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Friday, 15 February 2019

What are the causes of Indigenous suicides?

What are the causes of Indigenous suicides?
- Dr Tracy Westerman is a proud Njamal woman from the Pilbara region of Western Australia. Tracy is the Western Australia's Australian of the Year for ...

Close the Gap report promotes education strategies for Indigenous Australia

Close the Gap report promotes education strategies for Indigenous Australia
- The latest iteration of the Close the Gap report has been handed down, with the principle focus now on improving Indigenous education and high ...

Closing the gap is a major problem in Canberra too

Closing the gap is a major problem in Canberra too
- As the PM conceded, on almost every measure we're failing as a nation to close the gap between indigenous and non-indigenous Australians.

Australia admits 'failing' to improve Aboriginal lives

Australia admits 'failing' to improve Aboriginal lives
More than a decade after vowing to "close the gap" between indigenous Australians and the rest of the country, the government on Thursday admitted ...

Closing the Gap off track, refresh looming

Closing the Gap off track, refresh looming
Indigenous Australians will play a greater role in efforts to close the health and education gap, through a formal partnership with both the federal and ...

Adelaide Fringe opens with street party, indigenous installations on War Memorial Drive and Torrens

Adelaide Fringe opens with street party, indigenous installations on War Memorial Drive and Torrens
- Torrens riverbanks will be transformed into an illuminating experience, both culturally and visually, for tonight's Adelaide Fringe opening spectacular, ...

Two trans women murdered in one week in El Salvador

Two trans women murdered in one week in El Salvador
- The LGBTI community in El Salvador is on edge after the violent murders of two trans women in one week. It brings the total of trans murders this year ...

Advocates slam Fed Gov's failure on LGBTI students in religious schools

Advocates slam Fed Gov's failure on LGBTI students in religious schools
- On this day of love, the Government's Valentine's Day gift to LGBTI people is continued discrimination, prejudice and hate.” – Rodney Croome.

Government pushes off issue of discrimination in schools

Government pushes off issue of discrimination in schools
- The federal government has pushed off any further debate on changing the exemptions to the anti-discrimination laws that allow LGBTI students and ...

Women's March in Malaysia to push for LGBTI rights

Women's March in Malaysia to push for LGBTI rights
Organizers of Malaysia's women's march are pushing to protect LGBTI ... It comes amid a crackdown on LGBTI citizens and rising violence against ...

Kaupapa Māori framework key for justice reform

Kaupapa Māori framework key for justice reform
- The head of Restorative Justice NZ says the Government needs to embrace more Māori-led initiatives if it is to get the reform it is wanting in the ...

Sallies clear smoke over racism in system

Sallies clear smoke over racism in system
- A call by the Salvation Army for targeted programmes addressing Māori disadvantage has been endorsed by Greens' co-leader Marama Davidson.

Māori view added to Treasury tool kit

Māori view added to Treasury tool kit
- Deputy director Di Grennell says it draws on the work of thinkers like Professor Sir Mason Durie and Rose Pere, and was reviewed by the Māori ...

IMSB keen to promote Māori builders

IMSB keen to promote Māori builders
- Auckland's Independent Māori Statutory Board wants to see more Māori involvement in fixing the city's housing problems. The board last night ...

Blair's pledge to Maori people

Blair's pledge to Maori people
- New Zealand Maori captain Adam Blair says he's determined not to let his people down in the Harvey Norman All Stars clash against the Indigenous ...

Iwi exhibitions give Te Papa unique edge

Iwi exhibitions give Te Papa unique edge
- He says the character of the museum has been enhanced by its iwi exhibition programme, which has ensured Māori have been engaged with its work.