Meredith Burgmann

Writer and former Labor MLC

Dr Meredith Burgmann is a former leader of the Anti-Apartheid Movement and a previous Labor President of the NSW Legislative Council.

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‘Fifty years is a long time in politics’: remembering the passion and protest of May 1968

May 16, 2018 3

May 1968 wasn't just about France. A serial Australian protester remembers their version of events from Australia and the world.

The forgotten Anzac Day protests of the ’80s

April 24, 2018 5

The 1980s heralded a swell of protests highlighting the treatment of women in war, and the role of rape as a weapon. Decades later, the problem is still invisible.

Look at it from South Africa‚Äôs point of view …

April 19, 2018

Debate in South Africa around Australia's obsession with the "plight" of white farmers has revealed that it's nobody's problem but Australia's.