October 2004

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Environment Minister Desley Boyle has used her powers under the Queensland Heritage Act to stop demolition work on the historic Cairns Courthouse.

Smart state strategy to give parents more information on

Submitted by Editor on Thu, 21/10/2004 - 19:40

Improved school reporting accountability under the Smart State strategy will result in Queensland parents being guaranteed twice-yearly report cards and meetings with teachers regarding their children's progress each semester.

(OzyDads) Even from the Grave FATHERS CARE

Submitted by Editor on Thu, 21/10/2004 - 19:40

A drunk man in an Oldsmobile
They said had run the light
That caused the six-car pileup
On 109 that night.
When broken bodies lay about

(pnews-list) Let St Kitts Monitor U.S. Elections

Submitted by Editor on Thu, 21/10/2004 - 19:40

I don't remember an election like this. I don't remember a president like this either, not in my lifetime. I've known a lot of presidents and some prime ministers. For awhile in my life I worked for president in the white house. I also worked for the Joint Chiefs of Staff at the Pentagon. And I was active in organizations which brought me close to several Israeli prime ministers in those years when it was a lot easier to maintain one's idealism and things were more black and white; the way George Bush likes it. But today nothing is so simple, nothing is either black or white, and Israel got off the socialst track and doesn't seem to be the haven it once was for Jews escaping from oppression in Europe. And the gap between rich and poor there today is as great and shameful as it is in the United States today. And the fundamentalists seem to control the playing field and innocent people are dying. Just like here....

Today, the Lismore based Rainforest Information Centre (RIC) teamed up with the Greens NSW to bring Mining Amendment (Cyanide Leaching) Bill 2004 to Parliament as a matter of urgency. The Government supported the Greens' motion to have the Bill debated.

(QldGovSpin) Registrations of interest called for Aurukun

Submitted by Editor on Thu, 21/10/2004 - 19:40

The Queensland Government has today called for Registrations of Interest from parties interested in helping the State Government assemble the information needed to develop the bauxite resources at Aurukun on the Cape York Peninsula.

(narconews) Post-Election: We Are Everywhere

Submitted by Editor on Thu, 21/10/2004 - 19:40

Dear Colleague,

We live now in October 2004, a crucial time when, politically speaking, the earth is about to quake. The context is about to shift for all social movements and authentic journalists everywhere. Among them: the drug policy reform movement and the Authentic Journalism renaissance.

Top Stories from AlterNet for October 21, 2004

Submitted by Editor on Thu, 21/10/2004 - 19:40

Soldiers' Lives at Stake; Teach Our Children Well
* HIJACKING CATASTROPHE: 9/11, FEAR, AND THE SELLING OF AMERICAN EMPIRE
* THE UNKNOWN SOLDIERS
* EXCELLENCE IN FAILURE OR EDUCATION FOR ALL?
* POETRY FAR FROM HOME
* PERSONAL VOICES: STAYING UP LATE TO VOTE EARLY
* VACCINE POKER
* WILL BUSH SPARK A SEISMIC YOUTHQUAKE?
* THE ADOLESCENT MIND OF WASHINGTONIENNE

Observe how rapidly Europe is being absorbed by OZ.............how willingly , like America , and the former Soviet  Union, the rights and liberties of people to think, hold opinion, and to discuss them without persecution are being rapidly eroded....at the Spearhead of this are the Juzis ,their armies of sycophants and the Lords of OZ.......

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