‘The Return of Addi Road’

‘The Return of Addi Road’

So! You think we can make up our organisation’s story as we go along, huh?! Well, it just ain’t possible!   We brainstorm, we dream, we draw mind maps, we meditate, we examine Excel spreadsheets that go on forever… we even communicate with a cabal of VitaminD-depleted...
A meeting with Fury and Sorrow

A meeting with Fury and Sorrow

I meet Fury and Sorrow in the Inner West of Sydney. They have fled Afghanistan by different paths and means. Fury has been here six days; Sorrow six weeks. Old friends come together again. I talk to Sorrow for a long time in a street-food café inside the grounds of...
From Kabul to Sydney, one Afghan woman tells her story

From Kabul to Sydney, one Afghan woman tells her story

Barely two months ago Marwa MoEen was in hiding in her family apartment, offering shelter to 15 other young women from her university as the Taliban swept into Kabul and seized power.   Her fearful interview as this was happening, live-to-air with ABC Radio National’s...
World Peace Day

World Peace Day

The week past began on Monday with the International Day of Peace, a day that passed with little fanfare or official attention. Unlike the days that mark Australia’s commitment to World War One more than 100 years ago (ANZAC Day) and Australia Day...
We Bleed the Same

We Bleed the Same

Inspired by the #RacismNOTWelcome campaign, journalist and film maker Liz Deep-Jones has joined forces with top Australian photographer Tim Bauer to present an exhibition exploring racism and diversity in Australia through the lens  of immigrants, refugees and...