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Wednesday, 3 April 2019

Stronger Together campaign to tackle national issue of Indigenous youth suicide

Stronger Together campaign to tackle national issue of Indigenous youth suicide
- Stronger Together campaign to tackle national issue of Indigenous youth ... Merrilee Cox, CEO of Mental Health Association Central Australia, said ...

Supporting Next Generation Of Creative Start Ups

Supporting Next Generation Of Creative Start Ups
- students an experience of what it's like to live and study in Australia. ... communities including young Indigenous people, the queer community and ...

A New Spotlight on Australia's Far-Right

A New Spotlight on Australia's Far-Right
- But the New Zealand shootings are placing a new focus on Australia's ... By 1994 about 1 in 10 indigenous people over the age of 25 in Australia ...

Suicide, Australia's leading cause of unnatural deaths — not a national priority

Suicide, Australia's leading cause of unnatural deaths — not a national priority
- have helped found and established the National Indigenous Critical Response Service. At the upcoming two and a half years mark (28 June) of ...

Everyone is welcome': Adelaide Oval staff responds to racism claims

Everyone is welcome': Adelaide Oval staff responds to racism claims
- Oval has apologised to the public after reports surfaced that staff members were turning away indigenous Australians from a sporting event.

Tech support for Indigenous peoples

Tech support for Indigenous peoples
- One of Australia's most successful tech start-ups has kicked off a new ... charitable organisations focusing on opportunity creation for Aboriginal and ...

Want to boycott Brunei? These businesses are owned by the anti-LGBTI ruler

Want to boycott Brunei? These businesses are owned by the anti-LGBTI ruler
- So the next time you want to treat yourself to a luxury holiday, avoid these businesses if you want to support LGBTI people in Brunei. And with those ...

Bosnia To Host Its First Gay Pride March In September

Bosnia To Host Its First Gay Pride March In September
- Sarajevo, and will gather members of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and intersex (LGBTI) community from all over the country, activists and ...

Azerbaijan police are trying to 'hunt' transgender people through internet

Azerbaijan police are trying to 'hunt' transgender people through internet
- According to reports from unnamed LGBTI people in Baku, the random arrests started last night (1 April). Police later took the detainees to the ...

What my transgender child can teach us about the workforce of the future

What my transgender child can teach us about the workforce of the future
- some ways, LGBTI programming at Davos 2019 was a “rainbow wave“. The Forum's Partnership for Global LGBTI Equality launched, making it on to ...

Disney on Ice's Moana segment to be performed in Māori in New Zealand

Disney on Ice's Moana segment to be performed in Māori in New Zealand
- The next Disney on Ice production coming to New Zealand will feature a Moana segment that for some shows will be presented in te reo Māori.

Workers to benefit after living wage increases today

Workers to benefit after living wage increases today
- Not only has minimum wage been lifted today, but so has New Zealand's living wage. The Living Wage Movement made the announcement this ...

Tairāwhiti hack fest opens doors for Māori tech

Tairāwhiti hack fest opens doors for Māori tech
- Kerry Topp, the associate director of transformation & innovation director for Datacom, which is organising the event along with New Zealand Trade ...

Mayor Pete Buttigieg receives LGBT service award

Mayor Pete Buttigieg receives LGBT service award
- As we increasingly are on the world stage, from the President of France to the Prime Minister of New Zealand, why wouldn't that be happening in ...

Learnings from NZ can inform Australian justice system

Learnings from NZ can inform Australian justice system
- We are heartened by the New Zealand Government's commitment to reduce the prison population by 30 per cent over 15 years, which shows true ...

The luxury NZ lodge Barack Obama described as “magical”

The luxury NZ lodge Barack Obama described as “magical”
- It's the country's most historic region, the place where the first settlers from Australia landed, traded with the local Maori tribes and in 1840 signed the ...