Approximately 20,000 Victorian workers rallied against the Federal Government’s industrial relations (IR) laws on September 26. The rally was mostly made up of building and manufacturing workers. Traffic and trams were disrupted for more than two hours as the rally filled Swanston Street in the central business district of Melbourne. Advertisements
With no end in sight, the situation in East Timor seems to be going from bad to worse. Ever since President Jose Ramos-Horta chose his close ally Xanana Gusmao to be the new Prime Minister the country has been overcome by a new wave of violence and instability.
Thousands rally despite crack down on civil liberties As the Asia Pacific Economic Co-Operation (APEC) forum wound up in Sydney, John Howard was trying to spruik its success. The reality is however, that no significant decisions came out of this meeting of world capitalist leaders.