Media Releases

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04 May: Flight ban and fine not health response


2020 Media Releases

8 October: Federal Budget’s new English language requirements for partner visas sends message that people of colour are not welcome here

1 October: Local Councils stand up for the 2 million people abandoned by the Federal Government during the pandemic

18 September: Federal Government refuses to acknowledge migrant workers’ humanity in sobering new report

17 August: We’re more than 6 percent: New report shows shocking lack of diversity on Australian television news channels

July 9: Healthcare not paternalism is needed to support residents living in apartment buildings

July 6: Democracy in Colour calls for the immediate withdrawal of police from the Flemington and North Melbourne public housing towers in hard lockdown

July 3: New report shows that migrants are disproportionately affected by wage theft and exploitation

June 20: Democracy in Colour is calling for the inclusion of people seeking asylum in wage subsidy

June 18: Channel Nine continues to endorse and profit off racism in a reckless and dangerous decision to bring back Sam Newman

May 1: 1.1 million people in Australia are still left out as JobSeeker payments start trickling in

April 6: Migrant workers are expected to simply ‘return home’ as the federal government offers no support to temporary visa holders and international students

April 3: Migrant workers are stranded with no support as the Federal Government packages fail to protect everyone

March 21: Today isn’t “Harmony Day”, it’s the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

February 4: Keep racism out of coronavirus dialogue, Democracy in Colour urges


2019 Media Releases

October 3: New Religious Discrimination Bill will not protect against hate crimes and vilification