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COVID-19 lockdown: A breeding ground for domestic abuse

Behind closed doors, the dark underbelly of domestic violence is thriving as more people are ...  
Black Lives Matter and the fight for genuine reform

In the wake of George Floyd's murder the discourse around police violence has shifted dramatic ...  
The Australian Government's cruel treatment of Ramsiyar Sabanayagam

A detainee held in the Mantra Hotel already suffered unspeakable tragedy in his life, furthered ...  
Government developing migration schemes to assist Hong Kong citizens

The Australian Government is working on migration options for persecuted Hong Kong citizens, but ...  
One in ten inmates in Victoria’s prison system is Aboriginal

Victoria's State Government must do better on Indigenous incarceration rates, writes Victorian ...  
COVID-19 lockdowns hardest on the vulnerable

Being given an hour’s notice that you are about to be plunged into hard lockdown is a circums ...  
‘No one cares about us’: Lives of detainees in alternative places of detention

Hotels have become detention centres for many asylum seekers, each with their own problems and ...  
Rainbow of change for LGBT+ rights

Equal rights for gay and lesbian people have been hard-fought and progress has been painfully ...  
Scott Morrison's robodebt to society

Labor has joined the Greens' call for a royal commission into "robodebt" — an unlawful Morrison ...  
BOOK REVIEW: The Road: Uprising in West Papua — bringing light to blackout

Journalist John Martinkus creates a comprehensive account of the ongoing genocide in West Papua ...  
Trump declares 'national emergency' to block ICC war crimes investigation

President Trump declared the International Criminal Court investigation into War Crimes in Afgh ...  
Refugees detained indefinitely: No sunlight in sight

At Kangaroo Point in Brisbane, a socially distant crowd of refugee supporters gathered in prot ...  
All lies matter: Even Abbott's award

Nothing epitomises the hypocrisy that is Australia’s racism denial like Tony Abbott being ...  
Australia’s structural racism and the pandemic

While Australia's structural racism must be addressed, crowded demonstrations may not be the best ...  
Australia's George Floyd moment

In 2015, David Dungay Jnr died at Long Bay gaol. He was 26 years old, he was Indigenous, and he ...  
Rallies for #BlackLivesMatter 'selfish' — violent anti-lock-down 'understandable'

When politicians judge #BlackLivesMatter protests as "selfish" and turn a blind eye to violent a ...  
Tragic neglect: Who is checking on the NDIS' most vulnerable?

Recent deaths suggest gaps in Australia's system of care for vulnerable people with disability.  
Brisbane Black Lives Matter rally a powerful statement in solidarity

Black Lives Matter demonstrations highlighting systemic racism took place across three continents ...  
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