The poem ‘Razor Wire Childhood’ by Rodney Williams was inspired by a series of drawings by children held on Christmas Island. Although that facility has now closed, the issue of children held in detention in Australian government facilities is still relevant today.
Follow a young Ukrainian boy, Oleg, as he survives in a setting of war and conflict.
From gender and sexuality to war and conflict, HRAFF showcases some unbelievable films this year. Right Now covers 5 unmissable films.
Peres da Costa explores the pain of displacement in her book “Saudade”, set between the
far-flung places of Angola and Goa, similar because of their links to Portuguese colonisers.
A collection of diverse, deeply personal and insightful experiences from a range of Indigenous Australian authors.
Surrogacy violates the basic human rights of women and children. Dr Renate Klein explains why the practice should be banned in Australia to protect the most vulnerable.
Luiselli’s book “Tell Me How it Ends” reveals and humanises the plight of young refugees.
Are some people more susceptible to joining a cult than others? To answer this, ‘Beautiful Revolutionary’ shifts the narrative lens onto the members of Peoples Temple and not their leader.
The drawings of children in Home reveal a depth of experience and imagination, arising from the midst of violence and conflict.
While the Timorese government pens deals with oil giants, local Timorese people are still finding their feet after the brutal 24-year occupation.
The question is whether this is for the protection of the community or simply to expand Ministerial power to cancel visas for allegedly gang-related activity.