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Tuesday, 5 March 2019

A testament to Australia's indigenous people, and to an artist

A testament to Australia's indigenous people, and to an artist
- recent years, his imagination was sparked by the culture of a people who could hardly live farther away: Australia's Aboriginal people.

The gruesome end of 'King Billy', Tasmania's last full blood Aboriginal man

The gruesome end of 'King Billy', Tasmania's last full blood Aboriginal man
- is 150 years since March 3, 1869, when King Billy died and his body was dismembered in a gruesome fight between England and colonial Australia ..

The untold story of King Bungaree: How the first Australian to sail around the continent lies buried ...

The untold story of King Bungaree: How the first Australian to sail around the continent lies buried ...
- Bungaree, who circumnavigated Australia with Captain Matthew Flinders in 1802-03, was for many years the most famous Aborigine in the New South ...

No matter your skin colour, all non-Indigenous Australians are complicit in colonialism

No matter your skin colour, all non-Indigenous Australians are complicit in colonialism
- Did it include Indigenous Australians from country beyond their borders? Non-Indigenous Australians of any skin colour? Or did the word explicitly ...

Artist Allan Giddy's installation will travel nationally during International Year of Indigenous ...

Artist Allan Giddy's installation will travel nationally during International Year of Indigenous ...
- Poetry for the Botanic Garden installation was created by Aboriginal ... The funding from both Create NSW and the Australia Council for the Arts will ...

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 ... women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, according to ...

South-east Asia rethinks its sexist textbooks

South-east Asia rethinks its sexist textbooks
- Homosexuality is described as an illness or abnormality, and students are encouraged to stay away from LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender ...

Award-winning gay Indian feature film screening on Netflix

Award-winning gay Indian feature film screening on Netflix
- Earlier this year, it also became the first LGBTI-themed movie released in theaters following decriminalization of gay sex. India's Supreme Court in ...

X Factor Malta host makes passionate plea against LGBTI conversion therapy

X Factor Malta host makes passionate plea against LGBTI conversion therapy
- Camille argued people often talk about giving the option for LGBTI people to change their sexuality if they want to. But no one ever talks about the fact ...

Meet five 'Fearless' community leaders making Sydney's LGBTI community better to live in

Meet five 'Fearless' community leaders making Sydney's LGBTI community better to live in
I've never needed to think about whether I should march against discrimination, or raise funds during the AIDS crisis, or open the first gay bookshop.

Bridges battles Māori tax exemption

Bridges battles Māori tax exemption
- National Party leader Simon Bridges is attacking the possibility of exemptions for Māori in any capital gains tax regime. The Tax Working Group ...

Health Reform a must as NZ tackles a multitude of challenges

Health Reform a must as NZ tackles a multitude of challenges
- While New Zealanders overall are living longer, Māori and Pacific peoples still have lower life expectancies than the population as a whole

Prisoners voting: "a right not a privilege"

Prisoners voting: "a right not a privilege"
- 50.7% of the prison population are Māori," says Awatere Huata, "That's a huge population of Māori voters effectively disenfranchised from ...

New Zealand airport runway goes rainbow for Pride

New Zealand airport runway goes rainbow for Pride
New Zealand airport runway goes rainbow for Pride ... Part of an airport runway in New Zealand has been painted in the colours of the ... It helps warm the hearts of the people who support and are part of the LGBT community it, ...

New Zealand airport paints massive LGBT rainbow by runway for Pride

New Zealand airport paints massive LGBT rainbow by runway for Pride
- Wellington Airport in New Zealand has painted a huge LGBT+ rainbow next to its runway in celebration of Pride. The display of LGBT+ support covers ...

Being queer and Christian in 2019

Being queer and Christian in 2019
- As New Zealand increasingly backs queer rights, are our Christian churches evolving or standing firm that homosexuality is sinful? Max Towle ...