Homelessness Week 2021

The first week of August is Homelessness Week. This year, as I have researched the current state of homelessness in Australia I have been struck by 3 themes: The importance of home during COVID-19. Homelessness as a human rights issue. Solutions to homelessness do exist – this is an issue that can be solved in our lifetime. What is homelessness? The people you see sleeping … Continue reading Homelessness Week 2021

Border Politics

Earlier this week I watched the documentary ‘Border Politics’. Julian Burnside, an Australian barrister, traverses the globe to see how other Western countries treat refugees. There are moments that stick with you. Like the realisation that in a few years there will be millions of children who will have grown up with little to no education, who have spent their lives in refugee camps. As … Continue reading Border Politics