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Wednesday, 13 March 2019

Northern Territory set to hand back indigenous housing leases in remote communities

Northern Territory set to hand back indigenous housing leases in remote communities
- The Northern Territory will today tell Canberra it intends to hand back all indigenous housing leases in 44 remote communities, forcing the federal ...

A big jump': People might have lived in Australia twice as long as we thought

A big jump': People might have lived in Australia twice as long as we thought
- The research, with its contentious potential implications for Indigenous habitation of the continent that came to be Australia, has been presented to the ...

One Nation's Mark Latham addresses idea to DNA test people claiming Aboriginal ancestry

One Nation's Mark Latham addresses idea to DNA test people claiming Aboriginal ancestry
- And I think it's a good idea in indigenous affairs.” Mr Latham told Today the “self-identification” system had turned the average Australian into “a bit of a ...

From $2500 extra a year to study to $4500 for moving expenses: The welfare privileges only open ...

From $2500 extra a year to study to $4500 for moving expenses: The welfare privileges only open ...
- An examination of Australia's welfare system shows indigenous people are entitled to an extra $2,500 a year for their studies compared to their ...

Indigenous Australians receive organ transplants at a quarter of the rate of non-Indigenous

Indigenous Australians receive organ transplants at a quarter of the rate of non-Indigenous
- The federal government has announced it will provide $2.3 million towards increasing the number of Indigenous Australians receiving donor kidneys.

How racial segregation was exposed at an Australian hotel

How racial segregation was exposed at an Australian hotel
- When two groups make identical bookings, the Aboriginal group receives a room .... Only three of those complaints came from Aboriginal Australians.

Cambridge man seeks justice for brother killed 30 years ago in Australia

Cambridge man seeks justice for brother killed 30 years ago in Australia
- Cambridge man seeks justice for brother killed 30 years ago in Australia ... In 2017 , a coroner concluded the death of Scott Johnson, who was gay, ...

Gay Qantas CEO responds in cutest way to 10 year old's letter

Gay Qantas CEO responds in cutest way to 10 year old's letter
Gay Qantas CEO Alan Joyce has invited a 10 year old for a meeting after the ... He asked the Australian CEO for general advice before saying that like ...

Locals blocking plans for LGBTI senior home say it's 'in no way' homophobic

Locals blocking plans for LGBTI senior home say it's 'in no way' homophobic
- New York City's first affordable LGBTI-welcoming senior housing development welcomes residents at the same time of the 50th anniversary of ...

Give LGBTI free gender transition services in government hospitals: Experts

Give LGBTI free gender transition services in government hospitals: Experts
- This was proposed at the two-day national conference on the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) that concluded on Sunday at ...

Alcohol laws' effect on Maori questioned

Alcohol laws' effect on Maori questioned
- South Auckland Maori warden David Ratu is asking the Waitangi Tribunal to investigate ... "It's putting a cap on the number of outlets in New Zealand.

New novel explores history through the eyes of young New Zealanders

New novel explores history through the eyes of young New Zealanders
- Major themes of the book include the Treaty of Waitangi, Pākehā-Māori relations, and the New Zealand Wars. Dowling-Mitchell will launch the book, ...

Racism is real' - Māori woman verbally abused after alleged roading incident

Racism is real' - Māori woman verbally abused after alleged roading incident
- Disturbing footage is going viral online showing a Māori woman being ... However the man has told the NZ Herald that he did not call her "a black ...

Worker verbally abuses Māori woman on camera, claims he was 'set up'

Worker verbally abuses Māori woman on camera, claims he was 'set up'
- Footage has emerged of a Māori woman being verbally abused by a Pākehā alarm company worker on the side of a New Zealand road. In the video ...

Russian feminist punk-rock band Pussy Riot throws support behind protesters this afternoon

Russian feminist punk-rock band Pussy Riot throws support behind protesters this afternoon
- She said New Zealand had the opportunity to be an example to the world ... three of the four mandated trustees for the Makaurau Marae Maori Trust.

Should correct pronunciation of Māori names be compulsory in schools?

Should correct pronunciation of Māori names be compulsory in schools?
- need for schools to teach the Māori history of New Zealand have resurfaced ... However, the ongoing issue of some teachers mispronouncing Māori ...