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The Stolen Generation Y

Contributor: Esme Mathis Indigenous children continue to be overrepresented in the foster care system, despite the Bringing Them Home Report celebrating its twentieth anniversary this...

Duelling candidates spar at Glebe forum

Contributor: Gabrielle Platt | Climate change, Adani and renewables dominated debate at Saturday’s candidate forum at Glebe Town Hall, hosted by the Glebe Society. At...

Australia lags on female representation in federal government

Contributor: Maria Gil | Although women make up almost 51 per cent of Australia’s population, less than half of the sitting parliament members are women,...

Medevac: will medical evacuations of asylum seekers weaken our borders?

Contributor: Cindy Cameronne | Once again, the familiar cry of “stop the boats” has entered an Australian election campaign. This time the government isn’t talking about...

Fake news war on WeChat

Contributor: Wuruo Xu | Bill Shorten updates his WeChat account in Mandarin every day and has live-streamed question and answer sessions with Chinese-Australians while Scott...

Labor’s Progressive Left Lives in Sydney

Contributor: Tim Piccione A young, socially-progressive population defines the inner-metropolitan electorate of Sydney. The area has remained a safe Labor stronghold since its inception in...

Munro goes full speed in her run for Sydney

Contributor: Mareike Bire It’s early Friday morning, but Jacqui Munro is up and running: running in an oversized campaign T-Shirt with her own name on...

Pemulwuy Project highlights need for affordable Indigenous housing

Contributor: Gabrielle Platt | Construction of the Pemulwuy Project began on March 26 on the former site of ‘The Block’ in Redfern, the first free...

Sydneysiders protest offshore detention

Contributor: Keeli Royle and Brittany Frappell | In the lead to the federal election the people of Sydney came out on the streets advocating for...

Lights, Camera…RepresentAsian

Contributor: Victoria Lonergan Why the key to Australia’s on-screen diversity lies behind the writers room With Crazy Rich Asians, Fresh off the Boat and The Farewell,...

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