Pettitt-Schipp’s debut book of poetry evokes the traumatic lives of refugees, the grandeur of nature and the importance of family.
While the Timorese government pens deals with oil giants, local Timorese people are still finding their feet after the brutal 24-year occupation.
A Free Flame: Australian Women Writers and Vocation in the Twentieth Century Ann-Marie Priest When a voice speaks from a burning bush, you do what it says. So I imagine, anyway – I’ve never heard a voice in a burning bush. Ruth Park probably never did either, but it was her way of conveying that […]
On the day I see The Bridge, at the Substation in Newport, there’s a State election in Victoria. I hadn’t planned it that way, but by election day, I’m glad to be seeing some theatre with its roots in the social realist Melbourne Workers Theatre, a (now-defunct) company that formed in Melbourne in 1987 out […]
Offshore detention is central to Nauru’s move against press freedom
The Stolenwealth Games
New Timor treaty will finally set permanent boundaries to resolve oil and gas dispute
‘Golden Games’ should inspire CHOGM to solve refugee crisis in Bangladesh
How a social media movement gave victims, activists and communities a language to voice their lived experience without the need for legalese.
“Here in so-called Australia it is legal to protest, but not if you’re black – only if you’re white and on strike against Carlton & United Breweries then you’re a national hero.”
Tarneen Onus Williams
- Interviews with refugees
- Private prisons in Australia: our 20 year trial
- What can we learn from the 2013 Nauru offshore detention centre riot?
- Life in the long grass
- A long way to come for women’s rights in Indonesia and Australia