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Wednesday, 29 March 2017

People with a 'gay sounding' voices considered less able for top jobs

People with a 'gay sounding' voices considered less able for top jobs
- HAVING a “gay sounding” voice could lead you to being paid less or even ... and Jennifer Westacott of the Business Council of Australia, people have an ... Men and women considered to be gay or lesbian were thought be less ...



Meet the Indigenous boxing prodigies who crossed the country in search of a fight

Meet the Indigenous boxing prodigies who crossed the country in search of a fight
- The two Indigenous stars are preparing for bouts on April 8, but need proper sparring partners to ensure they are ready to step in to the ring.


What Indigenous People Understand About Private Property That the West Doesn't

What Indigenous People Understand About Private Property That the West Doesn't
- We live in a world dominated by the principle of private property. Once indigenous people were dispossessed of their lands, the land was surveyed, ...

Connection to land is reflected in DNA

Connection to land is reflected in DNA
- Shepparton indigenous educator Robynne Nelson said the published research only reinforced evidence that Aboriginals' connection to their ...

The high costs of Aboriginal cultural heritage

The high costs of Aboriginal cultural heritage
- THE decision in a Seymour court last week to impose a hefty fine on a Wahring farmer for knowingly harming Aboriginal cultural heritage is a lesson ...

Cassio's academy to tackle the world's best in Spain

Cassio's academy to tackle the world's best in Spain
- That Aboriginal kids get to find out about their languages and that elders are able to teach young Aboriginals about their style of music and art.”.

Racism' in state care for Koori children

Racism' in state care for Koori children
- Authorities are being racist by not letting Aboriginal children remain with relatives when they have to be removed from their parents, Australia's first ...

As Britain starts the Brexit process, some British in Holland go Dutch

As Britain starts the Brexit process, some British in Holland go Dutch
- As Britain starts the Brexit process, some British in Holland go Dutch. Europe. March 28, 2017. Welcome to the Netherlands.

What the real face of Australia's vaccination problem looks like

What the real face of Australia's vaccination problem looks like
Kevin Condon's is not the face you usually see splashed across a news story about vaccination. It's usually a chubbier, more youthful visage. About seven decades more youthful.
The babies and preschoolers of parents opposed to vaccinations are the unrivalled targets of government and media focus surrounding immunisation rates. But the children of anti-vaxxers and vaccine-hesitant people form a tiny subset of Australia's under-vaccinated population.

Nigel Farage says he will leave Britain if Brexit is a disaster

Nigel Farage says he will leave Britain if Brexit is a disaster
- Nigel Farage will abandon the UK if Brexit is a disaster, the former UKIP leader said on Monday night.

Underwhelming Gay Romance Options In Mass Effect: Andromeda Disappoint Many Fans

Underwhelming Gay Romance Options In Mass Effect: Andromeda Disappoint Many Fans
- Since it was released, Andromeda has been criticised about how it handles gay romance options, particularly for male characters. On neoGAF, Reddit ...

Dark tourism, Aboriginal imprisonment and the 'prison tree' that wasn't

Dark tourism, Aboriginal imprisonment and the 'prison tree' that wasn't
- An ancient boab tree with a girth of 14.7 metres stands near the town of Derby in remote Western Australia. Boabs' massive trunks and spindly ...

Australia's Jurassic Park Has World's Largest Dinosaur Footprints

Australia's Jurassic Park Has World's Largest Dinosaur Footprints
The very heart and soul of both Aboriginal beliefs and paleontology were at stake here. The Australian Aborigines have a complex belief system ...

Half of Western Australia's Aboriginal population will soon be without native title rights

Half of Western Australia's Aboriginal population will soon be without native title rights
- Eighty thousand Aboriginal people make up Western Australia but half will soon be without any native title rights. The Australian Labor Party has got in ...

How Katherine Hospital, once Australia's worst for Indigenous health, became one of the best

How Katherine Hospital, once Australia's worst for Indigenous health, became one of the best
- Katherine Hospital in the Northern Territory has gone from one of the worst facilities in the country when it comes to Indigenous health care to one of ...

Christian leaders slam 'appalling and unAustralian' gay activists

Christian leaders slam 'appalling and unAustralian' gay activists
- Both organisations applied to the commission last week after gay rights activists targeted marriage equality advocate IBM Australia for employing Mark ...

Life experiences boost quake preparation

Life experiences boost quake preparation
- That's according to a just-published New Zealand study that investigated what spurs people to prepare for earthquakes, and how their life experiences might contributed to their motivation.
"We know that having some experience of previous earthquakes can prompt people to get prepared, through having a better understanding of how they might be impacted in future," said lead author Dr Julia Becker, of GNS Science and Massey University's Joint Centre for Disaster Research.
"Earthquakes also raise people's concern and motivate their need to get prepared. We saw a flurry of preparedness activity in Wellington following the Kaikoura earthquake."
Yet despite New Zealand being rocked by several large earthquakes in the past five years, many Kiwis still would not have experienced quakes.

Bowel cancer kills more Kiwis than breast and prostate cancer combined

Bowel cancer kills more Kiwis than breast and prostate cancer combined
- After all, despite killing as many New Zealanders each year as breast and prostate cancer combined, bowel cancer is curable in more than 75 per cent ...

Mass 'sorcery' murder trial of more than 100 men begins in Papua New Guinea

Mass 'sorcery' murder trial of more than 100 men begins in Papua New Guinea
- Mass 'sorcery' murder trial of more than 100 men begins in Papua New ... Correctional service officers transport men accused of killing people they ...

Use your skills and experience to revitalise Te Reo Maori. Job in Auckland

Use your skills and experience to revitalise Te Reo Maori. Job in Auckland
- We believe that all young people in Aotearoa New Zealand should have the opportunity to reach their full potential, regardless of their background.

Gov't prioritises foreign corporate interests over Maori

Gov't prioritises foreign corporate interests over Maori
- Going forward, we seek an undertaking from the Minister that he shall exercise his powers under section 360A in a way that that is fair to New Zealand ...

Māori culture inspires custom-made helmet

Māori culture inspires custom-made helmet
- The FOX racing team has joined forces with Te Puia, the New Zealand Arts and Crafts Institute, to create a custom helmet that will be up for grabs as a ...

Brainstorming for New Zealand's high-tech future

Brainstorming for New Zealand's high-tech future
- It involves more than 100 researchers from New Zealand universities, ... prosperous technology-driven economy, including in the Māori economy.

Māori Party defends land reform bill

Māori Party defends land reform bill
New Zealand First leader Winston Peters said future costs of the bill would ... Those who are experienced in the Māori Land Court would not be ...