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Monday, 25 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







No more decay – our health system fails our Indigenous communities

“The state of oral health among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in Australia is unacceptable,” AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, ...


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Manchester Museum returns sacred artefacts to indigenous Australians

The Manchester Museum has become the first museum in the country to hand back sacred objects to aboriginal communities in Australia, in the first of ...


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Truth is at the heart of an indigenous voice Chris Kenny

“I wrote the book because I found it hard to convince Australians that Aboriginal people were farming,” Pascoe has said. “Using colonial journals, the ...


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Controversial YouTube star raises money for animals burnt in raging bushfires after selling ...

Pyrogeography Professor David Bowman from the University of Tasmania said Aboriginal fire farming practices could help Australia manage its fire ...


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Interviews with Alice Springs workers and youth about public meeting to defend Assange and ...

According to its website, CAAMA is the largest Aboriginal media organisation in Australia with more than 600,000 listeners nationally, including 60,000 ...


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PM hikes for Aboriginal men's organisation

Speaking to Nine News while hiking, Mr Morrison said he disagrees with those who say the disadvantages faced by indigenous Australians cannot be ...


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Climate change affecting diversity in some of Australia's most remote areas, despite work of ...

But don't be fooled by the flippant answer — Aboriginal leaders like Bangu are the future of Australia's conservation, even if acknowledging this in a ...


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Stunning image of the Milky Way captured using radio waves giving us a 'brand new view' of our ...

Aboriginal residents of Australia would have seen one of the supernova explosions as it happened 9,000 years ago. This image shows what it would ...


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'I think I'm your sister' - the call that led me to the truth about my adoption

Why were Māori boys regarded with such aversion by typical New Zealanders? We had only just been born and hadn't done anything to be judged by ...


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Cheeky! Prince Charles gets more than he bargained for during New Zealand visit

... where he was met with a traditional welcome ceremony at Takahanga Marae by a starkly clad Maori warrior demonstrating his martial prowess with ...


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A day in the life of a Māori journalist

From well-meaning to outright hateful, when you're a young Māori journalist working in the mainstream media, the sheer volume can be overwhelming ...


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National takes hard line on prisoner voting, at odds with courts, Waitangi Tribunal

So far the prison population has dropped about 1000 since the Labour-NZ ... The Waitangi Tribunal said the ban was a breach of the Treaty of Waitangi because Maori are disproportionately imprisoned compared to other groups.


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Rotorua Māori Wardens Community Trust share why they do the job

Everyone's got an uncle and aunty in the Rotorua Māori Wardens Community Trust - whether you're a backpacker in town, a businessman, or before ...


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Student organiser of Christchurch mosque vigil awarded prestigious Blake award

... increasing the percentage of women in leadership positions, reducing the gender pay gap and expanding te reo Māori used by cabin crew.


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Principal struck off for sleeping naked with student got $500000 from Ministry

The company was contracted six times at a total bill of $500,000 to provide specialist Maori Medium Services from February, 2016. Five of those were ...


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Māori graduates 'the future of nursing'

The number of Māori nurses has remained at 7 percent, prompting a Whāngarei mental health nurse just last month to undertake research in order to ...


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