A generation of Australians have now grown up during the war on terror, the effect this has had on Australian society is pervasive, and nowhere more so than in our schools, as Randa Abdel-Fattah writes in her book Coming of Age in the War on Terror.
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.
Poverty amongst University students is rife, yet many are turning a blind eye to its implications.
Hysteria is self-described as “A memoir of illness, strength and women’s stories throughout history.” In this book, Bryant tells her own journey of diagnoses, what she learns about them, and historical case studies with an equivalent diagnosis.
The NSW One Nation Education Legislation Amendment (Parental Rights) Bill 2020, which is currently open for public comment, would deny children in our community the right to be seen, to be protected, and to be treated with integrity by schools and teachers.
Janelle Koh speaks with Nathan Tang for Right Now about workshopping big ideas with young people, and how creativity and philosophy can change the world.
Janelle Koh speaks with Prema Arasu about the Own Voices Storytelling Festival, and the importance of encouraging creative practices in pursuit of human rights.
James Atkinson interviews rap artist, science communicator and playwright Baba Brinkman about rap, science, the politics of politicking and the importance of human engagement in talking about science.
Danish Khan considers the differences between the teaching of indigenous history in Australia and in Pakistan.
Can people with opposing political views come together to have respectful and productive conversations?
With anti-discrimination law as complex as Australia’s, our lawmakers must be scrupulous with how anti-discrimination legislation is designed, or risk stigmatising our young LGBTIQ+ people.