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Friday, 18 January 2019

The real reason for the indigenous suicide crisis which has seen five Aboriginal girls ...

The real reason for the indigenous suicide crisis which has seen five Aboriginal girls ...
- A failure to address issues facing the Aboriginal community is partly to blame for Australia's Indigenous youth suicide crisis, experts claim. An alarming ...

Forcing Australia Day citizenship ceremonies on councils won't make the issue go away

Forcing Australia Day citizenship ceremonies on councils won't make the issue go away
- As more councils debate the matter, it's clear Australians are starting to think about what it would mean to include indigenous peoples as equal ...

Eight facts about Indigenous people in Australia

Eight facts about Indigenous people in Australia
- How many Indigenous languages are spoken in Australia? How many are in danger of disappearing? And why are so many Indigenous kids – some ...

Campaign to free Aboriginal women jailed for unpaid fines

Campaign to free Aboriginal women jailed for unpaid fines
- An online crowdfunding campaign set up to help Aboriginal women in Western Australia avoid jail for unpaid fines has raised $230,000 in its first four ...

The Uniting Church and 'Change the Date'

The Uniting Church and 'Change the Date'
- This Sunday, 20 January, Uniting Churches around Australia will be ... Church has with the United Aboriginal and Islander Christian Congress, the ...

Aboriginal TV presenter wades into Australia Day debate

Aboriginal TV presenter wades into Australia Day debate
Aboriginal TV presenter Brooke Bonney has waded into the debate on Australia Day, saying it should be moved from January 26.

Kansas reintroduces laws to protect LGBTI people from workplace discrimination

Kansas reintroduces laws to protect LGBTI people from workplace discrimination
- Kansas' new governor has signed back into law anti-discrimination measures for LGBTI workers employed by the state government.

Technology that blocks LGBTI content online is putting people in danger

Technology that blocks LGBTI content online is putting people in danger
- For the LGBTI individuals facing widespread persecution and discrimination in the six countries where Netsweeper's services are in use, the ...

Grindr shuts down its LGBTI news site

Grindr shuts down its LGBTI news site
- But, Into staffers and LGBTI advocates in the US bemoaned the loss to LGBTI media. Into caused controversy in November last year with a report into ...

Anti-gay Singapore is leaving LGBTI people without a home

Anti-gay Singapore is leaving LGBTI people without a home
- Finally, without anti-discrimination legislation to protect individuals in the private renting market, LGBTI tenants are at risk from homophobic or ...

Unruly tourists speak out as deportation looms

Unruly tourists speak out as deportation looms
- After that, they claim they were abused, with people calling them "Irish .... "We have to go home early because the New Zealand people are treating my ...

All smiles after being accepted to study dentistry

All smiles after being accepted to study dentistry
- It's important to have Māori dentists so Māori can help other Māori improve their oral health.” Father, Aaron Kamana- who says he's in need of a new ...

Reviving the Maori Language

Reviving the Maori Language
- On paper, the Maori people's rights have been recognized since New Zealand's colonization. But discrimination against the Maori people has ...

2019: International Year of Indigenous Languages

2019: International Year of Indigenous Languages
Māori Language expert Tawhirimatea Williams says preservation of any ... we came here and started going to school in New Zealand,” says Tunato, ...

Hikoi to support wahine undergoing weight loss surgery

Hikoi to support wahine undergoing weight loss surgery
- It's making me a lot more accountable for the whole hikoi and my new ... Meanwhile, whānau around Australia and New Zealand will take part in their ...

Cannabis convictions fall in New Zealand while meth still on the rise

Cannabis convictions fall in New Zealand while meth still on the rise
- Cannabis convictions fall in New Zealand while meth still on the rise ... half of those convictions, while 80 percent are men and 41 percent are Māori.