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Wednesday, 27 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







Jetstar to help Indigenous Literacy Foundation reach more remote Australian communities in 2020

Jetstar announced the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) as the latest recipient of a $30,000 Flying Start grant. The grant will help the ...


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Study finds Indigenous culture boosts children's outcomes

The research, published in the International Journal of Intercultural Relations, analysed data from Australia's Longitudinal Study of Indigenous ...


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Radio telescope spots 27 previously unknown supernova remnants

“It's the remains of a star that died less than 9,000 years ago, meaning the explosion could have been visible to Indigenous people across Australia at ...


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Canadian court begins hearing on compensating indigenous children

Canada's Federal Court on Monday began a hearing on a federal government request to push a pause on orders from ...


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Top Must-Buy Items from Australia

Therefor, Australian wines are certainly one of the best-buy items not just for the ... The use of emu oil comes from the Aboriginal culture of Australia.


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The Australian series Cleverman was a proto-Watchmen

Cleverman is set in a near-future Australia, in which a new Aboriginal group, the Hairypeople, has recently come out of seclusion. The Hairypeople are ...


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Mental health, environment top concerns for young Australians

When asked about the most important issues in Australia, mental health ... Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth ranked mental health, alcohol ...


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Powerful moment two Indigenous women holding an Aboriginal flag perform a 'cleansing' dance on ...

Stunning footage has emerged of Indigenous women holding an Aboriginal ... The event saw hundreds of performers from across Australia gather in ...


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Prince Charles Just Tested Out a Traditional Māori Greeting in New Zealand

In fact, Prince Charles wasn't trying out a new form of salutation, it's actually a traditional Māori greeting called a hongi that is standard for the area.


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Gout linked to increased cardiovascular disease risk

“In New Zealand, gout affects more than 4% of the adult population. Maori and Pasifika people are disproportionately affected by gout — 8.5% of Maori ...


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Working together to identify, protect, manage and restore our indigenous biodiversity

“Over the last decade councils, iwi/Māori, community groups and landowners have recognised some of the changes we can make to protect and ...


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A desperate person clutches at online straw polls

With the chance of a Māori Party upset in one of the Māori electorates, the new Auckland Electorate being a very likely National win and ACTs chance ...


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I saw a family of four kids share one sandwich - their only meal for the day

What does that mean for them? Fleur Wainohu, tumuaki (principal) of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori Whare Tapere o Takitimu in Hastings shares her insight.


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Gout linked to increased cardiovascular disease risk

Maori and Pasifika people are disproportionately affected by gout — 8.5% of Maori and 13.9% of Pasifika adults. One-third of Maori and Pasifika adults ...


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Why are we messing with democracy?

Parliament to consider entrenching Maori seats - ball in NZ First's court ... Samuels claims having Māori seats in Parliament means we should have ...


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

If we are going to legalise cannabis, then Māori must be given a leading role in the newly ... If Māori attempt to look like they are gaining advantage in a new industry, the majority will ... New Zealand is one nation, one people.


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