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Video - Kiribati Calling - 9 December 2016

Two young climate activists from Kiribati - Vasiti Tebamare and Tinaai Teaua - recently travelled to Australia with a message to our leaders: act on climate change, increase renewable energy use and reduce coal exports.

Phil Glendenning - Speech to Eureka Commemoration Dinner - 2 December 2016

We gather at a particularly difficult and uncertain point internationally: Brexit has happened and Donald Trump is no longer a loud brash badly behaved host of a bad reality TV show. This is the so-called “post-truth” era, or as Christos Tsiolkas describes it, a time of “willed ignorance”. It’s a worry.

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Asylum Seekers and Refugees Education Resource - 1 November 2016

Are you a teacher looking to incorporate refugee and asylum seeker issues in the classroom? Our educational resource provides activities for students which are practical, engaging and focused on increasing awareness about human rights and advocacy.

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Four Corners and Amnesty International report revelations must be the final straw - 18 October 2016

Last night’s episode of Four Corners and the release of a major report by Amnesty International must be the final straw for Australia’s offshore processing policies.

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