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Tuesday, 10 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







Qld on the path to First Nations treaty

*A treaty aims to reshape the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, and encourage a shared pride for Indigenous culture ...


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Australia's massacres and the conspiracy of silence

Did you know that there were state-sanctioned massacres of Indigenous people as recently as 1928? These stories, and many more, have been ...


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Achieving social justice through the rule of law

In Australia, I felt honoured to represent the interests of the indigenous community i.e. Aborigines, who have a history of 40,000 years of existence in ...


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Ranger helps others find their feet offering his experience after failing to land a job for years

At a remote station in South Australia, an Indigenous ranger is sharing his experience of unemployment with jobseekers trying to find a way into the ...


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Senate should investigate 'missing, murdered, maimed' Indigenous women, Linda Burney says

A Senate inquiry is needed to understand the extent of violence against Indigenous women "right across Australia", Labor MP and shadow minister for ...


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'Voice' named 2019 word of the year by Australian National Dictionary Centre

Word as used in 'Indigenous voice to parliament' was central to public ... Australian National Dictionary Centre, beating “quiet Australians” and “fish kill ...


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Indigenous Year 10 students from Parkes complete Active Citizen Program

A group of Indigenous students from Parkes, Condobolin and Lake ... The camp concluded with a visit to the Australian War Memorial where students ...


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Wet cough rate among Indigenous kids in WA's Kimberley high, but study yields positive signs

A study has found a high prevalence of chronic wet cough in Aboriginal children in four remote communities in Western Australia's Kimberley region.


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Maori ward inaction decried by Maori Party

Maori ward inaction decried by Maori Party ... councils try to introduce Maori wards because she expects New Zealand First to oppose any change.


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Vision and courage behind Maori Language Awards

A lifetime of teaching and demonstrating the best of te reo Maori has won Rahera and Te Waihoroi Shortland a joint Lifetime Achievement Award at ...


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Help required to complete D Company history

“The Māori Battalion company histories will provide highly valuable historical and educational information to both Māori and the wider New Zealand ...


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The Putiki church that love built

It is a richly ornate fusion of Maori and Pakeha architecture, religious beliefs, culture, legends and mythology. Its origins begin with a love story.


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Tourists unaccounted for after volcano erupts on New Zealand island

... and daily tours allow more than 10,000 people to visit the volcano every year. The island is also known by the indigenous Maori name Whakaari.


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Pegasus Health welcomes new Director of Hauora Māori and Ōritetanga

Pegasus Health's commitment to equity and access will be further strengthened with the appointment of Irihāpeti Mahuika as its Director of Hauora ...


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Lights on Oranga Tamariki

In order for Maori to grow in capacity, something has to reduce and brave conversations began at the meeting around the role of Maori providers and ...


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Labour Party criticism shows PC culture trumps productivity

Why was electing a Māori president important other than to tick a perceived box? Where in Morgan's mind did talent fit or wasn't that important?


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