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Tuesday, 26 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







Play Highlights Indigenous history rarely taught at school

The rocks symbolize the land of the Australian virgin forest the place his ... at the high school of history and aboriginal studies,” mentioned Deemal, ...


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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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Australia, Taiwan on the path to deeper ties

Australia, Taiwan on the path to deeper ties ... and the exhibition of bark paintings from Australian Aborigines, currently on display at National Taiwan ...


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This remote Australian football oval is uniting a desert community

When the Aboriginal Australian rules footballers of South Australia's remote APY Lands run out for the first game of the season next year it will be on a ...


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Early learning report highlights decline in government investment

The State of early learning in Australia 2019 report card shows Australia is ... She added that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are the most ...


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Comedian Jim Gaffigan promotes Moriori, Māori myth in Amazon Prime special

“Māori were not even the first people in New Zealand,” says Gaffigan, as part of a skit that also discusses Aboriginal people and Christopher ...


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'Quite incredible': demand for Indigenous literature goes global

Of the 10 most popular books, five were written by Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander ... [and] US readers have always been interested in Australia.".


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Aboriginal men enter conversation on domestic violence in remote communities

The positioning of Aboriginal men's voice in domestic violence prevention is new. It is an important achievement for Central Australia and is leading ...


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How coverage has reflected our changing society.

"The Pacific has a great impact on New Zealand," she says. ... From the early days of network news in New Zealand, Māori were often reported about ...


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Kaumātua 'elated' at Rua Kēnana pardon passing first hurdle

Rua Kēnana was a pacifist, and a prophet, who led the resistance to Māori fighting overseas in World War I. His staunch anti-war rhetoric offended the ...


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Mental health and wellbeing commission bill

In particular, it aims to improve equity for Māori, Pacific peoples, disabled peoples, rainbow communities, and other groups that experience poor ...


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Kōkiri search is back in 2020

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa has partnered with Callaghan Innovation - the government's business innovation agency - and industry leaders in the Māori ...


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Christchurch musician sings to Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood

Kaa, known as H, describes himself as a "proud Māori musician who is riddled with ADHD" and teaches music to young mana wahine at Rangi Ruru ...


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Ousted Whakatāne councillor decides to 'bow out graciously'

"We also emphasised that the current legislation guiding elections does not adequately address Te Ao Māori requirements." Mrs Turner is awaiting ...


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Soldier and art student continues legacy of ancestral carving

Taylor balances his Toi Paematua (Diploma in Māori Art) study at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa with his role as a corporal in the New Zealand Army.


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If we legalise Cannabis, Maori must be given a leading role in industry to influence it

Martyn 'Bomber'Bradbury. If we are going to legalise cannabis, then Māori must be given a leading role in the newly established legal industry.


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