Monthly Archives: April 2013

New board positions

All Together Now is currently seeking two new Directors for our board. Company Secretary The role of All Together Now’s Company Secretary includes: Directing the business affairs of the company by implementing the decisions of the board of directors Act as adviser to the directors of the company Liaise with auditors, lawyers, and tax advisers Attend

Have you witnessed a racist incident?

Our friends working on the Challenging Racism project based at the University of Western Sydney invite YOU to report incidences of racism. If you hear a remark that you think is racist – regardless of whether it is directed at you or somebody else – please fill in this survey. It will help the researchers

Review: NSW Premier’s Harmony dinner 2013

I was lucky enough to get a ticket to the NSW Premier’s Harmony dinner this week (apparently it was a sell-out with a long waiting list!). It was a fantastic celebration of multiculturalism in NSW with many of the 700+ attendees opting to proudly wear their cultural dress rather than the more traditional black tie

Applications now open: Advisory Panel members

Update 24 April: The Advisory Panels for Muslim women and Aboriginal men are nearly full. However we are still seeking applications from people who are currently tertiary students, or have studied at a tertiary institution in the past 5 years, and are of Indian descent. Ideally you will be aged 18-35. Please apply as below.

State of denial: racist abuse in Australia

Recent videos capturing racist abuse on public transport have caused a stir across the Australian media. Dr Yin Paradies, Associate Professor at Deakin University, is interviewed by Waleed Aly on whether this media frenzy is a symptom of denial rather than legitimate moral outrage.

Beyond white guilt

I recently read Sarah Maddison’s book “Beyond White Guilt”.  I highly recommend you grab a copy, particularly if you want to learn more about possibilities for reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. On Indigenous policy Sarah is an experienced thought leader and writer in this area and it shows. She has succinctly described concepts that