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Friday, 22 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







Outstanding Western Australians awarded for work in mental health

The Pilbara's Aboriginal Males Healing Centre won the Lotterywest Innovation for Change Award and Coondanup College was awarded the Mentally ...


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ABC unveils new reconciliation action plan

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages, voices and names will be heard across the ABC and become an everyday part of the Australian ...


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Northern Territory releases ten-year Aboriginal Tourism Strategy

The Northern Territory Aboriginal Tourism Strategy 2020-2030 sets a vision for the ... “This benefits all Australians by showcasing a working model of ...


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ABC reignites history wars with documentary claiming settlers covered up evidence that ...

The ABC has sparked a new battle in Australia's long-running history wars by turning a controversial book that claims Aboriginals were sophisticated ...


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How VET courses can overcome barriers to performing arts training

In Australia, access to world-class performing arts training regardless of ... Clanton is a graduate of WAAPA's Aboriginal Performance Certificate IV and ...


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High levels of hearing loss are linked with absenteeism for Aboriginal children in NT

High levels of hearing loss have been linked to absenteeism in Aboriginal children in their first years of primary school in the Northern Territory, with ...


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Australia's major summer arts festivals: reckoning with the past or retreating into it?

The first Aboriginal artistic director of the festival, his tenure has been characterised by a strong focus on First Nations artists. Sydney Festival overlaps ...


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Indigenous community starts harvesting red bush apple that has high-end restaurants lining up

This is just the second year the Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation, via its ... of generating income for people living in such a remote part of Australia.


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More than 900 patients harmed in New Zealand

Māori are less likely to have adverse events reported within the healthcare system, according to a report released on Thursday by the Health Quality ...


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New children's books present fresh approach to NZ history

In a fresh approach to aspects of Aotearoa history, two new children's books launched this week, Māui's Taonga Tales and its te reo Māori companion ...


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Drug Foundation wants treaty in cannabis law

The Drug Foundation wants Māori to be involved in the drafting of the laws that will be required if New Zealand votes for legalisation of recreational ...


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Maori rationed out of disabilty care

New Zealand Disability Support Network chief executive Garth Bennie says the crisis caused by a decade of neglect and underfunding means the ...


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Researchers and scholars at the top of their fields elected

Over the past three decades, his expansive research into New Zealand's ... More recently, in work with Māori families, she has documented how ...


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Raukawa ki te Tonga AHC appoints Guy Royal

In 2003 Guy returned to New Zealand and established a specialist firm Tuia Group to provide legal and commercial advice to clients including Māori entities on large-scale commercial transactions. Tuia Group (through its arm Tuia ...


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Ōpōtiki council has all-woman leadership team

As well as being New Zealand's only Māori mayor, Lyn Riesterer is leading Ōpōtiki Council's first all-woman leadership team. Ōpōtiki District Council ...


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Artists assemble: Indigenous art creators gather to share ideas at Ngaruawahia hui

In fact, it is a rongoa (traditional Maori medicine) and embedded in ... The International Indigenous Arts Gathering was last held in New Zealand in ...


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