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[Altnews] What level playing field?

Submitted by Editor on Sat, 29/05/2004 - 13:07

Once again, the lurks and perks of our Federal politicians has been thrust before the public, this time courtesy of SA Liberal MP Ms Trish Draper, who apparently shouted her boyfriend a trip around the UK, Ireland and Europe, at taxpayer expense.

[Altnews] Truth On Trial

Submitted by Editor on Sat, 29/05/2004 - 12:39

- Conflict of Interest between Victorian Attorney General Rob Hulls, his good friend he appointed as Judge to hear the Case and the lawyers he used to prosecute the Case and defend the same corrupt Judges in other cases where they messed up.

[Greens-Media] Same Sex Bill 24 May 04

Submitted by Editor on Sat, 29/05/2004 - 12:37

[Greens-Media] Same Sex Bill 24 May 04
Greens Cunningham MP Michael Organ will introduce his Same Sex Relationships (Ensuring Equality) Bill 2004 in the House of Representatives at 1:10 pm this afternoon.

Greens Senator Kerry Nettle today joined Shadow Environment Minister, Kelvin Thompson, to launch two reports compiled by AIDWATCH that expose the government's active support for 'greenhouse' industry in the developing world.

The first steps have been taken in a whole-of-government strategy to tackle one of the most distressing issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities - suicide.

[GREENS-MEDIA] Greens say NO to abolition of ATSIC

Submitted by Editor on Sat, 29/05/2004 - 12:29

Greens Senator Kerry Nettle, speaking at a rally of Indigenous Australians at Parliament House today, reaffirmed The Greens opposition to the Government's plans to abolish ATSIC and replace it with an appointed advisory board.

[Altnews] Book: The Inevitability of Patriarchy

Submitted by Editor on Sat, 29/05/2004 - 12:21

The Inevitability of Patriarchy
by Steven Goldberg

The thesis put forth here is that the hormonal renders the social inevitable. Because of hormonal differences between males and females, it is inevitable that males will be socialized to aspire to the roles that have highest status in a society. Our biology makes the social arrangement known as patriarchy --the rule of males --inevitable.

[Altnews] 'Who benefits from a republic?'

Submitted by Editor on Sat, 29/05/2004 - 12:13

Queensland Independent Senate Team

A majority of Queenslanders are undoubtedly amused by the continued power struggle in republic groups over what should, and should not, be part of their republic agenda.

Minister for State Development and Innovation, Tony McGrady, has criticised the Federal Government saying it must dramatically step up its support for the manufacturing industry.

[QldGovSpin] Market Sounding For New Drivers Licence

Submitted by Editor on Sat, 29/05/2004 - 11:57

Queensland is seeking smart 'optional extras' that can be offered to Queenslanders under the proposed new smartcard driver's licence, Transport Minister Paul Lucas said today.