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By Bronwen Beechey MELBOURNE — With recent opinion polls indicating a swing of at least 10% against Labor, the defeat of the Kirner government at the state elections in October seems a foregone conclusion. It seems key ministers have accepted
By Scott Warnwood MELBOURNE — About 70 people braved a wintry Melbourne night on July 29 to hear left independent Phil Cleary's first public report since he was elected to federal parliament for the seat of Wills on April 11. He promised this
By Pip Hinman MELBOURNE — About 40 people attended a meeting on July 28, called by the Communist Intervention group, to discuss the formation of a new left political alliance to field candidates in the Victorian elections due in October. The
Call to relocate brewery By Leon Harrison PERTH — Aboriginal activist Robert Bropho and other members of the Swan Valley Fringedwellers have told the WA Heritage Council to remove the old Swan Brewery and rebuild it elsewhere. The
Wollongong students strike By Col Hesse WOLLONGONG — Students at Wollongong Uni were called upon to strike by their SRC on July 29 to protest against the high level of fees and charges levied by the administration. According to Craig
Public meeting Youth unemployment: A generation betrayed Young employed activists discuss strategies for real job creation, living wages, and an environmentally sustainable economy. Panel includes: Wendy Robertson, Resistance; Mary Macgregor,
Meeting discusses abortion law campaign By Tracy Sorensen SYDNEY — A meeting of pro-choice organisations and individuals has decided to test support for a campaign for the repeal of the state's abortion laws. A workshop to map out strategy
FOE condemns ANSTO amendment SYDNEY — Friends of the Earth has written an urgent request to the federal government to repeal the ANSTO Amendment Act. The recent act exempts the Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation from state
By Tracy Sorensen SYDNEY — Some of the strongest complaints about government and opposition plans to "train" young people for jobs that don't exist concern the exploitation this will make possible. In fact, there is already considerable
By David Wright HOBART — "I am not here to talk about unemployment ... This report is not a solution to unemployment ... My brief was education and youth training", Laurie Carmichael told a public forum here on July 23. Carmichael, author

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