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Tuesday, 3 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







Core legal service funding secured for Indigenous survivors of family violence while national body ...

Minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt, has promised a funding boost for legal services helping Indigenous survivors of family and domestic ...


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Germany's Saxony State Collection repatriates 45 ancestral remains to Australia

Today, there are an estimated 1,600 Australian Indigenous remains in museums, universities and collections around the world, taken by scientists and ...


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Tourists rush to climb Australia's Uluru before ban comes into force tomorrow

Tourists rushed to climb Australia's indigenous sacred rock Uluru on Friday – the last day before a ban on ascending the monolith came into force.


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Catherine Freeman's call to bring on southeast Queensland Olympics

Freeman, whose Cathy Freeman Foundation is active in indigenous communities across Queensland and Australia working to help expand horizons ...


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There's a new push for the return of looted Aboriginal artefacts – in the name of 'truth telling'

Australian parliamentary and government inaction on stolen sacred Indigenous cultural material and human remains in foreign collecting institutions, ...


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Indigenous finance: closing the financial gap

“The governments of Australia pump A$33 billion a year into the social realm of Indigenous people's lives, and they don't pump anything into the ...


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Indigenous artefacts returned after decades in overseas museums

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) negotiated with the University of Manchester's Museum in the United ...


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What price spiritual connection? Yolngu seek compensation for cultural destruction

And non-Indigenous Australians, to understand what is at stake, will need to grapple with equally complex, challenging notions of Indigenous and ...


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Prince Charles and Camilla touch noses with Maori group in New Zealand

and Camilla kicked off another day in New Zealand with a full Maori welcome on the grounds of Auckland's Government House. The Prince of Wales ...


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Rotorua mountain biker Tuhoto-Ariki Pene caps off stellar year with Māori sports award

Every year Māori sports stars from around New Zealand take on the world and at the weekend they were celebrated at the 2019 Māori Sports Awards ...


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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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What's happened since the damning Waitangi Tribunal report on Māori health?

"There has to be a full restructuring of the health industry in New Zealand. Māori for Māori by Māori is going to be the answer, mana motuhake," he ...


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Labour finds its happy space

The unionist, Tane Phillips, is Maori Vice President of the Party and ... Ministers and the Government as a whole to project itself out to New Zealand.


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Frustrations rising over Pasifika health inequities

Pacific people in New Zealand die almost a decade younger than non-Pacific, non-Māori people. They develop type 2 diabetes younger and at a ...


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Moana Research and Hāpai Te Hauora announce new MoU

"As SUDI disproportionately impacts Māori and Pacific nations, it is important that we continue to collectivise as Indigenous people to address the ...


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Wānangatia te wahakura in Rotorua

"Wahakura are the only safe sleeping space which are made of natural resources and crafted using Māori ancestral weaving methods.


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The Kiwi debate queen making history and championing te reo Maori

And the 24-year-old, who is working towards a conjoint degree in law and Maori Studies, is stamping her own mark after recently making history by ...


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Mike Hosking: There was no mood to change Crusaders name

So the branding changes, and in yet another sign of the times it comes with the obligatory Maori statement. So in totality it has less to do with sport or ...


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