#DoMore is a call to action for Australians wanting to be more informed, more educated, and more engaged in challenging racism. The #DoMore Project will use the stories of Australians of all backgrounds to challenge existing beliefs and raise awareness of the impact of racism. By understanding how we can all do more, we’ll help create an equal future for all Australians.Share this video
To the experiences of fellow Australians
Ben Simmons sits down with Linda Marigliano to discuss #DoMore. Talking about his upbringing in Australia and why now is the time to do more to dismantle racism, Ben outlines his hopes for a more equal future.Share
A thoughtful conversation with Miranda Tapsell on identity, racism and the arts. Speaking with Linda Marigliano, Tapsell speaks to personal experiences of racism and the nuance and understanding required to represent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander stories with authenticity.Share
Athlete and brand ambassador Nana Owusu-Afriyie brings her youthful take to this conversation on subtle racism, growing up with dark skin and the beauty industry. Talking with Linda Marigliano, Nana speaks candidly about the self doubt that comes with experiencing micro-aggressions and how #BlackLivesMatter has helped her find her own confidence to challenge subtle racism.Share
Through talking about his upbringing on the North Shore of Sydney and his life playing football, Bruce Djite outlines migrant experiences of striving for success in a new country and the power of the world game to create safe spaces for migrant communities. In conversation with Linda Marigliano, Bruce also illuminates the benefits of doing more to eradicate racism, for Australian society as a whole.Share
DJ (Soju-Gang), designer and activist Sky Thomas speaks with Linda Marigliano about the many faces of racism she has experienced in her life, from the verbally abusive to the privilege she feels she experiences as a lighter skin woman of colour. Sky speaks to the role of allies in combating racism and the importance of tuning in to different and diverse BIPOC voices.Share
There are many ways to learn. #DoMore will continually collect and share resources to ignite and inform conversation with your friends, family, schools and workplaces. Here are some to get started.
Australia is a multicultural society. From the diversity within First Nations countries and language groups to the diversity of our migrant communities, we all benefit from knowing more about the histories, cultures and experiences that make up modern Australia.
Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies
Australia's only national institution focused exclusively on the diverse history, cultures and heritage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia.
A collection of original and curated learning articles on culture, history and reconciliation
The Cutural Atlas is an educational resource providing comprehensive information on the cultural background of Australia’s migrant populations.
Uluru Statement from the heart
The Uluru Statement from the Heart is an invitation from First Nations to walk with us in a movement of the Australian people for a better future.
On experiences of unconscious bias and understand what allyship and antiracism look like.
All of us can make changes in our everyday lives to #DoMore, individually and by supporting the work being done. Here are some ways to get started.
DoMore to interrupt racism
A few things to know about changing the casual racism mindset that is often normalised in Australia
Let's talk about race
A guide on how to conduct a conversation about racism
Raise the Age - Petition
Across Australia, children as young a 10 can be arrested by police, charged with an offence, hauled before a court and locked away in youth prisons. Governments can change this by raising the minimum age of criminal responsibility to at least 14 years.
The Refugee Council of Australia
Help foster a more welcoming and inclusive Australia towards refugees and people seeking asylum. Add your name to the #YearofWelcome cause and you will be sent you one action each month. The actions will be simple, locally-focused actions. The Refugee Council of Australia is declaring 2020, the #YearOfWelcome.
The National Justice Project
The National Justice Project is a civil rights organisation dedicated to tackling systemic injustice and racism within government institutions.
We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of Country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. The history,
culture, diversity and values of all Indigenous people are recognised and respected.
We acknowledge that sovereignty [of this land] was never ceded. We acknowledge that Indigenous people have experienced social injustice and racism since the commencement of colonisation. Given this, any work to eradicate racism in Australia must address this.
We pay our respect to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Elders past and present. We are committed to working with and standing alongside, their communities.