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.
For Australians experiencing homelessness there are innumerable barriers to exercising the right to vote. Heidi Pett looks at the right to vote without an address.
Chief Executive of Hanover Welfare Services, Tony Keenan, discusses how the introduction of Victoria’s Charter of Human Rights has affected the way the organisation provides services to people experiencing homelessness.
Each night, around 1000 people sleep out in the long grass around Darwin. Sienna Merope explores the issues behind Darwin’s homeless population.
What is a house? What is a home? Ben and Tracey, once homeless, are now in possession of their own homes. But a home is just one tiny part of what they need, writes Carlynne Nunn.
Soup Van: Stories Over A Polystyrene Cup provides a frank, raw and incredibly personal look at homelessness. Read Sonia Nair’s review and an emotive excerpt from the book.