• It’s about what is wrong and what is right

    Alycia Gawthorne     |      July 18, 2014

    Politicians from both major parties keep using asylum seekers to score political points. Alycia Gawthorne from GetUp says that instead of operating on our most base human emotions, fear of the unknown, our actions should reflect our nation’s true values of mateship and a fair go.

  • Australia, we need to talk

    Alycia Gawthorne     |      July 15, 2014

    Australians are kind and generous people, but like anyone, we are prone to fear what we do not know. Alycia Gawthorne from the community advocacy organisation GetUp says it is up to us to start changing the way we talk about asylum seekers.