Dr Heather Holst, Deputy CEO of Launch Housing, discusses the causes of homelessness, the work of her organisation and the path to ending homelessness in Australia www.launchhousing.org.au Image: https://www.flickr.com/photos/greg_scales/2557599642/
Journalist Gillian Terzis talks about her essay for Logic Magazine on the robo-debt scandal, discussing the neutrality of technology, progressive welfare policy and Australia’s most famous algorithm. Image credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Centrelink-entrance-Burnie-20160802-001.jpg
Independent journalist Gillian Terzis on the political motivations behind the robo-debt scandal and how an algorithm can be ideological Image credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Centrelink-onlineservices-reasonforbeingdown-withlink.png
Jana Favero, director for advocacy and campaigns at the Asylum Seeker Resource Centre, on working to change attitudes towards asylum seekers and refugees through conversations, mobilisation and challenging restrictive rhetoric. Image Credit: John Englart https://www.flickr.com/photos/takver/9377515138 Music: Jarabi by The Senegambian Jazz Band https://thesenegambianjazzband.bandcamp.com/track/jarabi
Economist Saul Eslake on the policies that have led to the decline in homeownership in Australia and what can be done to improve housing affordability. Image Credit: Saul Eslake http://www.saul-eslake.com/housing-affordability-2030/#sthash.5AnE5Frr.PV17pfKc.dpbs
Economist Saul Eslake on the policies that push up house prices in Australia. Image credit: https://www.goodfreephotos.com/australia/new-south-wales/other/edwardian-semis-in-dubbo-new-south-wales-australia.jpg.php
Klaus Neumann, professor of history at Deakin University, and Anne McNevin, associate professor for politics at the New School for Social Research, on the costs of Australia’s response to asylum seekers and why we can’t rely on short-term fixes. – Overview of Australia’s refugee and asylum policies https://www.refugeecouncil.org.au/publications/recent-changes-australian-refugee-policy/ – Robert Manne’s take on the asylum debate...
Klaus Neumann, professor of history at Deakin University, and Anne McNevin, associate professor for politics at the New School for Social Research, on the flaws in Australia’s response to asylum seekers. Image credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/takver/5918017660