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Colin Peters

Second-generation Australian, husband and father.

Colin Peters is a second-generation Australian, husband and proud father-of-two.
Five Things Brown People Hear That White People

Five Things Brown People Hear That White People Don't

I've spent my whole life subjected to assumptions and biases based on the colour of my skin. My working life has been no exception -- from the ubiquitous 'Are you in IT?' to 'Where do you keep your cold and flu tablets?'
09/05/2016 1:53 AM AEST
Moving The Margins To The

Moving The Margins To The Middle

A mature national conversation about racism in Australia is predicated on the successful negotiation of an alternative middle narrative. In order to do this, we as a nation must confront some discomfiting truths.
04/11/2015 5:34 AM AEDT
The Cultural Assumptions Behind Casual

The Cultural Assumptions Behind Casual Racism

It would be both naïve and problematic to think that we, as Australians, are 'colour-blind' or somehow 'post-racial.' We aren't. But affording those without a mainstream voice an opportunity to speak about their experiences of racism in Australia, without the issue being co-opted, denied or dismissed, is as good a place as any to start a real conversation about the impacts of racism in Australia.
16/10/2015 5:15 AM AEDT