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Wednesday, 9 October 2019

More older women sleeping in cars

The commission is this week examining aged care for people with culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, LGBTI people, homeless people ...


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Foreign Consular Corps Joined Parade to Support LGBTi Cause in Rio as Group

Brazil,More than 20 consular offices gathered together to support the LGBTi parade in Rio More than 20 consular officers gathered together to support ...


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UN racism rapporteur criticizes Dutch burqa ban

... Achiume praised the Dutch government for promoting gender equality and the rights of LGBTI people and urged similar efforts to improve racial and ...


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Kosovo LGBTI Activists Add Novel Touches to Pride Week

Kosovo's LGBTI rights NGOs plan several innovative activities to mark the country's third Pride Week – which will end with a parade on Thursday.


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Vietnam veteran tells of aged care needs

... of older Australians, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI people and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


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LGBTI Human Rights: Pushing Back Against the Push-Back

Established in 2009 as the first international cohort of LGBTI funders, GPP is internationally recognized as the primary thought-leader and go-to ...


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'Against any form of injustice and oppression': Listen to Prof Allan Boesak's address on the church's ...

As a part of the theme “Breaking Through the Backlash: Transformative encounters between LGBTI people and the churches of Africa”, renowned ...


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Police detain Extinction Rebellion protestors

Based on a video of the arrests released by the University of Sydney Socialist Alternative, the National Union of Students LGBTI Officer and University ...


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Art and ethics in Australia's galleries

Make sure you know the origins of Aboriginal art for sale in the Northern Territory, Pam Jones advises, as she explores some of the galleries that ...


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In remote communities, where more health workers are needed, chronic disease is rising

In Barunga, where high-risk pregnancies are on the rise, Aboriginal health practitioners (AHPs) like Desleigh Shields are in high demand.


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Yumi Stynes challenge to Kerri-Anne Kennerley helps clear Channel Ten of racism

During the discussion Kennerley said “Aboriginal elder women” were ... communities but the Australia Day protesters had done “nothing” or “zippo”.


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Thousands flock to climb Uluru before sacred rock shuts to visitors

The spike in visitor numbers to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed rock has coincided with school holidays in Australia. The Anangu Aboriginal people ...


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We want a Fair Go on jobs, but the government's failing us

It has prompted Australia's industry leaders to call for more action on ... from Sydney to Brisbane (approximately 12 positions);; Aboriginal Hostels ...


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'It's not helping': The importance of talking about white guilt

She quips about what to call her potential Indigenous ginger-haired ... Tisdell always knew she wanted to talk about being Aboriginal in Australia and ...


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Superstar puppets come out of retirement

... an Aboriginal word meaning “little people who come from the sandhills”). ... Scriven then became a member of the Marionette Theatre of Australia, ...


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Australian contingent visits Stonington to research, honor sealers who sailed to ...

... and found them off a South Australian island that the mainland aboriginal people called Island of the Dead in honor of their long spiritless ancestors.


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New Zealand adults consume '40 per cent more sodium' than recommended

In New Zealand, one in five adults has high blood pressure, and this burden is unequal, with Māori being 30 per cent more likely than non-Māori to ...


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Inequality in dental care is a Treaty issue

Gabrielle Baker went along to see how the best in New Zealand's dental ... This included the comment that “Māori as Tiriti/Treaty partners have not ...


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Locals prepare for controversial arrival of replica of Captain Cook's Endeavour

New Zealanders in Tūranganui-a-Kiwa (Poverty Bay) will get to witness Māori, Pākehā and Pacific voyaging traditions come together as the Tuia 250 ...


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Extinction Rebellion Aotearoa launch decolonisation action

... Aotearoa intentionally killing, raping, and deliberately infecting local Maori with ... Richard Seddon “King Dick” served as the 15th Premier of New Zealand ... for his promotion of New Zealand's interests in the name of imperialism.


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Hui aims to change transplant tragedy

... per cent of the dialysis population in Hawke's Bay, but only 12 percent of the 187 kidney transplant recipients in New Zealand in 2017 were Maori.


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Little benefit seen from foreign landowners

Te Taru White from Te Arawa Federation of Maori Authorities says it's a reflection of the shortage of capital available to New Zealand owners, ...


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Anderson steps up for Hauraki mayoral run

... even Local Government New Zealand is saying they need more diversity. ... the chance to give Hauraki its first wahine Māori mayor and councillors.


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New Zealand divided over Cook's landing

But New Zealand - or Aotearoa in Maori - had been populated by the Maori ... As the flotilla has travelled around the coast, some Maori tribes have ...


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