Youth band competition
SYDNEY — South Sydney Youth Services are holding a youth band competition on August 8 in conjunction with the Mascon 3 Festival 1998, at Sydney Park in St Peters. Young female musicians are particularly encouraged to

By Jorge Jorquera
MELBOURNE — More than 300 anti-racist activists and local residents protested against the policies of One Nation in Footscray on July 4. The rally was organised by the Democratic Socialists and Resistance. Participants came from

Canberra high school walkout against One Nation
By Jordie Collins
CANBERRA — On July 2, despite school administrations threatening to penalise students, around 120 secondary students participated in an anti-racist walkout. The rally provided a

Delegates rally against award stripping
By Michael Bull
MELBOURNE More than 1200 job delegates and union officials rallied against the introduction of award stripping at Melbourne Town Hall on July 1. The meeting was organised by the Victorian

By Allan Little and Adam Baker
One of Pauline Hanson's former secretaries alleged recently that One Nation voters were "losers" and "half-wits". While the party's supporters may include a few half-wits, it is definitely true that many are losing

How to be true blue
When last we met I was a little excited.
I'm sorry if I seemed a bit over the top, but you're sure to understand why I was gushing. It's not every day that someone gets his own Little Aussie Battler™; to have and to

It's time like these you need GLW
July 1 was a bad day for most of us. It was a day that most will wish had never happened. Perhaps it was just a bad dream? Unfortunately not.
Pauline Hanson's One Nation party launched its racist

By Francesca Davis
Supposedly one the world's best controlled fisheries, the cod fishery in the Barents Sea, north of Scandinavia, is on the verge of biological collapse. This is the only remaining cod fishery in the world and is the last in a

By Sue Boland
Shortly after the Coalition parties' disastrous result in the Queensland election, an International Monetary Fund delegation to Australia urged the Australian government to maintain its commitment to tax "reform". In an earlier visit,

Political prisoners benefit a huge success
By Lynda Hansen
BRISBANE — More than 120 people crammed into Che's Lounge on June 28 to support the campaign to free Indonesia's political prisoners. The fundraiser was organised by Green Left Weekly


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