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Friday, 22 September 2017

10-year-olds in Oz prisons 'deeply troubling': UN

10-year-olds in Oz prisons 'deeply troubling': UN
- The age of criminal responsibility in Australia should be lifted from 10 to at ... Meanwhile, Ms Tauli-Corpuz said Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...

Design competition for new Adelaide contemporary art gallery forthcoming

Design competition for new Adelaide contemporary art gallery forthcoming
- But more than that, it is about a contemporary attitude to art, education and entertainment – one that encompasses Aboriginal Australia and the state's ...

Geneticists Trace an Australian Migration with Aboriginal Artifacts

Geneticists Trace an Australian Migration with Aboriginal Artifacts
- Today, 87-year-old O'Brien is a Karuna elder, and DNA from his hair has been used to track the migration of his ancestors across Australia.

Fact, not fiction, is the only way to deal with history wars

Fact, not fiction, is the only way to deal with history wars
- And, as we know, the practice is continuing with Aboriginal children still ... of white Australia, Indigenous affairs has to become central to the nation's ...

Why Australia?

Why Australia?
- Journalistically, we also felt that Australia — and its role in the region ... sure Indigenous and Aboriginal are capitalized when referring to Australia's ...

Indigenous Australians call for ban on fishing in traditional waterways

Indigenous Australians call for ban on fishing in traditional waterways
Indigenous Australians in the Northern Territory (NT) have called for a ban on commercial fishing in their waterways.

10 years of broadcasting the Koori Knockout

10 years of broadcasting the Koori Knockout
- Known as one of the largest gatherings of Indigenous peoples in the world, ... “The Koori Knockout showcases some of Australia's best rugby league ...

Katherine Stolen Generations group meets with activist

Katherine Stolen Generations group meets with activist
- were visited today by one of Australia's strongest activists for Aboriginal rights. ... The report details how Australia's aging Stolen Generations are still ...



Melbourne woman complains to UN, saying parenting cuts are human rights abuse

Melbourne woman complains to UN, saying parenting cuts are human rights abuse
- The National Council of Single Mothers and their Children found 40% of sole-parent households live below the poverty line in Australia. Photograph: ...

Married into misery

Married into misery
- Isolated, disempowered and robbed of their childhood, young brides are far less likely to pursue an education; often perpetuating a cycle of poverty ...

Liam Hemsworth urges Australia to vote YES to same-sex marriage

Liam Hemsworth urges Australia to vote YES to same-sex marriage
- To all the Australians that care about equality and human rights please say YES to same sex marriage. Let's not be silly about this. Vote YES for same ...

Your vote would make a difference to us': Bondi gay couple send letters to all their neighbours ...

Your vote would make a difference to us': Bondi gay couple send letters to all their neighbours ...
- A gay couple desperate to see same-sex marriage legalised have taken the extreme step of writing a ...

AFL alters logo in support of gay marriage

AFL alters logo in support of gay marriage
- The AFL has put the writing on the wall in support of same-sex marriage, ... Swimming Australia took a similar line, saying while it was committed to ...

When accepting the status quo can cost you your job

When accepting the status quo can cost you your job
- Just as same-sex marriage advocates were trying to convince us this reform would ... this is two young women with different points of view on gay marriage. ... The Australian has argued that the government — indeed the parliament ...

Same-sex marriage vote: Australians will get it right, yes or no

Same-sex marriage vote: Australians will get it right, yes or no
- One of cricket's central laws requires bowling with a straight arm. Throwing the ball is considered a violation of the game's rules. Sir Donald Bradman ...

Suburbs most likely to vote Yes and No for same sex marriage

Suburbs most likely to vote Yes and No for same sex marriage
- Independent data analytics consultancy firm Defin’d crunched the numbers to find out how postcodes will vote in the marriage law postal vote.
The data, released today, found Melbourne University was most likely to vote Yes, swiftly followed by Melbourne CBD, Southbank, Elwood and St Kilda.

Kiwi Highlight Māori Names to be Updated on Google Maps

Kiwi Highlight Māori Names to be Updated on Google Maps
- More than 54,000 New Zealanders have taken up the opportunity to pin incorrectly pronounced te reo Māori place names on an online platform ...



New clues in childhood obesity puzzle: Study

New clues in childhood obesity puzzle: Study
- They also found this variant was more common in Māori and Pacific children. Previous international research has connected this genetic variant to ...

Living off the land, Maori style

Living off the land, Maori style
- Loughlin, Tuwharetoa Maori of mixed Irish descent, has sole guardianship of this tribal land, giving him the right to forage from it. Five generations of ...

Growing up study cut down by third

Growing up study cut down by third
- It's the first study designed to look at outcomes for Maori, Pasifika, and Asian children. The funding cut mean only 2000 children will be tracked from ...

Mental health key election issue

Mental health key election issue
She says Maori candidates and MPs are hearing calls for help to lift Maori home ownership rates, better access to healthcare, and ensuring there are ...

Board welcomes increase in visible te reo Māori

Board welcomes increase in visible te reo Māori
- The Independent Māori Statutory Board welcomes a raft of new Auckland Council initiatives that will increase visibility of te reo Māori.

Reo progress hinges on vote turnaround

Reo progress hinges on vote turnaround
- Greens leader James Shaw says it's well past time that every New Zealand school pupil was learning te reo Maori. As the election campaign winds ...

Ngati Mutunga wahine toa laid to rest

Ngati Mutunga wahine toa laid to rest
- That advocacy earned the former Maori Affairs community officer a place on the Treaty of Waitangi Fisheries Commission during the 1990s, when the ...

Former Australian prime minister says he was head-butted

Former Australian prime minister says he was head-butted
- A former Australian prime minister who decided two years ago that the people should vote on whether same-sex marriage should be legalized says he ...