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Thursday, 7 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







Gammin Threads celebrates Indigenous women in Australia

Yorta Yorta, Taungurung, Boonwurrung and Mutti Mutti woman Tahnee Edwards was inspired to start Gammin Threads based on the 2018 NAIDOC ...


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Frail and elderly Aboriginal artists allegedly forced to paint to pay off debts

The collective wrote to the federal minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt, and the South Australian premier, Steven Marshall, pleading for help ...


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Former Labor frontbencher says party 'needs a soul' and can't win on economy alone

Former Labor frontbencher Daryl Melham says Labor in this term must devote itself to dealing with unfinished business with Indigenous Australians, ...


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The land the NDIS forgot: the remote Indigenous communities losing the postcode lottery

McGinlay says the problem is that the scheme doesn't acknowledge that Indigenous Australians in remote communities have particular needs due to ...


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Ricky Gervais' Netflix Series used a fake indigenous painting - Does it matter?

In August, the Australian Government through IP Australia published the `Protection of Indigenous knowledge in the intellectual property system: ...


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Wyatt orders probe into claims of art exploitation

Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt has ordered his department to urgently investigate claims that some of Australia's most successful ...


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After Uluru: Other Australian Aboriginal sites like Wollumbin Mount Warning could close too

With the world-famous Aboriginal site now closed to climbing by tourists, other destinations in Australia are considering similar tourist-reducing ...


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Australia's story: preserving Indigenous rock art in the Kimberley

The rock art painted by Aboriginal people thousands of years ago is a priceless national treasure that few Australians have seen, and whose ...


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Waikato researchers awarded $5.6m from Marsden Fund

... as a hallmark of excellence for researchers working in New Zealand. ... in New Zealand and in other colonised countries has overlooked Māori and ...


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Abuse in care inquiry: 'Colonisation is an inherently abusive process'

In New Zealand, Māori men make up 62 percent of the prison population and Māori women 64 percent. Mr Jackson said the common thread was they ...


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University of Auckland welcomes Te Pūtea Rangahau a Marsden

Why a gene variant specific to Māori and Pacific people increases blood pressure, understanding how colour-blind octopus are so exceptional at ...


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All-in-one transport app just one idea floated at Lightning Lab GovTech

Manawa – a tool service providers can use to accurately capture what matters to Māori so government can identify necessary steps to improve ...


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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 fishing regulations is the right one. The Court of Appeal today decided the Bay of ...


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St George boys head to NZ on trip of a lifetime

“They not only built friendships with others from Australia, but they made new connections with the Maori people.” Drawing 28-all against Tokora High ...


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New Zealand's migrant boom is good news for Māori. It empowers us

New Zealand's migrant boom is good news for Māori. It empowers us ... We are expanding our coverage of New Zealand. 


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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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