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  • AUSTRALIA

    Fuelling the fire over Dili

    • Paul Cleary
    • 29 May 2006

    Seven years after the optimism born of independence, East Timor burns. Rival gangs fight in the streets, Australian soldiers try to keep the peace, and the people of Dili wait to see whether calm can be restored.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Looking through the cracks

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 14 May 2006

    When men are cooked for, the call is for lots of fried red meat and spuds, with bacon featuring everywhere. But when they take to the stove, it’s a different story.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    How far have you come, baby?

    • Sara Dowse
    • 14 May 2006

    Despite some gains, no one can really question that, as a group, women have been and still are discriminated against by the mere fact of being women.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Wigs, Darwin, polls, gongs and fiestas

    • Eureka Street
    • 11 May 2006

    Thoughts from around the nation

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Good advice, falling on deaf ears?

    • Tony Kevin
    • 11 May 2006

    Tony Kevin considers the cost of the free trade agreement.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Hands on

    • Morag Fraser
    • 11 May 2006

    Morag Fraser meets recent travellers to East Timor.

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  • MEDIA

    Tales of life, not death

    • Nigel Starck
    • 30 April 2006

    Obituaries provide a window on the lives of those great and small

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Where the real men are

    • Juliette Hughes
    • 30 April 2006

    Real men may brew beer but they don’t have to prove anything, unlike the sad creatures that run the men’s rights websites.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    The Right stuff

    • Jack Waterford
    • 29 April 2006

    The old firm is now entirely back in charge of the Labor Party. Not just Kim Beazley but the NSW Right.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Getting real in Ulster

    • Hugh Dillon
    • 27 April 2006

    Real peace is likely to come to Northern Ireland only when a new generation sets aside the long-dead icons of 1916 and 1922.

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  • ARTS AND CULTURE

    Sensitivity and skill

    • Sara Dowse
    • 25 April 2006

    Sara Dowse finds much to admire in two new novels by Jan Borrie, Unbroken Blue and Nigel Featherstone, Remnants.

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  • AUSTRALIA

    Why I quit the department

    • Tom Davis
    • 24 April 2006

    The organisational culture within Australia’s Department of Immigration appears to have little regard for human rights, but an ex-insider says it didn’t have to be that way

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