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Friday, 7 June 2019

Hidden women of history: Isabel Flick, the tenacious campaigner who fought segregation in Australia



Like many other Aboriginal kids in 1938, Isabel Flick was denied an ... Despite the formidable racism of rural Australia, Isabel, a Gamilaraay and ...

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Dingo Attacks Force Policy Review in Australia


The scrutiny of dingo policies on Fraser Island is also putting renewed focus on the role a country's indigenous community can play in protecting wild ...

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Pat Dodson urges Coalition to 'deal with' Indigenous voice to parliament and referendum


"Our government's priorities for Indigenous Australians are to see our children attend school and achieve the best education possible, to ensure our ...

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Striking life-sized Indigenous sculptures on show for the first time at National Museum


Senior Indigenous curator and head of the National Museum of Australia's Centre of Indigenous Knowledges, Margo Neale, said the figures would ...

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'The song sucks': Indigenous rapper explains why nine State of Origin stars refused to sing ...


An Indigenous rapper has explained why Advance Australia Fair is offensive to Indigenous people in response to the boycott of the anthem by a string ...

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Scape saves spots for indigenous scholars


As part of the offering, Scape Australia executive chairman Craig Carracher and chief executive Stephen Gaitanos will acknowledge the history of the ...

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For Every Four People Murdered in Brazil, Three Were Black

For Every Four People Murdered in Brazil, Three Were Black
Statistical Blackout Regarding LGBTI ... genuine statistical blackout in Brazil regarding violence against the LGBTI population,” said Daniel Cerqueira.

Out and proud! The Voice singer Amanuael Visser, 17, reveals he is gay to his fans on Instagram

Out and proud! The Voice singer Amanuael Visser, 17, reveals he is gay to his fans on Instagram
The Voice contestant Amanuael Visser has bravely come out as gay. ... resembled how he wore his mane during his Australian Idol appearance in ...

Australia should give victims a voice in tackling environmental crimes


Both Williams and Clarence Valley Council involved offending against Aboriginal cultural heritage, in breach of New South Wales's National Parks ...

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Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia

Folau launches legal action against Rugby Australia
Israel Folau was sacked by Rugby Australia last month for a post on social media that said hell awaited gaypeople. 

Have We Met Before? reflects on how looking for gay sex has changed

Have We Met Before? reflects on how looking for gay sex has changed
The HIV fear was reducing with the success of the cocktail treatment and awareness of PEP and there were more social acceptance for LGBTI people ...

NZ First taking close look at Māori broadcast pūtea


He's concerned at statements from Te Mangai Pāho chief executive Larry Parr that his organisation was now a reo Māori funding agency rather than a ...

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Awards to support better medicine access for Māori



PHARMAC-Te Pātaka Whaioranga and New Zealand Nurses Organisation ... Both PHARMAC and Te Rūnanga want to advance the Māori nursing ...

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'They have really been overshadowed' - New book recognises untold Māori contribution in WWI


Monty Soutar told TVNZ1's Breakfast today all New Zealanders could learn something from his new book, Whitiki Whiti Whiti E - Māori in the First ...

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Maori Council calls on the DHB model to be abolished


The New Zealand Maori Council will appear before the "Simpson Review" in Auckland today – the Health and Disability Services Review is looking at ...

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Māori find voice in local government awards


A bilingual, multimedia resource developed with local iwi telling a story of the Gisborne region, a Hamilton City Council's Māngai Māori project to give ...

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Kaupapa Māori test best way to measure Oranga Tamariki response


Māori lawyers and researchers are calling on the government to adopt long-standing kaupapa Māori models when they develop new evaluation ...

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