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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 Tom Jordan and John Tognolini SYDNEY — "We're confident", NSW Aboriginal leader Arthur Murray told Green Left Weekly following a February 26 appeal in the NSW Supreme Court over charges of assault and riotous assembly arising from the 1987
'On a smoggy day, I can't let him outside' By John Tognolini SYDNEY — She's struggling to breathe, her lungs are contracting, it's another asthma attack, and it can kill her. She's 10 years old and a friend of mine. Her family has no
Cuts to youth wages Keating's package shares with Hewson's a determination to cut youth wages. The Liberals simply assert that cutting youth wages is the solution to youth unemployment, currently about 30% nationally. Keating's approach is
By Peter Boyle Paul Keating's February 26 economic statement was supposed to be about "creating jobs, jobs and jobs". But while Keating promised to create 800,000 jobs in the next four years, by his own estimates unemployment will remain around
Making Sense of Sex The federal government withdrew funding for the NSW Family Planning Association's Making Sense of Sex hotline for young people on February 24. The week before, Prime Minister Paul Keating stopped further publication of the
SYDNEY — Peace Squadron member Ian Carswell was arrested on February 22 after painting "Nuclear Free Pacific" in fluorescent red paint on the bow of the French Warship Garonne. Carswell said: "My actions were motivated by a desire to

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