Ingeborg van Teeseling

Waleed’s Australia: A land girt by fear

Approx Reading Time-11Yesterday we saw both sides of the national response to racism. History shows that we don't fear certain people, we fear everyone.

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Ingeborg van Teeseling

After migrating from Holland ten years ago and being warned by the Immigration Department against doing her job as a journalist, Ingeborg van Teeseling became a historian instead. She endeavours to explain Australia to migrants new and old at her website, and runs, telling people's life stories.


To the Arab woman whom we humiliated at my child’s kindergarten today

Australian living in Israel, Sarah Knopman, writes a letter to the Arab woman who was humiliated at her child’s kindergarten – it wasn’t anything personal, you have to understand.