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The Moveable Feast – Australia and race hate as experienced in the lifetime as an observer

Tuesday 19 May, 2020

Speech given by Thomas Keneally AO at the 5th Annual Kep Enderby Memorial Lecture

19 October 2019

Free thinking?

Many say freedom of expression means nothing if it doesn’t entail a freedom to offend others. Enjoying such freedom means that you may also have to tolerate hurtful or distasteful speech. But what if the burden of tolerance is not borne equally? What if some forms of speech wound not merely sensibilities but also another person’s dignity? How should a liberal democracy treat forms of speech that degrade others because of their race?

Why is Racism a Problem?

Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Where does racism happen?

Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Learn about how racism exists in all areas of our society, including workplaces, schools and the wider community and what you can do to prevent it.

Who experiences racism?

Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Anyone can experience racist behaviour, such as being abused because of the colour of your skin. It’s never okay, even as a one-off incident. And it’s even worse for people who experience it frequently, many of whom also experience discrimination in other areas of their lives.

Why are people racist?

Tuesday 16 December, 2014

National Anti-Racism Strategy and Racism. It Stops with Me Campaign

The National Anti-Racism Strategy was launched in Melbourne on 24 August 2012. Racism. It Stops With Me is a campaign which invites all Australians to reflect on what they can do to counter racism wherever it happens.