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Tuesday, 15 October 2019

Diversity, inclusion in businesses promote innovation, throw open niche markets: conference

A 2016 study by iSEE and UNDP found that on average 30 per cent of LGBTI respondents in Việt Nam reported being denied employment based on ...


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“Hateful Extremism” Behind Anti-LGBTI Protests Outside UK Schools

A new report on anti-LGBTI protests that occurred outside two UK schools teaching LGBTI rights, has revealed that homophobic pro-Islamist extremist ...


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Divided Poland goes to the polls

... populists look set to win after a flurry of welfare giveaways and attacks on LGBTI rights and Western values but their majority could be at risk.


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“Hateful Extremism” Behind Anti-LGBTI Protests Outside UK Schools

A new report on anti-LGBTI protests that occurred outside two UK schools teaching LGBTI rights, has revealed that homophobic pro-Islamist extremist ...


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We need to count LGBTI communities in the next census – here's why

We need to count LGBTI communities in the next census – here's why. – Related articles from other sources. We need to count LGBTI communities in ...


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We need to count LGBTI communities in the next census – here's why

There's an old maxim: not everything that can be counted counts, and not everything that counts can be counted. But there are some things we should ...


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Religious laws to be debated by Christmas

"LGBTI groups would go further again another way around further limiting people's ability to say things in accordance with their religion, even if those ...


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Experiencing Australia's rich and complex history

I stood in awe of the descendant of the Aboriginal people, who had lived in Australia for thousands of years before British explorer Capt James Cook ...


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Ancient tales, take me home

For 65-year-old Larry Walsh, an Australian Aboriginal cultural leader and storyteller, the pulse of his people's 60,000 year-old oral ...


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Global perspective key to addressing Aboriginal child welfare

While Aboriginal children account for just four per cent of South Australia's total child population, they represent 33 per cent of children currently in ...


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Depression, drought and decolonising mental health

She was Australia's first Aboriginal psychologist and specialised in suicide prevention because of the mental health issues in her community in the ...


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Warning over Vic land sale ahead of treaty

Prominent Aboriginal woman and former Greens MP Lidia Thorpe has slammed the Victorian government for preparing to sell more than 140 public ...


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Oxfam report shows self-determined First Peoples are In Good Hands

Government policies that empower local Aboriginal communities and build on ... that afflicts too many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.


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Aboriginal and Catholic faiths blended in stained-glass window of Alice Springs church

The church's Aboriginal congregation chose artist Kathleen Kemarre ... Missionaries brought Catholicism to Central Australian communities in the ...


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'He killed it to feast': Policeman who was filmed stoning a terrified wombat to death chopped the ...

'Under Aboriginal customary law, a person is entitled to hunt for food. ... Indigenous people in South Australia have traditionally killed wombats with ...


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New Bay of Plenty regional councillor Toi Iti's water kaitiakitanga focus

Toi Iti, son of activist Tāme Iti, has toppled Tīpene Marr to take the Kōhi Māori constituency seat on the Bay of Plenty Regional Council. Marr had ...


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Debbie Ngarewa-Packer selected to represent the Mā ori Party in 2020 general election

A Taranaki iwi leader is the first candidate to be selected by the Māori Party as it launches its comeback bid for Parliament. Debbie Ngarewa-Packer ...


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Māori party makes move to win back Te Tai Hauāuru seat

The Māori party is looking ahead to next year's general election after selecting Debbie Ngarewa-Packer to contest the Te Tai Hauāuru seat.


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Māori Party exhilarated by the vote for the future

The Māori Party is excited by some of the electoral trends emerging from the 2019 Local Government elections. “This election, the commitment and ...


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New opinion poll has National in a winning position to form government with Act

... conducted from 20 to 24 July, National polled at 45 per cent, Labor hit 43 per cent, the Greens 6 per cent, NZ First 3 per cent, Maori Party 1 per cent, ...


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$80m Māori-centric hotel planned for Rotorua will be 'unlike anything else in the world'

It's been billed as a Māori-centric hotel that will be "unlike anything else in the world." The iwi-backed project will also feature a commercial centre and ...


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New faces for Northland DHB, including Māori health advocate

Dr Kyle Eggleton, Northland GP of 16 years and Māori health advocate, will be a DHB newcomer if votes confirm his appointment on Thursday.


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The calm between the storms

Its very name means howling wind in Maori, and the lake lives up to this at times. The wind, funnelled by the steep surrounding hills, can create huge ...


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