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Friday, 18 October 2019

GLAAD partners with UN on Spirit Day campaign

“The U.N. Human Rights office is proud to stand up for the human rights of young LGBTI people on Spirit Day — and every day,” said Veronica Birga, ...


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Israel Folau rejects Tribunal's decision and takes aim at 'biased' lawyer

... co-founder and member of Australian Lawyers for Human Rights, which Folau points out is an organisation that advocated for the LGBTI community.


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LGBTI community does not want 'war' with the Church, seeks coexistence

Accept LGBTI Cyprus is holding a workshop next month to discuss their issues vis-à-vis the Church with whom they do not want a 'war', they said.


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Africa's LGBTI Community Incessantly Suffers Discrimination

The LGBTI community in Africa faces regular discrimination with individuals livelihoods being affected regularly. Will they receive legal recognition?


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Severe specialist shortage leaves thousands of Aboriginal children at risk of hearing loss

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's (AIHW) NT hearing health ... on average it affects 12 per cent of people in Aboriginal communities.


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Researcher to study Canada's success in preventing fetal alcohol spectrum disorder

“A lot more work could be done in Australia,” she said. “FASD is not specific to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, but the hurt and trauma ...


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Indigenous art gains currency at Tarnanthi festival with banknote exchange

People will be able to swap Australian dollars for Aboriginal “Blood Money” at a special currency exchange booth in the Art Gallery as part of the ...


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Important Aboriginal Water Reserves Legislation Passed

The legislationestablishes Aboriginal economic development as a new ... water policy reform, without anequivalent in other Australian jurisdictions.


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Number Of Indigenous Kids Removed From Families 'Increasing To Stolen Generation Rates'

... in child protection are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, despite Indigenous kids only making up 5.5% of the total number of kids in Australia.


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Melbourne's Port Phillip council to hold Australia Day 'morning of mourning'

A Melbourne council is set to mark Australia Day with a "morning of ... but to many Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, it represents the ...


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The Warburton teacher fighting to keep traditional language alive

Across WA, many people are fighting to keep Aboriginal languages alive. In Warburton — a community of about 500 people 900km north-east of ...


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Coalition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peaks to hold two local Closing Gap engagements

Australian Capital Territory Aboriginaland Torres Strait Islander Elected Body Chair,Katrina Fanning said we must ensure that Aboriginal and Torres ...


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National sticks with Māori seat boycott

National's Māori development spokesperson has failed in her push to be allowed to stand in a Māori seat in next year's election. Ms Hayes was keen ...


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Protest, climate change and racism in NZ

“Climate change, the growing gap between rich and poor, anti-Māori and ... Racism remains a persistent issue in New Zealand, said Jackson. In 1988 ...


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A Rare Judge of New Zealand Art

Many of the works were selected as Paul travelled around New Zealand hearing ... A work by Charles Goldie, the world's pre-eminent painter of Maori, ...


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India-New Zealand business summit shines light on opportunities for Kiwi companies

Trade between New Zealand and India was poised for growth over the ... of Employment and Associate Minister for Māori Development Willie Jackson ...


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New Zealand's biggest 50 landowners revealed

At least 28 per cent of New Zealand's land is in Crown or other public ownership, while iwi and other Māori land-holding entities own about 7 per cent.


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Ellison brothers remain connected with Māori culture while living it up in Japan

The three brothers are proud Māori, and Leon says they do their best to teach .... This place is awesome but I will definitely head back to New Zealand.


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More than 500 educators graduate programme aimed at strengthening te reo in classrooms

More than 500 teachers and support staff have graduated from Te Ahu o te Reo Māori as the Government attempts to integrate Te Reo Māori into ...


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New Zealand impact investments set to grow six-fold over five years

Maori investors are expected to invest up $2 billion per year over the next ten ... “There is an opportunity and indeed increasing momentum for Maori ...


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