This pathfinder supports the Croagh Patrick Global Person Unit 3: Respect. This unit looks at what it means to respect others, forms of discrimination (racism, sexism, discrimination against people with disabilities, etc.)
The following books may also help with your research:
- Growing up Asian in Australia byAlice Pung
- The Happiest Refugee: the extraordinary true story of a boy's journey from starvation at sea to becoming one of Australia's best-loved comedians by Anh Do
- A Long Way home by Saroo Birley
Audio Visual Resources
People with a disability
People with a Disability Australia. People with Disability Australia Incorporated (PWDA) is a national peak disability rights and advocacy organisation. Our primary membership is made up of people with disability and organisations primarily constituted by people with disability. We also have a large associate membership of other individuals and organisations committed to the disability rights movement.
All Together Now: Erasing racism. The vision for All Together Now is for an Australia that embraces cultural diversity and is free from racism. We seek to achieve this by creating innovative, evidence-based and effective social marketing that is positive, provocative and courageous.
Indigenous.gov.au This website celebrates the achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and is a gateway to Australian Government information on Closing the Gap.
Amensty International. Amnesty International is a worldwide movement of people campaigning to protect human rights. We have a vision of a world in which every person enjoys all of the rights stated in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international human rights standards.
Australian Human Rights Commission: Asylum seekers and refugees
Immigration Museum. The Immigration Museum explores the stories of real people from all over the world who have migrated to Victoria.
Refugee Council of Australia. The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) is the national umbrella body for refugees and the organisations and individuals who support them. RCOA promotes the adoption of flexible, humane and practical policies towards refugees and asylum seekers both within Australia and internationally through conducting research, advocacy, policy analysis and community education.
UNHCR. The UN Refugee Agency
Reducing Violence. Australian Government: Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs.
Australian Human Rights Commission - Sex discrimination. The Commission undertakes a range of activities to address discrimination, sexual harassment and other barriers to equality. Our role includes reviewing laws, conducting research, preparing policy advice and running community education programs.
Workplace Gender Equality. The Workplace Gender Equality Agency is an Australian Government statutory agency charged with promoting and improving gender equality in Australian workplaces.