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The reality of racism in Australia. Shannon Murdoch scored 100 per cent on her Australian citizenship.

The reality of racism in Australia

Ask her anything. Flags. Constitutions. Even what the governor-general does. She'll know the answer. IQ2 debate of 2015: Racism is Destroying the Australian Dream - speech by Stan Grant. This speech by Stan Grant was delivered during our last IQ2 debate of 2015: Racism is Destroying the Australian Dream.

IQ2 debate of 2015: Racism is Destroying the Australian Dream - speech by Stan Grant

Stan's speech has been widely acknowledged as one of the most powerful ever heard on the IQ2 stage, and indeed, in recent Australian history. Stan was joined on the night by Indian Australian immigration layer Pallavi Sinha, American-born Iranian Australian Herald Sun columnist Rita Panahi and iconic Australian actor Jack Thompson. The full debate can be viewed here. Is Australia a Racist Country? On the State of our Race Relations – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics. Dr Tim Soutphommasane is Australia's Race Discrimination Commissioner.

Is Australia a Racist Country? On the State of our Race Relations – Opinion – ABC Religion & Ethics

He delivered the following address to the Crescent Institute, Brisbane, on 7 April 2016 Many of us have good reason for thinking that the state of our race relations and community harmony is under some challenge. Face The Facts : Cultural Diversity: 2014. The markers of everyday racism in Australia - life for an aboriginal person in NT. While Australians value equality, our multicultural nation contains markers of racial discrimination.

The markers of everyday racism in Australia - life for an aboriginal person in NT

Some are so innocuous we may not recognise them. Experiencing racism is part of the everyday lives of many Australians. What is it like to negotiate daily life in a material world that often excludes you, or selectively seeks to control you? Let’s try to understand the experience of everyday racism by negotiating the material world of an Aboriginal person in northern Australia. You have come into Katherine, Northern Territory, from a remote community. Racism in Australia. One in five people living in Australia have experienced racist abuse · During the past year, 1 in 5 people living in Australia was a target of racial discrimination (around 4.6 million people).

Racism in Australia

This is an increase from 1 in 8 the previous year (Source).