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Wednesday, 1 May 2019

Education key to health

Education key to health
- The indigenous are now dying in their 40s and 50s of chronic health ... which brought volunteers together from across Australia "to help facilitate, ...

Family of Aboriginal woman who died in custody want coroner to consider 'systemic racism'

Family of Aboriginal woman who died in custody want coroner to consider 'systemic racism'
- If application accepted, Tanya Day's case will be first time in Australia that systemic racism has been considered as a contributing factor to a death in ...

Why the leaders of the future should look to philanthropy

Why the leaders of the future should look to philanthropy
- The scholarship winners take part in a Company Directors Course for Indigenous Business Leaders led by the Australian Institute of Company ...

Australia must 'radically rethink' its prisons to avoid becoming like America, US activist says

Australia must 'radically rethink' its prisons to avoid becoming like America, US activist says
- In Australia, that "other" is Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, who make up just 2 per cent of the broader Australian population but more than ...

5 Of The Most Incredible Indigenous Experiences You Can Have in Queensland This Year

5 Of The Most Incredible Indigenous Experiences You Can Have in Queensland This Year
- With a 50,000-year history, the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures are some of the oldest continuing cultures in the world.

Deep Time Dreaming captures imaginations and literary award

Deep Time Dreaming captures imaginations and literary award
- Until the mid 20th century, it was widely believed Indigenous Australians had arrived only a few thousands of years before and their societies were ...

Dem presidential hopefuls decline invite to anti-LGBTI Christian group summit

Dem presidential hopefuls decline invite to anti-LGBTI Christian group summit
- Buttigieg has spoken out against religious conservatives who are opposed to LGBTI rights in the past. He has been hugely critical of heavily religious ...

LGBTI advocates urge Labor to commit to ending discrimination in schools

LGBTI advocates urge Labor to commit to ending discrimination in schools
- Australian LGBTI advocacy group just.equal have written to Opposition Attorney General Mark Dreyfus, asking him to detail Labor's policy on ...

Malaysian LGBTI rights activist accuses police of intimidation

Malaysian LGBTI rights activist accuses police of intimidation
- A prominent Malaysian LGBTI rights activist has accused the authorities of intimidation following a statement he gave to the United Nations (UN).

There seems to be a misunderstanding." How Australia found, and then lost, our first gay cricketer.

There seems to be a misunderstanding." How Australia found, and then lost, our first gay cricketer.
- If you Google the term 'gay cricketer' it will take less a fraction of a second for you to be delivered the result: James Faulkner. There's just one ...

Govt pledges $16M for census improvements and catch-up


The government is committing an extra $10.36 million to fund Statistics New Zealand's preparations for the 2023 national census after lower than ...

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ACEM launches Māori equity strategy


ACEM will launch its strategy for excellence in emergency care for Māori at this week's Winter Symposium in Rotorua, Aotearoa New Zealand.

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Kura reo pakihi Māori language course labelled a success and hopes to return annually


"I am a firm believer that for te reo Māori to survive and prosper it must ... iwi authorities, fund managers and even the Reserve Bank of New Zealand, ...

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Census falls short on iwi stats


Statistics New Zealand says it now has records for about 4.7 million people in the 2018 Census ... Ms MacPherson says the department is working with the Data Iwi Leaders Group, Māori interest organisations, iwi, and Māori to find ...

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Kuia receiving cancer treatment calls for more Māori nurses


Kuia receiving cancer treatment calls for more Māori nurses ... That's the second language in New Zealand but you can get a Chinese interpreter at the ...

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Korean duo embrace Māori culture through music


The pair say the music came from wanting to connect more to the Māori ... moved to New Zealand I wanted to teach her a bit of New Zealand culture ...

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