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Tuesday, 12 March 2019

A very tragic history': how the trauma of a 1926 massacre echoes through the years

A very tragic history': how the trauma of a 1926 massacre echoes through the years
- 1926 tensions between Aboriginal people on the mission and residents of the ... They inflicted ruthless reprisal attacks on Aboriginal men, women and ... Western Australia's coroner at the time, Alastair Hope, said Oombulgurri was ...

One in 35 Australian children under protection, with Indigenous worst affected

One in 35 Australian children under protection, with Indigenous worst affected
- The number of Australian children in the child protection system is on the rise, according to a study that shows Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders ...

Living with the past: Indigenous reconciliation

Living with the past: Indigenous reconciliation
- the second episode of our series, we hear from Indigenous people in Australia, New Zealand and Canada about what reconciliation means in ...

Morrison government backs down on banning Milo Yiannopoulos in face of backlash

Morrison government backs down on banning Milo Yiannopoulos in face of backlash
- The department also listed a series of "controversial statements" Mr Yiannopoulos has made about Muslims, Indigenous Australians, African ...

Accor investigates 'Aboriginal segregation' at Australia hotel

Accor investigates 'Aboriginal segregation' at Australia hotel
- Global hotel chain Accor is investigating claims that staff at one of its Australian hotels have been racially segregating guests. Aboriginal guests at the ...

The importance of Indigenous communities coming together

The importance of Indigenous communities coming together
- The Australia and New Zealand School of Government (ANZSOG) held its second Indigenous Affairs conference, Reimagining Public Administration: ...

Stop demonizing LGBTI people, Malaysian politician demands

Stop demonizing LGBTI people, Malaysian politician demands
- Both said local leaders and newspapers are sensationalizing the inclusion of LGBTI rights in the Women's March Malaysia to avoid the issues at stake.

Council plans for schools across Glasgow to introduce LGBTI inclusive education

Council plans for schools across Glasgow to introduce LGBTI inclusive education
- Plans to include LGBTI inclusive education across Glasgow schools are one step closer to reality. At the end of last year, Scottish Ministers accepted ...

NSW election battlelines drawn as Liberals, Labor launch campaigns

NSW election battlelines drawn as Liberals, Labor launch campaigns
- will also ban the controversial practice of gay conversion therapy and will ask the NSW Health Care Complaints Commission to work with the ...

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival: 'Oui' All Love It!

Alliance Francaise French Film Festival: 'Oui' All Love It!
- Last year we launched the first LGBT section to celebrate the marriage equality in Australia, and we still have an LGBT section in this year. This year I ...

Metal meets Maori legends

Metal meets Maori legends
- Now, they're bringing the noise back to New Zealand for a six-date tour. ... And then adding the Te Reo Maori just adds another layer, so I guess I'm ...

What Cook missed when he landed

What Cook missed when he landed
- The current New Zealand innovator of the year, Ian Taylor, is on a mission to sear ... Taylor is Māori, and the room scanned as largely wealthy and Pākehā, so a ... Yet this is not the way most of Pākehā New Zealand understands its ...

60th anniversary of Barbie marked with career dolls, role models, and partnership with Singapore ...

60th anniversary of Barbie marked with career dolls, role models, and partnership with Singapore ...
- Naomi Osaka, American actress Yara Shahidi, and the first ever Maori Barbie, modeled after New Zealand sports journalist Melodie Robinson.

Māori at an advantage in engagement with Asia trade

Māori at an advantage in engagement with Asia trade
- We now have the data to show that Māori can succeed in their engagement with Asia ... New Zealand an honest broker with a big role in shaping Asia.

Former Corrections officer wants prisoner voting ban end

Former Corrections officer wants prisoner voting ban end
- The evidence highlighted that the gap is widening and 50.7% of the prison population is Māori. The incarceration rates have triggered national and ...

Māori at an advantage in engagement with Asia trade

Māori at an advantage in engagement with Asia trade
- talking about the research with people, I've noticed an interesting pattern: non-Māori are surprised by the findings, and Māori are not. We don't need ...