Browsing All posts tagged under »Multiculturalism«

Why aren’t there more Asian faces on Australian screens?

September 2, 2012

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  2 August 2012, 4.49pm AEST Sky Crompton, Post Graduate Research Candidate at RMIT University http://theconversation.edu.au/why-arent-there-more-asian-faces-on-australian-screens-6117 Being an Asian in Australia today is very different from ten years ago, especially when it comes to Australian television. Over the past 12-18 months advertising campaigns for a range of high profile brands have featured more Asian characters, […]

Racism Rears Its Ugly Head on Australian Television and Radio

January 25, 2009

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This little gem is from the ABC TV’s Media Watch

Are you Islamabad?

October 28, 2008

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A Day in Blacktown

June 6, 2008

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I spent a morning yesterday in the biggest local Government area in Sydney and the second biggest in Australia. it was an inspiring morning where i met with arts workers and enjoyed a stunning exhibition by local artist Stan Florek at a cafe which served some very yummy falafels. There’s lots of good work being […]

Perceptions, pre conceptions and visibility pt 2

May 17, 2008

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The Media Report, Radio National, ‘http://www.abc.net.au/rn/mediareport/stories/2008/2245661.htm Salam Café grab: MUSIC/APPLAUSE Salam Café presenter: … welcome to the first program of its kind in the world, ‘Salam Café’. It’s a jam-packed history-laden evening tonight. We’ll talk US politics, we’ll talk Aussie values, we’ll talk kebabs. CHEERS Antony Funnell: That’s the beginning of a program called Salam […]

Multiculturalism

May 13, 2008

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what’s new with multiculturalism in australia? well from my point of view, it suffered a major blow from the last federal government, not to mention the nsw state Government and their willingness to play the race card for political expediency. if you’ve lived here–especially if you’ve lived in sydney over the last 12 or so […]

Welcome

May 12, 2008

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A poster developed as part of a community arts project in 2002 at the height of the former coalition's government attacks and demonisation of refugees.