Tag Archives: indigenous

Remembering Cassius Turvey

By Anoushka Saunders The vigil held at Sydney’s Town Hall on November 2 for Cassius Turvey was filled with people. I arrived to find a crowd including people of all different ages and backgrounds, many of whom wore clothing or pins showcasing the Indigenous Australian flag as a show of …

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Same, Same, But Different

In celebration of International Women’s Day this week, Tharunka is publishing a series of stories written by women, about women. By Hayley Barrington Historically, ideas of oppression such as racism, sexism, homophobia etc. were viewed as free standing. However, intersectionality holds that these various forms of oppression do not act …

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Just Like Katrina: The Northern Territory Solution hits Bankstown

Since it was implemented in late 2007 under the Howard government, the Northern Territory Emergency Response (NTER) has provoked nothing but polarisation and vitriolic responses from both sides of the political divide. From states’ rights advocates to international human rights activists, finding an interest group apathetic to this scheme and its political implications …

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