All posts by Priscilla Brice

Comedy Vs Racism

Based on the turnout at this week’s Comedy Vs Racism event in Sydney, All Together Now declares this event a success! Each of the comedians gave a 5-minute performance, and were then joined by the panelists in deconstructing humour, race, and racism. Some of the themes included the expectation that audiences have from comedians of colour,

Working With Diversity

Today All Together Now officially launches its new project, Working With Diversity. Working With Diversity shines a light on racism in Australian workplaces and works with businesses to eliminate racism so that employees can work in an environment safe from racial harassment and discrimination. This project started in early 2015 when several of our volunteers disclosed that

Sydney event: Comedy vs Racism

If you’re in Sydney on Tuesday 8th March, come along to “Comedy vs Racism”. All Together Now has organised this event in partnership with the City of Sydney as part of the Living in Harmony festival. The event begins at 7PM. Comedy meets commentary in Comedy vs Racism, when three of Sydney’s funniest writer/performers are

An open letter to Nathan

Earlier this week, 9news.com.au published an article about a Reclaim Australia supporter – Nathan Paterson – who is upset because people are judging him on his looks. “People judge you just for the way you look, without knowing anything about you, which I think, that’s not fair,” Nathan said. This is our open letter to

Why I didn’t attend the Reclaim Australia counter-rally

Reclaim Australia has been around for less than a year, and already they have generated a reputation that many Australians don’t want to be associated with. Their Islamaphobic slogans and swastika-tattooed supporters clearly demonstrate what they really stand for. Earlier in the year, Jimmy Barnes, John Farnham and John Schumann asked that their music not

Interview with Suren Jayemanne

Last week, we caught up with Suren Jayemanne, an up-and-coming comedian from Melbourne. He has been a practising comedian for the last four years, and has participated in major events such as the Melbourne Festival’s Comedy Zone. He now lives in Sydney, where he recently participated in the Sydney Comedy Festival to sold-out shows. Critics have