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Another 'Whitrod case' hits Queensland police By Bill Mason BRISBANE — Queensland Police Commissioner Noel Newnham has been forced to stand down while allegations of misuse of travel expenses are investigated by an independent tribunal, as
2M>Blue Mountains Council55D> Regarding the article on the Blue Mountains Council in our February 26 issue, any imputation that wage increases for council officers were linked with the approval of a development application was not intended and is
By Debbie Sewell DARWIN — The Lusitania Expresso set sail from Darwin on Monday, March 9 heading for Dili to lay floral wreaths at the Santa Cruz cemetery, site of a massacre by Indonesian forces on November 12 last year. Songs of freedom
Aboriginal Embassy seeks support By Kristian Whittaker CANBERRA — Six weeks after the January 26 occupation of the old Parliament House, the Aboriginal Embassy situated on the lawns opposite continues to gather wide support. "We're
By Maurice Sibelle BRISBANE — "Queensland's Transport Workers Union is now back in the hands of its members," says Hughie Williams, the union's Brisbane sub-branch secretary and newly elected organiser. When the votes in the branch elections
By John Layfield MELBOURNE — The Victorian government of Premier Joan Kirner has severely cut its Poverty Action Program and withdrawn funding from some of the most active poverty and unemployment groups. The cuts ignore the recommendations
By Lisa Macdonald Australia's independent magazine publishers are in danger of being killed off by Australia Post. In August 1990, a standard 300 gram magazine cost 47 cents to mail anywhere in Australia. Under AP's new Print Post system, to
Varied IWD in Wollongong By Lisa Schofield WOLLONGONG — During the past two weeks, women here have celebrated International Women's Day with a range of activities, starting with a toast and film night at the Illawarra Women's Health Centre
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

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