Indigenous voices from across the globe hit Sydney’s screens in the 2017 WINDA Film Festival. We review two films from the program that will make you think.
Amal Awad’s book, Beyond Veiled Clichés, invites the wider community to listen to, and connect with, the voices of Arab women.
Writer John Bartlett asks if different decisions could lead to a more hopeful world.
Shireen Morris responds to the government’s rejection of the proposal for a national Indigenous representative body.
Writer Kelly Walker considers the impact of the same sex marriage plebiscite on the daily life of families.
How her work in advocacy shaped her debut novel; how to combat slippery political rhetoric; and the hazards of the word ‘refugee’.
Noted barrister and human rights advocate Julian Burnside calls for a fairer legal system in his latest book, Watching Out: Reflections on Justice and Injustice.
Writer Gary Smith considers the aftermath of war.
An inside look at Australia’s path to introducing a Modern Slavery Act – what would this mean for Australians, and how does it compare to other nations?
As stateless people without citizenship rights in any nation, they are now besieged by the Myanmar Army intent on driving them out – what can be done?
Writer Kelly Walker draws insight from Stanford student Emily Doe and her 2015 encounter with Brock Turner.
We should be showing the nation’s leaders that we will not tolerate the xenophobic war on refugees and asylum seekers, not celebrating.