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By Charlie Brady It should be known in about three weeks whether exhibits which helped to convict Ray and Peter Mickelberg of the 1982 Perth Mint swindle were fabricated. Last month, WA Chief Justice David Malcolm ruled that it was "in the
Cover-up over oil blaze By Liam Mitchell ADELAIDE — In an apparent cover-up following a fire at the Mobil Port Stanvac oil refinery, management is claiming there are no possible health effects of the blaze and no cause for concern over
Pilbara Aborigines plan for jobs By Leon Harrison PERTH — Aboriginal people in the Pilbara region are planning to establish enterprises to boost jobs and achieve greater independence. The Karijini Aboriginal Corporation, representing the
By Peter Boyle MELBOURNE — Victoria's Kirner Labor government could soon surpass the Greiner Liberal-National government of NSW in privatisations. The State Bank of Victoria was sold to the partially privatised Commonwealth Bank in
Talking union ADELAIDE — The Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union has placed green bans on the development of a sand dune site in Tennyson to prevent its sale by the government. The site is zoned residential, but residents say it
Huge jobless numbers in Ballarat By Rachel Evans BALLARAT — Underemployment could be as high as 34.8% overall and over 50% among youth in this Victorian regional centre, according to a survey by the Ballarat University College and the
By Denis Kevans KATOOMBA — Readers of the Blue Mountains Gazette must be increasingly bemused by the paper's commentaries on ongoing development disputes. Ralph Williams, structural engineer, was mayor of the Blue Mountains until the
Easter break Green Left is taking a one-week holiday over the Easter period, so there will be no issue dated April 22. We will return to our regular weekly schedule with the issue dated April 29.
Sack racist cops, says Boney family By John Tognolini SYDNEY — Priscilla Boney, mother of Lloyd Boney, who died in a Brewarrina police cell in 1987, is demanding the dismissal of two police who mocked her son's death and that of David Gundy
By Steve Painter Third World nations and non-government organisations (NGOs) are gloomy about prospects for the United Nations' Earth Summit following an unproductive five-week preparatory meeting (Prepcom Four), which finished in New York on

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