Right Now Radio 7/7/11

By Right Now Radio

The first of a two-part NAIDOC series: we speak to Ken Lechleitner, Alice Springs resident and founding member of the First Nations Political Party, and Katie Robertson, Northern Territorian welfare lawyer, about income management and the Northern Territory intervention, and the importance of Aboriginal leadership.

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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.