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The rights and wellbeing of people seeking asylum on our shores have been trademark concerns for the magazine since its first issue in 1991. Prominent human rights lawyers, migration lawyers and advocates write regularly, capturing the human, ethical and policy dimensions of this complex issue.
The Jesuits, publishers of Eureka Street, have a long history of living and working alongside ATSI Australians in remote communities. This concern and advocacy grounded in human relationships is today carried into the pages of Eureka Street by expert writers of both white and Aboriginal heritage.
Eureka Street has an editorial mandate to promote good stewardship of our shared world. In particular it emphasises the impacts that climate change and environmental degradation have upon the world’s most marginalised citizens, with expert writers bringing ethical weight to bear on real-world policies.
As a Catholic magazine with editorial independence, Eureka Street plays a vital role as a critical voice both from within and toward the Catholic Church. This is important during a time when all religious institutions in the Western world are facing significant challenges to their continued relevance and moral authority.
David James has been a financial journalist for 28 years, and was senior writer and columnist at BRW for 25 years. He has a PhD from Monash University: Illusions of Time in Shakespeare's Plays.
Celeste Liddle is an Arrernte woman living in Melbourne, the National Indigenous Organiser of the NTEU, and a freelance opinion writer and social commentator. She blogs at Rantings of an Aboriginal Feminist.
Fiona Katauskas' work has also appeared in ABC's The Drum, New Matilda, The Sydney Morning Herald, The Age, The Australian, The Financial Review and Scribe's Best Australian political cartoon anthologies.
Andrew has had a long-standing engagement with refugee communities and issues. A Jesuit priest, he taught theology at the United Faculty of Theology for many years, and has contributed widely to theological and religious journals.