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Wednesday, 6 March 2019

It is still acceptable for gays to write 'Aussies only' in Grindr profiles – we have to fight it

It is still acceptable for gays to write 'Aussies only' in Grindr profiles – we have to fight it
- is still acceptable for gays to write 'Aussies only' in Grindr profiles – we ... But in the time since, what has changed for queer Indigenous people and ...

An end to endings: how to stop more Australian species going extinct

An end to endings: how to stop more Australian species going extinct
Australian species have suffered at a disproportionate rate. Far more mammal species have become extinct in Australia than in any other ... reverting to Indigenous names for landmarks, through reinvigorating Indigenous land ...

Kevin Rudd 's Sorry Speech - Sorry Day Apology in Full

Kevin Rudd 's Sorry Speech - Sorry Day Apology in Full
- Indigenous welfare remains one of Australia's most difficult and complex ... number 1, Motion offering an apology to Australia's Indigenous peoples.

Alliance Supports Uluru Statement from Heart

Alliance Supports Uluru Statement from Heart
- The Statement seeks substantive constitutional change and structural reform to recognise the rights and role of Indigenous people in Australian ...

Tech Giant Launches Foundation to Tackle Indigenous Disadvantage

Tech Giant Launches Foundation to Tackle Indigenous Disadvantage
- One of Australia's leading tech companies is giving away more than half a million dollars to organisations helping Indigenous children, as part of a ...

Pilbara racism row breaks out over mass cattle deaths

Pilbara racism row breaks out over mass cattle deaths
- the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations) but there is no system in place to clean them out like there is in corporate Australia,” he said.

China promises to protect its LGBTI people

China promises to protect its LGBTI people
- China promises to protect its LGBTI people. A mother of a gay son talks at a China PFLAG seminar (Photo: Provided) China this week accepted United ...

Swaziland: 'Bisexual' Pastor Suspended By Swaziland Church in Latest Example of LGBTI ...

Swaziland: 'Bisexual' Pastor Suspended By Swaziland Church in Latest Example of LGBTI ...
- Churches in Swaziland where homosexual acts are illegal are at the lead in encouraging discrimination against LGBTI (lesbian, gay, bisexual, ...

NSW Police investigating four alleged assaults on LGBTI people during Mardi Gras

NSW Police investigating four alleged assaults on LGBTI people during Mardi Gras
- New South Wales police are reportedly investigating at least four assaults on LGBTI people over Mardi Gras weekend. The attacks saw men pushed ...

US Spent Millions Training Cameroon Forces to Hunt Boko Haram. They're Hunting Gays Instead.

US Spent Millions Training Cameroon Forces to Hunt Boko Haram. They're Hunting Gays Instead.
- As reported by the international advocacy group Erasing 76 Crimes, which focuses on abuses in more than 70 countries that have anti-LGBTI laws, ...

New respiratory disease 2018 impact report figures

New respiratory disease 2018 impact report figures
Māori mortality rates remain highest of all ethnic groups - new impact report launched • New Te Reo Māori children's show launches in Rotorua

Capital Gains Tax would hurt Māori and Pacific entrepreneurs

Capital Gains Tax would hurt Māori and Pacific entrepreneurs
- Capital Gains Tax would hurt Māori and Pacific entrepreneurs ... gains tax would put a brake on the economic aspirations of Māori and Pacific people.

Call for NZ-style Indigenous council reform

Call for NZ-style Indigenous council reform
- For the past 10 years, every decision made by authorities at Auckland Council in New Zealand has been measured against benefits for Maori people ...

Merata Mita was the first Maori woman to make feature films. Her son tells her story.

Merata Mita was the first Maori woman to make feature films. Her son tells her story.
- In the documentary feature “Merata: How Mum Decolonised the Screen,” Heperi Mita chronicles the work of the first Māori woman to write and direct a ...

Māori at higher risk of asthma death

Māori at higher risk of asthma death
Māori are more likely to die from asthma and respiratory disease than other ethnic groups, according to the latest report from the Asthma and ...

New survey shows Māori support for legal cannabis

New survey shows Māori support for legal cannabis
- The Green Party welcome the survey on Māori support for legalisation and regulation of cannabis released today, says Green Party Māori ...

The $50 billion Māori economy is nowhere big enough

The $50 billion Māori economy is nowhere big enough
- It often amazes me that when we speak of the Māori economy we do not talk about what comprises the Māori economy, how it is supporting the Māori ...