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Friday, 22 June 2018

Dear America, we can teach you about cruelty to refugees. Love, Australia

Dear America, we can teach you about cruelty to refugees. Love, Australia
- Every time there is mass gun violence in America, Australians can be counted on to give Americans an earnest lecture on how we do it better. We got ...

Stop the ads: one way to fix the Origin of Violence

Stop the ads: one way to fix the Origin of Violence
- And that's why sporting organisations in Australia must rethink their relationships with alcohol and gambling sponsorships – there is a huge amount of ...



Victoria Aboriginal treaty legislation passed: State to enter into formal negotiations

Victoria Aboriginal treaty legislation passed: State to enter into formal negotiations
- The Advancing the Treaty Process with Aboriginal Victorians Bill 2018 ... “Victoria will be the first state in Australia to negotiate treaty with its first ...

Billboard company refuses to air Aboriginal advertisements for being 'too controversial'

Billboard company refuses to air Aboriginal advertisements for being 'too controversial'
- APN Outdoor refuses to run Aboriginal Victoria's Deadly Questions ... and offered insight based on her experience of being Aboriginal in Australia.

New river council will give traditional owners in the Kimberley a unified voice

New river council will give traditional owners in the Kimberley a unified voice
- Traditional owners in Western Australia's Kimberley region have formed a new ... Large rivers flow through many different Indigenous lands.

Talk Is Good, Action Is Better

Talk Is Good, Action Is Better
- Mark told us he was one of only a few Aboriginal Australians studying at the Victorian College of the Arts and as a result, he was often asked about the ...

Aboriginal redress laws amount to 'prejudiced exclusion' against communities, legal groups say

Aboriginal redress laws amount to 'prejudiced exclusion' against communities, legal groups say
Aboriginal legal groups have slammed the Federal Parliament's decision to pass ... "We're only two per cent of the population Australia-wide yet we ...

Clan violence, incarceration rates drop in remote Aboriginal town due to love for AFL

Clan violence, incarceration rates drop in remote Aboriginal town due to love for AFL
- Mark Kurungaiyi lives in the remote Aboriginal Top End community of Wadeye and for the last year, footy has been more than just his hobby — it has ...

Next big debate in Ireland will be about assisted suicide

Next big debate in Ireland will be about assisted suicide
- Dr Goodall killed himself the following day in an act of “rational suicide” by ... from England, he was a botanist and ecologist who worked in Australia.

One in seven Australian children live below the poverty line. Here's how you can help

One in seven Australian children live below the poverty line. Here's how you can help
- Dr O'Brien said the extent of poverty in Australia is not well understood and that supporting children's education over the long term is the most effective ...

Why Black queer folks aren't the enemy

Why Black queer folks aren't the enemy
- Surviving homophobia has quickly become agenda item number one for Black queer people who continue to suffer at the hands abuse with no ...

Watch Superwoman Lilly Singh shut down every homophobic person on the planet

Watch Superwoman Lilly Singh shut down every homophobic person on the planet
- So, Singh has posted a video taking homophobes to task, shutting down their arguments one by one (video above). And she did this all with her

Battle Rap's First LGBTQ League

Battle Rap's First LGBTQ League
- Painfully familiar with homophobia in and beyond hip-hop, Sara hopes for Prism to be a safe, inclusive space that allows battle rap talent to .

The Supreme Court is okay with homophobic jurors judging gay defendants more harshly

The Supreme Court is okay with homophobic jurors judging gay defendants more harshly
- Despite the obvious homophobia involved in Rhines' case, the Supreme Court chose not to review his appeal. Whatever you think of the sentence ...



Homophobia is still rife in 2018 and LGBTQ+ people need your help

Homophobia is still rife in 2018 and LGBTQ+ people need your help
- We have marriage equality, increased visibility and laws to protect us, but we're still vulnerable, and homophobia – and biphobia and transphobia ...

If Mexico fans finally stop homophobic goal kick chant, it won't be a moment too soon

If Mexico fans finally stop homophobic goal kick chant, it won't be a moment too soon
- But in spite of FIFA's shameful abdication on its responsibility for clearing its stadiums of homophobia, it seems like, suddenly, momentum is building ...

What Māori men really think about exercise

What Māori men really think about exercise
Māori men are disproportionately affected by lifestyle-related illnesses associated with sedentary behaviour, but relatively little is known about their ...



Cliff Curtis, the Rotorua star who wants Kiwi teens to tell their own stories

Cliff Curtis, the Rotorua star who wants Kiwi teens to tell their own stories
New Zealand actor and producer Cliff Curtis speaking to west Auckland ... script with a group of about 10 from Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Te Kotuku.

Discover the stars of Matariki and how to spot them!

Discover the stars of Matariki and how to spot them!
- Matariki is the Māori name for Pleiades, or the Seven Sisters, and is an internationally recognised galactic cluster that can be seen all over the world.

Compass Health PHO makes 'a wider commitment to Māori health gain'

Compass Health PHO makes 'a wider commitment to Māori health gain'
- Sixty people gathered last Friday morning at the Wharewaka on the waterfront to unveil Te Rautaki Māori – the PHO's new Maori Health Strategy – as ...

Maori and Pasifika women with breast cancer almost twice as likely to die from disease as Pakeha ...

Maori and Pasifika women with breast cancer almost twice as likely to die from disease as Pakeha ...
- 12,000 Auckland and Waikato women that reflected the general population. ... He said the biggest gains for Māori and Pasifika women can be made ...

Oranga Tamariki apologises for TradeMe ad

Oranga Tamariki apologises for TradeMe ad
- Oranga Tamariki manager for Māori Support Services Frana Chase said the ministry had not been connecting strongly enough with whānau, hapū ...

The great divide: A big primary care network buys into equity obligations

The great divide: A big primary care network buys into equity obligations
- The network also launched a new Māori health strategy, its first since changes of recent years, including a merger with Well Health PHO, which had a ...

Catholic bishops in New Zealand 'humbly acknowledge shortcomings' with LGBT, migrant ...

Catholic bishops in New Zealand 'humbly acknowledge shortcomings' with LGBT, migrant ...
- Why fewer New Zealanders are attending church ... to particular groups in society, such as the LGBT community who have felt a very real ...