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Tuesday, 17 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







Young Aboriginal leaders in the Kimberley call for change to curb suicides

Aboriginal youth leaders in Western Australia's far north have made sweeping recommendations to curb the chronic rates of suicide among their peers ...


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Volt Bank begins accepting some customers

Volt became Australia's first challenger bank to receive a full fledged ... and a couple who questioned his Aboriginal heritage in Mildura went viral.


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New project aims to break the cycle of intergenerational and complex trauma

... Australia has identified key themes that will be used to inform strategies to support Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents in the first ...


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McDonald's Restaurant Owner Loses His Store After 'Racist' Rant At Neighbor

Okay you can do nice paintings but you claim to be Aboriginal? ... on the post, and #toostrong4karen trending across Australia over the weekend.


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ASX expected to open higher on trade news

The Australian share market is expected to open higher after the ... artist and a couple who questioned his Aboriginal heritage in Mildura went viral.


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Support for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australian students' wellbeing at school

Appropriate support is crucial for Australian Aboriginal students to do well. The purpose of this paper was to investigate relations between 3 sources of ...


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Colonial gallery to be revamped with First Nations input

“The colonial period, strictly speaking, in South Australia goes from 1836 to 1900 – but Aboriginal people tell us that it hasn't ended,” Paul explains.


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10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Australia is getting its own equivalent of the NASDAQ. ... The Commonwealth Bank and the National Australia Bank (NAB) will be the only two major ... him and trying to pull down an Aboriginal flag hanging from the side of his house.


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5G deal a unique opportunity, say Māori negotiators

A deal under which Māori will be allocated a significant slice of 5G radio spectrum marks a change for the past, says New Zealand Māori Council ...


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Unblocking finance at scale to cool the planet

Three of New Zealand's top innovators have teamed up with the founders of ... and Māori economy specialist and tech entrepreneur Mike Taitoko have set up Toha Foundry to develop and launch the Toha impact investment platform.


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Māori King's adviser Rangi Whakaruru admits fraud charges

A close confidant to Maori King Tūheitia has pleaded guilty and been convicted by the Serious Fraud Office with lying and misappropriating tens of ...


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Are we losing potential sportswomen to avoidable injury?

From being the first in the world to gain the female vote to Jean Batten setting aviation records, to Iriaka Ratana becoming the first Māori woman ...


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Maori leaders tackle blind spot in government's approach to alcohol harm - Hapai Te Hauora

This week a collective of mana whenua, MÄ ori health providers, advocates and community take their concerns about alcohol harm inequities to a ...


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Maori voice to help shape tertiary education

“We have heard that Māori want to be involved in the Crown's work to ... This is particularly important for regional New Zealand, and for primary and ...


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Māori King's advisor pleads guilty to fraud charges, including for gastric bypass surgery

The Māori King's private secretary has pleaded guilty to six fraud charges – some related to his own gastric bypass surgery - with the Auckland District ...


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Maori voice to help shape tertiary education

“We have heard that Māori want to be involved in the Crown's work to ... This is particularly important for regional New Zealand, and for primary and ...


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