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Friday, 12 February 2016

Indigenous anti-gambling program helping hundreds

Indigenous anti-gambling program helping hundreds
 - Indigenous anti-gambling program helping hundreds of families ... Mr Gordon said it was time for Australia to rethink its reputation as a nation of ...

Australia targets 2017 referendum on Aboriginal recognition

Australia targets 2017 referendum on Aboriginal recognition
 - Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Thursday said a referendum on recognising Aboriginal people in the constitution was ...

Australia Is The Only Developed Country To Still Have Trachoma

Australia Is The Only Developed Country To Still Have Trachoma
 - Our teams visited more than 465 communities and screened about 100,000 people, 62,000 of whom were Indigenous Australians. They found that ...

Stolen generations hail the power of 'collective healing'

Stolen generations hail the power of 'collective healing'
 - It was “pretty military run, pretty cruel,” Peeters told Guardian Australia, but ... to close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

Australian kids unlikely to ever grow old

Australian kids unlikely to ever grow old
 - The average lifespan of indigenous Australians is 69 for males and 73 for females, about 10 years less than that of non-indigenous Australians.

Australia failing to close Aboriginal life expectancy gap: PM

Australia failing to close Aboriginal life expectancy gap: PM
 - Australia is failing to close an “unacceptably wide” gap in life expectancy between Aboriginal and non-indigenous people, officials admitted ...

Grandmothers rally in Canberra over high number of Aboriginal children in care

Grandmothers rally in Canberra over high number of Aboriginal children in care
 - There are about 15,000 Aboriginal children in out-of-home care across Australia, and that figure has gone up by 65 per cent since the apology.

Gap closing on vow to fight indigenous disadvantage

Gap closing on vow to fight indigenous disadvantage
 - EFFORTS to Close the Gap on indigenous disadvantage have fallen ... report on Wednesday, pledging to improve the lives of Australia's First Peoples.

Report card on aboriginal Australians paints bleak picture

Report card on aboriginal Australians paints bleak picture
 - PHAA are passionate in supporting the targets in reducing imprisonment rates and increasing community safety for Aboriginal and Torres Strait ...

How a new currency reflected the confidence of a nation

How a new currency reflected the confidence of a nation
 - In 1937 a royal commission recommended Australia adopt decimal ... regime turned attention increasingly to Australia's Indigenous communities.

Perth International Arts Festival to Showcase Indigenous Art

Perth International Arts Festival to Showcase Indigenous Art
 - Home is about Indigenous culture, 40,000 years of Indigenous culture. It's about Western Australia since white settlement and importantly, it's about ...

Chambers next Indigenous leader: Soward

Chambers next Indigenous leader: Soward
 - It may be news to him but Will Chambers has emerged as the next leader of the Indigenous All Stars team. Chambers cut an anxious figure in the ...

New Zealanders are fat and in denial about it, says survey

New Zealanders are fat and in denial about it, says survey
 - New Zealanders are fat and in denial about it, says survey ... something about our perception of ourselves as sports loving people," Hanrahan said.

Codeine, morphine and painkiller drug use in NZ quadruples in a decade: study

Codeine, morphine and painkiller drug use in NZ quadruples in a decade: study
 - New Zealanders' use of pain relieving medication such as codeine and ... New Zealand quadrupled its use of over-the-counter and prescription ... In New Zealand, opioid use increased from 1,525 doses per day per million people ...

Noodle Market problems tackled

Noodle Market problems tackled
 - More than 20,000 people showed up last night - many times what ... were caught out by the turnout for the event, the first of its kind in New Zealand.

Go Behind the Scenes of Taylor Swift's 'Out of the Woods' Music Video

Go Behind the Scenes of Taylor Swift's 'Out of the Woods' Music Video
 - In a new behind-the-scenes video the singer released Tuesday, fans get a peek behind-the-scenes of her epic "Out of the Woods" video, which ...

71 Years Later, WWII Vet Reunites with Wartime Girlfriend in Australia: 'This Is the Most Wonderful ...

71 Years Later, WWII Vet Reunites with Wartime Girlfriend in Australia: 'This Is the Most Wonderful ...
 - Grab a tissue! After help from hundreds of strangers and one hopelessly romantic airline, WWII veteran Norwood Thomas has made it to New Zealand ...

Day job ditched, sole focus pays off

Day job ditched, sole focus pays off
 - She operates from a garage in Winton, with about seven people throughout New Zealand distributing the shoes. With few overheads, it was working ...

DoC staff learn Waikato River history first hand

DoC staff learn Waikato River history first hand
 - and our role in administering a third of New Zealand's land area, a huge part of the land that influences the Waikato river is critical in the health and ...

Maori cupid woos the internet

Maori cupid woos the internet
 - An Auckland high school boy is showing what it means to be a Kiwi cupid. Junior New Zealand weightlifting champion Montel Tivoli from Rutherford ...

Maori And Pacific Island Cyclists Raise Awareness for Cancer

Maori And Pacific Island Cyclists Raise Awareness for Cancer
 - It is not often you see a team of Maori and Pacific Island cyclists on the road, says the organiser of the Uso Bike Ride – but the unusual sight will wend ...

The new critics of Waitangi

The new critics of Waitangi
 - There are always complaints about Waitangi Day but this year Maori leaders and commentators were at the forefront of increased criticism. Much of ...

Kore rawa e rawaka te reo kotahi: “One language is never enough”

Kore rawa e rawaka te reo kotahi: “One language is never enough”
 - So, in each location, we included local presenters who talked about specific local case studies, and the local Māori perspective – because nearly ...

A Mysterious River Monster Could Help Save Papua New Guinea's Rainforests

A Mysterious River Monster Could Help Save Papua New Guinea's Rainforests
 - Scientists say sport fishing for the Niugini black bass could benefit the people of the South Pacific nation—but only if biologists learn more about the ...