Racist water: In the remote Indigenous community of Laramba in the Northern Territory (NT), drinking water contains almost three times the maximum safe level of uranium recommended by the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.
Aspects of the Federal Budget 2020-2021 have raised serious concerns for human rights in Australia. The following is a short overview of Right Now’s initial views on the budget.
Three years after violence in Myanmar forced more than 745,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee the country, many in Australia are still suffering the consequences of statelessness.
RevCOUCHED presents a wide array of features and documentaries from all over the globe, as well as a fantastic series of live talks, industry discussions and Q&A’s.
Julia Lehm writes about the recent developments in South African Courts, which reiterate the right of local communities to consent to uses of their land. This has important implications for Australian mining companies, casting a spotlight on their use and abuse of human rights law.
Artist Eaten Fish documents the human rights abuses and daily agonies of life in an offshore immigration detention centre.
The Royal Commission into Family Violence is a key milestone to combat domestic violence in Victoria.
Marilyn Snider explains the transformative power of education, and why a human rights curriculum must be taught in schools.
Despite lacking a full consideration of institutionalised discrimination such as racial profiling, the case of DPP v Kaba draws a line between random stop & searches and the curtailing of individual liberties.
Last month, Right Now focused on rights issues and cultural shifts. Here, Right Now’s editorial team present 10 landmark cases that arguably shifted how rights are protected in Australia.
Australia is seeing the largest spike in new HIV cases in 20 years. While antiretroviral drugs can fight the virus, they cannot fight the stigma that comes with it, writes Broede Carmody.