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Varied IWD in Wollongong By Lisa Schofield WOLLONGONG — During the past two weeks, women here have celebrated International Women's Day with a range of activities, starting with a toast and film night at the Illawarra Women's Health Centre
Liquor workers fight wage cuts By Roberto Jorquera MELBOURNE — Two thousand liquor trades workers took a tough stand on penalty rates and loadings at a March 5 stop-work meeting. "The membership voted unanimously to authorise our officials
The Cuba Solidarity Campaign national conference will be held in Melbourne on May 9-10, a week earlier than previously planned. The conference dates have been changed to allow representatives from Cuban organisations to attend and address the
By Nick Everett SYDNEY — The federal government's decision to stop funding Student Initiatives in Community Health (SICH) and the NSW Family Planning Association's Making Sense of Sex Project is a big blow to the fight against AIDS, said
By Kath Gelber SYDNEY — Photocopies of the Fact and Fantasy File were enthusiastically received at Sydney Girls High school on March 6. Distributed by the radical youth organisation Resistance, the diaries were welcomed by a large crowd of
Thousands of women around the country celebrated International Women's Day on March 7-8. About 5000 marched in Sydney, reports Tracy Sorensen. Themes included the right to choose abortion, opposition to the closure of Royal Women's Hospital,
WOLLONGONG — The second annual Swim for Guatemala was held on February 29. More than 170 swimmers raised over $6000 for aid projects in Guatemala. The event is sponsored jointly by the Committee in Solidarity with Latin America and the Caribbean
Aboriginal singer refused service at Melbourne bar By Rjurik Davidson MELBOURNE — Staff at the Catani Bar in St Kilda on the night of March 4 refused entry to the lead singer of the Aboriginal band Yothu Yindi. Mandawuy Yunupingu said that
By Angela Matheson Photographs by Lisa Iley SYDNEY — A record crowd of up to 40 000 people jammed the route along Oxford Street in inner city Darlinghurst on the night of February 29to watch the 1992 Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. The
New magazine launched Story and photograph by Norm Dixon SYDNEY — One hundred people squeezed into the back bar of Sydney's Paragon Hotel for the launch of the monthly Modern Times, the newest addition to Australia's alternative media, on

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