A playwright’s more or less unrequited correspondence with the Minister/s for Immigration & Border Protection.
I’d signed petitions and marched on demonstrations. For all the anger I felt about Australia’s treatment of asylum-seekers, what had I, Noëlle Janaczewska, actually done?
Words would be my weapon of choice.
So on Christmas Day 2013 I wrote a letter to Scott Morrison, the Minister for Immigration and Border Protection. A paper, snail-mail missive, not an email
And every Wednesday for the next 6 months, I wrote to the Minister.
This is our correspondence …