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Thursday, 28 February 2019

Why National Sorry Day is So Important

Why National Sorry Day is So Important
- According to the Australian government, somewhere between 1 in 3 and 1 in 10 indigenous Australian children were forcibly removed from their ...

Indigenous peoples contribute least to global warming, are often first to feel its impacts

Indigenous peoples contribute least to global warming, are often first to feel its impacts
- David Ritter has worked as a lawyer and an academic, before spending five years with Greenpeace UK. In July 2012 he came back to Australia to ...

ParentsNext breaches Australia's human rights obligations, inquiry told

ParentsNext breaches Australia's human rights obligations, inquiry told
- ParentsNext breaches Australia's human rights obligations, inquiry told ... the program predominantly affected women and Indigenous Australians.

Attempts to shoehorn indigenous studies into foreign language courses makes hard subjects even ...

Attempts to shoehorn indigenous studies into foreign language courses makes hard subjects even ...
- There are subjects in which elements of indigenous culture can be ... in a way that allows students to learn elements of Australia's indigenous culture.

Far West Languages Centre involved with online resource

Far West Languages Centre involved with online resource
- Gambay highlights more than 700 indigenous languages from across Australia and has been revamped ahead of international Mother Language Day ...

Talking Tiwi: local languages helping Indigenous customers

Talking Tiwi: local languages helping Indigenous customers
- Talking Tiwi: local languages helping Indigenous customers ... CEO of the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies ...

First Nations float set to lead Sydney's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras

First Nations float set to lead Sydney's Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras
- SBS Arabic 24 will report live from the Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Parade to Arabic-speaking audiences around Australia. You can watch ...

Homophobia and rising Islamic intolerance push Indonesia's intersex bissu priests to the brink

Homophobia and rising Islamic intolerance push Indonesia's intersex bissu priests to the brink
- Indonesia's LGBTI community has experienced increased harassment and discrimination from hardline Islamic groups, police and politicians.

Voting now open for Mr Gay Pride Australia 2019

Voting now open for Mr Gay Pride Australia 2019
- Online voting for the annual Mr Gay Pride Australia competition is live now, with less than two weeks to go before the crowning at Victoria's ChillOut ...

How being an LGBT international student in Australia changed me

How being an LGBT international student in Australia changed me
- Do they want to arrest me because of being gay?'" "Then I'd talk to myself [and said], 'This is Australia and you should feel safe. They don't want to ...

Enembe – the Papuan traditional chief Indonesia regards as 'dangerous'

Enembe – the Papuan traditional chief Indonesia regards as 'dangerous'
- In response, Colonel Muhammad Aidi, the military spokesman in Papua, ... It was a comment designed to break the spirit of the Papuan people, who ...

Action urged over pop song's karakia misappropriation

Action urged over pop song's karakia misappropriation
- This highlights that we don't have a right in New Zealand yet when it comes to Māori intellectual property rights, and this really needs to be made ...

Whangārei teacher wants exemption so Canadian husband with multiple sclerosis can join her

Whangārei teacher wants exemption so Canadian husband with multiple sclerosis can join her
- A Whangārei teacher is calling on Immigration New Zealand to stop treating her ... "Because under article two te reo Māori is a taonga and this is not ...

Māori boarding schools "still relevant" - Hato Paora principal

Māori boarding schools "still relevant" - Hato Paora principal
Māori boarding schools "still relevant" - Hato Paora principal ... It's been almost six months into Nathan Matthews' new role as principal at Hato Paora ... special character schools, have been a part of New Zealand history for decades.

Help Preserve The Māori Rock Carvings, A National Treasure

Help Preserve The Māori Rock Carvings, A National Treasure
- This masterpiece is one of New Zealand's most extraordinary contemporary Māori artworks. Brightwell is wanting to lead a small team to improve and ...

Hugh Jackman, Keala Settle to perform with rangatahi

Hugh Jackman, Keala Settle to perform with rangatahi
Māori actress Keala Settle and Australian actor Hugh Jackman from The Greatest ... Settle and Jackman are here to announce the New Zealand leg of ...