Author Archives: Toni Hassan

Toni Hassan

About Toni Hassan

Toni Hassan is a Canberra writer and artist. She is an adjunct research fellow at Charles Sturt University and the former Communications Manager at the Public Health Association of Australia.

Unlearning racism starts with deep listening

The George Floyd case has given witness to social systems in the US that privilege whiteness. However across the world, there is institutional police brutality that is an expression of existing tensions and hierarchies.

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TONI HASSAN. Building a mental health system that addresses root causes

For many of us, forced to work at home or to not work at all, the COVID-19 crisis has driven home the importance of mental health and how work interacts with our sense of wellbeing.

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TONI HASSAN. The earth is breathing easier.

 Major cities and their birds are breathing easier. Across China, smog has given way to the colour blue. Even the snow-capped Himalayas are visible from parts of Northern India for the first time in local’s memories.

Posted in Environment and climate, Politics | 4 Comments