Tag Archives: boat people



This moving story by Christy Collins was shortlisted for Right Now’s Fiction Competition, judged by Anna Funder and Tony Birch.

Fleeing into persecution: sending women to PNG

Papua New Guinea is ranked 134 out of 147 in the UNDP’s Gender Development Index. Given that Australia accepts refugees from PNG on the basis of gender-based violence, Angelica Neville argues that the Australian Government will be sending female asylum seekers into harm’s way.