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Latest news: Racism

ANU vice-chancellor calls for end to racism

A survey last year showed discrimination could cause psychological distress for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adults.

See what Aussies really look like at National Museum of Australia

Aussie: Posters by Peter Drew invites people to reflect on their preconceived notion on who is Australian at the National Museum of Australia until 27 August.

Stan Grant quits Q&A on ABC following racist abuse

Veteran journalist Stan Grant has quit his role as host of the national broadcaster's flagship discussion program.

Opinion: ACT Greens move to address structural racism

Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. It is a time to reflect on our actions as individuals and as a society, and take concrete steps to bring about racial justice.

44% of young Canberrans have experienced racism, report finds

More than eight in 10 (80 per cent of) ACT children and young people surveyed last year have witnessed racism and 44 per cent have experienced racism themselves, according to a report released today by the ACT Children and Young People Commissioner.

ACT to develop anti-racism strategy

The ACT Legislative Assembly’s sixth Inquiry into Racial Vilification report was published this week. a response to the surfacing of racism.

Survey: Canberra children affected by racism

What are children and young people’s views about and experiences of racism in the ACT? A survey wants to find out.

Kim Rubenstein corflutes defaced with anti-Semitic slurs

Independent ACT Senate candidate, Kim Rubenstein was last night alerted to some of her ‘Kim for Canberra’ coflute campaign signs being defaced with two printed pieces of paper attached with anti-Semitic slurs.

Azeem Rafiq reveals depth of racism at Yorkshire

Former Yorkshire player Azeem Rafiq has told a British parliamentary panel some of the treatment to him at the county was 'inhuman'.

Inquiry into racism in Canberra begins

Following an increase in racism since the pandemic began, the ACT Government has begun an inquiry into racism in the ACT, and ways to report it.

Reporting racism must be easier, Giulia Jones tells Human Rights Commission

Canberra Liberals MLA Giulia Jones asked for a meeting with the ACT Human Rights Commissioner to help ethnic communities report racism.

Racism is not tolerated in the ACT: Tara Cheyne

There is no place for racism in the ACT, believes Tara Cheyne, ACT Minister for Human Rights and Multicultural Affairs.

Racism is on the rise in the ACT – and we must talk about it

Canberra prides itself on being one of Australia’s most culturally diverse cities - but multicultural leaders worry racism is on the rise.