Jeanette Hoorn is a Professorial Fellow of Art History at the School of Culture and Communication, University of Melbourne.

Protesters at a Black Lives Matter rally in Melbourne in June 2020. A number of issues have been raised at recent protests, including the destruction of heritage like the Juukan Gorge sites, the number of Indigenous people who have died in custody over the past three decades, and Australia’s colonial history.

The destruction of Indigenous Australian sites cannot be allowed to continue

Recent mining blasts at a sacred site in Western Australia have fired up protestors

22 Jun 2020
Anangu members perform a dance during a ceremony marking the permanent ban on climbing Uluru on 27 October 2019.

Rock stars – the Indigenous artists inspired by Uluru

A recent ban on climbing the sacred rock in Australia’s ‘red centre’ was celebrated with singing and dancing. What other forms of art have emerged from the site?

19 Nov 2019