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Tuesday, 19 February 2019

Aboriginal foster parents needed to help increasing number of Aboriginal kids in out-of-home care

Aboriginal foster parents needed to help increasing number of Aboriginal kids in out-of-home care
- But a new program in Western Australia aims to in part address the problem by recruiting more Aboriginal carers. It is led by Life Without Barriers, ...

Free flu vaccines for Aboriginal children and $12 million to boost immunisation

Free flu vaccines for Aboriginal children and $12 million to boost immunisation
- The Liberal National Government will ensure 170,000 Aboriginal and ... I am proud to say that Australia's child immunisation rates are at record levels.

Aboriginal man facing deportation to NZ despite having no ties to country

Aboriginal man facing deportation to NZ despite having no ties to country
- My mum is Aboriginal – she's from South Australia. All my kids are Aboriginal, my missus is Aboriginal, and they're trying to send me to a foreign ...

Children under the age of 10 are sexually assaulting other kids in troubled Northern Territory towns

Children under the age of 10 are sexually assaulting other kids in troubled Northern Territory towns
- Another case involved a 14-year-old boy from South Australia's remote Aboriginal lands who was charged with the sexual assault of a child, believed ...

Prestigious private school teacher disciplined over insensitive Aboriginal culture lesson

Prestigious private school teacher disciplined over insensitive Aboriginal culture lesson
- of the nine-year-old students, telling them they could now relate to how Aboriginal Australians felt when they had everything taken away from them.

Adult literacy lessons transforming Aboriginal communities

Adult literacy lessons transforming Aboriginal communities
- The greatest gift that we as Australia can possibly give Aboriginal children is literate parents because if you have literate parents you're much more ...

55 Shades of Gay premiers in New York City

55 Shades of Gay premiers in New York City
- The play, which is subtitled the Balkan Spring of Sexual Revolution, is a comedy centered around LGBTI politics in the Balkans, and first premiered in ...

Labor opposed bid to protect gay students

Labor opposed bid to protect gay students
- Labor rejected a key recommendation that would have stopped LGBTI students from being expelled or denied enrolment from religious schools in an ...

LGBTI people with disability to champion public transport accessibility this Mardi Gras

LGBTI people with disability to champion public transport accessibility this Mardi Gras
LGBTI people with disability will show their pride and raise awareness of public transport accessibility on the 'Fearless Express' at Mardi Gras this year ...

Courtney Act wows with first Dancing With The Stars Australia same-sex pairing

Courtney Act wows with first Dancing With The Stars Australia same-sex pairing
- Courtney is the franchise's first drag act, but not the first same-sex pairing. Courtney is the first in Australia. The show's Italian equivalent, Ballando con ...

Policy of Jokowi`s infrastructure development could be felt by community

Policy of Jokowi`s infrastructure development could be felt by community
- According to him, Jokowi also realized infrastructure development in Papua to ... is also felt by the people of Eastern Indonesia, including in Papua.

Report about Maori Nationalist organisations a “crock”

Report about Maori Nationalist organisations a “crock”
Maori Council. The New Zealand Maori Council has called on the Department of Corrections to name names in a confidential internal ...

NZ Maori Council launches National Taskforce on Education

NZ Maori Council launches National Taskforce on Education
- New Zealand Maori Council. New Zealand Maori Council launches new National Taskforce on Education the goal: create lifelong ...

Some of the thousands of people you should interview before Jordan Peterson

Some of the thousands of people you should interview before Jordan Peterson
- She runs the Hetet School of Māori Art. Veranoa has a BA in Maori Design and Art, an advanced certificate in Tertiary teaching and more than 30 ...

Prison scare story debunked

Prison scare story debunked
- Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis has asked his department for a please explain over a claim so called Māori nationalist groups in prison could be a ...

Rangatira skills brought to Medical Council

Rangatira skills brought to Medical Council
- High hopes in the Māori medical profession with the election of Curtis Walker to chair the New Zealand Medical Council. David Tipene Leach from the ...