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Thursday, 28 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







Major corruption scandal sparks WA public sector reform

The Western Australian government has announced immediate public sector ... The treasurer recently told The Australian Indigenous members of the ...


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NGV architecture commission a celebration of Indigenous infrastructure

... built forms and smoking trees – that has been happening for thousands of years and still exists in Australia,” said Scarce, an Indigenous artist.


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Increased support for Indigenous diabetics

Indigenous Australians experience diabetes at a rate three times that of non-Indigenous Australians. Diabetes hospitalisations and deaths are more ...


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Mātauranga Māori could help with climate issues action seminar told

Indigenous legends may help to tackle climate change issues. Dr Dan Hikuroa's words were heard at Hawke's Bay's Climate Action seminar The ...


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Funding to prevent lower limb amputations

“Indigenous Australians are almost four times more likely to develop ... Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders with diabetes are three times as likely to ...


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Big knowledge needed to help answer big questions when managing Country

Indigenous Ecological Knowledge, on the other hand, “is a shared ... Early research suggests that Indigenous Australians may have introduced Black ...


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SA prison guards seek coroner's removal from inquest into Indigenous death in custody

Nineteen South Australian prison guards are attempting to have a coroner removed from investigating the death in custody of an Indigenous man after ...


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That is the story that has performed out around the globe'

Her harrowing story of systematic abuse in opposition to girls and indigenous individuals in Australia is a bloody, bruising and totally unrelenting ...


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Discover the tourist treasures of New Zealand

The history of New Zealand dates back approximately 700 years to when it was ... We were riveted by a display of local customs, particularly the Maori ...


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The bay where Māori and Pākehā cultural traditions overlapped

In Pākehā Settlements in a Māori World: New Zealand Archaeology 1769-1860, archaeologist Ian Smith tells the story of adaptation, change and ...


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8 Scott Ave in Ōwhata engages Rotorua community

"If we look at our local Māori culture, we start with our singing township. It's well known for its performance, kapa haka. In terms of Māori theatre we're ...


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Government opens Suicide Prevention Office and commits $12m to Māori and Pacific suicide ...

Government opens Suicide Prevention Office and commits $12m to Māori and ... "Last year 685 New Zealanders are believed to have taken their lives ...


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Government opens Suicide Prevention Office

"We know Māori and Pacific are over-represented in suicide statistics and we need to find and support new community responses that will help ...


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Hawke's Bay DHB in triage over board appointments

Māori banker Shayne Walker was tipped to replace outgoing chair Kevin Atkinson, but concerns about his lack of governance experience meant he ...


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Hone Harawira calls for 'something radical' to happen in quest for smoke-free, vape-free New ...

"It's a health issue that impacts Maori hugely and New Zealanders across the board," he said. On Tuesday, VTANZ announced its support for over 60 ...


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National's law and order policy a vote winner

Winston Peters and gang members voting is New Zealand First's. ... The police put out their new policy on dealing with Maori re-offending the other ...


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