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Friday, 29 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







Nine of Sydney's best Christmas markets for gifts, sips and snacks in 2019

Feast your way through the heart of Australia at the Blak Markets' first-ever ... As well as authentic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander food, expect ...


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Breaking the domestic violence cycle

According to SAC chief executive Asha Bhat, Aboriginal women are 34 ... more likely to be killed than other Australians as a result of violent assault.


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We throw children as young as 10 in jail. It's time to lift the age of criminal responsibility

When a 12-year-old Aboriginal boy addressed the United Nations Human ... Dujuan is giving a voice to a national tragedy that many Australians are ...


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Researchers believe the cashless welfare card is leading to a population exodus

Towns in South Australia lost up to 2.2 per cent of their populations. ... The report says the trial sites targeted Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders ...


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RAAF launches new Indigenous strategies

Minister for Veterans and Defence Personnel Darren Chester has announced the launch of the Royal Australian Air Force's Aboriginal and Torres ...


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Australia's Mungo National Park Takes Visitors Back More Than 40000 Years

... long, the discovery was testament that aboriginal Australians are the second oldest species of man still living today, next to their African equivalents.


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A community acting against family violence

One Aboriginal community has co-designed an online family violence resource for their own people, prioritising the voices of Australia's First Nations ...


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NSW Governor and ANU Vice-Chancellor drop in ahead of Twofold's 40th birthday

Now Twofold Aboriginal Corporation is a powerhouse of care, jobs and ... who was the first female judge appointed to the Federal Court of Australia, ...


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Captain Root has the backing of everybody, says Stokes

Stokes, who has New Zealand and Maori heritage, described the incident as "pretty horrific" but said the country was better represented by those who ...


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Youth Maori Council Announced - a voice for our young people

The New Zealand Maori Council will move to build and empower a new generation of Rangatahi with the establishment of a Rangatahi New Zealand ...


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How grim is grim? What future looks like for Māori academics

“Māori academics often feel exploited for their perceived cultural knowledge in the university system. For instance, I won't do karakia and I won't bless ...


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Major milestone for Whanau Waipareira

... back office support services to an indigenous population in New Zealand. ... In regard to a regional presence with our Iwi and Urban Maori collective ...


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What the future looks like for Māori academics

“Ultimately we would like to see more Māori academics in professorial roles in New Zealand universities and that will encourage Māori to see ...


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Air New Zealand praised for speaking Te Reo Māori to 'racist' woman

Air New Zealand is being celebrated for speaking Te Reo Māori to a woman who appeared to take offence at use of the language. Her responses are ...


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British celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies, aged 59

Kaipara, who also presents Te Karere, has previously worked for Māori ... world when a DNA test came back showing she was “100 per cent Māori”.


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England must halt overseas slide as Joe Root's men need a quick fix in the second Test against ...

The Maori regard the Waikato that flows through this part of New Zealand as a source of inspiration, so it may be no bad thing that England's cricketers ...


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