What does it mean to be Aboriginal? Author, Anita Heiss has an Aboriginal mother and Austrian father. After years of stereotyping Aboriginal people, the Australian media has discovered a new crime to charge them with: being too 'fair-skinned'. Such accusations led to Anita's involvement in one of the most important and sensational Australian legal decisions of the 21st-century when she joined others in charging a newspaper columnist with breaching the Racial Discrimination Act.
20 inspiring black women who have changed the nation > Dr Anita Heiss - an Aboriginal women working to break down the divide between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australia. Anita is one of the country’s most well-known Indigenous writers who works to enhance her reader's understanding of Aboriginality in Australia. Anita is also a force behind the publication of the Macquarie PEN Anthology of Aboriginal Literature
Conrad Walters of The Sydney Morning Herald takes us back through the history of Holden, an Australian car manufacturer. Use the tabs at the top to see how the company has been doing over the last decade in production, profit and revenue.
Mandy and Tracey have never met, but they know everything about each other. Connected through a pen-pal ad, they exchange frequent letters, writing about boyfriends and siblings, music and friends. They trade stories about school and home. They confide their worries and hopes. It almost makes it easier, and more special, that they’ve never met—they can say whatever they want in the safety of their private world of letters. But that private world may not be as safe as it seems....