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Tuesday, 12 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







How Cooking Provided A Lifeline for Aboriginal Youth

When we talk about the troubled youths of Australia, it's important to remember that indigenous youth are disproportionately affected by the ...


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The importance of leaving Uluru alone

A fact sheet from the Australian Government's Parks Australia section ... was ignoring of its ancient history and link to aboriginal tribes and culture.'.


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Doors open cultural insights

Now they have now been digitally replicated for display in Australia's overseas ... 'The doors are symbolic of the oral tradition of sharing Aboriginal ...


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Harper's Bazaar Australia defends December cover after criticism over lack of diversity

Harper's Bazaar Australia is defending the cover of its December issue after a backlash from angry fans. ... "Where are the aboriginal models? This is ...


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Sydney council set to ditch Australia Day celebrations

Australia Day celebrations in Sydney's inner west are set to be scrapped in favour of the Aboriginal festival Yabun under a council proposal aimed at a ...


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Something to smile about! Nicole Trunfio shows off her baby bump as she steps out in black jumpsuit

And on Saturday, Australian model Nicole Trunfio turned heads as she ... how she wants to raise their children with a keen sense of Aboriginal culture.


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Rottnest Island – Western Australia's holiday playground

The original inhabitants of Rottnest were the Whadjuk Noongar people, one of the largest Aboriginal cultural blocks in Australia. Their name for ...


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'Safety must come first in family law': Legal groups reject merger plan

... Women's Legal Services Australia, Community Legal Centres Australia and National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Legal Services urged the ...


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Mere Berryman wins Marsden grant to unpick colonisation by education

... to look into how the education system in New Zealand and in other colonised countries has overlooked Māori and Indigenous language and culture.


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Word limits for Māori translations on candidate profiles labelled 'institutional racism'

Strict word limits for Māori translations of local body election candidate profiles is a form of “institutional racism” ... Photo: New Zealand Government.


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Tuia 250 fleet calls in at NZ's earliest inhabited site

The Tuia 250 flotilla has started its visit to the Bay of Islands by paying respects to one of the earliest known sites where Māori settled after their long ...


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Ahead of next year's big vote, here's what we know about drugs in NZ

The report shows alcohol is still the most harmful drug in New Zealand. Methamphetamine use is an ongoing issue, and Māori continue to suffer ...


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Heart disease: Large international study confirms NZ research on genetics

Māori and Pacific Islanders were not excluded from the New Zealand cohorts, which were recruited from Christchurch and Auckland hospitals, ...


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Brian Flintoff, Master Carver of Maori Musical Instruments

In New Zealand, in 2010, he was awarded the Queen's Service Medal for his art. Flintoff humbly explains by phone how, as a non-Maori, serendipity ...


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Not only people with mental illness end their lives, says former coroner

Na Nagara said it was important to view New Zealand's suicide rate in its ... including a Maori advisory function to address high Maori suicide rates.


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Call for calm and a plan when it comes to Oranga Tamariki

The New Zealand Maori Council has called on both Maori and the Crown to “step back for a moment and start working on a plan to finally break the ...


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