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Who Are Australia's Aboriginal People? http://testu.be/1GMAtPW Subscribe! http://bitly.com/1iLOHml Australia has a history of discrimination toward native people. Now immigrants are facing the same bigotry. Why is Australia anti-immigrant? Learn More: Counter People Smuggling Communication http://www.border.gov.au/about/operation-sovereign-borders/counter-people-smuggling-communication Riots at Christmas Island detention center after escaped refugee dies http://www.cnn.com/2015/11/09/asia/christmas-island-riots-refugee/ "Riots have broken out among detainees in an Australian immigration detention center on Christmas Island following the death of an Iranian refugee who escaped from the facility." BeyondBlue to launch a new campaign highlighting the link between racism ...
Has the reinstatement of Kevin Rudd as leader of the ALP and Prime Minister shifted focus from the drama of personality politics to a focus on policy, or are policies the pawns of political power play? This is an important question in all democracies which should engage a variety of actors in the policy making process, with different interests influencing how priorities are set and resources allocated. As we await a federal election, this expert panel will explore the question 'who makes public policy in Australia?'. Audience members will be encouraged to submit questions to the panel and join this important debate. Panelists Melissa Conley Tyler is National Executive Director, Australian Institute of International Affairs; conflict resolution lawyer; member of International Advisory ...
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From the Film Australia Collection. Made by Film Australia 1992. Directed by Alec Morgan. For much of the 20th century, successive Australian governments pursued a policy of deporting and barring entry to any race of people they considered undesirable. This was known as the White Australia policy. Admission Impossible is the true story of the behind-the-scenes political forces and the propaganda campaigns that attempted to populate Australia with “pure white” migrants.
Wednesday 15 November 2011 When the Commonwealth of Australia was founded in 1901, the very last thing the nation wanted to be was multicultural. The measures taken to ensure this would be the case not only caused great human suffering, but in a supreme historical irony, actually helped create the very threat Australia feared the most – invasion from the Asian north.
The small pacific island nations of Papua New Guinea and Nauru host what many call Australia's offshore prisons for refugees. Labelled "regional processing centres" by the Australian government, bilateral arrangements enable Australia's government to maintain power and control, but assume less responsibility for the refugees who are forced to live there. These offshore detention centres are home to around 1,500 asylum seekers who were taken into custody after entering Australian waters without visas. Many of them have been stuck there in limbo for more than three years. Both centres are run under secrecy, off-limits to the media and to NGOs like Amnesty International. So what's going on inside? Are these prisons Australia's Guantanamo Bay? Or a necessary deterrent, which helps to sav...
Development of Multiculturalism in Australia - Learn about the aims of this policy and the four principles it is built upon. Purchase your full copy at www.VEA.com.au Note - The comment function has been disabled on this video due to negative discussions between YouTube users.
Please watch: "UNSWTV: Entertaining your curiosity" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQ7UO8nxiL0 -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- In recent times Australia has introduced a range of refugee policies focussed on stopping the arrival of refugees by boat. What are these policies and are they lawful? Video 4 in the series "Refugees - Rights, Protection and Policies" Understanding the international legal obligations that Australia has to refugees and asylum seekers is crucial when it comes to separating myths from facts in contemporary Australian debates. In this series Professor Jane McAdam goes behind the headlines, defines the terms, explains the facts and provides thought leadership on this critical issue.