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Wednesday, 6 February 2019

Why this stretch of Australian Outback delivers such a great hiking adventure

Why this stretch of Australian Outback delivers such a great hiking adventure
- was in South Australia doing the Arkaba Walk – one of the newest Great Walks of Australia – learning about the aboriginals' explanation for Wilpena ...

Aboriginal health workers leaving the NT industry, despite high Indigenous population

Aboriginal health workers leaving the NT industry, despite high Indigenous population
- That is incredibly important in a place like the Territory, which has the biggest proportion of Indigenous people per capita in Australia and many ...

Stacey Porter vows Australian softball team will 'do damage' against old foes USA at Tokyo 2020 ...

Stacey Porter vows Australian softball team will 'do damage' against old foes USA at Tokyo 2020 ...
Australia's most experienced softball star Stacey Porter is aiming to ... good paths set up with Softball Australia with an Indigenous sports program and ...

Nigel Scullion launches probe into 'serious allegations' about Northern Land Council

Nigel Scullion launches probe into 'serious allegations' about Northern Land Council
- One of Australia's most powerful indigenous land councils is in turmoil. The Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister has launched an investigation into ...

Banks forced to overhaul how they treat Indigenous customers in remote and regional areas

Banks forced to overhaul how they treat Indigenous customers in remote and regional areas
Australia's biggest banks will be forced to overhaul how they treat ... processes for identifying Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander customers in line ...

Aboriginal health workers leaving the NT industry, despite high Indigenous population

Aboriginal health workers leaving the NT industry, despite high Indigenous population
- That is incredibly important in a place like the Territory, which has the biggest proportion of Indigenous people per capita in Australia and many ...

What we want to hear in the State of the Union Address: Restoring America's global human rights ...

What we want to hear in the State of the Union Address: Restoring America's global human rights ...
- These days, many Americans have a more expansive view of global human rights, including protections for women and girls, and LGBTI people, and ...

Argentina looking to poach LGBTI tourists from Brazil

Argentina looking to poach LGBTI tourists from Brazil
- When Jair Bolsonaro was elected as president of Brazil, it sent shockwaves through the country's LGBTI community. Same-sex couples rushed to ...

Brian Tamaki signals political return: 'There's a new breed of Māori rising up'

Brian Tamaki signals political return: 'There's a new breed of Māori rising up'
- Bishop Brian Tamaki has signalled a political return ahead of a Waitangi Day sermon in which he warned change was coming and how he was the ...

A successful quit-smoking program for young Māori women

A successful quit-smoking program for young Māori women
- Our work for New Zealand's Ministry of Health around smoking cessation in Māori women has given us a significant opportunity to make an impact on ...

Better supporting LGBTI people in a crisis

Better supporting LGBTI people in a crisis
But for LGBTI people, this is only one of many barriers faced in accessing crisis ... These crisis services need to work with LGBTI health and community ...

This Year's Mumbai Pride Saw Its Biggest Turnout Yet, and With No Danger of Arrest

This Year's Mumbai Pride Saw Its Biggest Turnout Yet, and With No Danger of Arrest
- Pride celebration he saw not one person in a mask. “Not only activists, but everyone at the parade, they could say they were LGBTI without any fear,” ...

Bubble of Māori docs changing profession

Bubble of Māori docs changing profession
- Chair David Tipene-Leach says it was a celebration of how far Māori ... in the numbers required to address the specific needs of the Māori population.

Ardern defends govt track on Māori prison numbers

Ardern defends govt track on Māori prison numbers
- Only about 15 percent of the total population of New Zealand are Māori. "Unfortunately what we know, is that we have over-representation of Māori in ...

Suicide awareness groups demand change at Waitangi to lower Maori suicide rates

Suicide awareness groups demand change at Waitangi to lower Maori suicide rates
- The brother of a man who took his own life is calling on the Government to visit while at Waitangi and talk about how they can be doing more to lower ...

New Zealand at 'dangerous junction' with Māori feeling left behind - Don Brash

New Zealand at 'dangerous junction' with Māori feeling left behind - Don Brash
- Controversial former politician Don Brash has said New Zealand is at a "dangerous junction" as he rallied against race-based policies and reliance ...

Papua New Guinea digital entrepreneurs make strides in new and old media

Papua New Guinea digital entrepreneurs make strides in new and old media
Papua New Guinea digital entrepreneurs make strides in new and old ... 'I had messages from people in Vanimo telling me they were buying extra ...

Programme helping to reduce Maoris in prisons

Programme helping to reduce Maoris in prisons
- We have seen about 1000 fewer people in our prisons, and so any work that we do on rehabilitation programmes ultimately does benefit Māori.”.