A mural on a wall in Auburn, one of Sydney's most multicultural communities.
'Leaky boats', 'queue jumpers', 'Christmas Island crises' and 'getting tough on border protection' are just some of the quick quips and 30-second sound bytes surrounding the issue of asylum seekers arriving in Australia by boat.
For a country built on immigration it's surprising just how many Australians seem to have lost their understanding of and empathy for people leaving war torn countries.
In covering this month's topic blogger Jennifer Lush compares the way 'boatpeople' are presented in the Australian media, with the tale of Mohamad*, a man who fled persecution in Afghanistan on a fishing boat.
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* Name changed
Music: Jason Shaw @ audionautix.com