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Tuesday, 5 November 2019

LGBT rights 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







One in three people with a mental illness develop symptoms before age 25. We need a stronger ...

... has highlighted the growing burden of mental illness in Australia. ... and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are more than twice as ...


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Ken Wyatt juggles identity and politics

Wyatt, minister for Indigenous Australians, aspires to deliver constitutional recognition of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in this term, ...


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Ken Wyatt juggles identity and politics in bid to land legislated voice for Indigenous people

Mr Wyatt, Minister for Indigenous Australians, aspires to deliver constitutional recognition of Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders in this ...


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Bowie video inspires First Nations deep listening experience

“The reason that I'm riffing on this film clip is that it's possibility the first time that Aboriginality or Australian Indigenous culture intercepts with global ...


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Perth Festival dedicates first week exclusively to First Nations

In a powerful statement about the central place of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander art and artists in contemporary Australian culture, the Artistic ...


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Every Single Child In Detention In The Northern Territory Is Aboriginal

There are 38 children being held in detention in Australia's Northern Territory and every single one of them is Aboriginal, a parliamentary committee ...


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Memorial honours sacrifice of Yamaji in the ranks

Many were not recognised Australian citizens at the time. ... The memorial opened in the grounds of Bundiyarra Aboriginal Community Aboriginal ...


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Traditional owners relieved as Uluru closed off to climbers

Aboriginal leaders in Australia's Outback have been expressing relief that their sacred rock, Uluru, will no longer have tourists climbing on it. Anangu ...


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Anti-equity health policy needs to be urgently fixed

“Despite rhetoric about reducing inequities, the New Zealand health system has failed to ... These show that we need significant, Māori-led, changes”.


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Rare Rākau atua loaned from Southland Museum

This area in Fiordland was traditionally visited by Māori hunting seals for food and from the early 1800s by Pākehā sealers who gathered fur seal skins ...


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Rare Rākau atua loaned from Southland Museum

Curator of New Zealand Historical Art at Te Papa Rebecca Rice said it ... it is known that Māori believed that atua would inhabit a rākau atua when ...


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Abuse in care inquiry: 'Arduous process' to reach ultimate context

The soft-spoken scholar homed in on the intergenerational legacy of the system for Māori, in particular, who accounted for at least half the kids who ...


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Green membership supporting kaupapa Maori platforms

As election year looms, Green Party MPs have held a retreat to prepare themselves for the fray. Co-leader Marama Davis says it's a numbers game, ...


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How a Northland GP discovered his unconscious ethnic bias through self-audit

“I discovered that I was prescribing lower rates of the medication for Māori ... and unconscious bias is an issue within New Zealand's health system.


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How a Northland GP discovered his unconscious ethnic bias through self-audit

“I discovered that I was prescribing lower rates of the medication for Māori ... The chair of the commission's Te Rōpū Māori advisory group, Ria Earp, ...


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Haka nationals kick off: 'It's a competition, not just a game'

It will be Te Kura Kaupapa Māori o Wairarapa's second national competition ever, after performing for the first time with the top teams in Gisborne two ...


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