Queensland CPSU president resigns By Graham Mathews BRISBANE — The Community and Public Sector Union's Queensland president, Andrew Finegan, resigned on July 14 citing the union's poor leadership in the campaign to protect public sector
Join the Frankston protest against One Nation The Campaign Against Racism has called a protest rally outside the Frankston launch of Pauline Hanson's One Nation party on Wednesday, August 6 at 6.30pm, Mechanics Institute Hall, Nepean Highway
By Leslie Williams Yet another government anti-worker bill is to go before the next Senate sitting. Industrial relations minister Peter Reith's amendments to the Commonwealth Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (SRC) Act are aimed at
By Tony Lim BRISBANE — On July 29, the Ipswich City Council banned the use of council facilities by the racist Pauline Hanson's One Nation party. The next day Brisbane Lord Mayor Jim Soorley said he fully supported Ipswich council's decision
By Tim Walgers and Chris Dawson Around 200 people attended a rally to protest the launching of Pauline Hanson's One Nation party in Toowoomba on July 27. The lively demonstration, organised by the Brisbane and Toowoomba Anti-Racist Campaigns,
Youth Against Racism launched By Simon Frew WOLLONGONG — On July 26, Youth Against Racism held its first meeting. YAR was initiated by Resistance as a broad coalition to combat the formation of Pauline Hanson's One Nation youth group. The
By Sam Wainwright BRISBANE — On July 28, the Anti-Racist Campaign (ARC) adopted a set of aims and objectives which included: "In its campaign against racism ARC will attempt to build actions that challenge the basis for racist ideas and
By Tony Iltis HOBART — The signing of the Tasmanian regional forest agreement (RFA) has been postponed for a second time. Originally scheduled for June 30, then postponed until July 18, it is now due to be signed in early to mid-August.
Protect Kimberley, say Aborigines, conservationists By Susan Laszlo Aborigines are opposed to the WA state government's plans to dam the Fitzroy River, said Kimberley Land Council (KLC) director Peter Yu on July 18. Speaking after a forum
Students fight cuts to TAFE By Sam Wainwright BRISBANE — Queensland TAFE students and workers have won a small victory in their struggle to stop huge cuts to the system by the Borbidge government. In response to community outrage, the
Another fatal shooting by Victorian police By Sean Lennon MELBOURNE — Yet another person has been shot dead by Victorian police, after they were called to a domestic dispute on July 17 and the victim allegedly attacked police with a
National uranium action day By Peter Boyle SYDNEY — About 50 environmental activists picketed the head office of uranium mining company Energy Resources of Australia on July 25 as part of a national day of action in solidarity with the
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