Racism alleged in HIV tests By Ken Davis SYDNEY — Community AIDS organisations have protested to immigration minister Gerry Hand against discriminatory HIV testing of people applying to visit Australia. The protests were sent after four
By Sean Malloy TAFE student strikes have been organised for October 16 in all states except NSW and October 24 in NSW. Students are alarmed at the effects of government cuts to funding and increased enrolments. "People who are on Job Search or
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'
Story by Tom Flanagan Photo by Joel Winter HOBART — Green activists have mobilised quickly in response to the release of a draft of the state Labor government's resource security legislation. On September 16, cabinet received a detailed
More WA police terrorism By Leon Harrison PERTH — A new incident of police terrorism against blacks occurred on the night of September 18, when a CIB officer pointed a handgun at 29-year-old Aboriginal student Sydney Eades. Eades, a
By Peter Boyle West Papuan independence activist Melkianus (Mecky) Salosa is dead, a little more than a year after being handed over to Indonesian authorities by the Papua New Guinea government. On August 20, Salosa, a leader of the West Papuan
by David Brazil SYDNEY — The court battle to save the Chaelundi State Forest, near Dorrigo, NSW, ended on September 25. Upholding a "common sense" interpretation of the National Parks and Wildlife Act, Justice Stein of the Land and Environment