Party on the Hawkesbury

Happy 2018! Summer has well and truly landed Down Under. As the temperature reaches 30°C, many flock to Australia's favourite outdoor spots - from the beach to the river - to socialise, sunbath and have a cool splash after the heat gets too much. Recently, I was invited to a close friend's birthday party on … Continue reading Party on the Hawkesbury

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YES Rally for Marriage Equality

History was made yesterday. Over 30k people marched in Sydney to show their support for marriage equality. It is the biggest turnout in Australia's LGBTIQ rally history. The YES Rally was a response to a controversial and expensive postal survey, which costing the taxpayers $122 million, to gauge the support for legalising same-sex marriage in … Continue reading YES Rally for Marriage Equality

No Bans, No Walls, No Camps

Hundreds of activists protest in Sydney against President Trump's hardline policies on immigration and Australia's inhumane treatment of asylum seekers who are held up in offshore detention camps.

Women’s March on Sydney

Let's kick off 2017 with the inspiring Women's March Movement. At the Women's March on Sydney, I speak with those who march for human rights. I also come face to face with President Trump's supporters. The 45th US President is indeed a devisive figure.  Video produced by Fairuz Ibrahim https://www.facebook.com/sttalkmedia/videos/1556976657657478/

Hazara

As the asylum seekers debate continues to dominate Australia's political landscape the voice of the people who seek asylum  is rarely heard. Often their method of arrival becomes a topic of discussion while their plight is sidelined.  This short documentary is about the plight of the Hazara people. Predominantly from Afghanistan large communities are living … Continue reading Hazara

Marijuana legalisation for medical use

Recently a NSW Parliamentary Committee recommends that cannabis be legally allowed for terminally ill patients after it receives over 100 submissions from the public. The NSW Council for Civil Liberties, CCL, is one of the organisations that makes a submission to the committee. This podcast is a Q&A with Stephen Blanks, the secretary of NSW CCL. … Continue reading Marijuana legalisation for medical use