Blood Moon By Tes Lyssiotis Directed by Robert Draffin Cast: Nina Landis, Maggie Millar, Diedre Rubinstein, Mary Sitarenos Theatreworks, Melbourne, until March 28 Reviewed by Bronwen Beechey Blood Moon is Tes Lyssiotis' 13th play
By Peter Boyle Linn Van Hek and Joe Dolce presented Difficult Women, readings and songs celebrating "women who have dared to stand up and speak", to completely sold out seasons at Melbourne's La Mamma and Budinski's theatres last year. Then,
Power and Protest: Movements for Social Change in Australian Society By Verity Burgmann Allen and Unwin. 302 pp. $24.95 (pb) Reviewed by Vannessa Hearman Verity Burgmann, co-editor of the four volume A People's History of Australia
MARINA CARMAN's family left South Africa in 1977 and returned for their first visit in December. Here she describes what she found. The one word that hits more than any other and around which everything else seems to circle is: change.
Protest at Brisbane Women's Prison By Sylvia Porter BRISBANE — Twenty-five people picketed the Brisbane Women's Prison on March 20, protesting against the imprisonment of women for offences related to domestic violence. The action
By Renfrey Clarke MOSCOW — "What has occurred has been an attempt to concentrate power fully in the hands of the Soviets, to return the Communist nomenklatura to the levers of government, and to seize back the democratic conquests of August
Rainbow Warrior visits Hobart By Rohan Gaiswinkler HOBART — The Rainbow Warrior visited Hobart from March 11. The launch of the Greenpeace "Cities and Coasts Campaign" took place on board on March 12. The campaign targets
By Norm Dixon The United States government is "a major and flagrant human rights violator" which is "perpetrating terror on its own citizens" through its frequent use of the death penalty, Rick Halperin, chairperson of Amnesty International
Secret radioactive dumping in Pacific WASHINGTON — Reports from the European press that the Soviet Navy secretly dumped nuclear reactors and radioactive waste into the Sea of Japan indicate a more damaging nuclear legacy of the Cold War
By Catherine Brown DUNDALK — Under the banner "Unity and Independence — For a Peaceful Future", Sinn Fein's 1993 Ard Fheis (annual conference) affirmed the centrality of the party's new thinking about its strategy for peace in Ireland.