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Aboriginal singer refused service at Melbourne bar By Rjurik Davidson MELBOURNE — Staff at the Catani Bar in St Kilda on the night of March 4 refused entry to the lead singer of the Aboriginal band Yothu Yindi. Mandawuy Yunupingu said that
By Angela Matheson Photographs by Lisa Iley SYDNEY — A record crowd of up to 40 000 people jammed the route along Oxford Street in inner city Darlinghurst on the night of February 29to watch the 1992 Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras. The
New magazine launched Story and photograph by Norm Dixon SYDNEY — One hundred people squeezed into the back bar of Sydney's Paragon Hotel for the launch of the monthly Modern Times, the newest addition to Australia's alternative media, on
By Nick Everett SYDNEY — The January 27 police raid on the University of Technology Student Representative Council and Breakout, the printer of its student handbook, was politically motivated, said speakers at a March 3 public meeting. The
Cuba campaign launched in Melbourne By Roberto Jorquera MELBOURNE — The Australia Cuba Friendship Society initiated a meeting here on March 5 to discuss the solidarity with Cuba campaign in the coming year. The public forum, attended by 50
70% worse off under GST By Peter Boyle Around 70% of waged and salaried households and 60% of self-employed and farm households would be worse off under the Liberal Party's "Fightback!" package, according to federal Treasury and Finance
By Liam Mitchell ADELAIDE — "Employment growth is unlikely until the end of 1992 and into 1993", SA United Trades and Labor Council (UTLC) assistant secretary Chris White told a crowd of 200 at the Social Justice and Economy conference here
Campaign to save D'Entrecasteaux park By Miles Hitchcock PERTH — Project Sandcastle — the campaign to prevent exploration of D'Entrecasteaux National Park for mineral sands — has begun in earnest. In January WA environment minister Bob
By Bill Hannon ADELAIDE — Premier John Bannon's minority ALP government may be forced to an early election by the resignation from the party of one MP and the threatened resignation of another. Labor emerged from the last state election
By Pat Brewer SYDNEY — A split among NSW Greens has occurred with the application by two former secretaries of the Green Alliance's State Registration Committee, Dave Nerlich and Paul Fitzgerald, to change the registered officer of the NSW

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