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Wednesday, 3 July 2019

Cormann says 'religious freedom' a pressing issue for government

Cormann says 'religious freedom' a pressing issue for government
Amending existing marriage, charities and discrimination laws to allow 'religious freedom' can only mean more discrimination against LGBTI people ...

LGBTI candidate pushes Japan on LGBTI education in schools

LGBTI candidate pushes Japan on LGBTI education in schools
she used a plenary session to push the government about LGBTI education and anti-discrimination measures. Tsujigami argued ...

Quiet Australians' donating to Israel Folau's legal costs include GAY people and Muslims - as footy ...

Quiet Australians' donating to Israel Folau's legal costs include GAY people and Muslims - as footy ...
A wide range of 'quiet Australians' ranging from Muslims and atheists to homosexuals have contributed towards Israel Folau's legal fight with Rugby ...

Australia's first gay female Liberal MP joins the House of Representatives

Australia's first gay female Liberal MP joins the House of Representatives
Queenslander Angie Bell is the first openly gay woman to represent a major party in the Lower House - but she wants to be remembered for much ...

Indigenous oversight handed to PC


The Productivity Commission will decide how programs and policies affecting indigenous Australians should be evaluated amid concerns they are ...

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'Meaningless': GG draws fire for speech in Aboriginal language


Former Labor leader Mark Latham has attacked the decision of Australia's new Governor-General David Hurley to speak in the Ngunnawal Aboriginal ...

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UN told family violence for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women a national crisis


"Australia holds itself out as a diverse and thriving country committed to human rights and equality, but when it comes to violence against Aboriginal ...

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Prayers at tomb of Aboriginal child


Bishop Christopher Saunders of Broome led the prayers June 26 for Conaci, an Aboriginal boy from Australia brought to Rome by a Benedictine priest ...

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Partnership reduces preterm birth by 50% for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families


... impact of this service, we want this model of care and these outcomes replicated for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families across Australia.".

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Labor demands government do more to protect Aboriginal flag from 'being held hostage'


"The flag is one of our national symbols and a central part of Aboriginal and Australian identity. The flag should be about people and pride, not profit.".

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Aboriginal footy star, 17, committed suicide after 'alcohol put him in a bad frame of mind' while his ...


It has been estimated that alcohol is associated with 40 per cent of male and 30 per cent of female suicides within the Indigenous Australian ...

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Perth Motorplex upgrade awarded to local Aboriginal business


Perth Motorplex upgrade awarded to local Aboriginal business ... and drive business opportunities for Western Australia's Aboriginal community.

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UN rights experts urge more protection for LGBTI refugees

UN rights experts urge more protection for LGBTI refugees
For many LGBTI people, the trauma and persecution start well before their actual flight to safety,” the Independent Expert said. “Persecution often ...

Queer artist wants LGBTI youth struggling with anxiety to know they can

Queer artist wants LGBTI youth struggling with anxiety to know they can
LGBTI people face disproprortionately high rates of mental illness, and struggles with things like depression and anxiety. Morgxn believes it's possible ...

From dick pics to catfishing, LGBTI Filipinos reveal all

From dick pics to catfishing, LGBTI Filipinos reveal all
The world's largest gay social network, Blued, is tackling some of the biggest issues affecting LGBTI Filipinos head on. In the latest series of ...

50 years ago, LGBTI individuals stood up...

50 years ago, LGBTI individuals stood up...
50 years ago, LGBTI individuals stood up to police harassment at the Stonewall Inn in New York City. Their resistance catalyzed a movement to ...

Gap between Māori and non-Māori youth arrests continues to grow


New figures show the gap between rangatahi Māori and non-Māori being arrested continues to widen. The statistics show the total number of youth ...

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Crown told to take responsibility for Maori health outcomes


An expert witness used in a damning Waitangi Tribunal report says the Crown must take responsibility for Maori health outcomes. The Crown has ...

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Gap between Māori and non-Māori youth arrests continues to grow


Gap between Māori and non-Māori youth arrests continues to grow ... New figures show the gap between rangatahi Māori and non-Māori being ...

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Tribunal finds health reforms failure for Māori


While Māori saw great potential in the reforms, all parties in the stage one inquiry, including the Crown, acknowledged Māori continue to experience ...

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Māori Dames and Sirs take aim at Oranga Tamariki


Highly respected Māori leaders have joined social provider Whānau Ora to announce an investigation into Oranga Tamariki. From Monday, new ...

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Calls to combine sectors to improve Māori health


Māui Pōmare was medical officer to Māori from 1901 to 1911 and every year on the last Saturday in June he is remembered at Ōwae Marae, ...

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Maori women focus for Louth Film Club


Starting at 9.59am on the same morning and unfolding in real time, each story focuses on a different Māori woman and is linked to the death of the ...

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Centre to showcase Māori astronomy opens on Takapō lakefront


Te Rūnanga o Ngāi Tahu deputy kaiwhakahaere Matapura Ellison said the reserve was an opportunity to show the world mātauranga Māori. "We've ...

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