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Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Nominations open for Queensland LGBTIQ mental health award

The LGBTI category is open to individuals or organisations providing community mental health related services, programs, projects or initiatives.


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Calls For Australia To Include LGBTI Categories in 2021 Census

Australian health professionals are urging the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) to collect data on sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex ...


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How do we protect ourselves from the culture wars?

Unfortunately all this reignited public debate about the rights of LGBTI people, under the guise of 'religious freedom' this also has the potential, and ...


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US Ambassador Eric Nelson Marches In Bosnia's First LGBT Pride Parade

I will take part in the Pride March to give support to all LGBTI community members and their families,” Nelson said, speaking in the local language.


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25 years of 'The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert'

... LGBTI community at the centre of Australia's national identity. A few years later Priscilla was featured in the closing ceremony of the 2000 Olympics, ...


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South African Pastor Fights Back After Being Fired For Supporting LGBTI Equality

Klaas, who also works for LGBTI organisation The Other Foundation, was charged with heresy and had his employment suspended in October 2018, ...


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Defending LGBTI rights

Join us for an inspiring event and in conversation with brave LGBTI activist and Women Human Rights Defender Vitalina Koval to hear about her work ...


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First-ever Pride March successfully held in Sarajevo

“This is an important step in the protection of the fundamental rights of all citizens in BiH, including of LGBTI persons, who have the right to live their ...


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'Fred believed this was a social justice movement': Hollows' plan to stop Indigenous blindness

The Fred Hollows Foundation has launched a $40 million plan to stop Indigenous Australians going blind at three times the rate of other Australians.


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Peak body representing Central Australian art centres fights back against fakes

If you're buying a souvenir with an indigenous design on it, how do you make sure that it's the real deal? Last year a federal parliamentary committee ...


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Australia's formidable Northern Territory has new flights, stylish tent stays and even an outdoor ...

Given Australia's vast Northern Territory promises the most soulful of ... the country's largest proportion of indigenous Australians and their rich culture.


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Australia's formidable Northern Territory has new flights, stylish tent stays and even an outdoor ...

Given Australia's vast Northern Territory promises the most soulful of ... the country's largest proportion of indigenous Australians and their rich culture.


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'Deranged and pathetic': the author who bailed up Lionel Shriver speaks out

"What I didn't want was her to come to Australia, to Aboriginal land, to use hate speech and not face any consequences. That is why I bailed her up in ...


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Primary school teacher sparks outrage after telling students the Stolen Generations were taken ...

... when the conversation turned to the mistreatment of Australia's indigenous ... Stolen Generations refers to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who ...


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Vogue Australia's eating, drinking and arts guide to Darwin

Having recently celebrated the 13th year of the Darwin Aboriginal Art Fair (which included From Country to Couture, a fashion show celebrating ...


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Record crowds flock to SA Museum

“There's a real appetite to experience the Australian Aboriginal collection nationally overseas, people want to learn and hear the stories behind…


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The fight to develop Māori land despite strong opposition

A Māori land trust is not giving up its fight to build a holiday park on ... Of the 1.4 million hectares of Māori freehold land in New Zealand, about 540,000 ...


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250 years on Maritime Museum unfurls new perspectives

Seven contemporary artists explore early Māori and European encounters ... An upcoming exhibition at the New Zealand Maritime Museum Hui Te ...


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Minecraft: Education Edition gets a Maori-inspired world for New Zealand students

Minecraft: Education Edition has found plenty of use in classrooms, the latest allowing students to explore New Zealand's traditional Māori culture in ...


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'We'll strengthen it together'

Housing New Zealand has launched a kaupapa Māori language line in its Customer Service Centre as part of efforts to contribute to the continued ...


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“Horrendous” increase in New Zealand suicide rates

The Maori suicide rate now stands at 28.23 per 100,000 people, while the Pacific Island rate is at 11.49 per 100,000. Maori and Pacific peoples are ...


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Scarlett Johansson unveils 'Jojo Rabbit', 'Marriage Story' in Toronto

The New Zealand-born director, who is of Maori and Jewish descent, said the release of the film was timely in today's polarized political climate.


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Māori-led suicide prevention programme for men launched today to tackle 'Government inaction'

The initiatives include a new online resource to help people recognise if loved ones may need help, community-led "kōrero circles" and new health ...


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Jacinda Ardern hints teaching New Zealand's Land Wars could be compulsory

The Prime Minister kicked off Māori Language Week with a hint that teaching New Zealand's Land Wars could become compulsory in schools.


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