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Thursday, 7 March 2019

People and issues outside our big cities are diverse

People and issues outside our big cities are diverse
Indigenous peoples are among rural and regional Australia's largest ... Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander enterprises are active in agriculture, ...

Why don't Aboriginal suicides matter?

Why don't Aboriginal suicides matter?
- Tracy is the Western Australia's Australian of the Year for 2018, recognised for ... the burden of mental ill health and suicide in Aboriginal communities.

Where did you grow up? How strontium in your teeth can help answer that

Where did you grow up? How strontium in your teeth can help answer that
- Thousands of skeletal remains of Aboriginal people are kept in museums across Australia, North America and Europe. Many Aboriginal people refer to ...

Heartfelt thanks for amazing community work

Heartfelt thanks for amazing community work
- His work in our communities is amazing as he pushes for recognition of problem gambling in Aboriginal communities throughout NSW and Australia.

Indigenous Incarceration

Indigenous Incarceration
- There is also a particular resonance between the experience of Indigenous people in Australia with those in other 'settler' countries of Canada, New ...

Woollahra synagogue welcomes indigenous voices for referendum

Woollahra synagogue welcomes indigenous voices for referendum
- “I think that because it's a synagogue, people think it isn't open, but we are part of multicultural Australia, and want to hold events that are of interest to ...

ITB Berlin tourism partner Malaysia claims it has 'no gays'

ITB Berlin tourism partner Malaysia claims it has 'no gays'
- Malaysia faces a potential backlash from lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and intersex (LGBTI) rights groups after claiming that the Muslim-majority ...

Only LGBTI actors playing gay roles is 'dangerous territory'

Only LGBTI actors playing gay roles is 'dangerous territory'
- Pride Openly gay actor Andrew Scott has warned against calls for only LGBTI actors to play gay roles . The 42-year-old ...

Pussy Riot protest for LGBTI rights in Chechnya at SA Parliament

Pussy Riot protest for LGBTI rights in Chechnya at SA Parliament
- But that's exactly what happened on Wednesday when the feminist protest group Pussy Riot took to the steps, protesting the lack of LGBTI rights in ...

Gay and lesbian singers need to stop validating biphobic attitudes

Gay and lesbian singers need to stop validating biphobic attitudes
- Apparently not only does this biphobia happen in everyday situations within the LGBTI community – But in the music people from the community ...

New Zealand's infant mortality rate falls significantly in 10 years

New Zealand's infant mortality rate falls significantly in 10 years
- A decline in infant mortality has seen some of the lowest-ever rates reported for New Zealand's total population and for Māori. The rate fell from 5 ...

A Ban on Smoking and Vaping in Cars With Minors Will Have Racist Consequences

A Ban on Smoking and Vaping in Cars With Minors Will Have Racist Consequences
- Over half of women in prison in New Zealand are Māori. Smoking rates among Māori mothers of children under 18 are the highest in the country.

Fund open for freshwater fisheries

Fund open for freshwater fisheries
- Fund open for freshwater fisheries. Te Wai Maori Trust is looking for projects that promote and advance freshwater fisheries development, research ...

Pacific's Cook Islands mulls new name

Pacific's Cook Islands mulls new name
- The committee, convened in January by a paramount chief, Pa Marie Ariki, is deliberating on a name in Cook Islands Māori, which is similar to New ...

New Zealand in pictures: Gisborne

New Zealand in pictures: Gisborne
- The haka is traditionally performed at Maori welcome ceremonies and has also been embraced by the New Zealand All Blacks rugby team in order to ...

New Zealand's First Māori-Owned and -Operated Winery Has Global Distribution and a 500-Year ...

New Zealand's First Māori-Owned and -Operated Winery Has Global Distribution and a 500-Year ...
- Some people have a one-year or five-year plan; well, we have literally a 500-year plan,” Dan Taylor, the export and sales manager for Tohu Wines, ...