Welcome to my website.
I’m a social worker and environmentalist, National Director of the AASW and a university lecturer in social work and social policy, living on Wurundjeri Country, in Melbourne’s northern suburbs. This is the only in-depth, investigative account about what happened to me during the Batman 2018 by-election.
I’m active in social justice and human rights advocacy and in working for the environment.
Alex Bhathal is a social worker, human rights advocate and environmentalist. She lives in Preston, Melbourne, where she is active in her local community of Darebin. Continue reading “About”
Climate and Environment
As a social worker, I know that climate change is already affecting vulnerable Australians and I believe that governments must act on the principle of precaution. I am the National Director of the Repower Health campaign, which will empower health professionals to deal with the climate emergency we’re facing. Continue reading “Climate and Environment”
Human rights and multiculturalism
For a nation which is a signatory to the vast majority of UN human rights conventions and which played such an important part in the foundation of the United Nations, Australia has lost its way on the basic commitments expected of a multicultural, democratic nation. Continue reading “Human rights and multiculturalism”