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Harsh US jail conditions for peace activists By Bill Mason BRISBANE — Australian peace activists Ciaron O'Reilly and Moana Cole are facing harsh prison conditions in the US, after their conviction for damaging a B-52 bomber and a US Air Force
Government announces Fraser Island package By Bill Mason BRISBANE — Conservation organisation representatives have generally welcomed the Queensland government's decision to end logging and sand mining on Fraser Island by December 31, while
Update on the New World Order Remember the peace and security that were supposed to be brought about by George Bush's New World Order (plus the "death of communism")? In the last few days, two series of events have demonstrated in practice what
By Tracy Sorensen The Victorian government's standing committee on infertility has approved experiments on embryos up to 14 days old. Previously, the committee's guidelines allowed limited experimentation to embryos between 22 and 48 hours old.
Class Analysis and Contemporary Australia Janeen Baxter, Michael Emmison and John Western (eds) Macmillan Australia, 1991 Reviewed by Jeremy Smith Australian studies of class have often been overshadowed by international efforts, notably those
The sharp pen of our poet lorikeet The Bastard Who Squashed the Grapes in Me Bag 313 poems, songs and stories By Denis Kevans Left Book Club 128 pp. $10.00 Reviewed by Bruce Copping Denis Kevans is neither an academic's poet nor the
Actors Equity criticises Perth cops By Leon Harrison PERTH — The WA Police Union has been slammed by Actors Equity over its defence of the Tactical Response Group intimidation of two Aboriginal actors a fortnight ago. On the evening of
Compensation for 10B victims? By Bill Mason BRISBANE — The Queensland government has announced plans to compensate former patients of Townsville Hospital's notorious Ward 10 psychiatric unit. Solicitors acting for 18 victims of the brutal
PENRITH — The outer Sydney centre of Penrith had its biggest demonstration in years on September 17, when 1500 workers rallied to protest against Nick Greiner's industrial legislation and to express their solidarity with the workers at Vista, who
Story and photo by Col Hesse SYDNEY — More than 2000 residents of packed the Marrickville Town Hall on the night of September 18 and heard nurse Sue Larkings condemn the state government's decision to close Marrickville Hospital without any

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