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Art for the wilderness By Bill Mason BRISBANE — Avant GARD, "an urgent event for the Sarawak rainforests", was launched on January 31 at Space Plenitude, an alternative art gallery here. The environmental art exhibition, featuring more
Aidex aftermath NEWCASTLE — At the Stop Aidex protest, Peace Forum members Ron Gallagher and Bob Berghout were arrested. Both pleaded not guilty. Ron's trial is coming up early in April and Bob's was brought to a happy conclusion two weeks
WA safe sex campaign hit By Leon Harrison PERTH — The safe sex campaign launched by state health minister Keith Wilson has been condemned by ACT UP Perth, the Family Planning Association, the Uniting Church and the Australian Federation of
By Barry Healy MELBOURNE - Active members and delegates from the Public Sector Union in Sydney, Melbourne and Canberra held a national con- ference here on January 26 to discuss problems facing public servants and map out a strategy against the
Jailed women suffer mental stress By Bill Mason BRISBANE — Women in prison suffer levels of psychiatric problems 150 times greater than women "outside", a survey has found. More than half the 92 women prisoners surveyed suffered
By Ray Fulcher MELBOURNE — A decision to campaign around the Kangaroo '92 military exercise, the aerospace exhibition and the Cape York space base was adopted by around 60 peace activists attending the Campaigning Against Militarism
Students demonstrate against Baldwin By Alex Aitkin SYDNEY — A vocal group of 50 angry university students demonstrated outside the office of federal education minister Peter Baldwin on January 31. The protest was organised by the Cross
By Sam Wainwright HOBART — About 5000 people participated in a January 29 protest over funding cuts and staff shortages at Royal Hobart Hospital, Tasmania's major tertiary referral hospital. The demonstration, organised by the Save the
By Lex Nelson The Wilderness Society has welcomed the decision of the NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) to step in and block woodchip logging in a forest dominated by giant brown barrel trees in the Coolangubra wilderness in the
Report on Indonesian struggles NEWCASTLE — Green Left correspondent Michael Tardif addressed a forum on Indonesia here on January 29. Tardif outlined the broad progressive movement in Indonesia and the growing grassroots opposition to the

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