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Correction In the article on Campaign Against Racism in Adelaide in last week's GLW, it was incorrectly reported that National Action has an office in Woodville and that the Vietnamese community was planning to march past it on September 6. In
By Rina Anticich PERTH — This week, Curtin University and the University of Western Australia will be electing the student guilds of 1998. Most tickets promise to provide students with plenty of cheap beer and more bands in the tavern, but
By Tom Flanagan DARWIN — While the Northern Territory elections returned the ruling Country-Liberal Party to government (with 18 seats to Labor's seven), a significant vote was recorded for progressive candidates in a range of electorates. The
Charges against unionist dropped CANBERRA — On September 1, charges of criminal damage to Parliament House were dropped at the Canberra Magistrates Court against CFMEU Adelaide organiser Davie Thomason. The charges arose from the ACTU rally on
Rally defends native title By Kamala Emanuel NEWCASTLE — Sixty people attended a rally and march here for Aboriginal land rights and democratic rights for migrants and refugees on August 30. Speakers condemned Howard's proposed amendments
Kumarangk defenders take next step By Alice Davies ADELAIDE — The campaign against the bridge to Hindmarsh Island (Kumarangk) in South Australia won an important victory on September 3 when High Court Chief Justice Brennan agreed to refer
By James Vassilopoulos BRISBANE — The title of the Australian Council of Trade Union's congress, September 1-5, was "Negotiating the Future". A more apt title would have added "Away". This, the first congress since the election of the federal
Action against racism in WA By Anne O'Callaghan PERTH — Action Against Racism organised a picket on August 29 outside a One Nation supporters' meeting at Warwick community hall. Despite only five days' notice, AAR mobilised more than 50
CANBERRA — Twenty members of the Greenpeace Climate Rescue Team were arrested and charged with trespass on August 20 after disrupting a conference here. They were protesting against the federal government's refusal to join world efforts to cut
Straight talk CANBERRA — The ACT government's "Sorry Day" was held here on August 25. María Chichilco, the touring representative of the FMLN of El Salvador, was an invited guest in the Legislative Assembly for the ceremony. Chichilco
By Jeremy Smith On August 20 the federal Industrial Relations Commission handed down an important decision on tenure and conditions for casual and contract staff working in tertiary education. Since 1995, the National Tertiary Education and
By Graham Matthews On August 30, eight activists were arrested in Townsville while trying to prevent the transport of the dredge to be used in the Hinchinbrook Channel for the building of Keith Williams' 1500-room resort, canal estate and marina
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