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Tuesday, 23 April 2019

Cycling to close the health gap

Cycling to close the health gap
- South Australia's remote APY lands, a young man is cycling 700 kilometres a to bring about change in closing the gap in Indigenous communities.

An entirely preventable disease that kills

An entirely preventable disease that kills
- The rate is about 122 times higher among Indigenous Australians than non-Indigenous people, and it kills two young Indigenous people each week.

Indulge in our native bush food

Indulge in our native bush food
- the art of foraging, learn about native Australian ingredients and indigenous flavours and enjoy intimate conversations with some of ...

Avoidable emergency department visits costing SA taxpayers $22m each year

Avoidable emergency department visits costing SA taxpayers $22m each year
- Avoidable and repeat emergency department visits by South Australia's most ... Indigenous South Australians were more than two times more likely to ...

Could Perth host a DC-style national museum of Aboriginal culture?

Could Perth host a DC-style national museum of Aboriginal culture?
- For some time there's been talk of developing a similar precinct in Australia to celebrate Aboriginal culture. Indigenous tourism operators in Western ...

The Mayor Fighting to Save Her Island Home from Climate Change

The Mayor Fighting to Save Her Island Home from Climate Change
- The Islanders are one of Australia's two distinct indigenous cultural groups, the other being the aboriginal people. About 4,000 Islanders live on the 18 ...

Trump supporter arrested for sending homophobic death threats to Democrats

Trump supporter arrested for sending homophobic death threats to Democrats
- Kless targeted LGBTI ally Cory Booker on 16 April. He repeatedly called him the n-word and a 'monkey'. He added: 'we're going to have a war in this ...

New breed of terrorists in Northern Ireland

New breed of terrorists in Northern Ireland
- In an emotional speech, Canning said McKee's murder left her "without the love of my life, ' and Northern Ireland's LGBTI community 'without a tireless ...

India's opposition party claims to take LGBTI issues 'seriously'

India's opposition party claims to take LGBTI issues 'seriously'
- She said the INC's manifesto included LGBTI rights and the party president felt 'strongly' about it. This will trickle down to the bottom of the party, she ...

Inaccessibility to LGBTI spaces is leaving disabled people out in the cold

Inaccessibility to LGBTI spaces is leaving disabled people out in the cold
- From Pride events to pubs, clubs and LGBTI safe spaces, inaccessibility is often a top priority. But more often than not, it's not their disability holding ...

Emilia Wickstead Enlists An Extraordinary Cast Of New Zealand Women To Model Her New ...

Emilia Wickstead Enlists An Extraordinary Cast Of New Zealand Women To Model Her New ...
- In 1981, Te Awekotuku became the first Maori woman in New Zealand to gain a doctorate, and she is seen here wearing a cloak that her mother made ...

How McDonald's changed a farm

How McDonald's changed a farm
- Whangara Farms, just north of Gisborne on SH35, is a partnership of three Māori incorporations running 75,000 stock units. Always a special farm, this ...

New Zealand rugby star gives Israel Folau the boot

New Zealand rugby star gives Israel Folau the boot
- All Blacks and Chiefs prop Angus Ta'avao showed his support for the LGBT community in Saturday night's Super Rugby match between the Chiefs ...

Who is applying rights-of-nature laws?

Who is applying rights-of-nature laws?
- This approach, some advocates say, could offer a new path toward ... A treaty settlement agreement reached by Maori tribes and the New Zealand ...

The first 'te reo Māori' capital city in the world

The first 'te reo Māori' capital city in the world
- The first 'te reo Māori' capital city in the world ... partnership to put the building blocks in place for a New Zealand that proudly speaks te reo Māori.

The Maori River in New Zealand is a legal person. Soon, the government will recognize a forest ...

The Maori River in New Zealand is a legal person. Soon, the government will recognize a forest ...
- The great River flows from the mountains to the sea. I am the River, the River is me.” With these words, the Maori tribes of Whanganui, New Zealand, ...