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Monday, 4 November 2019

Latest about LGBT+ in Australia

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights in Australia have advanced since the late-twentieth century. LGBT people in Australia are afforded protection from discrimination and are equally regarded as individuals who possess the same rights and responsibilities as others

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Walking away won't bring Indigenous Voice any closer

All government engagement with Indigenous Australia and its policies were “mainstreamed”. That involved eradicating any Aboriginal and Torres ...


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Stolen as a child, homeless at 15 and a suicidal alcoholic young dad: How musician Archie Roach ...

Roach also went into detail on his stance on the controversial 'Change the date' debate over Australia Day. He believes Aboriginal people can't feel ...


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Reducing Australia to special interest tribes serves no one

But instead of celebrating as Australians they are encouraged by the vast industry that has evolved to serve Aboriginal Australians to eschew their ...


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Indigenous residents seeking 'humane' housing take fight to supreme court

Dan Kelly, a solicitor with Australian Lawyers for Remote Aboriginal Rights, said the supreme court action would appeal that decision using a ...


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More private landowners looking at giving their properties back to Tasmanian Aboriginals

Walking alongside her is the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania (ALCT) manager Graeme Gardner, who keenly points out the rich tapestry of ...


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“Charlie's Country” to Conclude Indigenous Film Festival

Living in a remote Aboriginal community in north​ern Australia, Charlie is a warrior past his prime. As the government increases its stran​glehold ...


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Scott Morrison is thanking veterans at the same time as acknowledgment of country – but what ...

Aboriginal soldiers fought for Australia as far back as the Boer War. At the end of that war, Aboriginal soldiers were left behind in South Africa because ...


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Charles Perkins Soccer Academy to open doors for Indigenous footballers

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander footballers throughout Australia will be presented with new opportunities to pursue their chosen sport thanks to ...


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Push for better knowledge of the history behind our longest placename

For Ross Scott, the sacred place where a legendary Māori explorer sat has more meaning to him than we will ever know. The place where the ...


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Digital platform to ease access of te reo Māori for 21st century conversations

New Zealanders could soon be saying 'kia ora' to their smartphone voice assistants, like Siri and Alexa, thanks to new funding from the government.


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'Historical baggage' cause of male Māori physical trauma rate - health advocate

Māori health advocates are calling out a "torrent of negative messages from society" and low self-worth as a cause of high injury rates in Māori men in ...


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Armed Response Team cops criticism: 'Nothing good can come out of this'

There are fears a six-month trial of police patrol vehicles carrying armed officers might mean Māori being targeted more than any other group. The new ...


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How can NZ prevent another measles epidemic?

Māori and Pacific people were also hit hard – respectively making up 39 per cent and 36 per cent of those patients hospitalised. Vaccination rates ...


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Hōkai Rangi: 'We have to try and do things differently' – Jacinda Ardern

The government has launched an ambitious plan to drastically from 52 percent down to 16 – to match the overall Māori population. The long-term ...


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Don Brash says Wellington Mayor Andy Foster supports Hobson's Pledge ethos

Don Brash is claiming two new backers in his crusade against alleged preferential treatment for Māori - Wellington Mayor Andy Foster and new ...


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One vision for Ngati Ranginui

Young Maori have been encouraged to maintain their identity, and have courage and conviction in their principles at a symposium being held this ...


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