Since 1991, people seeking asylum have been ineligible for any form of social security, instead they have made do with the little assistance they get under a constantly changing policy-based approach. In a new round of cuts within this policy, vast numbers of people seeking asylum will be at risk of avoidable destitution and homelessness.
When a widespread problem defies national borders, what can neighbouring nations do to fulfil the rights of their people?
In Australia, victims of sexual assault in family law proceedings are left with no privilege over their counselling records.
The government of Nauru has blocked the ABC from covering the Pacific Islands Forum and PM Malcolm Turnbull has barely criticised the move. Gary Dickson explains.
Jordan Roux questions the death penalty through the last words of 21 Texan inmates executed by lethal injection.
The Channel, a collective giving vehicle, is raising and pooling funds from the contributions of its members, and distributes them in the form of grants to ‘rainbow’ community projects nationally.
Poet Sanam Sharma explores the meaning of democracy when religious and communal segregation is used within communities.
Blockchain, the technology underpinning Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, might be the key to transforming supply chain transparency – and could even help to end modern slavery in the process.
GDPR is a new set of rules that aims to protect data privacy of European citizens – but how will it affect the data rights of Australians?
Right Now talks to the Hon. Fiona Patten MP to reminisce on past achievements and look at the road ahead for the Reason Party.
The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival inspires and engages audiences with an exciting 2018 program. We review our top film picks.
Metiria Turei made welfare system reform a part of the conversation during the NZ election. Since her resignation, We Are Beneficiaries has continued that conversation, revealing the cruelty and judgment behind New Zealand’s social welfare system.