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Wednesday, 4 September 2019

McGowan Government release WA's first LGBTI Health Strategy

The Western Australian government have today released the state's first LGBTI Health Strategy, setting priorities and outcomes for the next five years.


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Home Office refused thousands of LGBT asylum claims, figures reveal

In Bangladesh, Amnesty reports that “LGBTI activists continued to be routinely harassed and subject to arbitrary detention by state and non-state ...


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Christian parent says being LGBT 'isn't normal' live on air, gets quickly put in his place

Parkfield Community School in Alum Rock announced its 'No Outsiders' pro-LGBTI curriculum, school-leaders quickly encountered backlash from ...


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Giving a nationwide voice to older LGBTI people in aged care

Run by the National LGBTI Health Alliance, a peak health body for LGBTI organisations and people, the Advisory Group will have a representative to ...


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Charity calls on Johnson to continue funding for study programme

In Scotland taking youth work online will support young people from the LGBTI school community, allowing teenagers from across the country, who are ...


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Attorney-General brushes off concerns with religion bill

... society for all Tasmanians,” he said. “Especially people with disability, Aboriginal people, ethnic and religious minorities, women and LGBTI people.


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Malaysia saw a lesbian couple caned publicly for the first time in its history

Rachel Chhoa-Howard, Amnesty International's Malaysia Researcher, said on the matter, “This is a terrible day for LGBTI rights, and indeed human ...


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Police Arrested Well-known Nicaragua LGBTI Activist Who Had Returned From Exile

Well-known activist who helps LGBTI Nicaraguans in exile, Ulises Josué Rivas Pérez in Comalapa, was arrested on Sunday, in Comalapa, in the ...


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This government should be able to compromise

A government that cares enough to propose a treaty with Indigenous ... mothers and children and the complex and deep history of Aboriginal Australia.


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Desperate need for more mental-health medivacs in rural Australia

A region crying out for more clinicians is Western Australia's far north, where the rates of suicide by Indigenous children and young people are among ...


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Indigenous system 'turned in on itself

Instead, the foundation suggests the new National Indigenous Australians Agency overseen by Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt should be ...


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Indigenous artists dreaming of another shot at Qantas flying art

“At the time (1993), Qantas was the biggest brand in the world profiling Australia, and I thought if the biggest Australian would say something beautiful ...


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Cairns to host National Indigenous Employment Forum

Cairns to host National Indigenous Employment Forum ... to close the employment gap between Australia's indigenous and mainstream population.


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Who should lead the Australian War Memorial?

The significant band of historians, writers, arts administrators and Indigenous activists who have been relishing Brendan Nelson's eventual departure ...


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Powerful First Nations play is coming to Wyong

Rainbow's End, the award winning play written by indigenous Australian playwright and novelist, Jane Harrison, is coming to The Art House Wyong on ...


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DFAT awards its first Indigenous-led aid contract

Domestic projects supporting the development of Australian Indigenous communities are the focus, including health-based initiatives. DFAT is not ...


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Taranaki schools to receive new classrooms worth $5.5 million

Hāwera's Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Ngāti Ruanui will get two new ... "We want New Zealand to be the best place to be a child and that means learning ...


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New Zealand needs legal weed

Former prime minister Helen Clark has called for New Zealanders to vote ... deal with the social justice issue of the high criminalisation rate of Māori.”.


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When Pasifika students feel tokenised, it's no wonder there's a lack of Pasifika professors

A few weeks before the hui, we had a shared lunch with Māori and Pacific ... A snapshot of the academic workforce in New Zealand universities, ...


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Partnership is the key to better cancer outcomes for Māori

Hei Āhuru Mōwai, the Māori Cancer Leadership Board, says achieving ... Chair, Dr Nina Scott says that while the new National Cancer Plan is ...


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Dining clash reveals reo champion

Māori Language Commissioner Rawinia Higgins says a young Ngāpuhi waitress who was mocked by a diner for pronouncing Māori words correctly ...


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The Importance of Exercise for Men's Health

The New Zealand Register of Exercise Professionals (REPs). New Zealand men live on average four years less than women, with Maori and ...


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Time, cost of transport and 'racism' preventing access to New Zealand's health sector

Time, cost of transport and 'racism' preventing access to New Zealand's ... Māori have "not been served well by the system", the review found, while ...


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Health and Disability System Review finds current model of care needs to change - 'room to do better'

It found, overall New Zealand had a good health system, with outcomes and ... Improve Māori health outcomes and to embrace a Māori world view.


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