In light of the voluntary assisted dying bill currently before the Western Australian parliament, Janelle Koh considers voluntary assisted dying from a critical rights perspective, and queries whether a right to a good death may operate with unequal effect upon minority populations.
What are the consequences of help? A_tistic’s new performance Helping Hands explores the ways in which ‘help’ can leave scars on those with disabilities.
Writer Di Cousens imagines the desolate landscape of Maralinga Nuclear Test site in South Australia.
Anna Arstein-Kerslake and Claire Spivakovsky discuss the draft Terms of Reference recently released by the Disability Royal Commission, and whether it will address the issues of violence experienced by persons with disabilities.
The impacts of war on those who reside in conflict zones go beyond immediate threats to one’s life. Nadia Kaunein considers the impacts of the Israel-Palestine conflict on Palestinian peoples’ access to the right to health.
Surrogacy violates the basic human rights of women and children. Dr Renate Klein explains why the practice should be banned in Australia to protect the most vulnerable.
Kaushi Kogar suggests that the enforcement of abortion laws is no easy task; we need to do more to ensure that termination services are accessible and affordable to all women.
This latest poem by Tessa Flemming delves into the unforgettable nature of trauma and is inspired by Dr Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony against Brett Kavanaugh.
Poet Andy Jackson writes about bodily difference and in his latest collection he explores Marfan Syndrome through a series of portraits.
Right Now talks to the Hon. Fiona Patten MP to reminisce on past achievements and look at the road ahead for the Reason Party.
Banok Rind, a nurse and Yamatji-Badimia woman, speaks about the Closing the Gap initiative with Right Now.
Right Now talked to Judy Ryan, Secretary for RVSDS, about the campaign for an MSIC in Richmond, the impact of drug use on her community and the news that the facility would open in June 2018 at the North Richmond Community Health Centre.