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Friday, 19 April 2019

Where are some of Hobart's earliest gravesites and who is buried there?

Where are some of Hobart's earliest gravesites and who is buried there?
Australia's second oldest city is home to numerous gravesites where church .... "At the end of the Black War when Aboriginal people were exiled to ...

How to be an ethical traveller on Aboriginal land

How to be an ethical traveller on Aboriginal land
- We've taken some of the learnings from our successful Canadian program to our Indigenous brothers and sisters in Australia to see how it can benefit ...

The myth of 'the Queensland voter', Australia's trust deficit, and the path to Indigenous recognition

The myth of 'the Queensland voter', Australia's trust deficit, and the path to Indigenous recognition
- Today we're bringing you a special discussion about the federal election that took place at the launch of a book of Conversation essays, Advancing ...

It's time to solve it, Australia!

It's time to solve it, Australia!
- From obesity to environmental degradation to Indigenous disadvantage, Australia is grappling with countless seemingly intractable social and ...

Indigenous groups front and centre of million dollar health promise

Indigenous groups front and centre of million dollar health promise
- Our communities face a life expectancy gap of 10 years less than non-Indigenous Australians – and this gap is only widening. And the death rate of ...

Climate change costings a cause for concern as Coalition ups its attack on Labor's commitments

Climate change costings a cause for concern as Coalition ups its attack on Labor's commitments
- Senator Dodson would be the first Indigenous Australian to hold the portfolio ... "What they want to do is scare Australians and say it is too hard to take ...

Loads of amazing LGBTI people made it on Time's 100 Most Influential People

Loads of amazing LGBTI people made it on Time's 100 Most Influential People
Some expected (and unexpected) individuals made the list | Pictures: Instagram There's heaps of LGBTI people and allies making the cut of this year's ...

Bisexual role models are needed to fight isolation and loneliness

Bisexual role models are needed to fight isolation and loneliness
- Trans people can no longer serve in the US military, UK parents are protesting LGBTI-inclusive education and Brunei is stoning their gay men to death ...

Statement on transphobic violence in Armenia

Statement on transphobic violence in Armenia
- We, members of the LGBTI Intergroup, want to express our deep concern in relation to the wave of hate speech and death threats targeting Lilit ...

Bisexual role models are needed to fight isolation and loneliness

Bisexual role models are needed to fight isolation and loneliness
- Trans people can no longer serve in the US military, UK parents are protesting LGBTI-inclusive education and Brunei is stoning their gay men to death ...

Northland marae bans women from site during building phase

Northland marae bans women from site during building phase
- A ban on women at a marae building site could deter young women from working in construction, according to a company which encourages Māori ...

Maori loanwords in NZ English are less about meaning, more about identity - expert

Maori loanwords in NZ English are less about meaning, more about identity - expert
- Ask the average Kiwi on the street about MÄ ori words in New Zealand English, and most will tell you that more and more are being used in everyday ...

Minister goes to the UN to plead indigenous rights

Minister goes to the UN to plead indigenous rights
- The Minister for Māori Development, Hon Nanaia Mahuta will go to the United ... “I want to promote what Aotearoa New Zealand is doing to address ...

NJ shows will bring people together for New Zealand, cancer patient

NJ shows will bring people together for New Zealand, cancer patient
- N.J. shows will bring people together for New Zealand, cancer patient ... “Aroha Nui” in Maori), which will benefit the survivors and families of victims of ...

Should correct pronunciation of Māori names be compulsory in schools?

Should correct pronunciation of Māori names be compulsory in schools?
- need for schools to teach the Māori history of New Zealand have resurfaced ... However, the ongoing issue of some teachers mispronouncing Māori ...

The first New Testament in te reo Māori

The first New Testament in te reo Māori
- In 1844 he published the Dictionary of the New Zealand language and a ... This copy of the Māori New Testament was most likely given to Admiral ...