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Thursday, 31 October 2019

PTSD diagnoses for Indigenous Australians needs a rethink, expert says

For Indigenous Australians who were put in out-of-home care with mental illness, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) might not be the best ...


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'Respect is given': Australia closes climb on sacred Uluru

Indigenous traditional owners in Ausrtralia have watched tourists climb over their sacred rock Uluru for the final time after years of pleading for people ...


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Schools in Australia show how happiness apps can improve student mental health

That's according to educationalists and welfare workers in Australia, where the use of apps ... In this vast and sometimes inhospitable landscape, many smaller communities, especially those of the indigenous Aboriginal people, are ...


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Australia's Uluru opens to climbers for last time ahead of ban

Hundreds of tourists clambered up Australia's Uluru on Friday, the day ... of all and secondly, against the aboriginal indigenous people here,” she said.


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Colours of our Country art exhibition shines light on talented Pilbara artists

The Colours of our Country Pilbara Aboriginal art exhibition showcasing ... Rio Tinto vice president Corporate Relations Australia, Brad Haynes said ...


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Adelaide Writers' Week explores being human in first 2020 program reveal

With his widely-praised work researching Aboriginal agriculture and land management currently on display at the Art Gallery of South Australia as part ...


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Blood and water: Australia's Budj Bim gets global recognition

Australia's Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Gavin Jennings said it was the first time an Australian World Heritage Site had been recognised for its ...


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Glamping waits for no man in the Top End

Australia offers some of the best glamping in the world, thanks to our ability ... At 20,000 square kilometres, Kakadu is Australia's largest land-based ... but was raised by her father and an Aboriginal woman after her birth mother left.


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Radical change needed to address health inequity

Māori health is not just a Māori problem, IronMāori founder Heather Te Au ... “Māori are twice as likely to face discrimination in health, Māori are less likely ... on average the poorest health status of any ethnic group in New Zealand.


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The Parole Board has a racism problem and it's hurting all of us

In the same year, Māori were approximately 51% of the total prison ... However, some New Zealanders are simply not concerned by this apparent ...


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What Canada can learn from New Zealand on electoral reform

New Zealand voted to change its electoral system from first-past-the-post to a proportional system in 1993. .... Twenty-two per cent are Maori. And the ...


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Water safety ideas shared at hui

Māori are in the spotlight at a hui in Manukau today where Water Safety New Zealand and the Accident Compensation Corporation will discuss what's ...


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Māori Affairs Minister meets with Australian counterpart for the first time

Māori Affairs Minister meets with Australian counterpart for the first time ... New Zealand's Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta has met with ...


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Award for innovative training programme

From a Maori perspective they learned cultural safety, and where and why it was developed. The language and values are threaded throughout the ...


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Marae at Parihaka get high speed broadband upgrade

Minister for Maori Development Nanaia Mahuta said it was another example of working alongside the Parihaka community to improve their ...


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PGF supports high speed broadband for marae at Parihaka Pa

Minister for Maori Development Nanaia Mahuta said this investment is a further example of working alongside the Parihaka community to improve ...


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