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Monday, 2 December 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







Moffatt's short films now available to stream

"Nice Coloured Girls" features condescending accounts from the first white sailors about their encounters with Aboriginal Australians — in particular, ...


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Healthcare boom good news for Cairns nursing student pursuing diversity in healthcare

 of an expected boom in Australian healthcare has come as a relief to a Cairns nursing student entering the field with a noble goal. ... with health, in that there's a lot of chronic health issues affecting Aboriginal people,” he said.


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Scientists solve mystery of how prehistoric beasts became extinct

For several thousand years, the first ancestors of Aboriginal Australians in NSW lived alongside megafauna, including 7m-long lizards, and kangaroos ...


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Lefties' wishful thinking makes Santa Claus seem believable

They are now also imbued with the notion that Aboriginal Australians and all their descendants, indeed anyone who believes they may have a hint of ...


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Ben Simmons takes shot as movie mogul with documentary about racism in Australia

... Australian Dream,” which , is about Australian Football League star in the league, on the field, and growing up as an Australian born to an Aboriginal ...


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Award-winning Indigenous aged care program looks set to close over $1.5m funding battle

An award-winning pilot program that keeps older Aboriginal people living at ... currently exist that prevent Aboriginal people from seeking aged care. ... the further rollout of aged care services to Indigenous people around Australia.


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$700million Aboriginal compensation claim will rely on the same legal argument used in ...

A $700million Aboriginal compensation claim over a Northern Territory ... for us to settle with the Commonwealth,' Dr Yunupingu told The Australian.


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Aboriginal nation files €176bn claim for lost rights to land

The Noongar nation, from Western Australia, said yesterday it was pursuing the payout - just under a quarter of Australia's annual GDP -for "spiritual ...


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$5m project to begin building NZ's first 'gene bank'

A collaboration with iwi, the Genomics Aotearoa Rakeiora programme is also taking aim at major health inequities that still leave Māori and Pacific ...


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Māori Council defends its role at national hui, aims to strengthen position within Government

Hosting the Children's Minister today the council acknowledged it's lost ground as a voice for Māori but is pushing to strengthen its position with the ...


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Local Māori artists honoured at Te Waka Toi awards

A number of local Māori artists have been recognised at this year's Te Waka Toi Awards held in Rotorua tonight. Among those recognised was the late ...


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Whanganui slowly learning to move forward after nine homicides in two years

Pākaitore​ is familiar with the sound of protest. Most famous for the 79-day occupation of 1995, when local Māori highlighted unresolved issues dating ...


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The firebrand: meet the new man at the helm of the Māori Council

They have a storied history, from Waitangi Tribunal triumphs to bitter infighting, but the current NZ Māori Council are reinvigorated and ready to make ...


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adidas unveils Investec super rugby home jerseys ahead of the 2020 season

The Chiefs design has been inspired by the Maori Gods as the players set out to battle the opposition. The jersey seeks to remind all its players that ...


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Te Ara Tika Guidelines for Maori Research Ethics

This document outlines a framework for addressing Māori ethical issues within the context of decision-making by ethics committee members.


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Rennie hailed as a trailblazer for Maori/Pacific Island coaches

NZ Maori and Bay of Plenty coach Clayton McMillan says the appointment of Dave Rennie as Wallabies coach "is making a few people nervous" in ...


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NZ anniversary: New Zealand divided over Cook's landing

But New Zealand – or Aotearoa in Maori – had been populated by the Maori people for several hundred years. Some say this milestone should not be ...


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