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Wednesday, 6 November 2019

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







Trans Tasman indigenous business links sought

Māori Development Minister Nanaia Mahuta is keen for an indigenous cooperation arrangement covering Māori and Australian Aboriginal businesses ...


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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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South Aust Aboriginal community runs dry

An Aboriginal community on South Australia's west coast has run dry and has called for help from the federal government to subsidise water carting ...


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New Quinkan rock art research in far north Queensland

“This project will provide data of national significance to assist our understanding of the nature of Aboriginal settlement in north-eastern Australia and ...


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How local elders are bringing Aboriginal perspectives into Sydney schools

... Aunty Maxine Ryan takes kids on hikes around Aboriginal landmarks, cooks traditional bush tucker with students and makes shell maps of Australia.


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Victorian Aboriginal voters have elected an Assembly to advance the treaty process. So what's next?

Throughout the process of colonisation, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities across Australia have been killed and massacred in Frontier ...


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Aboriginal Health Practitioner

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 ... to improve the health and wellbeing of older Aboriginal Australians.


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A 60000-Year-Old Cure for Depression

“Australia's indigenous Aboriginal people have the oldest living culture on Earth. For around 60,000 years, their intricate understanding ...


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Britain hopeful of 'close relationship' with iwi following expression of regret over killing of Māori ...

Britain's High Commissioner to New Zealand has elaborated on the statement of regret made to Gisborne iwi over the first interaction between Māori ...


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People were told to follow the money but I followed the truth.

My recent book shows New Zealand is no different and, in my view, ... on New Zealand is about (I exclude significant sections in the chapter on Maori ... The fake liberals were very different from a traditional NZ labor party but few ...


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Local control of fishing rules upheld by Court of Appeal

Local control of fishing rules have been upheld by Court of Appeal in Mōtītī case. A Māori trust says the decision to give local councils the right to set ...


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What we can learn from Indigenous land management

In Aoetaroa / New Zealand, Maori have asserted their sovereign rights to forge agreements which grant the Whanganui River and the Te Urewera ...


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Occupied Ihumātao land could be granted highest heritage status

It also had high historic value as a site of early occupation by Māori, and strong significance linked to identity and belonging, especially for tangata ...


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Climate change action sought by Auckland's newest councillors

"I have received hundreds of reports with sub-standard comments under the heading 'Māori impacts'" she said. Both Dalton and Coom backed the ...


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Waka's dawn launch heralds new era for Ngāti Apa ki te Rā Tō

"Men, women, young, old, Māori and non Māori, it was good to have people from all over the top of the south." The waka's launch was part of a ...


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Smile Hitler! Anti-fascism satire Jojo Rabbit struggles with tone

Starring Taika Waititi. Rated PG. Certainly the best known Jewish-Maori filmmaker to come from the Antipodes, Taika Waititi moves from Thor: ...


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