Gretel Killeen

Art Farts: The case for using art as therapy

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Over in Canada, patients are treated with a heavy dose of free art. Considering the true value of the form against our everyday ailments, more of it, I say.

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Gretel Killeen

Gretel Killeen is the author of more than twenty books. At various times she hosts radio and television programs across the country, works as a journalist, stand-up comic and voice artist, and writes and directs feature films and documentaries.

Plibersek: I applaud the Coalition’s move to protect DV victims in court, but where is the funding coming from?

I applaud the Coalition for standing up for the victims of DV in court. However, the Legal Aid professionals who will take on the task are already stretched to the limit. They need greater funding. That wasn’t part of their announcement.

Julian Burnside: Every Immigration Minister since 2002 is guilty of human rights abuses

We need to recognise that the human rights abuses of asylum seekers is our nation’s awful legacy, and Julian Burnside knows who is to blame.

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