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Friday, 8 March 2019

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

An end to endings: how to stop more Australian species going extinct
As Paul Keating stated in his landmark Redfern speech, we should all see Australia through Aboriginal eyes – more deeply feel the way the country's ...

Another Aboriginal reserve considers legal action over 'disgraceful' living conditions

Another Aboriginal reserve considers legal action over 'disgraceful' living conditions
- Western Australia's Aboriginal Legal Service will look at whether there is a case to sue the government over "disgraceful" living conditions at a remote ...

Summer flu outbreak prompts debate on two flu shots a year

Summer flu outbreak prompts debate on two flu shots a year
- Experts fear we are on the cusp of another super flu season after a record-breaking 25,000 Australians were hit by the virus in the last four months.

Backing the strengths of Aboriginal young people

Backing the strengths of Aboriginal young people
- But if you are from a disadvantaged group, and being Aboriginal is the most disadvantaged group in the Australia, the issues of living with this ...

Indigenous people protest Ipswich housing development

Indigenous people protest Ipswich housing development
Indigenous people protest Ipswich housing development ... The development company, Frasers Property Australia, has promised to leave the state ...

100 of the Most Influential Women in Sport: Cathy Freeman

100 of the Most Influential Women in Sport: Cathy Freeman
- The first Aborigine to compete at the Olympics, Freeman had become the poster-girl for Australia and the event as a whole. She carried the flag at the ...

The Homophobic President of Brazil Just Tweeted a Video of Gay Sex

The Homophobic President of Brazil Just Tweeted a Video of Gay Sex
- His election as Brazil´s president could pose a huge risk to Indigenous Peoples and quilombolas, traditional rural communities, LGBTI people, black ...

Gay Star News launches report in UK Parliament on Brexit's impact on LGBTI people

Gay Star News launches report in UK Parliament on Brexit's impact on LGBTI people
- Brexit will reduce the UK's global influence and have an impact on LGBTI rights further afield,' the report stated. Moreover, the end of free movement ...

Israeli right wing leader compares LGBTI people to dogs

Israeli right wing leader compares LGBTI people to dogs
- leader of the Union of Right Wing Parties in Israel compared LGBTI people to dogs in an interview, before apologizing for the remarks. Rabbi Rafi ...

71% of LGBT voters would choose Remain in a second Brexit referendum

71% of LGBT voters would choose Remain in a second Brexit referendum
- They will form up into the official LGBTI column for the general march. The new demonstration, supported by GSN, is likely to be even bigger than last ...

Cameras, not weapons': young Papuans denounce the exploitation of their homeland

Cameras, not weapons': young Papuans denounce the exploitation of their homeland
- Residents of Papua, the easternmost province of Indonesia, have been ... We've built up a network of about 60 young people, many of whom live in ...

Indigenous education conference opens with focus on language revitalization

Indigenous education conference opens with focus on language revitalization
- It also aims to have 85 per cent of New Zealanders valuing Maori as part of ... There is also societal pressure to pronounce Maori place names and ...

Health advisory boards rife with racism

Health advisory boards rife with racism
- A study driven by the desire to get behind the closed doors of government health advisory boards has painted a picture where Māori and Pasifika ...

Māori Climate Commissioner on Student Protests

Māori Climate Commissioner on Student Protests
Māori Climate Commissioner, Donna Awatere Huata, says NZ is sending hypercritical messages by telling students not to join the climate change ...

Investing in the future of forestry

Investing in the future of forestry
- They are available to Māori and/or female students enrolling in a Bachelor of Forestry Science or Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) in Forest ...

The new stolen generation of Māori children

The new stolen generation of Māori children
- The new stolen generation of Māori children. I am deeply skeptical of the new Oranga Tamariki. Oranga Tamariki was set up after a damning 2015 ...