Rose Carnes clarifies how the closure of remote Aboriginal communities is a form of forced eviction as defined by the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights.
Michael Green writes about his neighbour “Danny”, who instead of a house, has a street to call home.
Right Now Editor, Marta Skrabracz, writes about “ghettoisation” and what this means for community identity in Australia.
For whom else does the bell toll? Madolyn Smith asks how the Abbott/Hockey Budget will affect the 757 million people living in extreme poverty in the Asia Pacific.
This story by Laura McPhee-Browne was shortlisted for Right Now’s Fiction Competition, judged by Anna Funder and Tony Birch.
This short story by Rose Hartley was awarded joint runner-up of Right Now’s Fiction Competition, judged by Anna Funder and Tony Birch.
Short fiction from Laura McPhee-Browne, shortlisted for the Right Now Poetry and Fiction Competition, judged by Anna Funder and Tony Birch.
James Muldoon explains the wide discretionary powers Victoria’s new anti-protest law provide police to “move on” political dissent, trade unionism, and home
The Australian Government and education providers make a nice profit from international students, but fail to protect them from being exploited in the workplace, writes Alexandra Hurley.
Right Now Radio’s Evelyn Tadros looks at human rights projects and events coming up, particularly focusing on those that give voice to those marginalised, disadvantaged or vulnerable.
The Footpath Library has been making books more accessible to the homeless for a decade. Alexandra Hurley spoke to founder Sarah Garnett.
Australia suffers from a widespread housing crisis. While there are multiple dimensions to our national housing disaster, putting a brake on evictions should be our first priority. Chris Povey with more.