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Thursday, 21 March 2019

Indigenous youth suicides continue

Indigenous youth suicides continue
- The deaths of four young Indigenous people over a two-day period in ... Australia's annual migration intake will be cut by 30,000 people under a plan ...

Eating fish may help prevent asthma

Eating fish may help prevent asthma
A scientist from James Cook University in Australia says an innovative study has revealed new evidence ... In Australia, one in nine have asthma (about 2.7 million), and among Indigenous Australians this rate is almost twice as high.

South Australia and Northern Territory compete for funds for national Indigenous gallery project

South Australia and Northern Territory compete for funds for national Indigenous gallery project
- there room for two national Indigenous art galleries in Australia? ... the future of the stalled National Indigenous Art Gallery project in Alice Springs.

Aboriginal foster children, non-Indigenous carers and breaking down barriers in out-of-home care

Aboriginal foster children, non-Indigenous carers and breaking down barriers in out-of-home care
- So much so that Ms Plug and fellow carer and friend, Meaghan Heath, decided to register as carers with Western Australia's only Indigenous-led foster ...

Aboriginal Australia's smash hit that went viral

Aboriginal Australia's smash hit that went viral
- In a time before radio or even gramophones, songs were shared between Aboriginal groups at large social gatherings. Some songs were so popular ...

Christchurch carnage and the white supremacist rampage

Christchurch carnage and the white supremacist rampage
- Who are the natives of Australia? Indigenous Australians are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people of Australia. They are the natives of ...

Liberal Australian Greens want to wipe out religious programs, replace them with LGBT agenda

Liberal Australian Greens want to wipe out religious programs, replace them with LGBT agenda
- The Australian Greens party has hardened its stance on the LGBT agenda in view of the 2019 federal elections to ...

Tasmanian gay man raising funds to take the State Government to court in a discrimination case

Tasmanian gay man raising funds to take the State Government to court in a discrimination case
- A TASMANIAN gay man is raising funds to challenge the State Government in court over discrimination he says he experienced after his partner died ...

Are we as open minded as we think we are?

Are we as open minded as we think we are?
- New Zealand has had a race relations problem ever since it was colonized by Britain as a settler colony in the early 1800s. The Maori population ...

Māori community of Ōtautahi assists with burial process

Māori community of Ōtautahi assists with burial process
- Representatives of Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu and Ngāi Tūāhuriri met today with Māori community leaders of Ōtautahi/Christchurch, as they continue to ...

Openly gay pro strongman Rob Kearney marries his boyfriend

Openly gay pro strongman Rob Kearney marries his boyfriend
- Rob Kearney, one of the world's strongest men, had quite a week that ended with him marrying his boyfriend, Joey Aleixo, on a beach in Australia on ...

Glitter, colour & nudity: Revellers go WILD at Mardi Gras Sydney 2019

Glitter, colour & nudity: Revellers go WILD at Mardi Gras Sydney 2019
- This comes just over a year after Australia voted “yes” to same-sex marriage. Mardi Gras CEO Terese Casu said the event was a huge success.

Tolerance New Zealand's real religion

Tolerance New Zealand's real religion
- Yet within the several hundred years Maori lived here before European ... People, including a significant Chinese population, swarmed from around ...

New Zealand cannot erase colonial terrorism from its history

New Zealand cannot erase colonial terrorism from its history
- So total was Pakeha dominance at a time when the Maori population had fallen to its lowest point of 45,549, that the coloniser deluded himself into ...

New Zealand shooting: Mum took bullet to save friend - then died in her arms

New Zealand shooting: Mum took bullet to save friend - then died in her arms
- She also helped people in the LGBT community, aided immigrants settling into New Zealand, and mentored other women in her faith, Kyron added.

What you can do to help after the terrorist attack on New Zealand mosques

What you can do to help after the terrorist attack on New Zealand mosques
- What you can do to help after the terrorist attack on New Zealand mosques ... not only Muslims but also people of color, immigrants, Jews, the L.G.B.T. community and ... Do not watch the livestream of the New Zealand terrorist attack.

He wanted notoriety. But it is New Zealand's stoic leader who has become the face of a tragedy

He wanted notoriety. But it is New Zealand's stoic leader who has become the face of a tragedy
- The man who opened fire on two New Zealand mosques last week may have succeeded in killing 50 people, but ...

Extremists travelled to city to exploit Parkfield School LGBT row, warns counter hate chief

Extremists travelled to city to exploit Parkfield School LGBT row, warns counter hate chief
- Ms Khan was in Birmingham when news broke of the terrorist atrocity in New Zealand in which 50 worshippers at a mosque in Christchurch were ...