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Thursday, 31 January 2019

Giving power to indigenous youth

Giving power to indigenous youth
- Ms Kirby, an accountant who manages Qantas's corporate governance, will today join 800 other indigenous young Australians for the largest ...

75% of NT criminal cases involve ATSI

75% of NT criminal cases involve ATSI
- Hugely disproportionate figures were also recorded in Western Australia, where, despite Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders making up just 3.8 per ...

Magda and Kylie among LGBTI Australians and allies awarded Order of Australia honours

Magda and Kylie among LGBTI Australians and allies awarded Order of Australia honours
- Setting Australia's LGBTI agenda since 1979» ... Magda and Kylie among LGBTI Australians and allies awarded Order of Australia honours.

Boy Erased's Joel Edgerton's advice to parents struggling to accept LGBTI kids news

Boy Erased's Joel Edgerton's advice to parents struggling to accept LGBTI kids news
- Related Docs for Boy Erased's Joel Edgerton's advice to parents struggling to accept LGBTI kids. 101 upcoming Hollywood movies to watch out for in ...

As Entrepreneurs, Indigenous Australians Find a Growing Empowerment

As Entrepreneurs, Indigenous Australians Find a Growing Empowerment
- Now, as part of a growing number of Indigenous Australians finding success in the entrepreneurial world even as the rate of non-Indigenous business ...

Indigenous leaders back Kerri-Anne Kennerley in racism row

Indigenous leaders back Kerri-Anne Kennerley in racism row
Indigenous leaders have weighed in to support TV veteran Kerri-Anne ... Australia Day protesters weren't doing more for indigenous communities in ...

Indigenous Australians Are the Most Incarcerated People on Earth

Indigenous Australians Are the Most Incarcerated People on Earth
Indigenous Australians are the most incarcerated people on earth. They make up two percent of the general population, but a staggering 28 percent of ...

Bees can learn the difference between European and Australian Indigenous art styles in a single ...

Bees can learn the difference between European and Australian Indigenous art styles in a single ...
- Bees were shown four different paintings by the French impressionist artist Claude Monet, and four paintings by Australian Indigenous artist Noŋgirrŋa ...

Mexico border city provides assistance to LGBTI migrants

Mexico border city provides assistance to LGBTI migrants
- is the mayor of Nogales, Mexico, which borders the U.S. His administration has provided assistance to LGBTI migrants who have passed through his ...

BuzzFeed slashes Australian workforce as boss makes Twitter gaffe

BuzzFeed slashes Australian workforce as boss makes Twitter gaffe
- BuzzFeed has announced plans to slash its Australian workforce, but ... BuzzFeed Australia employees had known there would be cuts since last Thursday. ... reform, and Lane Sainty, who became an eminent voice on LGBT issues.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she was surprised at how public responded to baby Neve

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she was surprised at how public responded to baby Neve
- Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was taken aback at how well New Zealand ... "I didn't expect people to be so welcoming, so positive about me being ...

Fantastic Māori and Pasifika youth leadership

Fantastic Māori and Pasifika youth leadership
- A small delegation of Māori and Pasifika youth ambassadors will be selected by Creative New Zealand to attend the 13th Festival of Pacific Arts and ...

Waitangi Tribunal decision just a first step towards equality for Māori women

Waitangi Tribunal decision just a first step towards equality for Māori women
- We agree with the PSA that for too long there have been well-documented inequities for Māori and for Māori women in particular. This is especially ...

How Māori university names promote student inclusivity

How Māori university names promote student inclusivity
- While searching for your study abroad options in New Zealand, you may notice the use of Māori names listed underneath the institution's official name.

Avoiding Māori cultural appropriation: A reference guide

Avoiding Māori cultural appropriation: A reference guide
- Following last week's discussion about the inappropriate use of Māori culture in advertising, Steph Coutts of New Zealand's Craft Beer College has ...

Interview with Maori Karmael Holmes

Interview with Maori Karmael Holmes
- This interview with BlackStar Film Festival founder and Temple Alum Maori Karmael Holmes (MFA '05) was recorded in November 2018, when Maori ...