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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

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

Another player in the backlash? The "wild men" tell us that we have ignored them for too long. But not any more: the wild men are on the move. Over recent months, there has been a tremendous amount of interest in the many issues that surround

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,

A recent dispute in Casino, NSW, involved the expulsion of an Aboriginal high school student for calling "asshole" a teacher alleged to have used racist language, including terms such as "vermin", in regard to Aborigines. Former teacher ERIC EARLY

By David Robie AUCKLAND — Prime minister Jim Bolger's government calls for an investigation into allegations of extortion from homeless Pacific islanders desperate for living quarters by staff of the state-owned Housing New Zealand

Where the cancer is "Take care of the children. Tobacco will kill you and I am living proof of it ... I've spent the last months of my life in an incubator." — US actor Wayne McLaren, Marlboro Man in numerous cigarette advertisements, shortly

By Felicity Ruby Stall 117 at Aidex housed the Aerospace Foundation, advertising "The Essential Asia-Pacific Aerospace Event ... to reinforce Australia's place as the centre of Aerospace research and development design and production".

Petition on Libyan sanctions A Hands off Libya committee has been formed in Australia in response to the developing military threats against Libya by the US and its allies. On March 31 the UN Security Council passed a resolution imposing an

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