Untitled submission by 5 year old

This picture was drawn by a five-year old Tamil asylum seeker, living in residential detention, and submitted via one of the detention home workers. The following statement was submitted with the picture: At the time [of doing the drawing] she was 5. Still in detention,…

Toil: A Poem by Caitlin McGregor

*trigger warning: sexual and physical abuse; violence against women, violence against children*   Toil   like stones being swallowed into a little girl’s stomach, a baby drops from its mother’s birth canal face first into a pit of barbed wire   I was raped on…

The Sea to the Desert in Wool

  by Brenna Jensen and the Castlemaine Community    “We are creating a woollen play rug to be given to children living in detention. It is a work in progress and represents the Australian landscape from sea to desert.” 300 cm x 70 cm  …