The Trauma of Caste: being Dalit in the digital space

Discussions around Casteism have become more important than ever as the number of South Asians immigrating abroad has increased. This hierarchy is entrenched in the  Informational Technology sector and Artificial Intelligence, creating an inequitable space for Dalits. Caste has been recognized as a form of oppression by the United Nations and also considered as a …

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Queensland failure to notify landowners of contamination risks

An investigation from The Australian reveals that the Queensland Government tries to keep secret about toxic chemical contamination from landholders in Hopeland, West of Toowoomba, for 18 months. Dangerous levels of cyanide and benzene have been detected in the groundwater bores just outside the controversial Linc Energy Underground Coal Gasification project. The site has already …

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Anti conversion therapy ban bill campaign is disinforming Tasmanians

Tasmanian Premier Jeremy Rockliff announced the government will introduce a bill banning conversion therapy early next year after the Tasmanian Law Reform Institute report was released this year. However, there’s a targeted campaign against the bill saying it will criminalise parents who question their children’s wish to change gender. Supporters of the bill say this …

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No eco cabins in Cooloola National Park: community

Cooloola is a small community located around 250kms north of Brisbane. The Queensland government is in the spotlight again after the Cooloola community and First Nations people are protesting against the State’s proposed construction of eco-tourism cabins in the Cooloola National Park. Locals say the development is an attempt to commercialise nature. Image: Image by …

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First Nations women more likely have brain injuries after assault: research

First Nations women face many challenges in access to health, education and community services. A new research found out First Nations women are more likely to face barriers accessing adequate care in remote communities, after experiencing a head or brain injury. These barriers include a lack of dedicated resources and specialist staff to provide immediate …

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