Lack of empathy towards Indigenous Australians surrounding the history of January 26 needs to improve

By Francesca Atkinson Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are often reminded of the grief Indigenous Australian’s have been put through since the time Great Britain invaded their land and colonised it as their own. Indigenous Australian’s often find it unbearable to celebrate January 26 as Australia Day rather observing the day as one of survival for their people. Terri Jarrett of Gumbaynggirr heritage has … Continue reading Lack of empathy towards Indigenous Australians surrounding the history of January 26 needs to improve

Little Afghanistan​

By Oliver Spring Kilburn’s Hazara Afghani population has increased dramatically over recent years due to refugee settlement in the surrounding suburbs.  Between 2011 and 2016, Kilburn’s Afghanistan-born residents increased by 5.8 percent, with the national population growing from 28,599 to 46,799. Considering Kilburn’s size, this identifies a significant Afghan community which appears to be growing. Media coverage of refugees or ‘boat people’ has become more … Continue reading Little Afghanistan​