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Tuesday, 26 September 2017

11 Best Climate Change Charities in US, Canada, UK, and Australia

11 Best Climate Change Charities in US, Canada, UK, and Australia
- They also collaborate with the local Aboriginal communities in order to save Australia's rich natural reserve. In 2014 the Bush Heritage collected more ...

Australian Aborigines move to block shipments of Scottish nuclear waste

Australian Aborigines move to block shipments of Scottish nuclear waste
ABORIGINES in South Australia are fighting a plan to ship nuclear waste from Scotland amid fears it will be dumped on land regarded as culturally ...

Australians' Support of Gay Marriage Weakens in New Poll

Australians' Support of Gay Marriage Weakens in New Poll
- Support for legalizing gay marriage in Australia ... "It's not peculiar, I don't think, to Aboriginal communities in the Northern ...

Aboriginal light festival illuminates miles of desert in the Australian outback

Aboriginal light festival illuminates miles of desert in the Australian outback
- The first Aboriginal light festival of its kind in the world, Parrtjima, is back for another year. It's an annual, free, ten-night festival celebrating Arrernte ...

Australia Issues New Interpretation Standards as Linguistic Diversity Grows

Australia Issues New Interpretation Standards as Linguistic Diversity Grows
- Australia is taking a closer look at the crucial role of professional interpreters ... One in 10 of these people reported speaking an Australian Indigenous ...

The Anzac skull that tells a shocking and tragic story of battlefield violence

The Anzac skull that tells a shocking and tragic story of battlefield violence
Australia likes to refer to its battlefield dead, especially in the first and .... The South Australian Museum, which has the largest collection of Aboriginal ...

Smoking rates among pregnant Indigenous women tackled in major research project

Smoking rates among pregnant Indigenous women tackled in major research project
- Smoking rates among pregnant Indigenous women tackled in major ... "We wanted to be able to reach out eventually to any service in Australia ...

Tane Chatfield's family demands answers from Corrective Services NSW over death in custody

Tane Chatfield's family demands answers from Corrective Services NSW over death in custody
- The family of an Aboriginal man who died in custody are calling for answers, saying the circumstances leading to his death are unclear. Tane Chatfield ...

Can Australia's socially democratic Left defeat neoliberalism?

Can Australia's socially democratic Left defeat neoliberalism?
- There is also societal violence such as the marriage discrimination we currently have in Australia. The divisive hate-filled homophobic debate forced ...

Noongar food takes off as chefs embrace Geraldton wax, bottlebrush and honey ants

Noongar food takes off as chefs embrace Geraldton wax, bottlebrush and honey ants
- Lemon myrtle and wattleseed are already well known to many West Australian diners — but now local chefs are tapping Noongar culture to add their ...

This pizza restaurant had the best response to an anti-gay marriage billboard next door

This pizza restaurant had the best response to an anti-gay marriage billboard next door
- This pizza restaurant had the best response to an anti-gay marriage ... to vote 'No' in an ongoing postal plebiscite on same-sex marriage in Australia.

You're behind the world': British celeb chef Jamie Oliver supports same-sex marriage in Australia

You're behind the world': British celeb chef Jamie Oliver supports same-sex marriage in Australia
- BRITISH celebrity chef Jamie Oliver has thrown his support behind same sex marriage, criticising Australia for lagging behind its Commonwealth ...

Writers and artists back same-sex marriage in open letter

Writers and artists back same-sex marriage in open letter
- “In the interest of fairness, equality and social reform, we encourage Australians to vote Yes in the same-sex marriage postal survey,” the letter reads.

Aussie worker fired over opposition to same-sex marriage

Aussie worker fired over opposition to same-sex marriage
- An 18-year-old Christian has lost her job after publicly sharing her opposition to same-sex marriage in Australia on Facebook. Madeline, who was ...

Australian clinic records show significant reduction in duration of infectiousness in HIV-positive gay ...

Australian clinic records show significant reduction in duration of infectiousness in HIV-positive gay ...
- The period during which HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) are potentially infectious fell significantly between 2007 and 2016, ...

How to vote from overseas in Australia's equal marriage postal ballot

How to vote from overseas in Australia's equal marriage postal ballot
- Polling has shown a drop in support for equal marriage as anti-LGBT activists began a divisive campaign based on tactics developed by evangelicals ...

What New Zealand's vote means for Maori – and potentially First Nations in Canada

What New Zealand's vote means for Maori – and potentially First Nations in Canada
- New Zealand Labour Party leader Jacinda Ardern, centre, and deputy leader Kelvin Davis, a Maori, far left, answer questions from the media in August ...

Voter discomfort behind Maori Party clean-out

Voter discomfort behind Maori Party clean-out
- Hauraki Waikato MP Nanaia Mahuta says there is a mood for change in the Maori seats that needs to be reflected in a change of Government.

Persistence pays for budding nurse

Persistence pays for budding nurse
- An award for nursing students who overcome the odds to succeed has gone to a nurse who puts her upbringing in te ao Maori at the centre of her ...

Low Maori turn-out concern for Green

Low Maori turn-out concern for Green
- Turnout for the election was just under 79 percent, 1 point up on 2014, but the turnout in the Maori seats was about 15 points lower. There are still ...

Solomons calls on UN to support self-determination for West Papuans

Solomons calls on UN to support self-determination for West Papuans
- The Solomon Islands prime minister has called on world leaders to support self-determination for West Papuans. Speaking at the UN General ...

Small Pacific island nations urge global action on climate change

Small Pacific island nations urge global action on climate change
- The head of Government in Papua New Guinea expressed similar concerns, noting that the global fish stocks are being “decimated” and “people are ...

46 500 people living with AIDS

46 500 people living with AIDS
- About 46,500 people in Papua New Guinea are HIV-positive this year – an increase of nearly 10,000 in two years. Last year there were just under ...

Labour leader Ardern opens up on common ground with NZ First; Cites shifting Ports of Auckland ...

Labour leader Ardern opens up on common ground with NZ First; Cites shifting Ports of Auckland ...
- On the Maori seats, there were questions left open on whether a referendum of Maori electorate roll voters could be allowed by Labour. Ardern said ...