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Friday, 22 March 2019

Generations of indigenous kids missed out: Tony Abbott

Generations of indigenous kids missed out: Tony Abbott
- The sad thing is a couple of generations of indigenous kids have in some ... education it is difficult to be a well-functioning adult in modern Australia.”.

Scholarship opportunity for WA student or trainee

Scholarship opportunity for WA student or trainee
- The yarning places are electronic networks that enable people with an interest in Indigenous health to share information, knowledge and experiences.

Aboriginal-led solutions key to “Close Gap”

Aboriginal-led solutions key to “Close Gap”
- Responding to the 2019 Close the Gap Campaign report released today – on National Close the Gap Day – Oxfam Australia's Aboriginal and Torres ...

Everybody deserves the right to a healthy future: Nurses and midwives support Close The Gap Day

Everybody deserves the right to a healthy future: Nurses and midwives support Close The Gap Day
- The health status of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples is considerably poorer than any other social group in Australia. Indigenous ...

The Australian surfer taking on the world's best under the Aboriginal flag

The Australian surfer taking on the world's best under the Aboriginal flag
- He'll wear it on his right shoulder, with the Australian flag on his left. ... “I think he's going to be a great role model for Indigenous kids in Australia, ...

Celebrating 120000 years of First Nations art in Australia

Celebrating 120000 years of First Nations art in Australia
- We know in Australia that connecting with traditional languages has a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait ...

Do these celebs know their 'friend' is now overseeing the murder of LGBTs?

Do these celebs know their 'friend' is now overseeing the murder of LGBTs?
- The Chechen dictator has continually denied even the existence of LGBTI people in the Russian republic. This is despite worldwide condemnation ...

Netflix Australia Is Getting Some Fantastic Content In April

Netflix Australia Is Getting Some Fantastic Content In April
- A gay man with mild cerebral palsy decides to rewrite his identity as an ... A New York City grad student moonlighting as a dominatrix enlists her gay ...

Every 'Queer Eye' Hero's Inspiring Makeover Before And After

Every 'Queer Eye' Hero's Inspiring Makeover Before And After
- Although AJ's changes were mainly personal instead of physical, at the end of the episode ("To Gay or Not Too Gay"), AJ is more confident and ...

Tomomi Inada's uphill battle to 'promote understanding' of LGBT issues in Japan

Tomomi Inada's uphill battle to 'promote understanding' of LGBT issues in Japan
- While other developed countries including the United States, Australia and most of Western Europe have moved to recognize same-sex marriage, ...

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 ...

How xenophobia led to Christchurch terror attack

How xenophobia led to Christchurch terror attack
- She addressed the nation, lamenting the violence that targeted the country's immigrant Muslim population, “who have chosen New Zealand as their ...

Some Maori leaders reject NZ PM's 'This is not us' line

Some Maori leaders reject NZ PM's 'This is not us' line
- Some Maori leaders are recalling ancient colonial atrocities as they reject Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern's "this is not us" response to the killing of 50 ...

Haka ring out as NZ deals with trauma of shootings

Haka ring out as NZ deals with trauma of shootings
- thump their chests and stick out their tongues in a traditional Maori haka to commemorate the victims of last week's mass shootings in Christchurch.

Duke And Duchess Of Sussex Visit New Zealand House To Offer Condolences

Duke And Duchess Of Sussex Visit New Zealand House To Offer Condolences
- Harry signed his name with “Arohanui,” which is Maori for “best wishes.” Reportedly, Meghan and Harry were requested by the Queen to pay a visit to ...

TVNZ to hand over control of Māori archive

TVNZ to hand over control of Māori archive
- Pressure from the New Zealand Māori Council and Māori screen industry organisation Ngā Aho Whakaari has resulted in TVNZ ruling out the sale of ...