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Wednesday, 8 May 2019

Indigenous candidates have Canberra on their radars



On Saturday 18 May 2019 Australia heads to the polls. In this Federal Election, there are at least twenty-one Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ...

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Australia Day - Identity, Division and Hope



Anthropologist Kado Muir discusses the repatriation of Indigenous languages, and the challenge of revitalising sleeping cultural knowledge systems,.

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Inspiring South Australian Aboriginal Women Impacting the World


The Australia Day Council of South Australia is proud to present this showcase event: 'Inspiring South Australian Aboriginal Women Impacting The ...

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An Aboriginal approach to mental health is helping farmers deal with drought


She was Australia's first Aboriginal psychologist, and specialized in suicide prevention because of the mental health issues in her community in the ...

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$10m commitment to invest in Aboriginal training and jobs program



It will allow a further 1300 Aboriginal people in rural Australia to gain qualifications while they undertake paid work experience. The Poche Centre ...

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Constitutional reform made easy: how to achieve the Uluru statement and a First Nations voice


This means a new relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples in Australia that establishes the foundations for a better future.

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LGBTI marches in Cuba cancelled

LGBTI marches in Cuba cancelled
The National Center for Sexual Education, directed by Mariela Castro, the daughter of former Cuban President Raúl Castro who spearheads LGBTI ...

Hong Kong's lesbian tycoon launches new bid for marriage equality

Hong Kong's lesbian tycoon launches new bid for marriage equality
Many LGBTI citizens do not come out to their family and colleagues. 'The affirmation of their acceptance by society through marriage equality, sends a ...

Gay manager wins big after boss told her to keep sexuality secret

Gay manager wins big after boss told her to keep sexuality secret
The report found that LGBTI employees who aren't out at work suffer professionally. It also found not being out at work compromises wellbeing and ...

8 reasons why every LGBTI person needs to go to Chicago Pride 2019

8 reasons why every LGBTI person needs to go to Chicago Pride 2019
Also, it's now filled with amazing floats from a spectacular array of organizations and LGBTI people. This year it's held on Sunday 30 June, with over a ...

How many times does this need to be said? Pākehā is not a slur.


Politicians muzzling Māori - a tradition older than Māori seats themselves ... Here, we have a classic case of New Zealanders being sadly poorly ...

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Claim that Pākehā a racist word is 'rubbish', te reo educators say


NZ's school system 'racist' for failing to teach colonial history: Academics ... "So many Māori words are becoming part of New Zealand's English.

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NZTA launches Road Safety Week


After a month of tragedy on New Zealand roads, Road Safety Week couldn't be coming at a better time. The week is part of a global UN initiative to ...

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New Zealand Muslim community rallies for Ramadan in wake of Christchurch attack


Muslims make up about one per cent of New Zealand's 4.8 million population. The community includes indigenous Maori, converts, descendants of ...

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Te Wharehuia Milroy - A life in service of Māoridom


In 2004, Milroy gave the name Te Matatini to New Zealand's largest kapa ... Milroy said in 2004, "Māori performing arts brings together people of all ...

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Māori scholar James Wharehuia Milroy dies aged 82



He was also a trustee on Te Kohanga Reo National Trust and a member of the New Zealand Geographic Board which gave a Māori view point on ...

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