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altnews web sites

Submitted by Webmaster on Wed, 21/05/2008 - 14:44

Altnews web sites - Alternative News Network (altnews) has had a presence on the Internet since 1995 and owns and operates several web sites:

  • http://altnews.asia/
    Member contributed general news, events and comment with a focus on Asia and Australia's place therein.
  • http://forums.altnews.com.au/
    The next instalment of the popular member contributed forums on DOCS and WWW Fraud. The original forums are archived at http://altnews.com.au/drop/
  • http://lists.altnews.com.au/
    From 1996 to 2008n altnews has provided state of the art, opt-in listserve services to community and business organisations first powered with DOList and later with Mailman software. Visit this site to view listserve archives..


Submitted by Webmaster on Sun, 10/02/2008 - 12:32

UPDATE: You may now post in our new Forums by clicking here!

New Age Warrior on the campaign trail in 1990
Requests to RE-OPEN the altnews.com.au web site just kept coming...


Gone to smell the roses!

Submitted by Webmaster on Thu, 23/08/2007 - 10:51

This web site has now been placed in read only mode and may be taken down at any time. We have

Gone to smell the roses!

Those who currently have @altnews.com.au e-mail addresses are advised to make other arrangements.

Thank you for your posts and for your interest.


Submitted by Webmaster on Sun, 15/07/2007 - 09:15

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It is only forty years ago that Aboriginal people and Torres Strait Islanders gained citizenship in their own country.

Sunday 27 May 2007 marks the 40th anniversary of Australia’s most successful referendum and a defining milestone in our nation’s history.

The events leading up to and following this historical referendum are illuminated in a new exhibition, Old Ways, New Ways: the Human Story at Queensland Museum South Bank opening Friday 25 May 2007.

Aspartame must be banned now!

Submitted by Webmaster on Fri, 11/05/2007 - 13:27

Please send the following letter to the Hon Tony Abbott.

Your e-mail will be more effective if you add your own message and comment.

Remember to sign by writing your full name and address in the personal message field below.

Thank you.


Video: Torture - The Guantanamo Guidebook

Submitted by Webmaster on Fri, 11/05/2007 - 13:00

Want to see what happens in Guantanamo Bay?
This is a documentary that is graphic, ugly and contains adult nudity and vicious scenes.

It is a reconstruction of what happens with GW Bush's Administration and US Congress approval. It contains Ex-US Military and is 'tame' because of the dangers involved to the men that volunteered to be 'tortured and abused' in the same way the 'silent victims' of the US FAILED FLAWED FATAL FOREIGN POLICIES have been for 48 hours so that the TRUTH can be seen, known and brought out.

The Ground Truth : The Human Cost Of War

Submitted by Webmaster on Fri, 27/04/2007 - 16:04

Sometimes the greatest act of courage is to tell the truth

If you have friends or family members (about to be) deployed to Iraq or Afghanistan you have to watch this devastating video. And then let your elected leaders know now that this crime against humanity is just not on.

Altnews Web Site Drupal Software Upgraded

Submitted by Webmaster on Sat, 21/04/2007 - 23:40

Webmaster is tickled pink to be able to announce a successful UPGRADE of the Drupal software driving this site from version 4.3 (anno 2004) to the latest version 5.1.

The upgrade process had to follow a strict route: From 4.3 to 4.6, followed by some extensive testing and checking , then from 4.6 to 4.7, testing and checking again to finally go from 4.7 to 5.1

antinuclear petition handed over

Submitted by Webmaster on Sat, 14/04/2007 - 09:47

A million Europeans against nuclear powerOn March 23, just two days before the 50th birthday of the Euratom Treaty (the EU Treaty for promotion of nuclear power in Europe) more than 630.000 signatures were handed over to EU Energy Commissioner Andris Piebalgs in Brussels. It was a great event with activists from several European countries dressed in radiation protection suits. See photos on the website



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