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.
In San Francisco four refugees arrive fleeing harassment and violence, only to find that their freedom in the US is still uncertain. In the age of Trump’s anti-immigration, seeking asylum can take years and too often they find themselves struggling with basic human rights and needs.
The documentaries of the 9th annual Transitions Film Festival’s are ground-breaking and urgent as they encourage us to see global issues and ways to change
Citizenship in Australia is not a constitutional right, leaving Australian citizenship law vulnerable to political whims.
Through its repeal of the medevac legislation, Australia has taken our future and made it our demise, writes Shamindan Kanapadhi.
Based on his original article, David Leser investigates the origins, perpetuation and consequences of male violence in his insightful and powerful new book.
In light of the voluntary assisted dying bill currently before the Western Australian parliament, Janelle Koh considers voluntary assisted dying from a critical rights perspective, and queries whether a right to a good death may operate with unequal effect upon minority populations.
Tony Birch’s newest book is an insight into how the laws initiating and perpetuating the Stolen Generations affected families and towns in rural Australia.
Daryl Yang considers the criminalisation of non-disclosure of HIV in Singapore, and the implications of a recent legal development for LGBTQ+ Singaporeans.
Jess Hill’s engaging book is a call for us to rethink the structures enabling the continuing national crisis of domestic violence.
Dina Nayeri’s book, The Ungrateful Refugee, opens up a narrative of refugee experience, and what is it like to flee, hope, wait and start anew.