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Published: Sunday 15 July 2007

>> Powderfinger and Silverchair, rock bands in Australia, will support a campaign on indigenous reconciliation in their next national tour. The tour, 'Across the Great Divide', is in partnership with Reconciliation Australia, an organisation by the former Council for Aboriginal Reconciliation, which promotes reconciliation between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians.

>> Argentina has launched a film festival and a screenplay contest on environment to raise awareness on environmental problems among adolescents. The first part of the film series will screen documentaries in Buenos Aires and six other provinces.

>> Healthcare publisher Lippincott Williams and Wilkins, and the American Medical Association will bring in a new journal. Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness will "integrate medical and public health perspectives to link health care communities".

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