By Anna McCormack BRISBANE — For 19 years, unpaid volunteers of the Children By Choice organisation have operated a counselling service offering advice on all options available to women faced with unwanted or unplanned pregnancy. Now the group is
By Kath Gelber HOBART — "Show Me Where It Hurts" was the title of an Anglo-Australian AIDS benefit exhibition held here from March 7 to 10. The project, initiated by UK artist Simon Leah, raised money for the British AIDS Information Service, the
Palestinian EDDIE ZANANIRI is the general secretary of the Committee of Arab-Australians, the most prominent Arab organisation in the Sydney antiwar movement. He spoke to DICK NICHOLS about US plans for the Middle East and the tasks of the antiwar
By Michael Bell BRISBANE — Green Alliance lord mayoral candidate Drew Hutton believes Greens can expect to win one seat and as many as three in the March 23 Brisbane City Council elections. With the Liberal-dominated council of Sallyanne
By Andrew McGain ADELAIDE — Under cover of talk about making Australia's car industry internationally competitive and of the need for higher productivity and better quality, plans for a new round of attacks on car workers were announced last week.
By Asples Madang (People of Madang) For the past 17 years, JANT Pty Ltd has paid the landowners of the Gogol-Naru in Papua New Guinea's Madang province only K1.18 per cubic metre (K1.00=US1.05) for premium timber — hardwoods that can easily
Nice little earner "Only arms dealers are expected to profit from war. But one effect of the early end to the Gulf War is that the American taxpayer might profit too, because cash donations from allies could exceed America's extra defence costs."
Irish band Spalpeen Irish band Spalpeen at the Celtic Club, Brisbane's newest alternative venue. Opened on March 2, the Celtic Club will provide a venue for republican music every Friday night and Sunday afternoon. The club will also be open to use
By Dave Riley Murphy Brown Channel 9 Many situation comedies are built around one central character who retails the best lines and carries the show. Most of these lucky stars are men. For women, the central performance in a comedy series
By Peter Boyle With more than one in 10 people out of a job, unemployment in Australia has reached record levels, and Bob Hawke's March 12 economic statement promised do away with even more jobs. The official unemployment rate, as calculated by