NUS National Education Conference By Ray Fulcher BRISBANE — More than 100 people attended the NUS National Education Conference here July 5-6. The conference was organised around seminars featuring talks on aspects of the attack on higher
By Justin Randell MELBOURNE "Fight the system" was the theme of the 26th national conference of the socialist youth organisation Resistance, held here July 4-6. Two hundred and eighty delegates and observers attended the conference, many for the
Australia ordered to release Adams documents Immigration minister Philip Ruddock must release documents used to refuse Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams' entry to Australia, a court ruled on July 1. Federal Court Judge Doug Drummond ruled that
Anti-nuke protests By Jennifer Thompson Aboriginal traditional owners protested at the gates of the Orebody No. 3 of Ranger uranium mine in Kakadu in the NT on July 8. On the same day, the first anniversary of the International Court of
Limited reprieve for Day of Mourning site By Chris Martin SYDNEY — Activists campaigning to save the historic "Day of Mourning and Protest" site in Elizabeth Street staged a spirited overnight vigil and demonstration here on July 9 and
Richmond protest against One Nation By Natasha Simons RICHMOND — Some 60 people gathered outside the Richmond RSL on July 2 to protest against a meeting of Pauline Hanson supporters looking to set up a branch of One Nation in the
East Timorese picket consulate By Bridget Riggs MELBOURNE A picket was maintained at the Indonesian consulate from June 27 to July 4 to protest against the murder on June 25 of East Timorese resistance leader David Alex by the Indonesian
Anti-Hanson protests in Victoria and NSW Two thousand people participated in a silent vigil outside the launch of Pauline Hanson's One Nation party in Ballarat on June 23. The protest was organised by community and church groups and supported by
NSW Labor divided on power sell-off By Shane Bentley SYDNEY — A June 26 anti-privatisation rally called by the Labour Council of NSW outside state parliament attracted more than 1000 workers. It was joined by another 2500 workers
Victorian health dispute still simmering By Jo Obronschka MELBOURNE — Victorian public sector nurses voted to end industrial bans, in place since June 12, at a stop-work meeting on June 23. The industrial action forced the state
By Ruth Ratcliffe BRISBANE — The Queensland minister for health, National Party member Mike Horan, has launched an attack on women's right to abortion. Horan displayed his ultra-right, anti-woman views on the weekend of June 21-22 when
By Tony Hastings EAST GIPPSLAND — The chainsaw crews and bulldozers are ripping into Goolengook's rainforest again. Winter has set in, and the road is too boggy to drive log trucks in, so they are building roads — paid for by the Victorian
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