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Australians Abandoned in India – the latest victims of political expedience

By Esther Rockett

Review – Renewal: Five Paths to a Fairer Australia

By Georgia Cerni

Sophie Cousins’ book Renewal: Five Paths to a Fairer Australia is, in many respects, a proposal. For Cousins, the COVID-19 pandemic has provided Australians with an opportunity to reconsider the ways our society currently functions. Cousins aptly makes her case – while in some ways the pandemic reinforced burgeoning inequalities, it also presented us the chance to apply collectivist values to solve systemic problems.

Are We There Yet? Five Human Rights Questions After Our Mental Health Royal Commission

By Simon Katterl

“The proposal for an Indigenous voice to Parliament unites Australians because it’s a fair and modest idea. It’s a concept based on inclusive dialogue and partnership in Indigenous affairs – itself a unifying concept.”

Shireen Morris, McKenzie Postdoctoral Fellow at Melbourne University Law School