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Monday, 16 December 2019

LGBT+ in Australia

#Egaylity –— 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







The violence of the frontier wars has never really ended

This incident is now classed as one of the over 420 Aboriginal deaths in ... to as Australia, it claimed it was terra nullius, meaning it was uninhabited.


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Partnership brings Australian Aboriginal 'Memorial Poles' exhibition to UVA community

presents 112 memorial poles by 55 artists from remote Aboriginal communities in the tropical northern region of Australia known as ...


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Australian government offered up outback for nuclear testing to save a small English village

How the Australian government offered up an outback Aboriginal settlement for nuclear bomb testing in the 1950s – saving a small English town but ...


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Were Aboriginal Australians the primary astronomers?

What's in the stars? Barnaby Norris. By Ray Norris. On a good night, I can name about 20 stars. can name roughly 3000. I am originally from ...


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Former High Court chief justice Robert French to head access to justice inquiry

The peak body for the legal profession, the Law Council of Australia, ... the founding chairman of the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia and ...


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New Eora walk for Sydney

Independent Aboriginal curator Emily McDaniel will curate a series of ... and artworks along Sydney Harbour foreshore, from the Australian National ...


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Climate change hysterics need a lesson in Australia's bushfire history

It's a severe drought in much of eastern Australia coupled with the ... Prior to European settlement, Aboriginal people would routinely set fire to the ...


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Aboriginal rugby coach Jarred Hodges boycotted the term 'Indigenous'. Here's why

After being put in charge of a fledgling program to discover Indigenous playing talent this year, Hodges sent a timely message to mainstream Australia ...


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Moko kauae becoming a 'rite of passage' for increasing numbers of Māori women

Moko kauae becoming a 'rite of passage' for increasing numbers of Māori ... A 2013 survey by Statistics New Zealand found 15 per cent of tangata ...


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Colonial Combat reinvents colonisation as a level playing field

To envision wrestling matches between Māori and Pākehā in 1836 at the pivotal moment in the history of colonisation would seem to make light of the ...


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Maori Tezuka retires from porn aged 80

Maori Tezuka, a former opera singer who made her debut in Japan's flourishing 'silver porn' industry at a sprightly 71, blamed her decision partly on a ...


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Māori and the poor suffer the most crime - report

Just 4 percent of Kiwis experience 47 percent of all crime and 67 percent of interpersonal violence, according to data from the New Zealand Crime and ...


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Video games encourage Indigenous cultural expression

At one point in “,” a game about the Indigenous people of New Zealand and their experience with European colonization, a missionary hits Maori ...


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Tuia 250 flotilla reaches final stop in Hawke's Bay

Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr, who is the other co-chair, said Māori achieved feats of navigation and voyaging that even today are considered incredible.


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White Island eruption: Dead guide was a hero who had previously saved two tourists' lives

"All during the tour, when we were on that island with Hayden, my youngest was just hammering him with facts and figures about volcanoes and Maori ...


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Bay pivot a back-to-back world champ.

In their semifinal New Zealand beat the New Zealand Maori Schools team 26-12. Ah Kiong's former HBHS teammate Andrew Hayward played for the ...


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