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.
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?
Civilians should never be a target of war, terrorism or violence. The international community, including the Australian Government, must call for an immediate humanitarian ceasefire.
Australian governments have quietly worked to prevent people seeking asylum from taking safer journeys by air.
Lucy Norton compassionately reflects on living through the 2022 Lismore Floods and how colonial frameworks misplace our grief in light of climate events.
Planning experts believe many Port Phillip residents are under informed about how climate change will increase their risk of flooding in coming decades
Gippsland’s industrial and economic past is returning to haunt it, with weather extremes and rising sea levels associated with human-induced climate change, driven by the use of fossil fuels.
We’ve been taking a breather.
In that time we’ve witnessed the game changing federal election roll out in the shadow of the pandemic.
A wave of results across the country sent an unambiguous message to Canberra that Australians want action on climate change.
Our three most-read stories this year encapsulate the adage ‘the personal is political,’ exploring wider issues in the world through lived experiences. Look out for these writers in 2021.
To commemorate Human Rights Day on 10 December 2020, the role of music as a right, and as an expression, is celebrated, writes West Papuan musician and activist Ronny Kareni.