Rapper xTRILLIAMS talks about life, family and culture in Sydney. He opens up about his artistic background from battle rapping in school to being a bedroom musician, to releasing an EP. He talks about being your authentic self and living between Chinese – Fijian culture and Australian culture.
In this series, we want to share what has inspired our committee members to join the team, what issues they’re passionate about and a bit of their story. Vishal joined the Asian Australian Project this year, leading a new part of the executive team. When I was seven, my family moved to Australia, to theContinue reading “Meet the Team #4: Vishal Vivekananda, Legal & Finance Director”
Over the past year, we hosted two Fireside Chats Panels, where we have had the privilege to invite change makers and experts from the community. After our first panel, we were absolutely thrilled with the response from everyone, and with this momentum continuing after the second panel, we wanted to keep exploring new themes inContinue reading “From the warm glow of our screens, it’s time to talk”
After attending a screening of Minari, Angela and Humphrey from the team give us their thoughts on the historic nominated picture- what the film got right, and whether it’s worthy of the Oscar buzz. This review contains spoilers for the film.
In this series, we want to share what has inspired our committee members to join the team, what issues they’re passionate about and a bit of their story. Sarah joined the Asian Australian Project in early 2020, leading the design and marketing teams. It’s only relatively recently that I’ve started to consider what it meansContinue reading “Meet the team #3: Sarah Choo, Design & Marketing Director”
On a beautiful Sunday afternoon, our volunteers assembled for Clean Up Australia Day on 7th March 2021 at Bondi Beach. Bondi was abuzz with patrons, with almost every square inch of sand covered in people, towels and umbrellas. A perfect backdrop for the day!
International Women’s Day is all about celebrating women and their achievements. There are some amazing initiatives being run by women throughout Australia, and at AAP, we want to shine a spotlight on these initiatives and their founders, who are pioneering innovative and exciting projects in their fields of expertise. We’ve collated 6 Australian-Women led organisationsContinue reading “6 Amazing Australian Initiatives Led By Women”
Being Asian Australian has been a relatively new experience for me. As an expat, I always identified as being Australian; while back in Australia, people identified me as Asian.
Author: Emily Yong; Illustration: Robin Lao Clean Up Australia originated almost 30 years ago, and today, the organisation’s chief focus is on minimising the amount of rubbish that is disposed of into the environment. Started by Ian Kiernan, Clean Up Australia originated from a community event he organised in response to the massive amounts ofContinue reading “5 Easy Ways You Can Be More Eco Friendly”
In this series, we want to share what has inspired our committee members to join the team, what issues they’re passionate about and a bit of their story. “Something I see and hear all the time from other Asian-Australians is they don’t feel either Asian ‘enough’ or Australian ‘enough’, like they’re caught in this noContinue reading “Meet the team #1: Humphrey Chan, Founder & President”
Author: Linda D; Illustration: Amy Ge Lunar New Year is a celebration held mostly throughout Southeast and East Asia, and their diasporas globally. There are a variety of foods that are a must during the LNY celebrations. Each culture and family has their own way of celebrating the occasion, so you may or may notContinue reading “8 foods served during the Lunar New Year”
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