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Tuesday, 9 April 2019

Dream of the nation you want, then take it into the polling booth

Dream of the nation you want, then take it into the polling booth
have imagined a better Australia, based on what we know from other ... on the increasing and repeated incarceration of indigenous youth, women, ...

Aboriginal cultural experiences to lead new tourism strategy in the Northern Territory

Aboriginal cultural experiences to lead new tourism strategy in the Northern Territory
- He said it was a fact overlooked even among Australian tourists, with many never getting the chance to learn about Indigenous culture in school.

The White Genocide Theory and Australian Politics

The White Genocide Theory and Australian Politics
- In Australia, overt white supremacists like Fraser Anning cop some backlash ... It's influence can be seen in Australia treatment of Indigenous people ...

Flu vaccine program brought forward as surge in cases surprises health authorities

Flu vaccine program brought forward as surge in cases surprises health authorities
- But South Australia is leading the per capita trend, with almost 4485 cases ... “About 90,000 South Australian children will have access to a free flu ... medical conditions and Indigenous Australians are also considered at higher risk.

Tracing the birth of new languages—as older tongues fade away

Tracing the birth of new languages—as older tongues fade away
Indigenous peoples in Canada and Australia received similar treatment. These policies disrupt generational links and may lead to the death of ...

ALNF Living First Language platform wins international interactive tech award

ALNF Living First Language platform wins international interactive tech award
- The Australian Literacy and Numeracy Foundation (ALNF) has won an ... With an Indigenous language disappearing every 14 days globally, and with ...

How Tasmania is going from worst to best on transgender human rights

How Tasmania is going from worst to best on transgender human rights
- trans children. When historians come to write the history of LGBTI law reform in Tasmania, they will conclude the quietest voices spoke the loudest.

Republican Mike Huckabee: LGBTI rights are the 'greatest threat'

Republican Mike Huckabee: LGBTI rights are the 'greatest threat'
During an interview with The Christian Post, Huckabee blamed the Christian Church for the rise in acceptance of LGBTI individuals (via: ...

Media coverage of Brunei 'misses the point', says Malaysian LGBTI activist

Media coverage of Brunei 'misses the point', says Malaysian LGBTI activist
- Selective liberal outrage' is missing the point on the coverage of Brunei's implementation of Sharia law, says a prominent Malaysian LGBTI rights ...

Spanish church defends bishop accused of providing conversion therapy

Spanish church defends bishop accused of providing conversion therapy
- That is when Juan Antonio Reig Pla, an anti-LGBTI bishop, took over the diocese. However, a statement on the diocese of Alcala de Henares website ...

NZ West Papua support group urges action on Papua crisis

NZ West Papua support group urges action on Papua crisis
- It comes after human rights advocates in Papua last week said more than 32,000 people had been displaced by armed conflict in Nduga regency.

Settler Colonialism Lurked Beneath the Christchurch Massacre

Settler Colonialism Lurked Beneath the Christchurch Massacre
- The assault was part of a war launched to dispossess the Māori of their land, a process that has continued by less overtly bellicose means such as ...

Turia speaks out against End of Life Choice Bill

Turia speaks out against End of Life Choice Bill
- Former Minister for Disability Issues, Associate Minister for Health, and founder and the founder and former leader of the Māori Party, Dame Tariana ...

Māori still more likely to die of cardiac arrest – report

Māori still more likely to die of cardiac arrest – report
- A St John's report into cardiac arrest outside of hospitals shows Māori continue to have the highest rates of cardiac arrest and the lowest survival rates.

More rights for Maori under new planning rules

More rights for Maori under new planning rules
- Ministry for the Environment explanatory notes, which Parker's office referred POLITIK to say: “The planning standards include a Māori purpose zone ...

Time for some sympathy for smokers

Time for some sympathy for smokers
- Fully 36 percent of Māori women and 29 percent of Māori men are counted as daily smokers. Once again, Māori are disproportionately represented in ...