Every year, there are high hopes that the budget will usher in new policies for refugees and people seeking asylum. Unfortunately, the 2021-22 budget appears to forecast another bleak 12 months for refugees.
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.
Zara Gudnason reflects on the inadequacies of the system in protecting the most vulnerable and the tragedy that can occur when crucial services are under-resourced.
It is clear, now more than ever, that the Federal Government’s policy approach towards unemployment benefits — as a social good and a human right — warrants public scrutiny.
Bill Mitchell OAM writes on the changes, challenges and victories of a welfare righter on the 30-year anniversary of Economic Justice Australia, the peak body for community legal centres.
In this time of community spirit, our systems continue to marginalise and discriminate against refugees and people seeking asylum.