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By Peter Perkins SYDNEY — "It is necessary to make a thorough examination of all operations of the Authority to see where savings can be made. This is under way and your co-operation is imperative. The future of railways is the responsibility
By Jennifer Thompson John Howard has presented his "10-point plan" on native title as a compromise between the demands of the powerful mining and pastoral interests and their representatives, who are demanding that native title be extinguished,
Actively Radical TV — Sydney community television's progressive current affairs producers tackle the hard issues from the activist's point of view. CTS Sydney (UHF 31), every Thursday, 10pm and Saturday, 7pm. 9point = Access News —
Entertainment and politicsEntertainment and politics By Brandon Astor Jones "Black Entertainment Television owes a good deal more than it is giving to the African-American community." — Irving Elmer Bell. BAJ: What is your
Redfern housing questions SYDNEY — At an Aboriginal Housing Company (AHC) annual general meeting on April 26, members of the Redfern Aboriginal Housing Coalition — a community-based organisation seeking to re-establish and improve housing
By Reihana Mohideen Community and Public Sector Union members have begun a national campaign in defence of jobs and conditions. The strongest action planned so far is an ACT branch stoppage called by the executive for May 8. The stoppage, a week
US chemical weapons bill masks nuclear deployment The US Senate voted on April 17 to impose tough penalties, including death, on anyone dealing with chemical weapons. The Chemical and Biological Weapons Threat Reduction Act 1997 provides
On April 29, BHP announced that the Newcastle steelworks, the Sydney wire mill and the Geelong rod mill will all close by the end of 1999, resulting in the loss of several thousand jobs. Green Left Weekly's ALEX BAINBRIDGE spoke to GEOFF PAYNE, a
Since its launch more than six years ago, Green Left Weekly has been a consistent source of information and analysis for people and organisations campaigning against racism in Australia and internationally. During May and June, Green Left will
By Kerryn Williams While more attention has been directed at the federal government's plans for higher education, secondary education is also under severe attack from both state and federal governments. One of the biggest factors is a massive
Pay as you learn? We can't afford it! By Marina Cameron Students and university staff around the country will rally on May 8 in a show of anger at federal government policy on education. What theyre rallying against is the
For his latest film, Carla's Song, director KEN LOACH teamed up with scriptwriter PAUL LAVERTY. The film is a love story set against the background of the Nicaraguan Contra War. It portrays the gains of the Sandinista revolution which overthrew the