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By Frances Kelly SYDNEY — Whinge about something often enough via talkback radio and, no matter how much it reeks of myth and misinformation, the NSW government might start listening. In the case of attacks on the fundamental conservation purpose
Greenhouse action planned ADELAIDE — After receiving numerous inquiries about the greenhouse national day of action planned for November 30, the Australian Conservation Foundation has called a meeting to organise a bike rally. All interested
By James Vassilopoulos According to Mick Kelly, vice-president of the northern districts of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union, there was a "very strong likelihood" that the Australian Industrial Relations Commission would
Democratic Socialists launch ACT election campaign By Paul Oboohov CANBERRA — The Democratic Socialist campaign for the ACT elections in February was launched on October 24. The audience of 40 also celebrated the official registration of the
By Bronwen Beechey and Ben Courtice MELBOURNE — The campaign against the Victorian government's amendments to the WorkCover scheme has moved into higher gear following a stop-work and rally of 60,000 people on October 29 and a 24-hour stoppage by
Foreign affairs minister Alexander Downer has repeated his position that there will be no further inquiry into the killing of six journalists in East Timor in 1975. "We can't keep having inquiry after inquiry after inquiry into this incident, which
By Norm Dixon Zimbabwe's impoverished farm workers have won a hefty wage increase as a result of their first organised national strike against the country's 4000 wealthy, predominantly white, commercial farmers. Farm workers, who walked out at the
The quality of mercy By Brandon Astor Jones Moments ago, as Superior Court Judge Ken Nix — in his own good ol' boy way — sang the words, "... and may God have mercy upon your soul", it probably never occurred to his toe-the-line
By James Vassilopoulos "The Hunter Valley miners are fighting for secure, permanent jobs, for the maintenance of long service leave and recreation leave — the same conditions that many working people are fighting for. They deserve our full
Resistance holds Rage Against Racism By Wendy Robertson and Cassandra Pomroy SYDNEY — Around 500 young people from across Sydney attended the Resistance "Rage Against Racism" held in Parramatta Park on October 25. Resistance organised the event

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