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August was a terrible month of climate vandalism in Western Australia.

The August 1 national day of action for equal marriage rights was the biggest demonstration for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) rights in Australian history.
The Age of Stupid Directed by Franny Armstrong With Pete Postlethwaite In cinemas
The Secretary General of the Communist Party of Vietnam, Nong Duc Manh will visit Australia from September 6 to 9 at the invitation of Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to discuss upgrading bilateral relations to that of a “comprehensive partnership”.
From desert-fringe villages and drowning atolls, global warming is predicted to set climate refugees on the move. But arguably, the first climate refugees to reach Australia’s major cities are arriving already. And the places from which they have come are not exotic — rural towns like Mildura, Renmark and Griffith.
Sol Nationself-titled EP by Sol Nation Released September through MGM Email solnation@gmail.com
The “people's power speaking tour” of two Venezuelan revolutionaries began with a forum in the Geelong Trades Hall on August 31.
On August 21, a new group, “Forcewatch”, was launched to monitor the Queensland Police Service’s contentious “move-on power” laws.
Emergency services officers (ESOs) have returned to work at the Hazelwood power station with a clear win after an epic five months in dispute with their employer, contracting firm Diamond Protection.
A 30-strong protest outside the Federal Court in Sydney on August 27 demanded the Rudd Labor government stop its move to compulsorily acquire the Alice Springs town camps.

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