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Thursday, 14 March 2019

Backing the strengths of Aboriginal young people

Backing the strengths of Aboriginal young people
- The report also found that over 60 per cent of Aboriginal young people ... and being Aboriginal is the most disadvantaged group in the Australia, the ...

Should native title rep body CEO's disclose their salaries?

Should native title rep body CEO's disclose their salaries?
Australia has high expectations around Aboriginal funding accountability. Aboriginal corporations are already subject to stringent reporting and ...

You have a $20000 shed and a 20000-year-old sacred site. One has to go'

You have a $20000 shed and a 20000-year-old sacred site. One has to go'
- The relationship between DFES Aboriginal Advancement Unit and the ... that down here, as our landscape is different to most of Western Australia.”.

Landmark court ruling could spark land compensation claims for indigenous Australians

Landmark court ruling could spark land compensation claims for indigenous Australians
- For Queensland and Western Australia in particular, the outcome will likely provide clarity on the significant amounts of compensation they may be ...

Genetic testing reveals empathy absent from Latham's DNA

Genetic testing reveals empathy absent from Latham's DNA
- Not even AncestryDNA, which has amassed more than 10 million samples, has enough to offer a "direct estimate of Aboriginal Australian ethnicity".

I am Visible” at National Gallery of Australia, Canberra

I am Visible” at National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
- The exhibition presents 50m high images of young Aboriginal men, shown ... intertwined with musical lyrics and words from Indigenous languages.

Russia ignoring Chechnya torture and murder, say European investigators

Russia ignoring Chechnya torture and murder, say European investigators
- Money raised will go directly to the Russian LGBT Network to help tackle the crisis and to aid LGBTI people to flee Chechyna and seek asylum ...

Republican support for LGBTI people dropped since Trump presidency

Republican support for LGBTI people dropped since Trump presidency
- Fewer Republicans support laws protecting LGBTI people than before Trump became president, a new survey has found. Across all demographics ...

Half of LGBTI job seekers go through 'uncomfortable' interviews in Japan

Half of LGBTI job seekers go through 'uncomfortable' interviews in Japan
- About half of LGBTI students in Japan looking for their first job have had 'uncomfortable' experiences during interviews. Tokyo non profit, ReBit, ...

Australia's anti-equal marriage cardinal jailed for six years

Australia's anti-equal marriage cardinal jailed for six years
- He spoke out frequently against LGBTI rights and same-sex marriage. The Australian public voted to approve same-sex marriage legislation in a ...

Is this Aotearoa's next big Māori superstar?

Is this Aotearoa's next big Māori superstar?
- She isn't a household name yet. But Kaaterama Pou may not be anonymous for much longer. At just 18 years old she's tipped to be the next big Māori ...

Maori health infrastructure boost sought

Maori health infrastructure boost sought
Maori health infrastructure boost sought. Maori claimants have put a pitch for 15 percent of the health budget. The Waitangi Tribunal is sitting in ...

End in sight for health outcomes claim

End in sight for health outcomes claim
Closing submissions start today on the Māori heath outcomes claim before the Waitangi Tribunal with claimants hoping it will lead to Māori getting ...

Debt picture grim for ageing Māori

Debt picture grim for ageing Māori
Māori heading for retirement could be in more dire circumstances than their Pākehā counterparts, but their plight is being overlooked. That's how New ...

Māori health infrastructure boost sought

Māori health infrastructure boost sought
Māori claimants have put a pitch for 15 percent of the health budget. The Waitangi Tribunal is sitting in Wellington this week to hear closing ...

Call strong for community-level justice

Call strong for community-level justice
- Young Māori go to prison far more frequently than young Pākehā and they have worse outcomes. they get longer prison sentences than Pākehā do ...