Australia


Non-Aboriginal And Non-Torres Strait Islander, Ex PM Of Australia Tony Abbott Accepts Role As Indigenous Envoy From Non-Aboriginal And Non-Torres Strait Islander, PM Scott Morrison

The new Prime Minister of Australia, Scott Morrison, is under fire for appointing Tony Abbott, who is neither Aboriginal nor a Torres Strait Islander, as Indigenous Affairs envoy. In interviews with ABC news, Abbott stated he is not entirely sure what the position actually means, but has accepted anyway, saying […]


‘Copwatch’ Program Encourages Indigenous Australians To Expose Police Violence 1

Indigenous Australians nationwide are being urged to use technology to expose systemic police brutality and violence. The Sydney-based nonprofit legal service National Justice Project has launched Copwatch, a program that seeks to empower Indigenous Australians to film their interactions with authorities as a way of highlighting the misconduct and cruelty […]


Nightmare In Nauru: Child Health Crisis On Australia’s Offshore Detention Centre

Under strict immigration policy introduced in 2013, the Australian government has intercepted and forcibly transferred around 2500 refugees and asylum-seekers to offshore processing facilities on Nauru and Manus. Australia’s “Stop the Boats” policy prohibits the resettlement of asylum-seekers who arrive on their shores by boat. According to the Asylum Seeker […]


Australian Senator Invokes Holocaust Term, Calls For A Return To Racially Discriminatory Immigration Policy In Parliament Speech

The Australian federal parliament was shocked on Tuesday afternoon when Senator Fraser Anning of the Katter Australia Party made his maiden speech in the senate. In his speech, Anning called for a severe overhaul of immigration policy, barring Muslims from migrating and moving towards a more “European Christian” policy of […]


Racism In Representation – The Comments Of Senator Fraser Anning

Earlier this week, Fraser Anning, the newest Senator for Queensland elected on the platform of Bob Katter’s Australian Party, used his first speech to spurt racially charged bigotries. The speech called for a “final solution to the immigration problem” that would “end Australian-job-stealing 457 visas and make student visas conditional […]