By David Roberts In the early 1980s, the National Library of Australia in Canberra was collecting widely in the areas of British social history, local history and genealogy. Having acquired the excellent Clifford Collection of English Catholic and

Martha and I Directed by Jiri Weiss (Germany/France, 1990) True Confections Directed by Gail Singer (Canada, 1991) Showing at the Second Jewish Film Festival Until December 1 AFI Cinema, Paddington, Sydney Reviewed by Vivienne Porzsolt

Seminar on Latin America By Roberto Jorquera BRISBANE — Forty people attended a Latin American seminar on November 9 organised by CISLAC, the Guatemalan Human Rights Group, Medical aid for El Salvador, El Salvador Solidarity Group and the Pablo

WA hospital workers meet By Rodney Cheuk PERTH — Frustration with award restructuring and long delays in reaching a wage agreement were evident at a stop-work meeting of 1500 hospital workers here on November 14. The workers, members of the

By Andrea Sharam MELBOURNE — The Rapid Transit Link is a proposed private rail link to Tullamarine Airport from Spencer Street Station. The Public Transport Corporation (PTC) has released an information circular which outlines the proposal and

MELBOURNE — The Kirner government settled its dispute with the Federated Teachers Union of Victoria, which covers most primary and technical state school teachers, on November 15 after 12 weeks of bans and rolling strikes. The government promised

By Frank Noakes PERTH — Raised in the small rural town of Beverley, 100 kilometres north-east of here, Australia's first elected "peace politician" came from anything but a radical background. In fact, for Jo Vallentine, Brides of Christ cut

Bikeways and job creation By Alan A. Parker If Bob Hawke wants to provide jobs in 1992, especially for many of the low-skilled breadwinners who have little chance of finding work, and before projected major infrastructure projects come on line

Young people's refuge fights back By Kim Spurway SYDNEY — About 100 youth workers, residents and supporters rallied outside the Young People's Refuge, Marrickville, on November 11. They were supporting a management-worker decision to resist

By Norm Dixon AEIOU Akona Te Reo [Learn the language] Too many tears, for too many years We've been crying alone Now's the time to make up your mind Listen to your own If you learn about yourself and your history Know where you come from,


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