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  Issue No 69 Official Organ of LaborNet 01 September 2000  




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3rd Sept Sunday at 2pm
Church and Drug law reform
Rev Ray Richmond Wayside chapel - he faced serious charges in campaign to get a self-injection room trial. Other speakers approached Tony Trimingham.

22nd October Sunday at 2pm
East Timor
Panel Margherita Tracanell who worked on the staff of Fretlin. In charge of media during before and after the ballot.Plus others. As well as footage of film shot after ballot, will be shown not been seen before

Sunday 12th of November at 2pm
Debate Euthanasia
Dr Phillip Nitschke Australia's own Dr death Vs Dr Keith Suter (to be confirmed)

Sunday 25th of November
Progressive Local Government City Politics
Speaker Lord Mayor of Brisbane Jim Thoorley

Sunday 3rd December
Womens prisons and their future
The recent upper house enquiry into prisons unanimously recommended no more womend prisons should be built. Both political parties will be on the panel. As well as Brett Collins John Ryan Liberal MP and Peter Primrose Lab

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In this issue
*  Interview: Global Warrior
International unions have won a game of political football with soccer`s hierarchy - and Aussie Tim Noonan is behind the victory.
*  History: King of Broken Hill
John Shields recounts the colourful life of William Sydney 'Shorty' O'Neil (1903-2000) and his place in the rich history of a remarkable town.
*  International: History Repeats At Firestone
More than 8,000 workers, members of the United Steelworkers of America (USWA), are set to strike at nine Bridgestone/Firestone plants in the United States at midnight tonight.
*  Politics: The Past We Need To Understand
In his Vincent Lingiari Memorial Lecture Malcolm Fraser retraces the path of Australian race relations and laments the terrible impasse we've reached.
*  Unions: Economic Democracy
Sharan Burrow on making Working Australia's money talk and reforming corporate culture for the 21st Century.
*  Satire: Another windscreen washer joins millionaire list
SYDNEY, Monday: After just a year in his new job, John Samuels has added his name to the burgeoning list of enterprising Australians who have made their fortunes by offering partial car-washing facilities in convenient inner city road-side locations.
*  Review: No Long Term
Much political commentary is about the global marketplace and the use of new technologies as hallmarks of the new capitalism. Richard Sennett investigates another dimension of change: new ways of organising time, particularly working time.

»  New Benchmark In Bank Greed
»  Olympics Deal Sparks Soccer Ball Victory
»  Two Day Strike Hits BHP Mines
»  Leightons, SOCOG Tremble Before Haka
»  Hilton Hotels Limp As Strike Bites
»  Wran Lends Boffins A Hand
»  ACTU Meets Joy
»  Barracks Workers Put The Pinch On Local MP
»  Olympic Win For Taxi Drivers
»  Australian Unions Keep Spotlight on Fiji
»  Staff Eye Telstra Prize
»  Dice Loaded Against American Workers
»  NZ Union Federations Heal Split
»  Pressure Mounts On Nike To Live Olympic Ideal

»  Away For The Games
»  Sport
»  Trades Hall
»  Tool Shed

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»  Tragedies Waiting To Happen
»  Kudos For OHS Officers
»  Open Letter To William Shawcross
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