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Thursday, 14 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







Ex-president Morales flees crisis-torn Bolivia as deadly clashes continue

Bolivia faces its worst unrest in decades amid a political vacuum as Evo Morales, who transformed the Andean nation as its first indigenous president, ...


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Calls grow to protect indigenous sites

Indigenous activists and traditional owners in Australia, encouraged by the recent closure of the country's iconic Uluru rock structure to tourists, are ...


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Acclaimed indigenous artist Joanne Cassady shares the incredible story of her life journey

Joanne Cassady is an acclaimed indigenous artist leaving her mark on the world through murals, paintings and ... commissioned murals in dozens of locations all over Australia and supply the artwork for an NRMA billboard.


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These 'voices' are what is keeping us apart

Yesterday federal Indigenous Australians Minister Ken Wyatt announced he'd asked Professor Marcia Langton to help design an Aboriginal-only ...


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Business leader says co-design process can work

Instead, the government has launched a co-design process for a legislated voice, and a separate process for including indigenous Australian's in the ...


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Co-design Senior Advisory Group revealed by Ken Wyatt

Minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt has released the membership list of the Senior Advisory Group that will be leading the way on ...


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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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We join the tireless search for ticking time bombs

We're on our way to a remote Aboriginal community in the central north of Western Australia. After being granted permission to enter – having applied ...


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Māori curve model featured for first time in British Vogue

Aucklander Taylah Kereama has become the first Māori curve model to ... Kereama has previously modelled for New Zealand designers such as ...


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What is going to happen to our education system?

“It's been particularly challenging for Māori, Pacific peoples, and people with disabilities and additional learning needs. This is reflected in a 2018 ...


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Māori representatives appointed to important council committees

The Maangai Māori will have full voting rights on the council's three ... The three representatives will be appointed in the new year by the Mayor Allan ...


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Cultural grievances over changes at the Southland Mortuary

Some southern Māori are upset at the closure of the Southland Mortuary saying it interferes with their traditional grieving process. The Southern ...


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Six hours of NCEA exams a day 'really quite stressful'

Māori teachers and parents are calling for the qualifications authority to change the NCEA timetable to stop disadvantaging te reo Māori students.


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Changes to Building Better Homes, Towns and Cities

She is a ministerial appointment on the National Ethics Advisory Committee and president of Ikaroa Region Māori Women's Welfare League.


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NZ Māori Arts and Crafts Institute play key role

New Zealand Māori Arts and Crafts Institute general manager, Eraia Kiel says it is proud moment to see NZMACI play such an important role – both ...


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Maori short changed on lung cancer treatment

Maori short changed on lung cancer treatment ... Māori are high expressers of a particular ALK biomarker for a cancer which responds well ...


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