September 2004

Letters to the Editor.

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

It's time for men to start caring

Dear Editor,

The two major parties do not have a dedicated Men's policy. For too long now, the political process has been hijacked by the sisterhood - it's time men put their hand up.

Bureaucrats not schools will benefit from the Howard Government's latest vote buying bid, Queensland Education Minister Anna Bligh said today.


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

The Labor and Liberal parties have been challenged to come clean on their clandestine schemes to introduce a republic and pull down the Australian flag once either one of them is safely entrenched in power.

Senate Candidate and Team Leader


(Greens-Media) Childcare - What about the workers?

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

Greens Senate Candidate for the ACT Kerrie Tucker today lent her support childcare workers, at the LHMU "Dummy Spit" Child Care rally at Parliament House today.

$5 million to support complex care summit

The national government and community summit proposed by the National Alliance of Young People in Nursing Homes for February 2005 should be supported with up to $5 million to run the conference and develop a strategy for implementation by the end of 2005, Greens Senator Bob Brown said in Brisbane today.

Cook Shire Council will be able to fix flood-damaged roads thanks to the State Government.

Thursday 23 September, SPC HQ, Noumea -Senior government officials from more than 20 Pacific countries and territories will be attending a meeting on "Alcohol and Health in the Pacific" at the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) headquarters in Noumea, New Caledonia, from 28 to 30 September 2004.

A re-elected Coalition Government would waste no time putting the full privatisation of Telstra back on the agenda despite the inequity of telecommunication services in rural and regional Australia, Queensland Primary Industries and Fisheries Minister Henry Palaszczuk said today.

A self-taught inventor has signed a contract with Country Energy, one of the country's biggest power grids, to test a new source of clean and renewable electricity that will harness ocean currents and has the potential to drastically reduce electricity costs on islands.

(OzyDads) Palace 'Batman' Apologises to Queen

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

A fathers' rights activist arrested at Buckingham Palace said today he had written to the Queen to apologise.

Jason Hatch, 32, is begging royal pardon for a five-hour protest he staged at the palace earlier this month.