The Victorian Government has plans to demolish all 44 public housing towers across Melbourne by 2051. But are the human rights of public housing tenants being properly considered?
Aspects of the Federal Budget 2020-2021 have raised serious concerns for human rights in Australia. The following is a short overview of Right Now’s initial views on the budget.
In Blue Lake, David Sornig writes about the vulnerability and resilience of a forgotten area of Melbourne, and the people who inhabit it.
Poet Andy Jackson writes about bodily difference and in his latest collection he explores Marfan Syndrome through a series of portraits.
Mark Marusic reflects on the Grenfell Tower fire in this poem Death Trap Tower.
Performance poet Saoirse Nash reflects on inequality and housing affordability in her latest piece, City of Sirens.
Housing affordability in Australia is reaching crisis point.
The Footpath Library has been making books more accessible to the homeless for a decade. Alexandra Hurley spoke to founder Sarah Garnett.
Australia suffers from a widespread housing crisis. While there are multiple dimensions to our national housing disaster, putting a brake on evictions should be our first priority. Chris Povey with more.
For Australians experiencing homelessness there are innumerable barriers to exercising the right to vote. Heidi Pett looks at the right to vote without an address.