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Wednesday, 18 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







Indigenous model will represent Australia in pageant

'I want to show the world the beauty of my heritage': Meet the Indigenous model who will leave Australia for the very first time in a bid to win an ...


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Māori TV changes migrants' views on Māori

In contrast, Māori Television represents indigenous history, culture, contemporary issues and concerns from a Māori point of view. If new migrants do ...


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Australia is failing to enhance indigenous lives, report exhibits

Australia is not on track to close the gap in life expectancy between its indigenous and non-indigenous people, a major report card has found.


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Darwin's hip hop scene is thriving and ready to go national, artists say

"Being an Aboriginal here in Australia as well there's also discrimination that goes on with that so I'm going to be a voice for my people.".


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Artists Maree Clark and Lyn-Al Young's unique collaboration celebrates their Indigenous heritage

When the British landed in Australia in 1788 they arrived on a country that had been occupied by Aboriginal people for at least 65,000 years. Mothers ...


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Australian Catholic youth festival appears to receive pagan blessing by guest speaker

The festival began with a “Welcome to Country” ceremony, a ceremony often performed in Australia by Aboriginal people welcoming others to their ...


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McDonald's in Australia Fires Restaurant Owner Who Questioned Aboriginal Man's Heritage in ...

McDonald's has fired one of its restaurant owners in Australia after video footage emerged showing him questioning the indigenous heritage of an ...


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Aboriginal health clinic's call for help 'rejected'

“This model will distribute $90 million in primary health care funding under the Indigenous Australians' Health Program fairly and transparently, based ...


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Deadly blind spot in government's approach to alcohol harm

Recently released statistics from the New Zealand Health Survey 2018/19 show that Māori continue to be more likely than non-Māori to drink ...


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Sir Howard Morrison's daughter admits $1.25 million fraud

A prominent Māori performing arts educator, and daughter of the late Sir Horward Morrison, has admitted defrauding a tertiary education provider and ...


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More progress in delivering te reo Māori in schools

600 new te reo advocates are being sought following the success of a programme that supports the Government's plan to integrate te reo Māori into ...


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600 advocates being sought to support te reo Māori into education

Registrations for Te Ahu o te Reo Māori 2020 are now open, with courses starting from ... 


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Ninety Mile Beach: Protection set to increase

Māori considered the beach to be spiritually significant, as the path travelled by the spirit of the deceased as they returned to their ancient homeland, ...


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10 ways the world got (a little) better for Māori this decade

Yes, it seems unfair for New Zealanders to put the onus on Māori women to carry the weight (however unconsciously) after such a tragedy, when the ...


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NZ comedian forced to change name

The game celebrates New Zealand's most iconic Kiwiana, celebrities, ... a drinking game being co-created with popular comedian Memoirs of a Maori.


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Do ethnic MPs genuinely represent their communities?

Our Parliament also sees more New Zealanders of Maori descent serving, including MPs who grew up with a strong Maori worldview, as well as those ...


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