Spring has sprung ... ... and Green Left Weekly is taking a — brief — spring holiday. The next issue will appear in a fortnight, dated October 16.
Gifts to Nats 'normal practice' By Bill Mason BRISBANE — The final round in the Fitzgerald Inquiry process got under way here on September 23 with the start of the trial of former premier Joh Bjelke-Petersen on perjury charges.
Tully hydro project unnecessary By Bill Mason BRISBANE — The proposed Tully-Millstream hydro-electric project in north Queensland could be postponed if electricity demand were reduced, a consultant has told the federal government. The
Call on Hawke to recognise Croatia By Sean Malloy SYDNEY — The Croatian community called for the Australian government to recognise Croatia as an independent country at a press conference here on September 26. Representatives from the
By Sean Malloy "The war is the most recent act of a tragic play" said Damion Buterin, referring to the war in Yugoslavia. Damion is a founding member of Combined Croatian University Societies (CCUS) and a postgraduate student at Sydney University.
SYDNEY — Alistair Hulett, Gayle Austin and Tania Bowra (l. to r.) are gearing up for an afternoon concert hosted by the Glebe Amnesty International group on October 6 at 3 p.m. at the Harold Park Hotel. Other guests include Voices from the Vacant
Broken Hill strikes against Greiner By Steve Painter The entire city of Broken Hill struck for 24 hours on September 26 in a massive protest against the Liberal-National NSW government. Nearly all workplaces and most businesses closed for the
SYDNEY — About 500 people participated in a march for abortion rights here on September 28, international abortion rights day. Speakers at a rally in Hyde Park included Sandra Nori, Labor MP for Port Jackson; Jenny Haines of the NSW nurses'
Feminist campaign for reproductive freedom By Adrienne Barrett MELBOURNE — An ambitious project has been launched here by the Campaign for Women's Reproductive Rights. The group aims to hold a host of activities, large and small, to publicise
Government announces Fraser Island package By Bill Mason BRISBANE — Conservation organisation representatives have generally welcomed the Queensland government's decision to end logging and sand mining on Fraser Island by December 31, while