May 2004

[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.

Revelations that the Government was told about abuse by US soldiers in Iraqi prisons more than 6 months ago have again revealed the Howard Government's readiness to ignore or conceal the truth about Iraq, says Australian Greens lead Senate candidate for NSW, Dr John Kaye.

The Message Is To Boycott Woolworths Supermarkets

Submitted by Editor on Fri, 28/05/2004 - 09:06

Woolworths the retail giant is forcing itself on Maleny, one of Australia's most self-sustaining towns, in Queensland's Sunshine Coast hinterland. By self-sustaining, I mean the locals buy local products from a great variety of small local shops and the money stays in the community.

Australian Paralympic Team - Athens 2004

Submitted by Editor on Thu, 27/05/2004 - 23:19

The 12th Paralympic Games will be held from 17 to 28 September, 2004 in Athens and will involve more than 4000 athletes representing 146 countries. At these games, Australia will be attempting to defend its title as the world's greatest Paralympic nation - a title it received after finishing number one on the medal tally at the Sydney Paralympic Games.

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[Remember-bhopal] Press Conference in Bhopal May 25, 2004

Submitted by Editor on Thu, 27/05/2004 - 10:25

Two leaders of Bhopal Gas Peedit Mahila Stationery Karmchari Sangh - Rashida Bee and Champa Devi Shukla and activist Satinath Sarangi today addressed a press conference on the achievements of their recent campaign tour of USA and UK from April 13 to May 21, 2004. The two women leaders who were awarded the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize on April 19,2004 in San Francisco, USA also spoke about their plans for utilization of the prize money of US $ 125,000.

BHOPAL: The campaign tour undertaken by the women activists of Bhopal this year has fetched huge rewards for the struggle for justice for the thousands of gas victims.

[Remember-bhopal] The Unlikely Heroines

Submitted by Editor on Wed, 26/05/2004 - 03:10

The toxic legacy of the explosion of a pesticide factory in Bhopal is still felt 20 years on. Our correspondent meets two women who began a global campaign seeking justice for the victims of Union Carbide

[Remember-bhopal] Plans for the Goldman prize money

Submitted by Editor on Wed, 26/05/2004 - 02:55

Bhopal, May 25. (PTI): Winners of the prestigious Goldman Environmental Prize, Rashida Bee and Champadevi Shukla, today announced their decision to donate the entire award money of Rs 56 lakhs to a charitable trust for the welfare of the 1984 Bhopal gas disaster victims.

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