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Friends of Felton (FoF) organised two very successful film and information evenings in Pittsworth and Toowoomba on October 1 and 2. One hundred and ninety people attended, including several councillors.
With recession now a reality in the United States, and highly likely in Japan and much of Europe, global business is coming out fighting against government policies that might restrict its ability to keep making profits. Measures aimed at limiting carbon emissions have come under fire.
A public statement endorsed by 40 of Australia’s leading environmental scientists warns that the global economic crisis must not be allowed to detract from action to halt global warming. The letter was published on crikey.com.au on October 21.
TAFE teachers have been rallying outside ALP state politicians offices in their campaign for a new enterprise bargaining agreement (EBA).
Two hundred teachers rallied outside New South Wales parliament on October 23 to demand that education minister Verity Firth renegotiate the teacher transfer system.
SYDNEY — A resolution put by Jonathan Doig from the Sutherland Climate Action Network and passed unanimously at the NSW Nature Conservation Council (NCC) annual conference on October 18 states, "The climate crisis has reached the level of a state
Talk of assassination plots and rising concerns about a high abstention rate have marked the beginning of the November 23 regional elections race.
Faced with the complete collapse of its financial system, the Icelandic government has accepted a US$6 billion “bailout package”, which would include more than $1 billion input from the International Monetary Fund.
The following statement was issued by the Intervention Rollback Action Group, Alice Springs, on October 11.
You must have noticed that the Christmas decorations are rapidly spreading all over the shopping malls, not so subtly signalling another season of extreme shopping and extreme credit card abuse.

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