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Friday, 13 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







Indigenous businesses face tough and unfair fight for government contracts

There's evidence the Federal Government's policy to turbo charge Indigenous businesses is being exploited by non-Indigenous Australians. Known as ...


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Johnny Whalan considers competing in WA

Johnny Whalan, Australia's highest-profile indigenous bodyboarder and a former 13th-ranked world tour competitor, says he is considering multiple ...


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Exploring culture and history in Northern Territory, Australia

Exploring culture and history in Northern Territory, Australia ... With its indigenous culture and wildlife-rich national parks, the Top End in the Northern ...


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How to enjoy life the Australian way

All in all, the best part about Australia is the people. We tell stories – sometimes long ones – to make connections. Indigenous people tell stories of ...


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QBE Foundation empowers indigenous girls in new tie-up

QBE Foundation, the charitable arm of Australian insurance giant QBE, has joined forces with the Stars Foundation to empower more Aboriginal and ...


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Minister for Indigenous Australians says the national anthem MUST be played ahead of the NRL ...

The Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt said removing the song from the pre-match buildup would create a divide in the community.


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Indigenous leader's plea for unity and support

The Aboriginal Evangelical Fellowship (AEF) is about to celebrate its 50th anniversary at its biennial convention in South Australia in January.


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Judge who told an Aboriginal defendant she got drunk 'in that great indigenous fashion' WON'T be ...

Judge who told an Aboriginal defendant she got drunk 'in that great ... her job to travel 40,000km alone across Australia's Outback in a hired 4WD.


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Hundreds of Kiwi children harmed while in the care of Oranga Tamariki

... in care were Māori, 11 per cent were Māori and Pacific Islanders, 3 per cent were Pacific Islanders, and 16 per cent were New Zealand European.


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Maori leader says volcano tragedy a "sad time" for NZ

Local Maori community leader Pouroto Ngaropo said on Tuesday the recent White Island volcano eruption that killed six people was a "sad" time for ...


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New Zealand says food strategy will help focus resources

New Zealand has unveiled a strategy and action plan to help focus ... to new thinking in international forums, work in partnership with Māori and be ...


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Sky New Zealand launches free-to-air channel Prime on Freeview platform

Sky New Zealand has introduced free-to-air channel Prime for Freeview ... the content from TVNZ OnDemand, ThreeNow and Māori TV On Demand.


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Congo and New Zealand demand return of cultural artefacts

The request from New Zealand concerns human remains of indigenous Maori people. Congo, meanwhile, is asking for the return of archives kept ...


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Maori leader says New Zealand eruption was the volcano 'passing on a warning from the spiritual ...

Pouroto Ngaropo is a Maori leader whose tribe owns the company that took tourists to the White Island volcano before it erupted; He performed ...


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A report's highlighted an inequity of mental heath service quality and outcomes for Maori

The Mental Health Commissioner's released an update to his 2018 report on the country's mental health and addiction services. It found 41 per cent of ...


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How the White Island disaster unfolded

... an ant-trail of tourists checking out New Zealand's most active volcano. One minute later, the ever-puffing cone, whose Maori name means the ...


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