“All I had was a candle and a desk to study.” My father sipped his tea as the steam was still rising and fogging his glasses. His eyes were deep in the memories […]
Asylum seeker children did not choose to come here
As Refugee Week draws to a close, Amina Youssef writes about the need to remove asylum seeker children from immigration detention … War and conflict are always sad. They result in the destruction […]
In Palestine, how is ‘normal’ defined?
Ahlam Najjar writes to us from Palestine about the way that survival under occupation requires a redefining of what is considered ‘normal’… I entered Palestine with extensive knowledge of the dire situation […]
NSW votes: what will you stand for?
What are the main policies at play in the NSW elections, and what will have most sway on your vote? Young ALP member, Yusra Metwally, shares her thoughts on this week’s upcoming […]
Where is our outrage for Matagarup?
In what is becoming a regular occurrence, Prime Minister Tony Abbott drew much ire this week for offending members of the Australian public. This time, the outrage erupted when he asserted that […]