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MELBOURNE — Malaysian sawn timber imports fell last year to their second lowest level since 1954, according to figures compiled by the Melbourne Rainforest Action Group (MRAG). This fall was partly due a shift in consumer preference towards
Sexual harassment alleged at Australia Post By Angela Matheson SYDNEY — Complaints from female staff and a male worker of sexual harassment at Australia Post are being investigated by the Women's Electoral Lobby (WEL) and the Human Rights
Early release likely for Denning By John Tognolini SYDNEY — NSW prison authorities are presently considering an appeal for release by Raymond Denning, a former prison activist who turned informer against Tim Anderson in the police attempt
Raul Macias tours Brisbane By Bill Mason BRISBANE — Raul Macias, Asia-Pacific head of the Cuban Institute for Friendship with the Peoples, visited here from May 21 to 24, as part of a nationwide speaking tour. Macias addressed a public
Wastebusters support recycling bill By Liz Humphrys MELBOURNE — Community and green groups attended a May 20 Wastebusters rally in support of the Victorian government's Environment Protection (Resource Recovery) Bill, which aims to halve
Dalai Lama tour a success By Cameron S. Boyd BRISBANE — More than 5000 people crammed Brisbane's Albert Park to hear the Dalai Lama speak on May 13, and a further 2000 attended a public meeting at the Cultural Centre the night before.
SA transport to be slashed By Liam Mitchell ADELAIDE — The South Australian State Government and the State Transport Authority (STA) have proposed a slashing of the government's expenditure on public transport by about 15%, or about $24
By Adam Hanieh ADELAIDE — Indonesian environmental and human rights activist Dipa Ramelan spoke here at a crowded public meeting on May 15. Dipa is being toured by Environmental Youth Alliance and AKSI(Indonesian action) to inform and
By Bronwen Beechey MELBOURNE — The lesbian and gay community now have a new paper. Called Brother Sister, it hit the streets on May 1, combining local and international news, reviews, information on health and other issues, humour and social
By Sue Bull SYDNEY — A spirited and moving demonstration was held here on May 10 in support of imprisoned Cambodian boat people. Held outside the Villawood detention centre, it showed that a strong coalition against the xenophobic and

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