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Jumaat, 25 Julai 2014

Graduation marks new beginning for Indigenous recruits

Graduation marks new beginning for Indigenous recruits
 - The officer in charge of the program, Lieutenant Commander Anne Mena says Indigenous personnel only account for about two per cent of Australia's ...




Fears suicide becoming 'normal' in Indigenous communities

Fears suicide becoming 'normal' in Indigenous communities
 - A leading Aboriginal suicide prevention advocate says she is concerned suicide is being normalised in Indigenous communities. Last night, Suicide Prevention Australia honoured Kimberley woman Adele Cox for excellence in her field.

learn from Aboriginal Australians' love for the land

learn from Aboriginal Australians' love for the land
 - In a recent message for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Sunday, Australia's bishops called upon Catholics to learn from indigenous peoples to ...

French students travel to Australia to identify Indigenous digger

French students travel to Australia to identify Indigenous digger
 - A group of French students is one step closer to solving the mystery of an unidentified Indigenous digger in a rare World War One photograph.




Constitutional recognition will do nothing for Aborigines

Constitutional recognition will do nothing for Aborigines
 - After all, NSW, Queensland, Victoria and South Australia have already recognised indigenous people in their state constitutions and the Federal ..

Australian soap 'Neighbours' casts first aboriginal actor

Australian soap 'Neighbours' casts first aboriginal actor
 - For the first time since airing, the Australian soap "Neighbours" will be casting an Aboriginal actor. He'll be playing a lead role as Nate Kinski, making ...

Imams called in as Aboriginal inmates warm to radical Islam

Imams called in as Aboriginal inmates warm to radical Islam
 - Imams called into prisons as Aboriginal inmates turn to Islam. ... Australia's spy agency has been enlisted to help crack down on ...

Modern Australia, school culture converge

Modern Australia, school culture converge
 - Kobi Russell provides tips on dot painting. It's all about creativity; no need to cross the t's and dot the i's here! From left: Kobi ...

Love Patrol breaks down barriers in the Pacific

Love Patrol breaks down barriers in the Pacific
 - [There is also] our traditional cultural beliefs in regards to HIV/AIDS and stigma and discrimination against people with HIV also the gay and ...

Recently diagnosed gay men talk about their HIV treatment decisions

Recently diagnosed gay men talk about their HIV treatment decisions
 - These combined benefits have led to a shift towards recommending early treatment; but how do recently diagnosed gay men in Australia feel about ...

A Gay Father's Open Letter To Ian Thorpe

A Gay Father's Open Letter To Ian Thorpe
 - Last weekend, Ian Thorpe, who Australian politician Penny Wong called her country's “greatest Olympian,” came out as a gay man. In doing so, he ...

Bill Clinton: AIDS-free generation 'over the horizon'

Bill Clinton: AIDS-free generation 'over the horizon'
 - Bill Clinton has told a gathering at the International AIDS Conference in Melbourne today that an AIDS-free generation is not far away. The former U.S. president was the guest speaker at a special session focusing on the current state of treatment and prevention of HIV and AIDS, as well as the work that still needs to be done.
The former U.S. president was the guest speaker at a special session focusing on the current state of treatment and prevention of HIV and AIDS, as well as the work that still needs to be done.
- See more at: http://www.washingtonblade.com/2014/07/23/bill-clinton-aids-free-generation-horizon/#sthash.LHKDYNfC.dpuf

Papua New Guinean revivalist churches push dangerous campaign for 'faith-healing' of AIDS

Papua New Guinean revivalist churches push dangerous campaign for 'faith-healing' of AIDS
 - Revivalist churches in Papua New Guinea are promoting prayer as a ... Revivalist faith healers are telling people with HIV and AIDS to throw away ...

Papua New Guinea's Oil Search calls on private sector to support AIDS response

Papua New Guinea's Oil Search calls on private sector to support AIDS response
 - Part of being here is trying to mobilise the corporate sector and look at successful public-private partnerships to help deliver services to the people," ...

Exploring the Improbable Nation – review

Exploring the Improbable Nation – review
 - How do you make 260 million people on 6,000 islands feel like they are all part of the same nation? Elizabeth Pisani takes a meticulous and colourful ...

Give people their land, cut global emissions

Give people their land, cut global emissions
 - The authors, who used high-resolution mapping data to analyse 14 heavily-forested countries including Brazil, Indonesia and Colombia, found that ...

Loving the language

Loving the language
 - This week is the national Maori Language Week, where people across New Zealand are encouraged to incorporate more te reo into their lives.




Farmers want more seasonal workers

Farmers want more seasonal workers
 - Rural Contractors New Zealand has welcomed plans to encourage more New ... Mr Levet estimated 2000 to 3000 people were needed each year to ...

NZ experts to help identify plane victims

NZ experts to help identify plane victims
 - New Zealand police specialists are on their way to the Netherlands to help ... The bodies of 40 of the 298 people killed when Malaysia Airlines Flight ...

New Zealand: A nation adapting

New Zealand: A nation adapting
 - As a matter of background, I noticed that New Zealanders are awed by the ... New Zealanders' perception of Asia and Asian peoples tracked over 15 ...

Māori must make decisions about Māori representation

Māori must make decisions about Māori representation
 - But more than that, the Conservative Party's policies to get rid of the Māori seats, shut down the Waitangi Tribunal, and implement one law for all are ...

Majority of Maori still on the general roll

Majority of Maori still on the general roll
 - New Zealand First leader Winston Peters is promising to bring more Maori MPs into parliament, but the party still won't be running candidates in the ...

Common plant names for Māori Language Week

Common plant names for Māori Language Week
 - For many of New Zealand's indigenous plants, the Māori name is the 'common' name, and English names are rarely, if ever, used; think rimu, tōtara, ...

Asthma Foundation to fund New Zealand Asthma Guidelines

Asthma Foundation to fund New Zealand Asthma Guidelines
 - The Asthma Foundation is committed to improving respiratory health for Maori. One way to achieve this is through updating the now out-of-date ...

Umere says 'taihoa' on Māori Language Strategy

Umere says 'taihoa' on Māori Language Strategy
 - A Maori Language advocacy group, Umere, is calling for a rain check on the Māori Language Strategy Bill, which is being introduced to parliament this ...