Pauline Hanson – the dark side of white privilege

In my previous article, I discussed the insidious and constraining existence of white privilege. White privilege is where we are granted societal advantages due solely to our skin colour. I discussed the expressions of privilege (dominating and reframing conversations) and the darkness that ensues when it goes unseen. On Thursday, we witnessed a perfect example of... Continue Reading →

Why Can’t We Close The Gap? Is White Privilege Getting In The Way?

Incredibly disturbing. These were the words Linda Burney used to describe the latest Closing The Gap results[i]. There was some progress on birthweight, preschool enrolments, youth detention and land rights, and all of these advancements must be celebrated. However, critical areas such as children's development level, children in out-of-home care, adult imprisonment and suicide had... Continue Reading →

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