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Wednesday, 13 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







Aussie and Kiwi Film Fest in Prague will celebrate freedom and diversity

At the opening, audiences will hear Aboriginal mission songs sung by indigenous Australian singer Jessie Lloyd. An exhibition of photographs from ...


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The newest of the new for Sydney Festival

... across Australia, Canada, Aotearoa, Papua New Guinea and the Pacific. As part of this focus, Jimmy Chi and Kuckle's exuberant Aboriginal musical ...


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Every winner and contender from 2020 Queensland's Australian of the Year awards

Monty Boori Pryor shares his passions for literacy and Aboriginal storytelling globally. The Carlton man has performed in a symphony orchestra, ...


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Australia: Systemic unlawfulness: an interview with Dr Vicki Sentas on police powers

One of the most disturbing aspects of this program, researchers found, was it disproportionately targets young Aboriginal people. The data from five ...


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New Zealand history: what stories should we be telling?

A total of 2700 Māori and Pacific men served in the New Zealand Expeditionary Force during the First World War, while 70 Indigenous Australian men ...


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7 Indigenous Technologies Changing Landscapes

Aboriginal communities in the Kimberley region of Western Australia have been managing fire for millennia by lighting 'cool' fires in targeted areas at ...


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PTSD diagnoses for Indigenous Australians needs a rethink, expert says

For Indigenous Australians who were put in out-of-home care with mental illness, post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) might not be the best ...


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Police should be held accountable for Tanya Day's death in custody, family says

Indigenous woman's children call for criminal investigation and say ... Sign up to receive the top stories from Guardian Australia every morning ...


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Maori interest boosts apprentice nunbers

The number of women, Māori and Pasifika pursuing a career in trades on the increase. The Building and Construction Industry Training Organisation ...


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Journal Evidencing Positive Transformation for Māori Releases Latest Issue

Te Whānau o Waipareira has released its third issue of a journal that evidences positive transformation for Māori and indigenous communities.


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Reform to support better outcomes for Māori learners and whānau

“Māori said they want to exercise more agency and authority over the education of Māori learners; they want to see their identity, language and culture ...


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ACT will campaign to restore school autonomy

“The single biggest thing Labour could have done to support Māori ... This is reflected in a 2018 Unicef report ranking New Zealand 33rd out of 38 ...


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Artists and scientists unite to ramp up climate response

What if Climate Change was Purple? is an exciting opportunity to draw on our unique kaupapa in New Zealand, with Maori knowledge, history, a no.8 ...


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Kapa haka competitions worth up to $20 million to take centre stage in Nelson

Kapa haka groups from around the country will be descending on Nelson for what's been described as "the biggest Māori event in the world".


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Maori TV chases rangatahi to Instagram

Māori Television has handed creative control of its new Instagram platform to a production team of young content producers, social media influencers ...


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Image released as inquiries into assault and robbery – Leppington

He is described as being of Maori/Pacific Islander in appearance, with a thin build and aged in his late teens. At the time of the offence he was wearing ...


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