An Open Letter to Australia's Prime Minister & political leaders

An Open Letter to Australia's Prime Minister & political leaders

Over 60 doctors and professors from a remarkably diverse range of disciplines have urged Prime Minister Malcolm TurnbullLeader of the Opposition Bill ShortenLeader of the National Party Barnaby JoyceLeader of the Greens Richard Di Natale, and Senator Nick Xenophon to take a strong stance against hate speech in Australia. In an Open Letter to Australia’s Prime Minister & political leaders, the academics voiced their opposition to recent statements made by several public figures which followed a disturbing trend of religious discrimination, especially towards those of the Muslim faith.

June Oscar: Reconciliation, it is ours (extract)

June Oscar:  Reconciliation, it is ours (extract)

June Oscar's moving acceptance speech at the 2016 Desmond Tutu Reconciliation Fellowship award brought the crowd to a standing ovation. Former Governor-General Dame Quentin Bryce lovingly presented the award to June, for her extraordinary work in reconciliation and outstanding community health achievements in the Kimberley's Fitzroy Valley. Russell Smith from Manta trio treated us to a beautiful didgeridoo performance during the ceremony.

5 great reasons why you should come to Melbourne Town Hall this Thursday evening

5 great reasons why you should come to Melbourne Town Hall this Thursday evening

Something big is happening at the Melbourne Town Hall this Thursday evening.

Former Governor-General Dame Quentin Bryce is presenting the 2016 Desmond Tutu Reconciliation Fellowship, a prestigious award that celebrates individuals doing extraordinary work in reconciliation.

For those of you who may feel torn about missing Family Feud this week, here’s 5 great reasons why you should come to the Town Hall instead.