I still remember the callous advertising campaign from 2014. You couldn’t turn on the TV without seeing the commander of Operation Sovereign Borders in his military uniform, patriotic as can be, threatening anyone arriving by boat, “You will not make Australia home”. The then prime minister, Tony Abbott, made his stance against people smugglers painfully […]
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Luiselli’s book “Tell Me How it Ends” reveals and humanises the plight of young refugees.
Featuring technological innovation, changemakers with cutting-edge ideas, Right Now writers cover four documentaries screening at Transitions 2019.
Ali MC considers the statelessness of the Rohingya people, and how the ethnic divisions resulting from colonisation have left them with few allies.
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The drawings of children in Home reveal a depth of experience and imagination, arising from the midst of violence and conflict.
Monday 10 December marks Human Rights Day, a day to ask the question: how can we help to uphold the rights of the most vulnerable?
Pettitt-Schipp’s debut book of poetry evokes the traumatic lives of refugees, the grandeur of nature and the importance of family.