which includes energy, land management, railways, roads, mines, water and settlement roads in what Israel calls the
By Paul Howes After several successful walkouts, secondary students in Melbourne and Sydney have decided to set up unions to campaign against education funding cuts and other issues affecting secondary students. The Sydney union, the United
Save our ABC: The Case for Maintaining Australia's National BroadcasterEdited by M. Fraser & Joseph O'Reilly$10.00 from Friends of the ABC in each state: GPO Box 4065MM Melbourne 3001; PO Box 1391 North Sydney 2059; 7 Grantley Ave Rostrevor 5073; 344
y Marina Cameron A centerpiece of the federal government's youth unemployment strategy announced in the federal budget is a new labour market program called Green Corps, in which young people carry out environmental conservation and restoration
Motion on support for democracy The following motion, adopted by the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union national seminar held on August 17-18, can be put to trade union members and delegates' meetings at the branch, state or national
Voluntary euthanasia, like voluntary abortion, is supported by a majority of Australians. Euthanasia may even be better supported, as a recent Bulletin Morgan poll indicated. In the September 7 poll, 76% of the of the 611 respondents surveyed said a
How about terminations for telephones? How are you today sir? Very fine, yes? Looking for something special? You've come to the right place. Come, let me show you. Never mind the quality, feel the width. And cheap! So cheap! You won't believe me

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