[View the story “Racism in Australia – August 2012” on Storify]Racism in Australia – August 2012A collection of stories from Australia about racism, curated by All Together NowStorified by All Together Now · Wed, Sep 05 2012 22:44:31Racism, anti-racism and multiculturalism as reported in the media…National Press Club: Helen SzokenewsonabcAustralian Supermarket Job Ad Stirs Racism DebateA job advert for one of Australia's largest supermarket chains specifying “no Indians or Asians… please” that hit the headlines this …racism @ http://pic.twitter.com/pGCqGuZLpamkaurRacist outbreaks threat to Australia's 'brand'Australia's race discrimination commissioner says the nation's ''brand'' has at times been maligned by outbreaks …Are Australians racist?Madisonmag.com.au is the website for madison Magazine – a magazine with intelligent news and features, real women, beautiful fashion insp…Racist email sparks inquiry”People working in the Department of Immigration, which makes decisions about people's status in Australia, refugees or otherwis…Racist memes spark calls for online ombudsmanworldnewsaustraliaBondi cafe broken into, daubed with racist graffitiDo you know more? Email us, message us on Twitter @smh or text 0424 SMS SMH (+61 424 767 764) with information and images. Racially charg…The hero too many of us still don’t knowMany more Olympic heroes were made in London but in Australia – a nation that reveres sporting heroes – mine remains all but forgotten. A…Assange’s mother subjected to Nazi tauntsJulian Assange’s mother has hung up the phone on a Melbourne radio host after he taunted her with a Nazi slogan when she backed out of an…Fraser condemns 'racism' of refugee reportFORMER Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser says recommendations in the Houston report are ''racist'' and in some ways worse tha…Is Australia a racist country?sunriseon7Abbott’s race move draws criticismThe Federal Race Discrimination Commissioner insists there must be a mechanism to resolve claims of vilification, after the Coalition vow…Abbott’s “Bolt” amendment to race laws; Mates protecting mates? ABC Lateline 6 August 2012michaeldanbyLicensing hate: the possible consequences of Abbott’s racial vilification changesAs politics heightens in the decreasing count down to the 2013 Federal election, the opposition is laying its cards on the table. Always …“Racism. It Stops With Me.”Racism. It Stops With Me. extended videoaustralianhrcLaunch of the National Anti Racism Strategy (2012)Dr Helen Szoke Race Discrimination Commissioner Australian Human Rights Commission Friday 24th August 2012, Melbourne I would like to beg…With Dr Helen Szoke, race discrimination Commissioner and Attorney General Nicola Roxon at the Launch…. http://pic.twitter.com/eonD7V5rKate Lundy@alltognow supports the #racismstopswithme initiative being launched today http://bit.ly/R2l3drAll Together Now1 in 5 Aussies experience race-hate talk. We’re proud to partner with @AusHumanRights on #racismstopswithme campaign! http://bit.ly/R2l3drAYACFootball Federation Australia supports the #racismstopswithme initiative being launched today: http://bit.ly/R2l3dr #wearefootballFootball AustraliaOne Parramatta: our project to promote the prevention of racism in Western SydneyOne Parramatta: Episode 2 – who are your neighbours?alltognowGreat show on @Fbiradio this morning talking about some positive things around including http://www.oneparramatta.com @alltognow @UWS_web @ics_uwsJames ArvanitakisGreat work @alltognow loving episode 2 of #OneParramatta project, launched today http://oneparramatta.com/ #racismstopswithmeChallenging Racism“Who Are Your Neighbours?” http://oneparramatta.com/episode-2/ via @alltognow – filmed, in part, at the NAIDOC event I helped organise 🙂 #OneParramattaLuke PearsonI’m loving the work of @alltognow who are trying to erase racism in Australia! Follow them here and let’s work together!Anita Heissepisode 2 #OneParramatta is due out next Thursday 23rd featuring the wonderful people of Parramatta – stay tuned http://twitpic.com/ajyjsrAll Together NowEradicating racism through social media: One Paramatta’s ambitious goal. | Connecting UpHome Blogs Ben Teoh’s blog Eradicating racism through social media: One Paramatta's ambitious goal.One Parramatta, Zero Adversity. | VibewireRacial stereotypes, racial profiling, racial violence. In a multicultural melting pot as diverse as Australia, culture-based discriminati…@AllTogNow is tackling racism in one of Australia’s most culturally diverse cities. Support the One Parramatta project! http://vibewire.org/2012/08/one-parramatta-zero-adversity/Gavin FernandoPeople talking and thinking about racism…RacismJarrod LamshedSue – Have you ever been told by others that you were acting in a racist manner?alltognowErasing Racism | Something in commonDo you have Something In Common that you want to share? Are you taking extraordinary human rights action? Share your story and inspire ot…The more people are educated and this topic is talked about, the less likely racism will exist in Australia…..still a long way to go!Mirza DelićLuka Lesson – Please Resist MelukalessonI’m Not Racist But…. – Culture and Society – Browse – Big Ideas – ABC TVBenson Saulo, Nazeem Hussain, Jennifer Wong, Dr Helen Szoke, Steve Cannane | University of Sydney I’m Not Racist But…. Culture and Soci…ChallengeRacism Project been fighting for anti-racism since 1998 #RacismStopsWithMe affirms our efforts. Progress at last @UWSNewsChallenging RacismLiving in Between”When I first heard about the “Living in Between Project” at the end of 2010 I was keen for Cygnet Primary School to be involved. However…Racism hurts so bad. Seriously we are all human and we were all created for a reason! Why the hate?!leayal awickRemoving hate is in your hands! The Commission is pleased to introduce our new Anti-Hate campaign: http://goo.gl/d5pLzVEOHRCGr8 to see OG 200 silver Peter Norman’s role in ’68 OG black racism protest honoured by Aust Parliment today. Way overdue!Robert de CastellaThe ‘Listen’ Project by Imara AdvocacyYouthworx ProductionsLove it how being anti-racism can be regarded as a ‘strong view’. You sure went there, person with entirely normal thoughts! #BBAUMichael ChamberlinHey you guys check this: Lebanese Film Festival is heading your way! More info here: http://bit.ly/RMbFQlHopscotch FilmsI know that some people say “IT’S ONLY TWITTAR! FREE SPEECH!”. There is no place for racism and bigotry anywhere. Ever.Digory ChesterfieldShame on Facebook, but let’s not forget that racism is a wider public health problem | CroakeyAs of this moment, more than 10,000 people have signed this petition calling on Facebook to take down the racist attack on Indigenous Aus…This sailing gold medal is a slap in the face for Tony Abbott’s promise to stop the boats. #London2012Adam LiawWhiteness and literature: learning about superiority | Dr. James ArvanitakisWhiteness studies is a research area I have been working on over the last few years. It is a complimentary way of studying the issue of ‘…Our Changemakers column this week features Priscilla Brice Weller from @alltognow – http://bit.ly/OEutyW #careers #endracismPro Bono Newsin @iFECCA’s latest mag > snapshot of racism & antiracism, also features articles by our Directors Priscilla & Yin http://www.fecca.org.au/mosaicAll Together NowPeople who behave in a racist manner are in the minority. Let’s keep it that way – please support All Together Now to promote the prevention of racism in Australia.
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