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Wednesday, 27 March 2019

Christchurch massacre and the Australian Labor Party

Christchurch massacre and the Australian Labor Party
- have just voted for the Australian Labor Party (ALP) in the New South .... Having to know about Australia's indigenous heritage, their grieving and ...

Liam Ryan tells Australia to “educate yourself” on racism after being targeted by online trolls

Liam Ryan tells Australia to “educate yourself” on racism after being targeted by online trolls
Liam Ryan tells Australia to “educate yourself” on racism after being ... On Monday night Ryan took to Instagram to explain why Aboriginal people ...

RU OK? launches Indigenous suicide prevention campaign

RU OK? launches Indigenous suicide prevention campaign
- Mental health awareness organisation R U OK? has launched its new campaign addressing suicide prevention amongst Indigenous Australians.

24 young Indigenous people have died by suicide this year prompting a national campaign

24 young Indigenous people have died by suicide this year prompting a national campaign
- year's Closing the Gap report card found Indigenous Australians still have lower health, education and employment outcomes, despite a ...

Australian War Memorial funding under fire

Australian War Memorial funding under fire
- An open letter from over 80 prominent Australians has criticised the ... The conflicts between Indigenous Australians and early European colonists that ...

Indigenous suicide rates an outrage, says inquiry head

Indigenous suicide rates an outrage, says inquiry head
- The higher suicide rate among indigenous Australians is an “outrage” that warrants greater attention, according to the head of a Productivity ...

All the top 10 happiest countries in the world have the best LGBTI rights

All the top 10 happiest countries in the world have the best LGBTI rights
- All of the top 10 didn't just come up top for happiness, but they all have extensive laws and legal protections to protect LGBTI people. The only ...

Indigenous LGBTI drop-in centre

Indigenous LGBTI drop-in centre
- Crystal and Ben invite you to our 1st "Indigenous LGBTI Drop In" event, we are hosting once a month. We welcome everyone and hope you can join us ...

From kura kaupapa kids to kapa haka champions

From kura kaupapa kids to kapa haka champions
- Bonded through their days as some of the first students of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Hoani Waititi Marae, alumni like Kororia Taumaunu and Jade ...

11 Gay Moments Were Cut from China's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and Many Scenes 'Didn't Make ...

11 Gay Moments Were Cut from China's 'Bohemian Rhapsody' and Many Scenes 'Didn't Make ...
- Feili Xie, a 28-year-old gay man from Beijing told ABC Australia that because the scene where Mercury comes out to his girlfriend as liking men was ...

Brunei urged to halt introduction of strict anti-LGBT laws

Brunei urged to halt introduction of strict anti-LGBT laws
- Brunei urged to halt introduction of strict anti-LGBT laws ... given a date and is rushing through implementation," said the Australia-based campaigner.

Rātana church satisfied with the government – but warns it shouldn't be forgotten

Rātana church satisfied with the government – but warns it shouldn't be forgotten
- But he went on to criticise the government's actions for Māori, saying the Coalition simply didn't have a plan. The church had some gripes to make, ...

Obama in New Zealand with traditional Maori ceremony. Gives advice to pregnant PM before ...

Obama in New Zealand with traditional Maori ceremony. Gives advice to pregnant PM before ...
- Obama in New Zealand with traditional Maori ceremony. Gives advice to pregnant PM before speaking at closed-doors gala where he was paid ...

Knowledge gap drives Māori media fears

Knowledge gap drives Māori media fears
Māori media organisations are urging members to have their say on a review of Māori television and radio. Māori Development Minister Nanaia ...

Awanuiārangi celebrates graduation of 3000 students

Awanuiārangi celebrates graduation of 3000 students
Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta, will be among hundreds of iwi, government and local authority representatives, ...

Confessions of a former racist

Confessions of a former racist
- didn't notice other people's skin colour but by heck I knew that reverse racism was a thing and the Māori were fleecing us Pākehā. I didn't know much ...

Racism undermines rheumatic fever follow up

Racism undermines rheumatic fever follow up
- Rheumatic fever rates among Māori and Pacific children in Aotearoa New Zealand are comparable to some of the highest in the world, despite the ...