In August 2017, mining magnate Andrew ‘Twiggy’ Forrest was riled by the Australian Greens’ opposition to the cashless debit card system that’s been proposed for remote Indigenous communities. Forrest was quoted as saying that the party’s stance on this issue made them the “party for paedophiles”. Rewind twelve months. Throughout 2016, the Safe Schools Coalition […]
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.
Writer Kelly Walker considers the impact of the same sex marriage plebiscite on the daily life of families.
Racism, bullying and dangerous fetishisation. Vanessa Head shares a personal account of growing up Asian in Australia.
Treating children badly through “tough on crime” measures will never make anyone safer.
We chat to human rights lawyer Shahleena Musk about the best ways to address the overrepresentation of Indigenous youth in detention.
Save the Children’s Tim Norton spent a day at Za’atari refugee camp, the temporary home for around 80,000 Syrian refugees.
Monash University will soon implement a policy of “trigger warnings” for sensitive course content, but is making trigger warnings mandatory a sensible move?
An exclusively punitive approach to youth justice does a disservice to young offenders and the wider community.
Would you step in to help a victim of sexual harassment?
The 2017 Transitions Film Festival starts tomorrow and we’ve reviewed our top picks from the program.
Poet Virginia Lowe reflects on asylum seekers and the impact such experiences have on children.