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Australia should prioritise rights as Asia battles COVID-19

By Elaine Pearson

Solastalgia: a review

By Amy Walters

The theme of Tuggeranong Arts Centre’s yearly program is ‘solastalgia’ which asks what the response of art will be in face of destruction, dispossession and the climate crisis. The program was kicked off with moving works from Nick Moir, Tony Curran and Waratah Lahy, and Hannah Bronte.

Fires show the threat of climate change to our human rights

By Hugh de Kretser

“Our human rights are already being affected and this will increase in severity. People will be displaced. Food production will be damaged. Extreme weather will take lives and homes. The poorest will be hit hardest and will have the least ability to cope.”

Hugh de Kretser, Human Rights Law Centre