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Friday, 28 August 2015

The lawyers working to protect Aboriginal women from violence

The lawyers working to protect Aboriginal women from violence
 - In cities and towns all over Australia, where the majority of Aboriginal people live. He could see women who return to violence because they fear ...

Australian parents exposing kids to potential cyber-bullying: expert

Australian parents exposing kids to potential cyber-bullying: expert
 - The advice came after News Corp revealed policing Australia's new child cyber-bulling measures would cost taxpayers 35 million U. S dollars over ...

Fremantle Prison excavation denotes incarcerated racial divide

Fremantle Prison excavation denotes incarcerated racial divide
 - During the 19th century the prison only housed Euro-Australian inmates with Aboriginal convicts sent to Wadjemup (Rottnest Island) until 1903.


Multiculturalism has a place in Indigenous constitutional recognition

Multiculturalism has a place in Indigenous constitutional recognition
 - In 2013 in my maiden speech to the Australian Federal Parliament I ... I was told that in Northern Australia the Aboriginal people had interacted with ...


Ryan Corr reveals he experienced homophobia while preparing for his latest role as a gay man as ...

Ryan Corr reveals he experienced homophobia while preparing for his latest role as a gay man as ...
 - The flick, which has been adapted from an iconic Australian memoir of the ... The 26-year-old Melbourne actor, whose sister is gay, also spoke of his ...


Australia confiscated 650000 guns. Murders and suicides plummeted.

Australia confiscated 650000 guns. Murders and suicides plummeted.
 - The on-camera shooting of two Virginia reporters Wednesday morning seems bound to evoke, like so many shootings before it, some sort of national ...

Despite reform talk and older voters, Canning might shock

Despite reform talk and older voters, Canning might shock
 - The ageing of the Australian population is not just a budgetary problem of course, but potentially a political one. The more older voters, you might think ...

Fatter than your siblings? It could be because you're older

Fatter than your siblings? It could be because you're older
 - Gary Sacks of Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia, says it would be interesting to examine possible social causes. “Maybe the firstborn ...

Institutionalised racism' reason for fewer Indigenous kidney transplants

Institutionalised racism' reason for fewer Indigenous kidney transplants
 - Institutionalised discrimination against Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians may be behind a widening gap between Indigenous and ...

Migrants should not have constitutional recognition with first Australians

Migrants should not have constitutional recognition with first Australians
 - Liberal MP Ian Goodenough wants migrants to be recognised in our constitution along with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. He's wrong.

Indigenous health group says expensive, poor quality food still too common in remote communities

Indigenous health group says expensive, poor quality food still too common in remote communities
 - The visit of a South Australian chef to a community store in Arnhem Land has reignited the discussion about the quality and cost of produce in remote ...

You think you know Christopher Pyne? Think again

You think you know Christopher Pyne? Think again
 - Pyne also detailed his interest in Indigenous Australia - a surprise, perhaps, to those who have heard him protest the "black armband" teaching of ...

Native title business as usual

Native title business as usual
 - She said Indigenous land use agreements now covered more than 25 per cent of Australia from the remote Islands of the Torres Strait where 60 ...

Welcome to Country' app teaches users about Aboriginal culture in Australia

Welcome to Country' app teaches users about Aboriginal culture in Australia
 - A brand new app that delivers a “Welcome to Nation” video introduction when customers cross a tribal boundary in has been launched. Within the brief ...

When foreign actors try a Kiwi accent...

When foreign actors try a Kiwi accent...
 - I am unashamedly one of those people who gets really excited when New Zealand is mentioned in a movie. Even Kiwis who moan about other Kiwis ...

When corners are cut, people die'

When corners are cut, people die'
 - This Government is cutting corners with this law, people will die," Ms Moroney ... Green MP Denise Roache said while New Zealand had appalling ...

Hopes New Zealanders will debate euthanasia

Hopes New Zealanders will debate euthanasia
 - It's hoped people all across New Zealand will get involved in the debate on assisted suicide. A euthanasia researcher believes the broad scope of ...

No defence for keeping NZ's refugee quota so small

No defence for keeping NZ's refugee quota so small
 - One of the very few people to publicly oppose an increase in New Zealand's refugee quota is broadcaster Mike Hosking. In one episode of Mike's ...

Opening Te Uru Rangi Māori web development scholarship

Opening Te Uru Rangi Māori web development scholarship
 - Enspiral Dev Academy is thrilled to announce the launch of Te Uru Rangi, a scholarship to support Māori students entering the technology industry.

Incarceration rate for Maori children stands out

Incarceration rate for Maori children stands out
 - Two Maori child advocates say that the high incarceration rate for Maori children is one of the most shocking aspects of the Children's Commissioner's ...

Māori Technology Scholarship to change lives

Māori Technology Scholarship to change lives
 - Māori Development Minister, Te Ururoa Flavell, welcomes a new initiative to encourage more Māori into the Information Technology sector today.

Original waiata wins Supreme Award

Original waiata wins Supreme Award
 - A Year 8 student who composed and sung his own waiata has won the Supreme Award for a school competition honouring the 28th (Māori) Battalion, ...

Maori came out to protest against sudden children death

Maori came out to protest against sudden children death
 - Rates of Sudden Unexpected Death in Infancy of Maori are so high, that people begin to pay attention. They call everyone to roll out from baby ...

Maori Mental Health Nursing

Maori Mental Health Nursing
 - Every whānau should have a Māori Nurse recognises the influence whānau have upon Māori who choose to nurse, and whānau subsequently ...