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Reconciliation Week

For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, the impact of Australia’s colonial history has transcended amongst generations. The trauma of land dispossession, violence, and racism towards Indigenous Australians has been detrimental for cultural identity and spirituality. The last half century has seen steps towards sizeable action for justice for Indigenous communities. The vision of reconciliation relies […]

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In this together: Reconciliation Week 2020

By Dash Buxton @dirkandscabbar1 National Reconciliation Week 2020 is this week, May 27 to June3, and I’ve been thinking a lot about the issue of reconciliation. If you’re not familiar with it, National Reconciliation Week involves activities and conversations facilitated by Reconciliation Australia. It’s aim: “Creating a nation strengthened by respectful relationships between the wider […]

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Ramadan 2020

Ramadan began on April 23, and for many it will be very different this year because of restrictions imposed by state and federal governments during the coronavirus pandemic. Fatera Ahmed explains what Ramadan means in her home. Ramadan is a holy month for Islamic adherents all over the world, where they follow certain restrictions from […]