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Wednesday, 16 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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Paraguay: Amnesty International brings unconstitutionality proceedings against resolutions that ...

On 19 September, Diversxs Alto Paraná, a collective that defends the rights of LGBTI people, presented an official notice informing the mayor of ...


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South Australian aged care provider Eldercare was awarded the 'Rainbow Tick' this week.

Older LGBTI people are often fearful that they will face discrimination when entering aged care services. Eldercare is the first South Australian ...


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Trump Describes Democratic Rival Beto O'Rourke as “Wacko” For Anti-LGBTI Church Taxation ...

Democratic Presidential nominee hopeful Beto O'Rourke has been labelled a “wacko” by Trump after the Texas politician called for ...


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Air Canada axes 'ladies and gentlemen' for more inclusive language

... were also told to use “partner” or “spouse” instead of “husband and wife”, and “parents” instead of “mum and dad” to avoid excluding LGBTI families.


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Coalition's religious discrimination bill condemned by state and territory commissions

The joint submission echoes human rights and LGBTI groups' concerns the bill will license religious statements that breach other discrimination laws ...


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LGBTI group unveils Pride 2020 dates

“Pride Bahamas was re-conceptualized in 2018 as an effort to bolster LGBT advocacy efforts in the Bahamas and to provide in a platform where LGBT ...


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Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality & Safety: Melbourne Hearing 2

It inquired into diversity in aged care, including culturally and linguistically diverse people, LGBTI groups, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander ...


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Nursing home residents share scathing insights as bureaucrats admit aged care failings

Mr Campbell, a member of the Stolen Generations, is in a Melbourne facility tailored for Aboriginal Australians, run by the not-for-profit Aboriginal ...


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Unforgettable stories from down under

Another session which was a must-see was with Australia's Aboriginal Elder and storyteller Uncle Larry Walsh accompanied by well known didgeridoo ...


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Chef Curtis Stone's LA Restaurant Rotates Its Menu One Wine Region at a Time

Stone joined canine companions to hunt truffles in Umbria, Italy; learned ancient, noninvasive fishing methods from an aboriginal elder in Australia's ...


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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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New program aims to build strong bonds between local cops and Aboriginal students

Aboriginal youth across the Illawarra will benefit from a specially designed police program, set to prevent and reduce reoffending, as well as ...


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5 experiences you can only find in Australia and New Zealand

Does your client fancy a culturally immersive experience that gives back to Indigenous people? Inspiring journeys offer a two-night Aboriginal-owned ...


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Aboriginal mural artist calls for more Indigenous artists within schools to tackle racism, stereotypes

Known for his striking murals across the country, Aboriginal artist and Arrernte ... Mr Rathman spends his days travelling throughout Australia painting ...


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Coalition of Peaks begins community engagement events

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander representative body is consulting directly ... That is Esme Bamblett, Chair of the Aboriginal Executive Council, ... of Peaks is determined to give communities across Australia the opportunity to ...


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Ngāi Tahu responds to vocational education legislation

“This has resulted in Māori being channelled towards low-skill, low-pay menial jobs that do not ultimately lead to improved whānau wellbeing.


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New Chief District Court Judge wants to see more focus on tikanga Māori

Judge Taumaunu, fluent in te reo himself, said an important part about holding a public position such as a judge was being able to pronounce Māori ...


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Putting a Superdiversity Framework on health and safety

“The 2018 Census data shows that superdiversity in New Zealand is ... of work-related claims for injury and illness among Maori, Pasifika, and people ...


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Taking her culture to the equestrian world

She is one of eight New Zealand riders selected to compete in the Cavan ... Ngati Kahungunu and Ngati Tuwharetoa descent, and speaks te reo Maori fluently. Rangihuna describes herself as a proud New Zealander who is ready to ...


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Clive Fugill master carver says design award the 'crowning glory' of his career

One of the first seven successful applicants accepted to the New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute's carver training course in 1967, Fugill credits ...


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Council orders archaeological assessment of Monkey Island

Māori artefacts were common in the area along with midden (historical rubbish sites), although there is not much European artifacts in the area, ...


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More candidates boosts Maori interest in polls

In her own South Taranaki area there was a noticeable increase in the number of Maori standing for councils and community boards, including a lot of ...


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Taranaki ready to vote for Maori candidates

A first time New Plymouth District Councilor is crediting a change in community attitudes for his election. Dinnie Moeahu secured a spot in Saturday's ...


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Congratulations to the 2019 GLOBE Community Awards winners

Dr Catherine Barrett was the winner of 'A Healthy Community' and is the Director of Alice's Garage, a social enterprise empowering older LGBTI ...


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