Young people prepare to march for change in worldwide climate protests

omorrow, September 20, young people from 120 countries are joining together in what will likely be the biggest climate strike ever. Continue reading Young people prepare to march for change in worldwide climate protests

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Australia, Indonesia and Oceania: Tensions in our international neighbourhood

Our closest neighbours have been making a fair few headlines in Australia lately. Given their geographical and political importance to Australia, On The Record has a quick round up to get you up to speed on all things beyond the Torres Strait. Continue reading Australia, Indonesia and Oceania: Tensions in our international neighbourhood

Australian Government moves forward with couples counselling for DV despite objection from womens safety experts

Women and children’s safety advocates have expressed their dismay over the Australian Government’s decision to move forward with its “Specialised Family Violence Services” (SFVS) despite experts’ disapproval. Continue reading Australian Government moves forward with couples counselling for DV despite objection from womens safety experts

American politician calls U.S. detention centres “concentration camps”: Hard truth or fake news?

Democratic Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sparked controversy after comparing the US Government’s immigration detention facilities along the US-Mexico border to “concentration camps” during an Instagram Live video just over two weeks ago. Continue reading American politician calls U.S. detention centres “concentration camps”: Hard truth or fake news?