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Nearly Half of Australians Back Hanson’s Muslim Immigration Ban

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 22nd September 2016 -  Nearly half of Australians want to ban Muslim immigration, according to a new poll. A survey, conducted by Essential Research, has revealed that 49 per cent of people said they would

Society Must Stand Up For Tolerance Says Discrimination Commissioner

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 21st September 2016 -  Society must not be complacent in believing racism is just part of “an initiation rite” for any immigrant group, according to Australia’s race discrimination commissioner. Dr Tim

Hanson Faces Backlash Over ‘Divisive’ Maiden Speech

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 15th September 2016 -  One Nation leader Pauline Hanson has come under fire for the “crude, divisive, ill-informed Islamophobic rhetoric” that formed part of her maiden speech to the Australian Senate.

Through the Eyes of a Boy

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 4th August 2016 -  Zach’s Ceremony is a deeply personal coming-of-age story about a boy caught between two worlds, the city versus the outback, black versus white, and the struggles between a father

Pauline Hanson Rhetoric Dangerous, Race Discrimination Commissioner Warns

Ellie Cooper, Tuesday, 5th July 2016 -  Race Discrimination Commissioner Tim Soutphommasane believes Pauline Hanson’s rhetoric on race, multiculturalism and immigration, which includes calling for a royal commission

Changemaker

A Fresh Approach

Xavier Smerdon, Monday, 7th September 2015 -  L-FRESH the LION, a Sikh hip-hop artist from South-West Sydney with his finger clearly on the pulse of Australia’s often hidden culture of racism, is making ripples as an unlikely

Praise for Outgoing Australian of the Year

Xavier Smerdon, Thursday, 22nd January 2015 -  Outgoing Australian of the Year Adam Goodes has been recognised for his role in pushing racism into the spotlight. The Australian Human Rights Commission said the AFL star had shown…

Racism Influences Health Outcomes – Study

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 19th September 2013 -  An international review led by the University of Melbourne has found children and young people experience poor mental health, depression and anxiety following experiences of racism.…

Changemakers – Priscilla Brice-Weller

Staff Reporter, Monday, 6th August 2012 -  Priscilla Brice-Weller from Not for Profit organisation All Together Now is profiled in Changemakers – a regular column which examines inspiring people and their careers
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