Since the last Federal election, people have been shocked at where Australia seems to be heading. So where is Australia heading? Towards fascism?

Since the last Federal election, people have been shocked at where Australia seems to be heading. So where is Australia heading? Towards fascism?

It was the race riot that sparked heated debate about what it meant to be Australian and made headlines around the world.

It was the race riot that sparked heated debate about what it meant to be Australian and made headlines around the world.

SBS's documentary, "First Contact" (which aired on SBS One HD and NITV), takes six non-indigenous (i.e. white) Australians and immerses them into 'Aboriginal Australia' for the very first time (unbelievably, at least 4 in 6 white Australians have never even met an indigenous Australian) - the documentary series captured the nation’s attention this week, amassing a television audience nearing 1 million viewers, while the program’s Twitter hashtag (‪#‎FirstContactSBS‬) trended worldwide.

SBS's documentary, "First Contact" (which aired on SBS One HD and NITV), takes six non-indigenous (i.e. white) Australians and immerses them into 'Aboriginal Australia' for the very first time (unbelievably, at least 4 in 6 white Australians have never even met an indigenous Australian) - the documentary series captured the nation’s attention this week, amassing a television audience nearing 1 million viewers, while the program’s Twitter hashtag (‪#‎FirstContactSBS‬) trended worldwide.

Even before this year's G20 summit had begun, Australia's conservative /  right-wing Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, had upset and insulted many in Australia's indigenous community. In welcoming British Prime Minister David Cameron to Sydney, Abbott described the area as being nothing but bush when the first European fleet arrived.

Even before this year's G20 summit had begun, Australia's conservative / right-wing Prime Minister, Tony Abbott, had upset and insulted many in Australia's indigenous community. In welcoming British Prime Minister David Cameron to Sydney, Abbott described the area as being nothing but bush when the first European fleet arrived.

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