West Australian award-winning writer and educator Reneé Pettitt-Schipp writes about her experience teaching English and Art to asylum seeker and islander students on Christmas Island and the Cocos (Keeling) Islands from 2011 to 2014.
The Human Rights Arts & Film Festival inspires and engages audiences with an exciting 2018 program. We review our top film picks.
As Bangladesh’s monsoon season approaches, the lives of more than 870,000 refugees depend on swift action. What will our leaders do?
Poet Vivienne Mohan considers the impact of war on everyday lives.
In this poem writer John Bartlett considers the plight of the asylum seekers on Manus Island detention centre.
On the last day of sitting in 2017 the government introduced sweeping changes to Australia’s secrecy laws that have huge implications for our democracy.
How can the legal system grapple with #MeToo, the movement that has sparked outrage and calls for justice around the world?
Trauma counsellor and writer Dinesha Perera evokes the human toll of detention in her short story ‘Another Hour Passes’.
Under the Same Sky details the tragic story of Mojgan Shamsalipoor and Milad Jafari.
This creative work argues that it’s time to change the violence of offshore detention.
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.