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Wednesday, 4 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







Poorer and regional Australian students lag behind richer peers, report finds

Poorer and regional Australian students lag behind richer peers, report ... If academic results could be improved by 50% for poorer and Aboriginal ...


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Australian Aboriginals to get billions in compensation for land & spiritual loss in landmark case

Australian Aboriginals to get billions in compensation for land & spiritual loss in landmark case Aboriginals in Australia have won a ground-breaking ...


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Call for more cops in outback communities

... in Central Australia has called for a new relationship between police and Aboriginal communities involving more and better trained officers working ...


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Smithsonian architect and Aboriginal artist design new Sydney plaza

Smithsonian architect and Aboriginal artist design new Sydney plaza ... “The artwork reflects our commitment to recognising Australia's First Peoples ...


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New $30 million boost to Clontarf Foundation to support Aboriginal secondary students

Up to 200 additional Aboriginal boys will get the mentoring and support ... There are 26 academies currently operating at Western Australian public ...


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Indigenous Hobart crew hoping to inspire

The skipper of the Sydney to Hobart's first predominantly Aboriginal crew hopes they will inspire a younger generation of indigenous people to take up ...


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Australia's 'fair go' is missing for one in four, with major discrimination present

A new report, conducted by researchers from BehaviourWorks Australia ... Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities.


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'You wait Australia, we've got stories to tell', Freda Glynn wins lifetime achievement award

The trailblazer behind the first Indigenous radio station in Australia has been ... Freda Glynn, the founder of the Central Australian Aboriginal Media ...


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Why I had to quit teaching to get science into primary schools

Every week over 8,000 primary school students around the country are doing science experiments in their classrooms, many in te reo Māori thanks to ...


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National's 'dispiriting' discussion document misses chance to push for ...

National's rank-and-file members came close to open rebellion in reaction to hundreds of millions of dollars being handed to Māori. Labour backed ...


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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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Te reo teacher who inspired generations of Marlburians a 'treasure'

A fluent te reo Māori speaker, a kapa haka teacher, a composer and a choreographer, Chadwick has inspired generations of young people to reach ...


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Shane Jones betrays Maori's love for all peoples

The behaviour on display of a man who is also a Senior Cabinet Minister, when the Prime Minister of New Zealand wants to be the champion of ...


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Spreading the word on safe sleep, SUDI and wahakura

Māori babies are eight times more likely to die of sudden unexplained death in infancy (SUDI) than other babies, and addressing this is imperative, ...


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Clayton McMillan puts his hand up for Super Rugby

The NZ Maori coach has been instrumental in shaping that process and after seeing the 'fruits of the labour' he admits he shares the same ambitions ...


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A new, unified approach

Carla also won the regional award from the Maori Women's Development Inc for her Maori trucking business. Businesses are undertaking more ...


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