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Tuesday, 21 May 2019

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice


All of us can play a part in making sure that every Australian – Indigenous and non-Indigenous – has the opportunities and choices they need to lead ...

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Estonia ranks 21st on Rainbow Europe map

Estonia ranks 21st on Rainbow Europe map
The result is an increasingly unsafe and unsustainable environment for LGBTI organisations and human rights defenders in a growing number of ...

Land and lore are inextricably linked in the Australian Outback, where imagination keeps blurring ...


As per the aboriginal belief system, this was the period of creation, when Australia's rugged interior took shape. Among these spirits were the Rainbow ...

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Labor's Hold in Australia's Northern Territory Weakens as Votes Swing Right


Price, who has been rocking the status quo with in her views on Aboriginal Australia's issues with domestic violence and child protection, says she ...

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Skinnyfish Music celebrates 20 years of powerful Indigenous voices


Skinnyfish Music celebrates 20 years of powerful Indigenous voices ... A name loved across Australia and around the world is that of Dr Gurrumul ...

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Trailblazer Wally 'The Black Flash' McArthur was denied stardom because he was Indigenous


Wally McArthur blazed a trail for others to follow. He should have been one of the biggest names in Australian sporting history. The reason he wasn't is ...

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Gather round the stage this winter for indigenous theatre at Kia Mau Festival


"I saw the lack of Māori and Pacific Islanders in Wellington in particular and went 'this is not ... Hone Kouka putting Maori performance in the spotlight

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Indigenous MPs split on what federal election 2019 result means for Aboriginal affairs


Ken Wyatt, who has been serving as Minister for Aged Care, and Australia's first Minister for Indigenous Health, has rejected Senator Dodson's claims.

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Four ambassadors for tolerance and respect for LGBTI people

Four ambassadors for tolerance and respect for LGBTI people
The embassies of Australia, Canada, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom in Spain have recorded a video on respect for LGBTI people.

Cuban lawmaker: Activists 'paid' to organize unsanctioned LGBTI march

Cuban lawmaker: Activists 'paid' to organize unsanctioned LGBTI march
A Cuban lawmaker on Saturday suggested independent activists were “paid” to organize an unsanctioned LGBTI march that took place in Havana last ...

2019 South Pacific Tourism Exchange hailed a success


We received positive feedback from participants and we are thankful to our co-sponsors, New Zealand Maori Tourism, for collaborating with us to ...

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“The Māori Latter-day Saint Historical Narrative: Additions and Amendments”


The Hamilton New Zealand Temple (LDS.org photo) will shortly be joined by ... Latter-day Saint missionaries were seeking to liberate Māori from the ...

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'Not one more baby': Māori leaders call for change at Oranga Tamariki


Oranga Tamariki says the physical and emotional wellbeing of children taken into its care would shock and sadden most New Zealanders. Most are ...

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Campaigners Warn of Declining LGBTI Rights in Europe

Campaigners Warn of Declining LGBTI Rights in Europe
Some countries are apparently making life harder for the LGBTI people as they move backwards in keeping up with the previously proposed rights for ...

With the Code of Conduct matter complete, Folau's employment contract will be terminated," says ...

With the Code of Conduct matter complete, Folau's employment contract will be terminated," says ...
Israel Folau had not appealed the termination of his contract due to anti-LGBT social media posts before Monday's deadline, so his sacking will now ...

He's British, middle-aged, and is on a mission to strengthen te reo Māori


He's British, aged 50+, and loves te reo. Having moved to Aotearoa to play rugby, Mark Bradley now has a job at Te Taura Whiri i te reo Māori.

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Māori fashion designers urged to protect Papatuānuku


Leading Māori designers are out to educate the next generation of ... However, there are no fabric manufacturers in New Zealand that can supply us ...

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Ban on prisoners voting 'humiliation' of Māori, Tribunal told


The Waitangi Tribunal has heard the ban on prisoners voting is underpinned by racism and disproportionately impacts on Māori. An urgent inquiry into ...

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Alexander Stevens II - How a young Māori boy from Ōtara became a highly qualified Counsellor ...


That passion has lead him to now be recognised as one of the most qualified mental health professionals in Aotearoa New Zealand (as well as ...

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Karpik hopes to continue journey of discovery with the Māori ABs


Karpik hopes to continue journey of discovery with the Māori ABs ... Chiefs flanker Mitchell Karpik, who made his Māori All Black debut last year on the ... which saw them drop back to the bottom of the New Zealand conference, the ...

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Ban on prisoners voting 'humiliation' of Māori, Tribunal told


Awatea Mita said it was a cruel irony that New Zealand celebrated the suffrage movement when in fact not all women were able to vote. She said after ...

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