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Keep Australia out of U.S. wars

IPAN, the Independent and Peaceful Australia Network, is calling for an independent Australian foreign policy, and seeking public donations to pay for a national media campaign. Here is their statement: We the undersigned are deeply concerned with the growing threat of another major world war. We are alarmed that as a compliant ally of the US, Australia will be dragged into another US provoked war with devastating consequences for people and the environment. Australia hosts thousands of US marines in Darwin and conducts joint military exercises in Qld. with tens of thousands of US troops.  Australia hosts the giant...

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Here’s to our unsung heroes (and heroines)

Terri Butler MP has congratulated the Southside’s unsung heroes who were honoured last Sunday at a special ceremony. “More than 270 people attended the 18th Annual Griffith Australia Day Awards, to honour a wonderful group of unsung heroes,” Terri Butler said. “I thank my committee, headed by Dr Bill Glasson AO, and the recipients themselves, for their participation in the awards ceremony. I also thank Di Farmer MP for giving her time to MC the ceremony. “On Sunday we celebrated the achievements of 42 local people who work tirelessly in the community across many different activities. “Between them they...

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Women for Climate Justice Raise Their Voices

On Saturday January 21, 2017, the day after the inauguration of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump, hundreds of thousands of women are expected to gather in Washington D.C. and hundreds of cities across the U.S. and the world.  They will march together as part of the historic Women’s March on Washington while standing up for their rights, and the safety and health of their families and communities. As part of the Washington D.C. March, a coalition of diverse women’s groups, climate justice leaders and individuals will unite and march as ‘Women for Climate Justice’, sending a clear message to the...

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New place to play for West End kids

A free daily kids’ arts program aimed at both preschool and school children is creating a buzz in the heart of Bohemian West End for the Brett Whiteleys of the future. The program offers art, craft and educational activities each day of the week (including weekends), with the activities led by working artists and teachers. Creative Kids Brisbane is running the program in a new space at West Village, 93 Boundary Street, West End. Most sessions will be open-ended and enjoyed on a walk-in basis – no need to book. Creative Kids spokesperson Liz Austin-Glen says the aim is...

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World’s tallest temple under construction

Devotees of Lord Krishna are currently constructing a massive skyscraper temple complex at Vrindavan south of Delhi. Here’s the media release: Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir is being created with these salient features: Tallest religious structure: It will be a grand skyscraper temple with a height of 700 feet (210 metres), one of the tallest and largest religious structures in India with a footprint of 5 acres dedicated to spreading the message of Lord Krishna. Chairman’s message: Madhu Pandit Dasa, Chairman of the project says-“We want to spiritualize  people’s consciousness when they come to this temple giving them experience of the...

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