The right to a healthy environment is recognised in over 150 countries and is gaining traction in Australia. At the international level, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) recently adopted a resolution recognising that all people have the right to a clean, healthy and sustainable environment
To read In the Eye of the Storm: Volunteers and Australia’s Response to the HIV/AIDS Crisis during another global health crisis is a strange experience. One is made aware of the disparities in the Australian government’s response to the two events.
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.
To stop the spread of COVID-19 and to save lives, we need to responsibly release people from prisons.
Delays in medical treatment lead to avoidable suffering for those in Australia’s immigration detention system.
Nick Cook’s new book is the incredible story of communities taking action and fighting back. Amidst the dark years of an epidemic, marginalised communities rallied to protect their own, forming organisations to give themselves a voice.
What’s next for our planet? Damon Gameau explores the potential future for humanity and the Earth.
Clare McKenzie reviews the film Last Cab to Darwin, highlighting the complexities involved in the euthanasia debate.
Dr Lesley Russell examines the Impact of the 2014-15 Budget on Indigenous Programs and Services.
Sam Ryan asks whether some of the most celebrated, creative responses to raising funds to address global inequality are actually disarming powerful pockets of consumers and voters.