BY DOUG LORIMER Washington's campaign to brand Iran as being in violation of its obligations under the 1970 Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) will be bolstered by a report from the UN's International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). The report,
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BY DOUG LORIMER When Australian Federal Police raided the homes of 10 Iranian Australians on June 3, the AFP agents carried warrants authorising them to seize information relating to refugees' rights organisations and the Mujaheddin-e-Khalq (MEK),
BY ANGELA VECCHIO MELBOURNE — Australian Manufacturing Workers Union members at Stramit Building Products in Preston have won the first round of a struggle for a new enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA). The workers' claim is based on the
BY CHRISTINE HOWES Chances are, if you happen into a library or government building around Brisbane, there will be a painting, mural or sculpture depicting some aspect of Aboriginal life or portrait of an Aboriginal person. Chances are also high
BY SARAH STEPHEN There are 437 asylum seekers imprisoned in camps funded by the Australian government on Nauru, 169 of them children. Forty-nine people have been granted refugee status, yet are still waiting to be accepted for resettlement by a
BY STEPHEN GARVEY MELBOURNE — ACI Mould Manufacturing took the provocative action over the June 7-9 long weekend of issuing workers at its Box Hill plant with a notice that they would be locked out for a month from June 16 to July 18. The 77
BY GRANT COLEMAN In the June 5 Melbourne Age, federal education minister Brendan Nelson has claimed to be the victim of a scare campaign, arguing that student protesters have not stuck to the facts in condemning his package of reforms to higher
BY SARAH STEPHEN During the month of April, 85 of the 264 Iranian asylum seekers held in Australia's detention centres — those who have exhausted all avenues for appeal — were given a letter explaining that the memorandum of understanding (MOU)
BY SARAH STEPHEN A new 28-page booklet has been produced by the Western Australian Refugee Alliance which provides a good introduction to the issue of SIEV-X, the boat which sank in international waters on October 19, 2001, killing 353 of its


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