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Wednesday, 11 December 2019

LGBT+ in Australia

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in Australia have advanced since the late-twentieth century. LGBT people in Australia are afforded protection from discrimination and are equally regarded as individuals who possess the same rights and responsibilities as others







School curriculum in Australia is overcrowded with new tasks for teachers once handled by parents

In terms of the cross-curriculum priorities he said: “what is it that every Australian should know about Aboriginal people culture and history and let's be ...


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Australia is meaner, dumber and more racist than 25 years ago

It's not just the Liberal Party: over the past 25 years Australia as a whole has ... In 1991 the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody ...


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Fears for indigenous treaty if LNP wins election

Aboriginal leader Mick Gooda says there's a “big concern” Queensland's move to negotiate a treaty with the state's indigenous people would be in ...


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Students the biggest losers as teaching standards decline Chris Mitchell

The Saturday Paper's Rick Morton countered with an unnamed Aboriginal source ... genealogist is available on the website Australian History — Truth Matters. I have no problem with reconsidering Aboriginal life before European ...


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Blood on the Dance Floor explores living with HIV

There's his own, as an Aboriginal man (he descends from the Narangga and Kaurna nations), gay, and HIV positive for 21 years and counting; and ...


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Australian cop who stoned wombat to death in viral video won't be charged

“As a historic Aboriginal man, [Johncock] has an appropriate allow to hunt wombats for meals,” South Australia Police Commissioner Grant Stevens ...


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19 Facts That Will Up Your Small Talk Game

Here are 19 Australian ice-breakers - arranged by topic - that will restart the flow ... When colonisation began, there were over 250 distinct Aboriginal ...


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Whyalla Council considering flying the Aboriginal flag

At its last meeting, the council was asked by local Angela Antonio to fly the flag alongside the Australian and council flags. “Flying the Aboriginal flag is ...


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The journey of a Maori woman to zero waste

Miriama Kamo is a Maori woman from New Zealand, who this year embarked on what became a very public journey to zero waste.


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New meth programme reflects high need

Fourteen people were referred to the District Health Board programme from its addictions service, and 12 from the Māori health provider, Te Piki ...


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Belgian beer named 'Maori tears' is slammed for being 'culturally offensive'

A brewery has been slammed for its 'poor taste' after labelling a beer 'Maori Tears'. Brussels Beer Project, in Belgium, is the company behind the ...


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High Court rules against mayoral hopeful in long-standing Māori land dispute

The High Court has ruled that landowners can pursue enforcement action against a former New Plymouth mayoral candidate and her whānau who ...


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Maori ward inaction decried by Maori Party

Maori ward inaction decried by Maori Party ... councils try to introduce Maori wards because she expects New Zealand First to oppose any change.


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D Company pics sought for history

... the Māori Battalion company histories will provide highly valuable historical and educational information to both Māori and the wider New Zealand ...


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DHB picks to make Maori voices heard

He says if there are to be better health outcomes for Māori, those working in the system and guiding it need to look more like the population they are ...


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Can Indigenous Australians be deported as 'aliens'? A High Court decision will show us the ...

New Zealand born Maori citizensmay pass citizenship on to their children born overseas, but not to their grandchildren. They have no automatic right ...


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