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Friday, 15 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







Living long and prospering: some Sydney babies to outlive peers by a decade

The highest life expectancy in Australia is found on the north shore of ... Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders life expectancy was 71.6 years for men ...


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Community sues over 'institutional racism'

Among the first class actions of its kind in Australia, it has been filed on behalf of eight Aboriginal residents, including Cumaiyi. In an affidavit to support ...


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Sydney's Inner West Council scraps Australia Day celebrations to recognise Indigenous Australians

The Inner West Council has voted to move festivities usually held on Australia Day and encourage constituents to attend the Aboriginal Yabun festival.


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'I had goosebumps': New Indigenous exhibition brings people to tears

'I had goosebumps': New Indigenous exhibition brings people to tears ... A new exhibition showcasing Aboriginal history and the constant evolution of ... map of lines that link Australia together culturally, spiritually and physically.


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WA Premier says January 26 events 'should have Australia Day in title' as Wanneroo drops label

Celebrations held on January 26 should have Australia Day in the title, ... inclusivity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians continues.


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Sydney council votes to end colonial Australia Day celebrations and replace with Aboriginal festival

“People across Australia are grappling with how that date can be commemorated in a way that includes Aboriginal people and this is a small step ...


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A hands on approach to learning: Ahrens' school pathways program

“We recently partnered with outback South Australian school, Marree Aboriginal School, to form a career pathway program for high school graduates ...


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Hundreds trapped in welfare card limbo

Mr McLean said comments by WA Aboriginal Affairs Minister Ben Wyatt in The Australian on Wednesday accurately reflected the huge problem for ...


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Air New Zealand and National Geographic Society partnership to give underserved youth a voice ...

Twenty young people local to the eastern Bay of Plenty region spent five days exploring what it means to be a young Māori in New Zealand, learning ...


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Mossy toilets, bowls of mince for dinner and insect infestations: Inside one of New Zealand's ...

One of New Zealand's toughest prisons has been slammed for treating ... The prison was built in 2005 with the aim of rehabilitating Māori inmates as ...


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New Zealand MPs approve 'End of Life Choice' bill, paving way for referendum

"My mother changed dramatically from the passionate, strong Maori leader she was," he said. "Last night I spoke with three of the most high-profile ...


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Ngāi Tahu launches pilot internship with MFAT

The MFAT Aorere Internship is aimed towards applicants of Māori descent and specifically targets rangatahi who ... 


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Overdue bowel screening finally hits halfway mark

It is also vital that bowel screening be available for Māori aged 50 and over now. Māori are directly disadvantaged by screening starting at age 60 as a ...


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Ex-cop Huri Dennis found guilty by IPCA of misconduct; he claims Authority is racist

He says the police watchdog is racist and biased because it regards Western values as superior to Māori tikanga. In October, Dennis laid a complaint ...


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Ignored instructions factor in Oranga Tamariki debacle

National's Maori development spokesperson says a critical report into Oranga Tamariki's attempted uplift of a baby in Hawke's Bay in May shows the ...


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Selling the dream

His story covered how Maori came to be in New Zealand, their ancestral connection with certain voyaging canoes, and how Maori relate to land and ...


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