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The Victorian Multicultural Commission recently launched a campaign aimed at getting students to value Australia's diversity.
Ann-Lone Uhrenholdt meets people from a wide range of spiritual backgrounds about their search to discover what God wants them to do.
It's not just the ethereal scenery that brings people from conflict areas to Caux in Switzerland. Mary Lean takes part in a remarkable meeting of hearts.
Last year Australians were shaken by the report of a national investigation into the policy of removing Aboriginal children from their families.
Honest conversations about race, reconciliation and responsibility challenge us to confront our past and its legacy and welcome new beginnings.
Since becoming Australia's Governor-General in 1996, Sir William Deane has spoken compellingly about Australia's social needs. These remarks are taken from his address to the Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS) in November 1997, with the last two paragraphs from his Vincent Lingiari Memorial Lecture in August 1996.
As Australia faces a possible poll over race issues, Mike Brown reports on grassroots action to bring together indigenous Australians and the wider community.
At one week old, Avis was taken away from her mother by the Aboriginal Protection Board to be brought up by the United Aborigines' Mission at the Colebrook Home, some 500 miles away in Adelaide.
Australians have grown up believing that Aborigines were altruistically taken out of wretched conditions, to be offered the immense benefits of white society. Now a National Inquiry was describing the practice in terms of a horrifying crime.
Australia's human rights record would greatly inhibit our role in the Asia-Pacific region. 'We need to go into the region with clean hands.'