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Monday, 7 October 2019

LGBTI youth who are victims of abuse will be entitled to Guaranteed Income for Citizens benefits

Catalan Ministry of Social Affairs to change welfare regulation to include LGBTI 18 to 23-year-olds among recipients.


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Film on LGBT Ugandans' problems getting health care

It is also being screened throughout Uganda to coincide with 10 years of advocacy for the right to health by the LGBTI and sex workers advocacy ...


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Bicommunal LGBTI shows political leaders the way

Cyprus, where men, women, gender neutral and trans people fight for their right to love themselves and love another; and are segregated by the...


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Questions about sexual orientation and gender identity dumped from census

The LGBTI Health Network had lobbied for inclusion of sexual orientation, gender identity and intersex status to help address the significant health ...


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LGBTI Refugees: Erasure, Silencing and Heteronormativity

The aim of this panel to discuss the issues of sexuality and gender identity claims for protection, compare situations for LGBTIQA+ people seeking ...


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Hobart LGBTI Elders Dance Club

LGBTI+ Elders Dance Club is being presented in Tasmania for the very first time thanks to Moonah Arts Centre. A fabulous free monthly social event ...


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One size doesn't fit all, inquiry to hear

The National LGBTI Health Alliance says sexual discrimination is alive and well in the aged care sector and that must change. "We know many ...


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Sexuality and gender identity info to be taken out of next census

Labor's Shadow Assistant Treasurer said the LGBTI communities had been ignored in health planning for too long and called on the government to ...


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Sutherland Shire Family Services commits to Aboriginal support through reconciliation action

The family support organisation has received official endorsement from Reconciliation Australia on its Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP), which was ...


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Pat Dodson's warning on legalised euthanasia

The father of Aboriginal reconciliation, Pat Dodson, fears that legalised ... Liberal-governed South Australia is also eyeing reform, two decades after ...


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Aboriginal people do not need a new avenue to death

Western Australia is considering a piece of legislation that may be the most ... to exclusive commonwealth government control of Aboriginal affairs.


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Lecture dissects Australian national identity

An introductory presentation into the history of Australian national identity was ... Australia sent 400,000 soldiers to fight for the British Empire in WWI, and ... to grapple with the issues of colonial displacement of aboriginal peoples, ...


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New Research Turns Tasmanian Aboriginal History On Its Head

This eye for the open parts of the Australian landscapes likely contributed to a view that Aboriginal people, too, almost exclusively preferred open ...


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SA Government considers law change after wombat stoning

... in response to a shocking video of an off-duty SA Police officer stoning a wombat on a remote South Australian road. ... Aboriginal elder Major 'Moogy' Sumner says the stoning of a wombat by an off-duty SA police officer showed ...


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Australian Aboriginal bark art exhibition opens in Taipei

Over 100 pieces of Australian Aboriginal artwork painted on tree bark were shown at the opening of an exhibition in Taipei on Friday, to promote ...


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Tourists are standing in mile-long queues to climb Uluru in Australia weeks before it shuts down to ...

The famous Uluru rock in Australia will soon close to visitors out of respect for the country's Aboriginal culture. Tourists are now flocking to the famous ...


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The researchers out to reduce heart health inequities for Māori and Pacific people

Reducing inequities in heart health for Māori and Pacific people is a key ... the University of Auckland's new Centre for Heart Research, which will be ... to address equity and improve heart health for all in Aotearoa-New Zealand.”.


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How should New Zealand remember Captain Cook's legacy?

It resulted in the death of several Māori and would change the Māori world forever. Two-hundred-and-fifty years on New Zealand is commemorating ...


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Dementia from a Māori worldview

Understanding 'dementia' from a Māori perspective, recently published in the New Zealand Medical Journal, is the first study of its ...


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Prime minister Jacinda Ardern says New Zealand must face its past after Britain made 'statement of ...

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern today called for New Zealand to be more ... Britain delivered a 'statement of regret' to indigenous Maori this week for the ...


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New history truck brings learning to life for New Zealanders

New Zealand history is officially on the move. ... 250 commemorations, marking the first encounter between Captain Cook and Māori 250 years ago.


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A hard place to be happy: Children locked away in residential care facilities tell their stories

... and protection residences, home to children New Zealand has deemed too .... Māori girl. "Before I was in here, I wasn't violent. From coming in here, ...


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The truth about Captain Cook and Maori: it's not what Michael King told you

However, as IAN WISHART writes in his New Zealand history bestseller The Great Divide, Maori tribes had been slaughtering each other and ...


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New Zealand marks Capt. Cook's 1769 arrival as prime minister urges 'more open' talk on history

Britain delivered a “statement of regret” to indigenous Maori earlier this ... New Zealand should continue to learn and tell the full story of its past, she ...


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