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Jumaat, 19 Disember 2014

Australians living longer but heart disease and Alzheimer's on the rise

Australians living longer but heart disease and Alzheimer's on the rise
 - Australians are living longer than they did in 1990 but some conditions, ... In Australia, chronic kidney disease and Alzheimer's disease took more lives ... of Global Health at Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME) said the ...

Australian women can't and won't be silenced

Australian women can't and won't be silenced
  - Feminism is a powerful force in Australia today, with articulate, witty and informed voices for gender equality delivering tangible progress, especially by working online. Sure, there's still a formidable to-do list, with a widening gender pay gap; only one woman in federal Cabinet; and tragically high rates of domestic violence.


A hybrid Australia, where identity has a multi-layered crunch

A hybrid Australia, where identity has a multi-layered crunch
 - Australia today is very different to the place I grew up in: our culture has .... The first is its Indigenous history, as home to the longest continuous living ...

Loyalty worth zero: older workers face jobless future

Loyalty worth zero: older workers face jobless future
 - Fair Work Australia ombudsman Natalie James has previously told The New Daily that discrimination against older employees is “totally ...

No time for truancy in this town

No time for truancy in this town
 - Karan Hayward is chief executive of the Papulu Apparr-Kari, the Aboriginal Corporation that ... A former globetrotting surf instructor, Murray, 35, moved to Elliott in 2010 just after graduating from teachers' college in Western Australia.


British Council exchange boosts exposure for Australian Indigenous arts workers

British Council exchange boosts exposure for Australian Indigenous arts workers
 - An Indigenous arts leadership program has enabled four Australians to travel to the UK to develop new skills, specialist knowledge and overseas ...


Indigenous students encouraged to look at science careers

Indigenous students encouraged to look at science careers
  - Twenty-eight Indigenous students from across Australia are spending the week in Adelaide exploring all things science.

Australia's Largest Companies Supporting Indigenous Prosperity

Australia's Largest Companies Supporting Indigenous Prosperity
 - Almost all of Australia's largest companies see Indigenous prosperity as something they have a part in actively supporting.

CSIRO Indigenous summer school program mixes science with culture

CSIRO Indigenous summer school program mixes science with culture
  - A group of year 10 students from across the country travelled to South Australia to take part in an annual residential program for Aboriginal and Torres ...

Australia's first professor of poetry resigns over leaked racist emails

Australia's first professor of poetry resigns over leaked racist emails
 - Australia's first professor of poetry resigns over leaked racist emails ... saying the impact of Aboriginal writers in Australia had been "minimal" and ...

Our Health Our Way: celebrating NT connections between control, land, culture, employment ...

Our Health Our Way: celebrating NT connections between control, land, culture, employment ...
  - It was not the housing department, nor an NGO (non government organisation), but the Central Australian Aboriginal Congress, a newly formed health ...

Australian politicians are auctioning off their time for marriage equality

Australian politicians are auctioning off their time for marriage equality
  - Leading Australian political figures are offering to get up close and personal with members of the public as part of a campaign to raise $50,000 for the ...

Gay women win judgment against Queensland councillor over 'sodomite' vilification

Gay women win judgment against Queensland councillor over 'sodomite' vilification
 - But when it came to actually putting in a complaint, the boys in the community were scared, and they said that to us,” Menzies told Guardian Australia.

International wine enthusiasts coming to Queenstown

International wine enthusiasts coming to Queenstown
 - “It's the best wine event in New Zealand – a great format, lovely people, wonderful area to visit and an amazing food and wine experience,” said Ms ...

New Zealand mulls alcohol sponsorship ban

New Zealand mulls alcohol sponsorship ban
 - New Zealand All Blacks pose for a team photo after winning the Steinlager Cup after their rugby ... it was concerned that alcohol firms used sports sponsorship to reach young people from an early age and shape their drinking habits.

Elderly New Zealand Couple Almost Died After Being Trapped in Keyless Car

Elderly New Zealand Couple Almost Died After Being Trapped in Keyless Car
  - An elderly couple in New Zealand almost died after being trapped in their new ... The Smiths falsely believed that they couldn't get out of their new car ... Mollieanne claimed she had received calls from other people who shared the ...

More evidence electronic cigarettes help smokers quit

More evidence electronic cigarettes help smokers quit
- They are available in New Zealand, but they are not currently ... about how effective they are at helping people to stop, nor their long term effects.

New Zealanders living longer but some diseases double impact

New Zealanders living longer but some diseases double impact
  - The study of 188 countries included New Zealand, where the average life ... Despite a lower rate of smoking today, an extra 400 people also died of ...

Community projects get Ma Te Reo funds

Community projects get Ma Te Reo funds
 - Wananga reo, promotional events and the creation of language resources will be funded out of the Maori Language Commission's latest round of Ma ...

Treaty settlements no substitute for welfare

Treaty settlements no substitute for welfare
  - He says Maori can also point to huge spending by government in health and education and ask where the return is for Maori from that investment.

House crowding affecting Maori health

House crowding affecting Maori health
 - There are strong associations between urban crowding and low income for Pacific and Maori families, but the same association is not as clear for ...

Maori targeted in safe swim campaign

Maori targeted in safe swim campaign
 - As you get a little older, those late teens, early 20s, Maori boys jumping off the wharf, that kind of thing, having a bit too much fun without managing the ...

New Zealand speech–language therapists' perspectives on service provision for Māori with aphasia

New Zealand speech–language therapists' perspectives on service provision for Māori with aphasia
 - The New Zealand Disability Strategy states that disability services should be 'accessible to and culturally appropriate for disabled Māori and their ...

Papua solution' hopes fade as Jokowi faces growing problems

Papua solution' hopes fade as Jokowi faces growing problems
 - The recent massacre in Paniai, Papua, has moved Indonesia further away .... especially in investigations where their own people were the suspects.

NZ joins chorus of demands for Papua shooting probe

NZ joins chorus of demands for Papua shooting probe
 - People have got to realise they can't go on killing with impunity and they must challenge the Indonesian government to change their ways.