Archive for 2000

Man takes wages home: More pokies needed
[Edition 30] SYDNEY, Friday: The NSW government has expressed concern following the release of a second report by the Productivity
Night successfully reclaimed: Feminists to reclaim mid-afternoon
[Edition 30] SYDNEY, Thursday: In response to an action brought by several traditional feminist groups, the High Court yesterday declared
Shock discovery: Australian Democrats revealed as student hoax
[Edition 30] On Foundation Day at Adelaide University in 1977, a secretive group of students hatched a plan to play
NASDAQ rallies on report of guy who might buy something over Internet sometime
[Edition 30] The NASDAQ rallied today after firm reports that somebody had mentioned that they may one day purchase something
Paralympics inspires ordinary Australians to acquire disabilities
[Edition 30] SYDNEY, Thursday: Just as the Olympic Games inspired many Sydneysiders to join gyms in an effort to emulate
Liz Hurley rebukes Actors’ Guild: “I’m no actor!”
[Edition 30] LOS ANGELES, Friday: Liz Hurley has responded angrily to claims by actors that she crossed a picket line
Hackers infect Microsoft computers with mysterious Windows virus
[Edition 30] SEATTLE, Thursday: Shame-faced workers at Microsoft admitted today that hackers had succeeded in penetrating their network’s defences and
Chess Seeks Youth Market: “Xtreme Chequerboarding” launched
[Edition 29] Several years ago, the look-out was grim. Falling attendance at tournaments, dropping sales of chess-sets and reports of
Beazley says Defence Bill ‘Really useful in quelling incredibly violent Olympics’
[Edition 29] CANBERRA, Wednesday: The Opposition leader Mr Kim Beazley has expressed his enormous relief at Labor’s role in rushing
A few more years of civilised brutality will advantage Aborigines: Ruddock
[Edition 29] CANBERRA, Tuesday: The Minister for Reconciliation Philip Ruddock has defended his comments to French newspaper Le Monde claiming