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Wednesday, 15 May 2019

Joe Williams shares his mental health story with Moree Secondary College students during 2019 ...


We [Australia's Aboriginal population] didn't have suicides pre-colonisation. Now, we're one of the highest in the world in certain age demographics.".

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Human rights and climate change: Indigenous Australians lodge complaint with UN



 In a complaint filed with the United Nations (UN) on Monday, an indigenous group accused the Aussie government of violating ...

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'Unspeakable': how can Australia stop the Indigenous suicide epidemic?


Since the start of this year, 62 Aboriginal people – 15 of them children – have died by suicide. More than half of them were under 25 years old, and the ...

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Which political party will best champion Indigenous Australia?


Election wrap 2019: what each major party will do for Indigenous Australians. Still not sure who to vote for this coming Saturday? With the federal ...

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Indigenous islanders complain against Canberra over climate change

  
The residents of the islands located in the Torres Strait between Australia and New Guinea say the Australian government is not doing enough to ...

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Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell

Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell
The leaders of both of Australia's major political parties have agreed that gays don't go to hell because of their sexual ...

Australian PM Scott Morrison says gay people don't go to hell after being accused of dodging ...

Australian PM Scott Morrison says gay people don't go to hell after being accused of dodging ...
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a Pentecostal Christian, has now told media he does not believe gay people go to hell - despite yesterday ...

Australia council announce their latest grant recipients


The Australia Council has just announced its latest round of grant recipients with ... regional touring and international opportunities for Australian artists. ... the council received 1,367 applications for funding across Aboriginal and ...

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Former A-League player Brennan becomes first openly gay Australian male footballer

Former A-League player Brennan becomes first openly gay Australian male footballer
Former A-League player Brennan becomes first openly gay Australian male ... "It's taken me years to get comfortable saying this - I'm gay," he said.

Israel Folau drops hint that he's accepted fate, removes Twitter image of himself playing rugby

Israel Folau drops hint that he's accepted fate, removes Twitter image of himself playing rugby
Having already rejected Rugby Australia's offer of a peace deal to let him resume playing, describing the offer as ... to be sacked after refusing to remove the anti-gay posts after being told they were in breach of the Code of Conduct.

Equity – the only thing that matters in rebuilding a failed healthcare system

Equity – the only thing that matters in rebuilding a failed healthcare system
Imagine if Māori experienced outcomes similar to non-Māori. Then, and only then, could Aotearoa's health system genuinely be considered high ...

Budget boost locks in prison system change

Budget boost locks in prison system change
Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis says a $98 million Budget injection is a chance to break cycles of Māori reoffending. The money is to create a new ...

Tāmaki Collective explores Oranga Tamariki partnership

Tāmaki Collective explores Oranga Tamariki partnership
Māori iwi and social service providers in Auckland are keen to form a partnership with Oranga Tamariki to give them more visibility of tamariki Māori in ...

Buy from Māori business conference call

Buy from Māori business conference call
The lack of specific measures to support Māori businesses will be discussed at a conference in Auckland today. In countries such as Canada, ...

Connecting whānau with kai


I want to promote our own home grown cuisine that reflects who we are as Māori and as New Zealanders. I want to cook food which we can all relate ...

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Buy from Māori business conference call


In the past two years, the amount of services procured from indigenous owned businesses in Australia rose from $6 million to almost $2 billion, leading ...

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