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WA MP quits Labor By Frank Noakes PERTH — The Lawrence Labor government — already a minority government — was rocked by another resignation on October 7. Frank Donovan, member for the working-class suburb of Morley, said the controversial
Bob Hawke's pledge that by 1990 no child in Australia would live in poverty is little more than a forgotten sick joke. This has not prevented the federal government from undertaking new pledges to improve the lot of children. But, CRAIG CORMICK
Belfast councillor visits Australia Story and photo by Steve Painter Britain's policy in the north of Ireland is falling apart to the extent that many British Tory politicians will now admit privately that they would like to get out. But
ADELAIDE — On October 9 the federal Industrial Relations Commission approved sole coverage by a company union at CSR's new sugar distribution plant here. The organisation is the CSR Officers' Association, which is not affiliated to the ACTU and
Cuba solidarity conference By Pip Hinman MELBOURNE — A national conference to discuss solidarity with Cuba is being planned here for Sunday November 3. Australia-Cuba Friendship Society spokesperson Dave Deutschmann told Green Left Weekly
By Pete Malatesta SYDNEY — A petrol bomb attack on the Woolloomooloo Finger Wharf on October 9 has resulted in a tightening of security on this unique and historic building. This was the fourth arson attempt on the wharf in the past seven
Open Council Charter for Marrickville By Dave Wright SYDNEY — Green councillor Bruce Welch and community independent Sonia Laverty are using their balance of power on the Marrickville Council to attempt to force adoption of an Open Council
Gifts to Nats 'normal practice' By Bill Mason BRISBANE — The final round in the Fitzgerald Inquiry process got under way here on September 23 with the start of the trial of former premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen on perjury charges.
Tully hydro project unnecessary By Bill Mason BRISBANE — The proposed Tully-Millstream hydro-electric project in north Queensland could be postponed if electricity demand were reduced, a consultant has told the federal government. The
Call on Hawke to recognise Croatia By Sean Malloy SYDNEY — The Croatian community called for the Australian government to recognise Croatia as an independent country at a press conference here on September 26. Representatives from the

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