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Open Council Charter for Marrickville By Dave Wright SYDNEY — Green councillor Bruce Welch and community independent Sonia Laverty are using their balance of power on the Marrickville Council to attempt to force adoption of an Open Council
By Peter Boyle MELBOURNE — One never knows what to expect in the city these days. The other day I saw a young woman running through the lunchtime crowd, shouting: "Give me a dollar! Somebody give me a dollar, or I'll sing!" As she weaved her way
ADELAIDE — On October 9 the federal Industrial Relations Commission approved sole coverage by a company union at CSR's new sugar distribution plant here. The organisation is the CSR Officers' Association, which is not affiliated to the ACTU and
Compassion em = By Pauline Quinn Hate filled eyes & gleeful smiles 8 pairs of hands pulling clothes Pulling hair and tearing flesh Pulling legs apart To search between Does my struggle add to your fun? My resistance give you pleasure? This
Workers in the western region of Jakarta are beginning to organise. Recently a number of large strikes have occurred in the region. The Suharto regime and the army have reacted by infiltrating every community and workplace. In Jakarta, MIKAEL HIDAYAT
By Colin Pemul A unique island ecosystem in Indonesia may vanish within a few months. Siberut, lying off the west coast of Sumatra, has been geographically isolated for at least half a million years. In 1980 the World Wildlife Fund conducted a
As NSW and federal governments prepare to push ahead with the third runway for Sydney airport, PAUL FITZGERALD examines the environmental objections that are still unanswered. The supplement to the Third Runway Draft Environmental Impact
The art of housework Her Story: Images of Domestic Labour in Art S.H. Ervin Gallery, Observatory Hill, Sydney, until October 21 Reviewed by Kim Spurway "Her Story" is a unique exhibition of images of domestic labour in Australian art. It
The Week that Was Kevin Healy is on holiday and has taken his column with him.
Out of Control: The Story of the Reagan Administration's Secret War in Nicaragua, the Illegal Arms Pipeline, and the Contra Drug Connection By Leslie Cockburn, Bloomsbury Publishing Ltd Reviewed by Mark Delmege Panamanian strong man Manuel

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