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Wednesday, 19 September 2018

Indigenous sketch comedy series Black Comedy takes another good, hard look at Australia

Indigenous sketch comedy series Black Comedy takes another good, hard look at Australia
indigenous sketch comedy series thrives on its unapologetic exploration of what it means to be black in contemporary Australia, giving it an edge ...

Leading Australian groups call for action on indigenous incarceration

Leading Australian groups call for action on indigenous incarceration
- A coalition of 35 Australian human rights, justice and community groups have called on the government to take ...

Northern Territory child abuse jumps 30pc

Northern Territory child abuse jumps 30pc
- The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's Children's Headline ... Whereas the rate in non-indigenous kids was 7.0 per 1000 in 2015-16 and 6.6 ...

It's been an age since the colonial school system, and yet it is clear that mainstream schools are ...

It's been an age since the colonial school system, and yet it is clear that mainstream schools are ...
Australia celebrates being the home of the world's oldest continuous living ... Special Aboriginal schools were even established to physically and ...

Indigenous fire methods restore and protect land before and after the Tathra bushfire

Indigenous fire methods restore and protect land before and after the Tathra bushfire
- Mr Steffensen is a Cape York man who shares his traditional knowledge with Indigenous fire crews around Australia. He first visited the Bega LALC ..

Historic day as Louise Taylor appointed ACT's first Aboriginal magistrate

Historic day as Louise Taylor appointed ACT's first Aboriginal magistrate
- Taylor spoke of the importance of visible Indigenous leaders, noting the ... of the Indigenous Legal Issues Committee of the Law Council of Australia.

Hong Kong recognizes same-sex partnerships in spousal visa applications

Hong Kong recognizes same-sex partnerships in spousal visa applications
LGBTI group Big Love Alliance welcomed the ruling a Facebook post. But significantly, they reminded everyone that the government only changed ...

How Australia's Justice Michael Kirby helped India's first openly gay prince combat sex ban

How Australia's Justice Michael Kirby helped India's first openly gay prince combat sex ban
- The recent unanimous ruling by India's Supreme Court to decriminalise gay sex in a country of 1.3 billion people was particularly poignant for one man ...

Romania doubles down on same-sex marriage ban

Romania doubles down on same-sex marriage ban
- India has recently struck down its ban on consensual gay sex, Australia has allowed gay couples to wed for the first time and the spouses of E.U. ...

Where is being gay still against the law?

Where is being gay still against the law?
- India recently decriminalised gay sex in a landmark ruling for LGBT rights, ... Russia and Lithuania do not have laws against homosexual acts, ... the countries that allow gay marriage include: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Brazil, ...

Te Iti me te Rahi 'Everyone Counts' Māori Health Workforce

Te Iti me te Rahi 'Everyone Counts' Māori Health Workforce
- Te Rau Matatini have developed a survey Te Iti me te Rahi 'Everyone Counts' Māori Health Workforce to contribute to the improvement of Māori health ...

Protection of Māori rights up for discussion at Nelson hui

Protection of Māori rights up for discussion at Nelson hui
- A three-day hui in Whakatū or Nelson aims to advance legal reform of Māori cultural and intellectual property rights. About 250 people have gathered ...

Māori Crown agency to be established

Māori Crown agency to be established
- Cabinet has approved the final scope of the Māori Crown portfolio and agreed to establish an agency to oversee Government's work with Māori in a ...

Wiki reo Māori ready for prime time

Wiki reo Māori ready for prime time
- Strong calls have come out of this year's Te Wiki o Te Reo Māori for Māori to become a core subject in the country's schools. Ngāhiwi Apanui, the ...

Land Court judge too close to Horowhenua dispute

Land Court judge too close to Horowhenua dispute
Māori Appellate Court has sacked the trustees of Lake Horowhenua Trust and critised the judge who appointed them. The trust has been in a ...

Amnesty demands Jokowi honour pledge on Papua human rights

Amnesty demands Jokowi honour pledge on Papua human rights
- Indonesia's unresolved police killings in Papua ... at the weekend and arrested seven people, including three teenagers, alleged an ...

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