Tag: south africa

  • Are white farmers in South Africa refugees? Giving Protection to those in need.

    Are white farmers in South Africa refugees? Giving Protection to those in need.

    By Maria O’Sullivan The Minister Home Affairs, Peter Dutton, announced last week that the government is considering giving visas to white farmers from South Africa on the basis that they are ‘persecuted’. The Minister noted that Australia has refugee, humanitarian and other visa programs which have the ‘potential to help some of these people’ and […]

  • Sometimes cricket is “just not cricket”

    by Sarah Joseph Summer is here in Australia, which means many hours of cricket on radio and television, and, for those in capital cities, occasional opportunities to see the players in real life.  Given the subject matter of this blog, I think it an opportune time to reflect on some of the many intersections between […]