Viktoria Ivanova
Global displacement at record highs 
Viktoria Ivanova

The number of the world’s forcibly displaced people reached a record 68.5 million at the end of 2017, according to a recent UNHCR report. That’s more than the total population of the United Kingdom. 

The millionaires paying no tax 
Viktoria Ivanova

Out of 12,706 taxpayers with an income of more than $1 million, 62 paid zero income tax in the 2015-16 financial year, an increase of 30 percent from the previous year.

More government handouts for Australia’s richest private schools 
More government handouts for Australia’s richest private schools 
Viktoria Ivanova

The Turnbull government has handed an extra $7.1 million to 102 of the richest private schools in the country.

‘That’s all youse are good for’: footage shows real role of Victoria Police
‘That’s all youse are good for’: footage shows real role of Victoria Police
Viktoria Ivanova

“How tough are youse?”, asks disability pensioner John. His personal CCTV cameras show him hunched over on his front lawn, beaten and pepper-sprayed. The pain comes through in his voice. A cop shoots water at his face with a high-pressure garden hose while five others watch, some laughing, one capturing the moment on their phone for kicks. 

‘A deadly day’ in Melbourne as tide turns on Invasion Day
Viktoria Ivanova

The tide has turned. January 26 is becoming established as Invasion Day. Tens of thousands marched in Melbourne, 15,000 in Sydney and up to 10,000 in Brisbane to support Indigenous rights.

Sudanese youth: over-represented or over-policed?
Viktoria Ivanova

Countless articles, with “African gangs” or similar in their headlines, state that Victoria’s Sudanese population is over-represented in crime statistics. According to the latest data by Victoria’s Crime Statistics Agency (CSA), Sudanese-born migrants make up 0.1 percent of the general population but account for 1.4 percent of alleged offenders.

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