For the media, from the media
The Australian Arabic Council is vigilant in issuing public responses to all forms of media reports and portrayals of Arab people. The AAC also has a constantly updated list of experts on all the topics related to the Middle East and Arab Australians. These experts are available for media interviews, school talks, conferences and any other venue that may arise.
AAC Submission on Human Rights
The Australian Arabic Council firmly supports the introduction of a federal Human Rights Act as a formal mechanism through which the rights of all Australians can be safeguarded in our legal framework.more…
Racism and violence: the new Australian way?
The recent spate of violence against international students reveals a collision of topical issues: racism, international education and, for many of us, an increasing concern at the unchecked rise of violence in Melbourne. The recent spate of attacks against Indian students have occurred in the midst of a period in which the media and societal attention is firmly focused on the economy.more…
Gaza ad campaign
Australians for Palestine (AFP), together with Women for Palestine (WFP) are launching a newspaper advertisement campaign calling on Australians to say NO to Israel’s war crimes.
Articles, Interviews & Speeches
Impact of the Israeli-Palestinian Crisis on Arabic Australians
Centre for Arab Islamic Studies. more…
Policing Partnership in a Multicultural Australia
Australian Institute of Criminology Conference. more…
Media Representations of Arabs and Muslims in an “Age of Terror”