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Friday, 5 April 2019

First Nations people not a priority in federal budget

First Nations people not a priority in federal budget
- The Federal Indigenous Affairs Minister has all but admitted today there is no major item in the Federal budget for First Nations people. Indigenous ...

Call for independent Māori children's commissioner over 'shocking' rates of abuse in state care

Call for independent Māori children's commissioner over 'shocking' rates of abuse in state care
- Tukaki, who has spent much time working in Australia, said he saw similarities to the "stolen generation" of Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander children ...

Report calls for new Indigenous institution in Parliamentary Zone

Report calls for new Indigenous institution in Parliamentary Zone
- A new natural history museum and the relocation of an expanded Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) to the ...

More needed in Budget for dementia support and palliative care

More needed in Budget for dementia support and palliative care
- Without a significant investment of funding and new models of care, under-served populations such as rural and remote Australians, Aboriginal and ...

Diabetes Australia appoints new leader for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health

Diabetes Australia appoints new leader for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health
- Diabetes Australia is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Lee to a new role to strengthen the focus on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...

When did Humans First Inhabit Australia? New Findings Suggest a Much Earlier Date

When did Humans First Inhabit Australia? New Findings Suggest a Much Earlier Date
- Unfortunately, in Australia, the dating of Aboriginal occupancy has long been a politicized issue with some factions arguing that this population was ...

Where to drink the UK's first 'queer beer', the drink that gives back

Where to drink the UK's first 'queer beer', the drink that gives back
- Found in the heart of London's LGBTI district of Soho and around the corner from the colorful Chinatown, Ku Bar is one of the most popular gay bars in ...

Top Democrat denounces Trump's trans troops ban as 'act of cruelty'

Top Democrat denounces Trump's trans troops ban as 'act of cruelty'
- Pelosi is a longtime ally of LGBTI rights and she slammed supporters of the new limits. Scheduled to be imposed onto more than 15,000 trans troops ...

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
- In some ways, LGBTI programming at Davos 2019 was a “rainbow wave“. ... When LGBTI students enter the workforce, 47% of them stay closeted, ...

Irish twitter supports the boycotting of Sultan of Brunei's nine luxury hotels

Irish twitter supports the boycotting of Sultan of Brunei's nine luxury hotels
- This isn't some obscure debate about LGBTI rights - this is solely about the right of gay people not to be buried to their neck and having stones thrown ...

We Won't Give Up Our Guns To Government

We Won't Give Up Our Guns To Government
- The gang leader went on to decry what he portrayed as a double standard held against the Māori community and other minorities when it comes to ...

Student numbers back to pre-earthquake levels

Student numbers back to pre-earthquake levels
- Six new scholarships started this year to support and encourage Māori and Pasifika students to achieve their aspirations for their whenua, whānau, ...

Māra Hūpara – ancient innovation in play, learning and exercise

Māra Hūpara – ancient innovation in play, learning and exercise
- Built along the Te Auaunga Awa (Oakley Creek walkway), the new playground brings together a collection of ancient Māori play artefacts into a single ...

Increasing Māori health workforce focus of day-long event

Increasing Māori health workforce focus of day-long event
- Around 40 students from seven Tauranga schools have taken part in a day-long event focussed on increasing the Māori workforce in health.

Māori media not a classroom

Māori media not a classroom
Māori broadcasters feel the expectations on them to revive the Māori language are too high - and not matched by the funding on offer. Hineani ...

Why healthy homes are important

Why healthy homes are important
- Across all age groups, hospitalisation rates are much higher for Pacific peoples (2.5 times higher) and Māori (2.4 times higher) than for other ethnic ...