Let’s end racial discrimination
Social Justice

Let’s end racial discrimination

In the lead up to the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination on 21st March, we should reflect on how discrimination on the basis of race, colour, age, disability, sex, gender identity and sexual orientation demean and diminish us individually and collectively as a society. We need to remind ourselves and others that […]

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Why we must not give in to despair
Social Justice

Why we must not give in to despair

“Australia is shockingly on fire, a continent-wide bonfire of the lies that have held long overdue climate action in check. We need to open the way to a responsive, awake and steady form of presence, strong in its holding of the tragedy of all that is happening, firm and clear in not succumbing to fearful […]

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Ending family violence – we already have the answer
Social Justice

Ending family violence – we already have the answer

This International Women’s Day we believe it is important to speak about the ongoing crisis in this country of violence against women and children. Whilst on this day we must celebrate women, we must also recognise the causes and problems preventing an equal world (in line with the #EachforEqual theme of International Women’s Day 2020). […]

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Making a difference on World Day of Social Justice
Social Justice

Making a difference on World Day of Social Justice

As the United Nation states, “Social justice is an underlying principle for peaceful and prosperous coexistence within and among nations”. “We uphold the principles of social justice when we promote gender equality, or the rights of indigenous peoples and migrants. We advance social justice when we remove barriers that people face because of gender, age, […]

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Let’s not just #changethedate but work together to #changethenation
Social Justice

Let’s not just #changethedate but work together to #changethenation

As we did last year, Wendy Brooks and Partners will not be celebrating Australia Day, but will be working on the public holiday as a symbolic yet important step towards national reconciliation. However, as Luke Pearson (a Gamilaroi man) says, “it is not enough to just change the date as if the only problem with modern-day Australia, […]

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