Amy-Barry Macauly, Eddie Cubillo and Kent Morris – Right Now Radio

By Right Now Radio
Ev Tadros and The Torch's Kent Morris

On Right Now Radio this week on Right Now Radio, hosts Ben Schokman, Rachel Ball and Emily Howie talked detention and imprisonment, focusing on children and Indigenous Australians.

Amy Barry-Macaulay from Save the Children discusses the Australian Human Rights Commission’s recently announced inquiry into children in immigration detention; the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services’ Eddie Cubillo speaks about the significant issue of the over-imprisonment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and what can be done; and Ev Tadros chats with Kent Morris from The Torch about the positive impact that art can have on Indigenous recidivism rates.

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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.