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Tuesday, 19 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







Indigenous jobs get a helping hand

“The program had an 80 per cent success rate in getting indigenous Australians into work in the last 12 months and all the employers we work with are ...


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The Best Way to Experience Tasmania's Wild Coastline Is This Aboriginal-led Walking Tour

The most ambitious entry in the Australia-wide boom in indigenous tourism, the walk represents a movement over recent years to acknowledge—and ...


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Aboriginal man receives a racist letter from his neighbour telling him to 'go back to the bush' before ...

An Indigenous man received a 'threatening' and 'racist' letter from an ... South Australia's Commissioner for Equal Opportunity Niki Vincent told the ...


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Director Rachel Perkins calls for 'end of silence' on Indigenous recognition in ABC Boyer Lecture

How we move forward from this moment will set the course of relationships between Indigenous people and their fellow Australians into the future.


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Seeking equality as Indigenous distrust of government peaks

Seeking equality as Indigenous distrust of government peaks ... Australia is on the eve of the 250th anniversary of James Cook's first landing at Botany ...


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Christine Anu Calls For Protection Of Other Indigenous Sacred Sites After Uluru Climbing Ban

Christine Anu has said the Uluru climbing ban “is a step in the right direction” as she joins the Indigenous community in campaigning for other sacred ...


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Re-imagining a museum of our First Nations

Indigenous voices are finally being acknowledged as important voices in Australian galleries and museums. Since 2014, I have worked as an advisor ...


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Wimmera leaders elected to the First People's Assembly of Victoria

The Assembly - which is the first of its kind in Australia - will be a voice for Indigenous people during the next phase of the Treaty process with the ...


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For people living with mental illness, the arming of New Zealand police is a disaster

For people living with mental illness, the arming of New Zealand police is a disaster ... The risk of harm is greater for Māori and Pasifika. While police ...


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Bicultural blueprint forming from Taranaki Cathedral revamp

The graveyard makes it clear the soldiers who fell in battle were on the right side, Māori were on the wrong. A memorial to the soldiers who fought on ...


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Students gain rural health immersion as programme goes from strength to strength

The Eastern Bay of Plenty is the perfect setting to provide an insight into rural and Maori health. Practical experiences on the programme lead me to ...


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Iwi positions retained despite opposition

Councillor and former MP Michael Laws said the council was required to consult with Māori, not iwi, and that was not the same thing. Opponents said ...


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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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Hayes hurt by benefit comment reaction

National's Maori development spokesperson says Maori commentators should check first before attacking her reported comments. Jo Hayes denies ...


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Sounds of Kimberley to echo across the nation and overseas

“Tura has been traveling to [the] Kimberley for 20 years, and it was … a way of learning more about the Aboriginal cultures in Australia, particularly in ...


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Tearful Prince Charles lays wreath at memorial to Pacific Islanders who fought alongside Maori ...

... lays wreath at memorial to Pacific Islanders who fought alongside Maori troops in WWI as he and Camilla begin weeklong royal tour of New Zealand.


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