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Racism in Australia — March 2013

Racism in Australia — March 2013

A collection of stories from Australia about racism, curated by All Together Now

Racism, anti-racism and multiculturalism as reported in the media…

South Australia takes the first step to overcome entrenched racismKhatija-Thomas,-Commissioner-for-Aboriginal-Affairs-in-South South Australian Greens Aboriginal Affairs and Reconciliation spokesperson T…
Mamdouh Habib sues 'racist' policeMr Habib, who spent four years in Guantanamo Bay between 2001 and 2005, claims that since his return to Australia police have called him …
Solomons Chinese community targets online racism – Australia Network News – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)Posted March 25, 2013 12:01:51 The Chinese Solomon Islands Association says it is becoming increasingly concerned about anti-Chinese sent…
Racism in Australiasunriseon7
Australia celebrates Harmony DayMr Alhadeff says anti-racism strategies should start in Australian schools. And he says an important component should be making sure that…
Brisbane bus drivers show racial prejudiceworldnewsaustralia
Is Australia racist?A new study suggests Queensland bus drivers were racist towards non whites. Researcher Redzo Mujcic explains the findings.
Australian Government Has Its Eye On Racist Facebook GroupsFounders of racist Facebook groups and Facebook itself have been put on notice by the Federal Attorney-General, Mark Dreyfus, this week, …
Gittins: Racism in AustraliaGittins: Racism in Australia (02:12). We're no more racist than other countries, and less racist than some. But we do need remember a…
Idea of a fair society taken for a rideAustralians aren’t racist – and even if some people are, you and I certainly aren’t. It’s true, of course, that many of us are terribly s…
Special day to fight racismON March 21, 1960 police opened fire on a crowd of black protesters in the South African township of Sharpeville. At that time many South…
Parliamentary report shuns Sharia law suggestionsA parliamentary report into multiculturalism has shunned suggestions Australia should implement Shariah law, saying Australian traditions…
Rampant racism fast becoming 'acceptable feature' in Australian societySydney, Mar 12 (ANI): Overt racial altercations like that displayed in a recent shocking altercation between two women on a Transperth bu…
Is It Racist To Prefer Australian Call Centres?The Ad Standards Board (ASB) has ruled that it’s not racist to criticise foreign call centres in advertisements that promote onshore serv…
British woman cleared over 'fat Australian' rantA British woman convicted of racism after calling her New Zealand-born neighbour an Australian has had her name cleared. Audio: Court fin…
Racist Perth bus brawlDerby line-up speculations fly 01:26. No horse meat here (Video Thumbnail) · No horse meat here 01:38. 'I can hear again' …
Probably the most racist cartoon I’ve ever seen… From The Australian. pic.twitter.com/d6E6SWExtnOsman Faruqi
2011 Young South Australian of the Year Khadija Gbla angry at ‘racist’ officersVICTIMS of domestic violence are suffering further at the hands of incompetent, insensitive and racist police officers, a decorated youth…
Secret police operation 'targeted' African-AustraliansNot only is that racism, but it is highly ineffective policing.” Mr Rapke also says it was ill-informed. “We looked at the crim…
Nation’s strength is its embrace of diversity, says Kevin RuddKEVIN Rudd has thrust himself into the debate on immigration policy, urging an end to intolerance of different cultures and a celebration…
Pastor Brad Chilcott recognised in Multicultural AwardsThe Activate Church Bowden pastor says instead of vilifying refugees we should welcome them with open arms. “There is a real contradictio…
No room for Sharia law in multicultural societyISLAMIC law and polygamous marriages will be denounced as forever unacceptable in Australia in a bipartisan parliamentary report that wil…

Actions, research and ideas to promote the prevention of racism…

Many thanks @andyminhtrieu and @KRISTYBEST for being our Ambassadors and hosting #OneParramatta event last Thursday! pic.twitter.com/dV5gEBdEPxAll Together Now
OHPI launches a petition against #Facebook ignoring some types of #antisemitism & #racism change.org/petitions/face… please sign and rt!OHPI
Online Hate Prevention Institute ” Recognizing Hate Speech: Antisemitism On FacebookThe Online Hate Prevention Institute released a major new report into antisemitism on Facebook to coincide with the International Day for…
RISE Combat Racism through Innovative Training “anti-racism education must go beyond cultural awareness” riserefugee.org/post/456310173… #racismRISE
Australian Psychological Society : Moving beyond racismRacism refers to pervasive and systematic assumptions of the inherent superiority of certain groups, and inferiority of others, based on …
@parralibrary will be hosting Colourfest, Australia’s Multicultural Film Festival on Thursday 21 March, 6pm #harmonyday @alltognowParramatta City
One Parramatta Episode 6: Everyone is Welcomealltognow
It’s time to recognise Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in Australia’s Constitution. Join at recognise.org.auSally Trevena

People talking about racism, anti-racism, multiculturalism, reconciliation…

Racist Diatribe on Sydney Bus 470heidivonb
From the moment Howard chanted “We will decide who enters Australia” our skin deep racism was exposed all for a few votes #qandaDavidW2035
Wouldn’t it be great if leaders spent more time closing the gap in Indigenous health and less on closing the gap in the polls. #closethegapJo Pride
Absolutely! @jackiefairbairn: “Using racist names to describe people makes you a racist whether you think you are or not” #racism #endhate”Aboriginal Songlines
Here’s a behavioural protocol worth endorsing: What to do if you witness racism alltogethernow.org.au/news/racism-on… via @alltognowTim Soutphommasane
The difference between Close the Gap and Closing the Gap – and why it matters -Today is the seventh annual National Close the Gap Day, with a record 950 community events in homes, schools, universities, workplaces, c…
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