Right Now interviews Josephine Langbien, Senior Lawyer at the Human Rights Law Centre, about the significance of the High Court’s ruling on indefinite detention, and the Australian Government’s response.
Claire Wilson sits down with Magabala Books to find out how Australia’s leading Indigenous publisher turns out some of the “most dynamic, exciting and impressive literature currently being published in Australia.”
Writer Di Cousens imagines the desolate landscape of Maralinga Nuclear Test site in South Australia.
The poem ‘Razor Wire Childhood’ by Rodney Williams was inspired by a series of drawings by children held on Christmas Island. Although that facility has now closed, the issue of children held in detention in Australian government facilities is still relevant today.
Anna Arstein-Kerslake and Claire Spivakovsky discuss the draft Terms of Reference recently released by the Disability Royal Commission, and whether it will address the issues of violence experienced by persons with disabilities.
Writer and rights lawyer Anthony Levin questions the election cycle in his new poem.
Poet William Cotter laments the state of our drying-up rivers.
Kon Karapanagiotidis tackles everything from adversity to self-esteem and discrimination in his amazing new book The Power of Hope.
Geoffrey Aitken questions the choice to keep quiet in the face of injustice.
Kirli Saunders, founder of the Red Room Poetry’s Poetry in First Languages project, discusses the importance of First Nations language education and creative expression.