SA employers ask for handouts By Craig McLeod ADELAIDE — South Australia currently has the highest unemployment rate of any state, with working-class areas such as Noarlunga, Salisbury and Elizabeth hardest hit. In May, SA had 74,585 on
By Peter Chiltern Federal Police broke the law by handing over a list of 238 protesters arrested at the November 1991 Aidex armaments exhibition in Canberra, says a report to federal parliament by Human Rights Commission privacy commissioner
Children's exhibition launched By Bill Mason BRISBANE — Residents here have been the first to view a national exhibition of drawings by refugee children from Croatia, Bosnia-Hercegovina and the Nagyatad refugee camp in Hungary. The 250
MELBOURNE — A meeting of 400 public sector union delegates on June 23 called for a public campaign to oppose privatisation, corporatisation, the use of contractors and public sector cuts. The delegates called for a series of meetings and
UNE students call national day of Action LISMORE — Students at the University of New England - Northern Rivers have called a national day of action to protest against attacks on Austudy and the running down of education in general. The
ACT women score abortion rights victory CANBERRA — On June 23, the ACT Legislative Assembly voted by 10 to 7 to repeal 1978 legislation banning the establishment of a free-standing abortion clinic in the territory. An estimated 2000 women
NOWSA conference set By Annabelle Crabb ADELAIDE — One of the year's most important dates for Australian student women is the annual NOWSA (Network of Women Students in Australia) conference. This year's conference will be held here July
National incest survivors conference By Rose McCann SYDNEY — The first Women's National Incest Survivors Confest will be held on July 10-12 at the University of NSW. It is organised by women who consider themselves part of the grassroots
By Jonathan Strauss PERTH — A two-week strike by 2200 Pilbara mineworkers is likely to spread to other workplaces of Hamersley Iron parent company CRA. The strike, against the employment of a non-unionist at the Tom Price mine, has cost the
Brewery protests continue By Leon Harrison PERTH — The WA Labor government is in bed with Multiplex boss John Roberts over the development of the old Swan brewery site, well-known environmentalist and former union leader Jack Mundey told a


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