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By Maurice Sibelle Brisbane Environmental Youth Alliance, after the very successful EYA national conference in Melbourne, has decided to take up the main campaign of the conference, resource security legislation. At its last meeting on Friday,
By Tracy Sorensen In her 1983 biography of Bob Hawke, Blanche d'Alpuget noted a word of warning Hawke had given Gough Whitlam during the famous "It's Time" campaign that swept Labor to government in 1972: "Murdoch had barracked hard for Whitlam
By Kerry Parnell SYDNEY — The fundamental cause of world environmental destruction, according to environmental activist Georgina Abrahams, is heteropatriarchy. She says that the key to a green future lies in phasing out masculine values on both a
By Peter Boyle Nobody could accuse the ACTU leadership of strategic genius. They locked themselves into the Labor government's rigged wages system right through the boom of the '80s, systematically opposing any attempt to pursue claims outside the
Gladstone strike threatened By Bill Mason BRISBANE — A major row is brewing over the dismissal without warning of 90 workers at Comalco's Boyne Island aluminium smelter near Gladstone. Preparations for the use of scabs to keep the plant going
South Sydney Greens select candidates SYDNEY — South Sydney Greens have announced candidates for two seats in the coming NSW elections. Well-attended meetings in Redfern and Newtown selected Mark Berriman to contest the seat of Heffron and
National green party (From A. Garton, Melbourne) The following is from a letter in the Melbourne Age on April 4, written by David Ball of Balaclava: Senator Powell may well support a Democrat merger with the greens. However, the Democrats'
Three hundred university students from all over Sydney besieged the offices of the ALP in a noisy protest against campus overcrowding on April 16, reports Barry Healy. A rock band from Sydney University played protest songs written especially for the
HOBART — Asia-Pacific Action Group wishes to express its deep regret and loss at the recent deaths of two special Tasmanian green activists, Rory Doohan and Gavin McKenzie. Both Gavin and Rory devoted their recent lives to preserving the planet
The world's largest expanse of uncut forest — the northern forest of the Soviet Union — could be subject to new logging pressures as the Soviet Union invites foreign investment and joint ventures with European, Japanese, Korean, and North

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