Up to 50,000 Queensland adults do not know the triple zero emergency phone number, Emergency Services Minister Chris Cummins said today.
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Welcome to the Papua New Guinea Gossip Newsletter -- 6th June 2004.
Women all across the country are demanding that the Federal Government do more to protect women, and particularly young women, from the fear and reality of violence.
Phenylpropanolamine has been linked to increased hemorrhagic stroke (bleeding in brain) among women ages 18-49 in the three days after starting use of medication.
(Editorial comment: This article describes the situation in the US of A. Australian consumers are advised to review an article posted by the Therapeutic Goods Administration web site at http://www.tga.gov.au/docs/html/ppa.htm )
The Acting Premier, Mr Terry Mackenroth, called on Queenslanders to take time out today to celebrate Queensland Day.
On World Environment Day 2004, Greens Senator Bob Brown has called on Australia's 15 million voters to make saving Tasmania's forests and wildlife a vote changing issue in the impending election.
AUCKLAND (ARENA/Pacific Media Watch): An alternative forum will address "past and present practices of colonisation" in New Zealand and the Pacific tomorrow, coinciding with the start of the Pacific Islands Forum's economic ministers summit in Rotorua.
Greens Senator Kerry Nettle has accused the government of wasteful and potentially dangerous mismanagement of their 'No Respect, No Relationship' anti-sexual violence campaign to be launched today.
An International Plea To Men To Stop Working For The Criminals Controlling Our Courts .
An International Strike Against Lawyers ,Judges And Their Footsoldiers
MEDAN, Sumatra (JP Online/Pacific Media Watch): Hundreds of students from the University of North Sumatra (USU) held a protest rally in Medan on Monday, demanding that police investigate last week's attack on the offices of a campus newspaper.