By Leo Wellin
Around the country, Community and Public Service Union members in Telstra are being asked to vote on a draft competency-based pay and training (CBP&T) agreement which unashamedly aims to deliver "commercial outcomes of improved

SBS Cyberwatch — Throughout November, SBS will screen 10 programs — films and documentaries — relating to the world's advancing technological systems. Cyberwatch will delve into high-tech animation, factual geometry, biotechnology, the science

Wilson led the Indonesians and East Timorese who climbed the fence of the Dutch Embassy on December 7, 1995 to protest the 1975 invasion of East Timor and call on the Jakarta regime to withdraw all military and police forces. He is also a national

By Kylie Moon and Sonny Witnall
HOBART — On October 22 at 5.40pm, four Aboriginal people were arrested in Franklin Square. The excessive violence used against two of those arrested was caught on home video. The footage was distributed to the

By Eva Cheng
On September 15, 12,000 people took to the streets in Hong Kong to protest Tokyo's recent manoeuvres to renew claims over the Diaoyu islands (called Senkaku by Japan). Ownership of these islands, 200 km north-east of Taiwan, has been

Win at Student Assistance Centre
By Jen Crothers
SYDNEY — At a time when victories in the pubic service are few and far between, a group of workers at Blacktown Student Assistance Centre have had a win. Since the federal budget, and the loss of

Rallies, marches and other activities in the last week of October marked the annual Reclaim the Night events protesting violence against women. From Canberra, Katrina Dean reports that around 350 women and male supporters gathered in Civic on October

By Marina Cameron
On November 9, supporters of a free East Timor will march in cities around Australia to commemorate the anniversary of the massacre by Indonesian troops of a peaceful demonstration in Dili, East Timor, on November 12, 1991.

By Michael Schafe
WOLLONGONG — Students from Illawarra high schools walked out of class on October 25 to protest the government's cuts to education funding, Austudy, Abstudy and the dole. As students rallied in the Wollongong mall amphitheatre,

By Norm Dixon
The refugee crisis in eastern Zaire follows months of brutal oppression — largely unreported in the mainstream media — against the Banyarwanda and Banyamulenge ethnic groups by the Zaire dictatorship, in league with those


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