During Harmony Week, All Together Now worked with Football Federation Australia (FFA) and the Professional Footballers Association (PFA) to create the #EraseRacism round over the weekend 20-22 March. The initiative highlighted the commitment of the Hyundai A-League and the players at all clubs in ensuring that racism has no place in the league, football generally
Harmony Week begins March 16 to 22 this year, and is a national week that celebrates Australia’s cultural diversity, encouraging acceptance all around the nation. The aim of the week is to promote intercultural understanding and peace, with the slogan ‘Everybody Belongs’ embodying the message of Harmony Week. Such festivities allow us to recognise the
Ahead of this weekend’s Erase Racism Round Bruce Djite discusses his passion for the joint FFA and PFA initiative and shares his insights into the invaluable work undertaken by All Together Now. Q. Is this a cause you had long been passionate about? BD: I have an interesting background, this is owing to where I
As football is Australia’s most multicultural sport, the ‘Erase Racism Round’ is aimed at highlighting the commitment of the players and the Hyundai A-League to ensuring that there is no place for racism in Australian Football or in the broader community.
In 2014, BeyondBlue and TNS Social Research surveyed young Australians between 25-44 about their attitudes towards Indigenous Australians. The campaign revealed the shocking extent of discrimination against Indigenous Australians among young Australians. They received over 1000 online responses. From these surveys, it is clear that discrimination against Indigenous Australians is as prevalent as ever. The research found that racism against
As we work towards racial equality in Australia, All Together Now has put together a list of 10 tips to help people who are new to the movement for racial equality in Australia. 1. Understand what racism is It is important to understand what racism is so that you are able to recognise it in