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Focus on Australian jobs came as the ACTU raised issues such as the Workplace Relations Act, the coal industry in the Hunter Valley, the reform of the Australian Public Service and economic engagement with Asia and its impact on jobs.

Meanwhile, a long way away, the Mars Pathfinder lander had touched down on July 4th, 1997. Strong evidence of microfossil remains suggested possible Martian life.