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Gambling On The First Race By Steve Mickler Commissioned and published by the Louis St John Johnson Memorial Trust Fund Centre for Research in Culture and Communication, Murdoch University Reviewed by Geoff Spencer This comprehensive
By Tom Flanagan SYDNEY — Two hundred and fifty local residents attended a rally to save two Erskineville parks on August 1. The rally demanded that the two adjoining parks (on the corners of Erskineville Road and Albert Street) be preserved
Camp humour and a serious subject The art of being still Written by Steven Dawson Directed by Karl Steinberg Universal Theatre, Melbourne, until August 16 Reviewed by Mark Urban Described by its writer as a "serious comedy", The art of
Successful mix and match cabaret Sirens of Rhythm Produced by Beth Child Directed by Margaret Davis At the Paint Factory, Donkin Street, West End, Brisbane Until August 9. Bookings 3699418 Reviewed by Dave Riley Billed as cabaret
The former ironworkers' union (FIMEE) has taken another step towards becoming a general manufacturing union with an 80% vote by the 3500-member Glass Workers' Union to amalgamate with it. The 100,000-member FIMEE already has extensive coverage
By Frank Noakes LONDON — The Tory government on July 14 announced plans to privatise British Rail. The process, sketched in a 21-page white paper, will begin as early as next year. Under the remarkably vague proposals, BR will retain the
Fiona McCrossin Act now to save south-east forests The south-east forest campaign aims to stop the woodchipping of the last old growth forests in the south-east of NSW. These represent the last forests to have survived 20 years of
Radio highlights Hawaii — Hawaii's recent history sung by historian Jonathon Osorio. He sings about the islanders' protest movements — from protecting their land against development and environmental destruction to the campaign against the
By Bronwen Beechey MELBOURNE — With recent opinion polls indicating a swing of at least 10% against Labor, the defeat of the Kirner government at the state elections in October seems a foregone conclusion. It seems key ministers have accepted
Public meeting Youth unemployment: A generation betrayed Young employed activists discuss strategies for real job creation, living wages, and an environmentally sustainable economy. Panel includes: Wendy Robertson, Resistance; Mary Macgregor,

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