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By Jane Beckmann and Stephen O'Brien NEWCASTLE — The head of the Green ticket, John Sutton, appears almost certain to have won a seat in voting for the Newcastle City Council on September 14. The Greens and progressive independent candidates
By Norm Dixon The Republic of Bougainville was accepted as a new members of the Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organisation (UNPO) at its recent meeting in The Hague. The decision represents a small but important precedent in Bougainville's
Frank Gollan On a visit to Indonesia, FRANK GOLLAN found widespread stirrings of opposition. "We are paid 1000 rupiah [less than 70 cents] a day", said a community leader in a village whose land had been flooded by the Kedung Ombo dam in
UTS students protest By Carolyn Minchin SYDNEY — About 300 students at Sydney's University of Technology stormed and occupied the vice-chancellor's office on September 9 to protest against the allocation of $2 million of university funds for a
SYDNEY — In an event organised by Students Against War in Croatia, 1500 people rallied on September 11 and marched to Parliament House, where speakers called for an immediate cease-fire, the withdrawal of the Yugoslav People's Army and Australian
Medical services slammed By Bill Mason BRISBANE — The Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission has criticised medical services for Aboriginal communities in north Queensland as "inadequate and culturally inappropriate", in a report tabled
MELBOURNE — The "Jobs for Justice" rally organised by the Victorian Trades Hall Council and the Victorian Council for Social Service on September 10 attracted only about 1000 people, perhaps because it was raining. Union efforts to build the rally
By Peter Boyle MELBOURNE — The flashy venue (the World Trade Centre), the grossly blown-up images of speakers on a large video screen on the stage and the immaculate attention to appearance rather than substance said much about an ACTU congress
By Norm Dixon Audiences in three states will have the opportunity to see and hear South Africa's number one reggae and recording star, Lucky Dube, and his 13-piece band, when they tour in late September and early October. Lucky's performances
Not monolithic -2>I read with interest "Australian Jews and the Middle East. The Suppressed Debate". (GLW 4/9/91)0> Whilst the article contains some merit, it does tend (however inadvertently) to confirm the erroneous and widespread misconception

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