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Thursday, 18 April 2019

More than 130000 Australians received alcohol and other drug treatment services

More than 130000 Australians received alcohol and other drug treatment services
- One in 166 people in Australia (aged 10 and over) received specialist ... Clients who identified as Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians ...

The stillness of Australia's massacre sites – in pictures

The stillness of Australia's massacre sites – in pictures
- The Killing Times: the massacres of Aboriginal people Australia must confront.

A celebration of Nukunu and Adnyamathanha wood carving

A celebration of Nukunu and Adnyamathanha wood carving
- Some of the many frustrations about being an Aboriginal person in contemporary Australia are regularly being confronted with the belief that ...

How strangers stopped more than 100 Aboriginal women from going to jail

How strangers stopped more than 100 Aboriginal women from going to jail
- Organisers say an “unjust” law in Western Australia is having a crippling ... “It's actually horrific when the government knows that Aboriginal women ...

11 Awesome Famous Australian Women Who Are No Doubt Inspiring As Hell

11 Awesome Famous Australian Women Who Are No Doubt Inspiring As Hell
- should then come as no surprise that Australia has had its fair share of ... She devoted her life to preserving as much of Aboriginal heritage as she ...

Why strangers are paying Australian women's debts

Why strangers are paying Australian women's debts
A fundraising campaign in Australia has raised hundreds of thousands of dollars to stop Aboriginal women from being imprisoned because of unpaid ...

LGBTI group in India launches campaign to promote inclusive voting

LGBTI group in India launches campaign to promote inclusive voting
- With the upcoming lower parliament elections gathering steam, Mumbai's LGBTI community is working to spread awareness with a social media ...

Australian PM Scott Morrison defends candidate who called gay marriage 'rubbish'

Australian PM Scott Morrison defends candidate who called gay marriage 'rubbish'
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has defended Liberal candidate Gladys Liu, after a recording revealed her making anti-LGBT comments.

Many NZ species at risk of extinction according to shocking report

Many NZ species at risk of extinction according to shocking report
- The report discusses serious environmental issues in New Zealand, showing for ... A ctually a synthesis of the Māori view of sustainable use of the ...

Billy Vunipola formally warned by England Rugby over support for anti-LGBT Instagram post

Billy Vunipola formally warned by England Rugby over support for anti-LGBT Instagram post
- Vunipola liked a post on Australian rugby star Israel Folau's page apparently warning homosexuals they face hell if they do not repent. England Rugby ...

The Best Honeymoon Destinations for Gay Couples

The Best Honeymoon Destinations for Gay Couples
- It's a big decision for anyone, but for LGBT couples there are additional factors to consider: How inclusive is the destination? What's its record on LGBT ...

New Zealand thanks India for support after Christchurch attacks

New Zealand thanks India for support after Christchurch attacks
New Zealand on Friday thanked India for its support when the country is recovering ... New Zealand High Commissioner to India, Joanna Kempkers, in a ... is the fourth most-commonly spoken (behind English, Maori and Samoan).

The silent ones: a new generation of Māori mimes

The silent ones: a new generation of Māori mimes
- It might be news to you that there are Māori getting into the art form. ... getting that real New Zealand sense of humour, that Māori sense of humour ...

Wellington to get two new environmental murals

Wellington to get two new environmental murals
- In her submission Isobel said the mural is a mix of traditional Māori and ... Keep New Zealand Beautiful CEO, Heather Saunderson, said: "Numerous ...

The New Zealand secret destination you didn't know you should visit

The New Zealand secret destination you didn't know you should visit
- Renowned as New Zealand's “original great ride”, the trail follows the old .... An immersive Maori cultural experience, you'll help regenerate the local ...

19 crore people of Muslim-majority nation votes in its biggest-ever election

19 crore people of Muslim-majority nation votes in its biggest-ever election
- More than 190 million Indonesians are set to cast a ballot as polls opened shortly after 7:00 am local time in restive Papua. The vote is slated to end at ...

West Papua to open export route to Pacific countries

West Papua to open export route to Pacific countries
Papua province plans to open an export route for the 13 million people in 14 Pacific countries for agricultural products such as Wamena coffee, ...