September 2004

(QldGovSpin) New laws target criminals' media profits

Submitted by Editor on Wed, 29/09/2004 - 18:14

Queensland law enforcement agencies will be given new powers to restrain any benefits received by criminals who sell their stories to the media.

Water produced as a by-product of coal seam gas extraction in the Surat Basin could be used beneficially to boost water for agriculture, industrial use and town water supply, according to a new Queensland Government study.

The Greens are appalled that the government continue to allow DIMIA to force asylum seekers into danger and call on both Labor and Liberal parties to commit to ending this practice if elected.

after joint demo in Budrus 16 Israelis, 2 Palestinians and 1 Internationals still under arrest

1) call for support + background from the Rabbis
2) call for protest letters (addresses included) from ISM

Minister for Child Safety Mike Reynolds today welcomed Mark Latham's announcement that a Labor Federal Government would offer additional support to grandparents who were caring for their grandchildren.

Many Darling Downs farmers would find it very difficult to survive after the Howard Government denied on-going drought assistance for up to 3500 of the region's primary producers, a Queensland National party MP has admitted.

(ETAN) East Timorese call for justice

Submitted by Editor on Wed, 29/09/2004 - 00:28

Participants in Conference call for Establishment of International Tribunal

Participants in JSMP's Conference, Justice for Timor Leste: Civil Society Strategic Planning for the Future of Serious Crimes, agreed that the most important mechanism of justice for past international crimes in Timor Leste is an International Tribunal.

(Family First Party) POLICY SUMMARY

Submitted by Editor on Wed, 29/09/2004 - 00:28

The dramatic rise of the Family First Party has resulted in many wanting to know about our policies. Policy releases so far in the campaign include:

(Greens-Media) Raising the profile of poverty

Submitted by Editor on Tue, 28/09/2004 - 19:21

"Vote [1] No More Poverty" Forum, Pilgrim House 1.00pm today

Greens Senate candidate for the ACT Kerrie Tucker today supported the call for a national summit to highlight the importance of poverty and agree on a timetable for action.


Submitted by Editor on Tue, 28/09/2004 - 19:21

Queensland Independent Senate candidate, Selwyn Johnston has described as 'disgraceful' the blatant auction for votes by the Liberal and Labour leaders, while the lives of the rural youth is ignored.

Senate Candidate and Team Leader




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