Culture

May 11, 2015

Reducing Aboriginal Imprisonment Rates and the Common Good

The latest Productivity Commission report into Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (released on 19 November 2014) contained both good and bad news. It’s a comprehensive document which is used by governments and […]
March 23, 2015
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We Are All Being Conned by Merchants of Doubt

This photograph has become an enduring image of business executives who place the interests and profits of their corporations above the public interest. It shows chief executives of leading tobacco companies […]
July 18, 2014

Wadjemup: Black Prison – White Playground (film review)

  Wadjemup (Rottnest Island) is a beautiful place that is also culturally and spiritually significant to Aboriginal people.  But it is also a site where gross harm took place and […]
July 4, 2014

Archie Roach’s song: ‘Took the Children Away’

When Archie Roach penned Took The Children Away, it became one of the most important songs in Australia’s contemporary history. This song tells of the forced separation of children from […]