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Wednesday, 22 May 2019

Family Matters National Week of Action this week to protect First Nations children


... mainstream Australia was shocked to learn that Aboriginal and Torres Strait ... said the ultimate responsibility rests with the Australian Government.

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Finally, relief for survivors of sexual violence - but caution remains


That's a big bump from the $46m given sector-wide in 2016, which had to be spread between children, adults, male survivors, pilots for Kaupapa Māori ...

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Labor's Warren Snowdon close to winning Lingiari


One of Australia's longest-serving MPs, the 69-year-old former Rudd .... Ms Price, who has been controversial in her views on Aboriginal Australia's ...

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Aboriginal artwork at Joondalup hospital represents newborn


Mrs Darling, who is also a midwife and lactation consultant, said she was inspired when working in the central desert of Australia and the many times ...

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'First dictionary' is next step to teaching Barngarla language to Aboriginal community


Reclaiming a lost Indigenous language is no mean feat. ... native to Aboriginal people across South Australia's eastern Eyre Peninsula, is about to be ...

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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 ...

Poland sends EU reform letter in heated pre-election climate

Poland sends EU reform letter in heated pre-election climate
PiS also defended "traditional" values in recent attacks on an activist who had painted the pro-LGBTIrainbow flag round the head of a Polish catholic ...

Israel Folaus case is simple, once you look past the distractions

Israel Folaus case is simple, once you look past the distractions
Folau, in explicit terms, posted on Instagram that homosexuality (a state of ... Rugby Australia is a public-facing institution; its players are, as they.

Partnerships to Promote Equality for LGBTI People

Partnerships to Promote Equality for LGBTI People
During the dialogue, the Dominican Government presented its efforts in reducing discrimination against LGBTI persons in response to HIV through the ...

Oldest painting of Aotearoa in Te Papa's collection to go on display


Mātauranga Māori curator Dougal Austin's iwi lived in the area and he said he felt a sense of connection with the painting of the area when he saw it ...

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Mountains, sea, even gun violence featured in New Zealand quilts at Ailsa Craig annual show


Mountains, sea, even gun violence featured in New Zealand quilts at Ailsa Craig ... It was created by New Zealander Mary Jane Sneyd — long before two ... Zealanders include modern waggas (recycled materials), traditional Maori ...

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Where IT's at: Making Hamilton the Silicon Valley of New Zealand


Where IT's at: Making Hamilton the Silicon Valley of New Zealand ... Highlights of the Techweek 2019 Waikato programme include the Māori tech ...

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The Haka, New Zealand's fearsome dance of war


The Haka, the Maori war dance, is synonymous with the culture of New Zealand. It is generally the first thing that comes to mind when people think of ...

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The taken babies and the Peak standoff: Why it's a 'cultural calamity' for Māori


 A few weeks into another term for Ngati Kahungunu and things have been rocking, rolling, helter skelter. Seven members of one Hawke's ...

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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 tour of the Americas, is hoping to earn selection again for the two ...

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