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27 April 2016
"We are concerned that Mr Wu is becoming a victim of the Chinese government’s increasingly intrusive attempts to curb voices of dissent among overseas Chinese."
20 April 2016
Tune in to an Australian radio show to learn phrases in Gumbaynggirr language. If you happen to miss that episode, head over to their blog to read what you missed.
19 April 2016
12 April 2016
Should cuts to foreign aid go ahead in May as planned, Australian aid would dip to its lowest level since records began in 1960.
27 March 2016
Using the hashtags #medianlinenow and #HandsOffTimorsOil, the online campaign urges Australia to respect the maritime boundaries of Timor Leste.
25 March 2016
Australia is accused of expanding its maritime borders which deprives Timor Leste of its right to own and earn from its oil and gas reserves.
9 March 2016
"So ends the testimony of one Cardinal George Pell. So, back to the safety of the Vatican apartments slinks that little ecumenical mind...So, for us Survivors…More Silence."
23 February 2016
Australia's immigration minister confirmed that 1-year old asylum seeker ‘Baby Asha’ would not be deported back to Nauru.
22 February 2016
The TV show "Black Comedy" is a breakout hit in Australia. Co-writer Nakkiah Lui says the secret to its success is that it invites white Australians in for a laugh.
20 February 2016
Tim Minchin has attacked Cardinal George Pell in a song and demanded he return home to give evidence to the royal commission on child abuse.
6 February 2016
1 February 2016
The archive features versions of old-time children’s stories, pre- and post-contact histories, books about the environment and hunting, ghost stories, creation stories, and cautionary tales from Australia's Northern Territory.
28 January 2016
Journalist Claims Australian Broadcasting Corporation Barred Him From Reporting on National Broadband Network
Journalist Tony Ross claims that he was barred by the Australian Broadcasting Corporation from writing about the controversial National Broadband Network .
20 January 2016
"The global condemnation of Chris Gayle’s flirting seems over the top [but] the controversy is a welcome reminder that there are lines of propriety that should not be crossed."
15 January 2016
"Sexism is part of how our society was structured [but] culture and language systems evolve and change. There is no reason we cannot."
Angkety map is a new report highlighting digital resources available to Australia's indigenous communities interested in using technology for language preservation and revitalization.
12 January 2016
"The problem for us in the Caribbean is not Chris Gayle and his outlook per se. It’s the casual sexism of Caribbean masculinity in general that needs taking in hand."
5 January 2016
Three Australian government ministers have been caught up in controversies of their own making.
West Indian cricketer Chris Gayle has landed himself in a firestorm of criticism after he hit on Australian sports reporter Melanie McLaughlin during a live television interview.