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An annual indexation freeze in funding introduced by the Liberal government in 2013 has cost the sector almost A$1 million. Shutterstock

Ethnic media are essential for new migrants and should be better funded

Ethnic media outlets provide valuable resources for new migrants settling in Australia, but recent government funding decisions suggest they're not valued as they should be.
While African Australians can express themselves in ethnic events such as Sydney’s Africulture festival, they still have almost no presence in mainstream media debate, even when it’s about them. AAP/Newzulu/Teresa Parker

Debate on free speech alone means little for minorities

Recent debates about freedom of expression in Australia have largely neglected the ethnic minority media sector. These debates came to a head in the lead-up to the federal government’s recent decision…

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