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April 22, 2016
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Old sins cast long shadows.

  Hearing and Heeding Australia’s Aborigines’ cry for justice: A Biblical call to action to resolve today’s challenges. 9th August 2013, St Andrew’s Uniting Church, Brisbane  by Peter Adam   I thank you […]
April 20, 2016
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The largest institutional provider of mental health services in Western Australia is the WA prison system

It is impossible to overstate the significance of mental health issues to the justice system. By mental health issues I mean mental illness and cognitive or intellectual disability. I will use “mental health […]
April 4, 2016
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Establishing Racism: the Australian way

Many Australians take pride in being part of a multicultural; however, Australia has another story. Immigration to Australia was restricted almost exclusively to whites until the mid-1970s. The legislation was known […]
April 4, 2016
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On White Privilege and Racism in Australia: black theology challenges everything

I have spent many years talking, thinking and writing about racism, social justice and inclusion. but I had not realized just how deeply rooted racism is in Australia until I […]