OF September 2002 ISSUE
The Diana Myth: A surreal and
satirical look at the 5th anniversary of the Princess of Wales
death and how the 'fates' dictated it all according to the myth
of the classical goddess.
War: Travels into India's cold war zone - interviewing a militant
Islamic freedom fighter, this is a photojournalist's exploration
of this Muslim state caught between Pakistan and the Hindu giant.
Next edition we discuss solutions and reasons with the General-Secretary
of the JKLF.
Lai: An American atrocity revisited - an historical analysis
of the U.S. massacre of a village in the Vietnam War. Next edition
re-examines why this command failure occurred and sheds new light
on who in fact may have been responsible.
"The Government cover-up of its own scientific reports opposing
'old growth forest' logging in East Gippsland." - first in an
investigative environmental series of articles on the DNRE's justification
for logging an unique area of temperate and cool rainforest and
the truth that came out through their scientists.
NO!: The pharmaceutical and food industries exploitation of
genetically manufactured food and introduction of Tebuthiuron
spray for crops is examined using the Internet as a research tool
by a Dutch writer and green social activist.
tropical wildlife: The tropics offer some of Australia’s most
beautiful camping - but also most of the country’s deadliest creatures.
Serious attacks are very rare however, so with a little knowledge
and respect, your visit to their territory will be exciting and
Lockhart River: An example
of Aboriginal success or failure? - a journey into an Aboriginal
community destroying itself through drugs and alcohol, investigating
why the Australian government has allowed this to occur.
Fraud: A story of single's computer dating fraud and an attempt
to gain recompense using the consumer affairs agency and the police.
How to avoid the problem and deal successfully with dating agencies.
Clinton's Anti-Personal Mind:
An opinion on the demise of America's last President. His use
of force and drift to the right, making a comparison to Justinian's
reign and the collapse of the Roman Empire
Referendum for an Australian Republic if G-G goes?: An editorial
piece on Australia's need for patriotism. Reluctant Republicanism
due to betrayal in the referendum, the need for Presidential powers
and a new constitution to properly replace the check the Crown
Hyphenated Names - trying to adopt a system of equality in surnames
between the sexes - an article attempting to resolve the paternalistic
system of hereditary surnames in a society of equal opportunity.
Urban III Fashion Parade National Gallery of Australia: What
happens when you watch more than fifty fashion design students
parade their work? House lights go down, conversation stops, music
pounds out of the speakers, parents start to look slightly uncomfortable
and then the fun begins.
Project Eden: Utopia in the tropics - this is the plan for a rawfood community in Australia, supported by scientific research to begin to investigate the solution to degenerative diseases, ageing and the spiritual quest for immortality. Embracing sustainable hi-tech environmentally controlled in synchronicity with Gaia.
Samaya: A dream retreat destination - Samaya is a beautiful
100 acre bushland property nestled in the lush hinterland of Rosebank,
30 minutes from Byron Bay. Open your heart in an unique weekend
retreat where the focus is to celebrate the ecstasy, joy and spirit
Ym: The life and times of a Melburnian born in the 60s and
brought up in the city's elite private schools. A serialised autobiography.
Chapter One covers arrival from England and the Vietnam War.
The CHRIST OF KLON SAGA: Ophicius
A Templar fantasy - a manuscript leads an investigative journalist
through a nuclear conspiracy in Pakistan, a terrorist attack and
to the cathedrals and chateaux of France (then the monasteries
of Spain). A serialised sci-fi fantasy novel historically based
on the Templars and the mystical Order of Sion.
doesn't quite meet West: Story of the emotional conflict between
an old vicar with his conservative Christian values and a young
seeker exploring other religions.
in the light of Wordsworth: An epitaph to a god mother of
the Gordon Highlanders.
Destitute and borderline insane, an artist and actress ends up
on the streets of St Kilda with visions of Tasmania.
Diary of a lost backpacker: Zany travels broke through tropical
North Australia in search of raw foods, women, yoga, discos, a
good time and work on the reef.
Falls: Luxury resorts amidst terrorists that are colonial
relics of the past, steam trains through Safari Parks and young
romance tells a love story of Zimbabwe just after independence.
Connect: Step off the plane in Cairns, and that’s it! You’re
on holiday. The warm, humid air melts your stiff body and the
perfume from the frangipani trees immediately switches your tired
brain into vacation mode.
The Dive: A photo story
of a student's dive for his PADI in the Great Barrier Reef off
Being A Divemaster Trainee The perils of being a trainee at
the mercy of dive companies in Cairns can lead to breaches in
workplace safety. It appears there is little recourse in which
the authorities can prevent or change these poor practices.
Trainees seek fair wages: Senator Jan McLucas sees that there
is a problem that needs solving with the Cairns Dive Tourist Industry.
She believes that the Dive Master Trainee's should be placed under
the State Training Council's traineeship program.
Advertisers' Trends: Internet or Printed Media? The question
for a lot of companies is where to advertise - in a magazine or
on the Internet? Ecommerce will be worth $1.3 billion by 2002
Is Internet news replacing
television news? And do people still care about the environment?
Stuff up on one.tel, yet .coms
will go up : Gleaned from the top accounting and law firms.
Review: The Great Media Debate - Barry Lowe's - "Media Mythologies"
reviewed in the context of who decides what we consume - the consumer
or the media?
Film / Video
Suicides: **** This film almost has it. We start in middle
class affluent America of the 70's. The beautiful innocent young
America with its catholic naivety and young cherubs bursting
with anticipation for love.
* This film with fairly unknown actors is about a fairly remote
portion of the galaxy and should have been made in Italy, because
that's about as close it gets to a supernova. The young and
sexually exuberant crew of the paramedic ship receives a distress
call from a rogue moon.
Return of Nothing: The esoteric masterpiece in the process
of being produced that will have the art critics raving. 'The
Return of Nothing', a satire on 'the second coming of Jesus',
coming back now and going insane only to be saved by Tibetan
monks, rejecting them as corrupted and setting up the new religion
combining East and West which leads him back to his home planet
KLON, now owned by Apple-IBM-Microsoft: 'The Trinity'.