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Thursday, 19 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







Grant project aims to improve food security for remote indigenous populations in Australia

An international research team has received a $1.4 million grant from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council to ...


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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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Flawless hero or bogeyman? Captain Cook still divides along black and white lines

But its continued use, as non-Indigenous Australia plans a $50m-plus jamboree for the sestercentennial of the Endeavour's anchoring, is a reminder of ...


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Oral health 'unacceptable' with little access to clinics

The Australian Medical Association's 2019 Report Card on Indigenous ... among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in Australia is ...


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Study debunks cancer myths

 master of interpreting census and other data, Bernard Salt, last year wrote that, in relative terms, Indigenous business is booming, ...


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Sotheby's Aboriginal Art sale brings in $2.8 million

When the Gagosian Gallery opened an exhibition of artworks by Indigenous Australian artists earlier this year, it was probably the first time a number ...


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First Home Loan Deposit Scheme: What Buyers Need To Know

The two major lenders, National Australia Bank and Commonwealth Bank, will get .... Indigenous Business Australia, one of the approved lenders, is a ...


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"My entire life I've been asked: how Aboriginal are you? The answer is always the same."

Children in the Indigenous communities of the Kimberley, Western Australia, ... have been sprinkled across many first meetings with non-Indigenous ...


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Report finds equity gap in NZ surgical systems for Māori

The committee's eighth report, published today, has found Māori admitted to New Zealand hospitals for acute laparotomy have about 60 percent ...


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Using 'Aotearoa' and 'New Zealand' together 'as it should be' - Jacinda Ardern

Māori is an official language and 'Aotearoa' is commonly used alongside 'New Zealand', and I think that's as it should be," Jacinda Ardern, wearing a ...


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NZ Police complete identification of volcano victims

One man from White Island, also known by its Maori name Whakaari, told Radio New Zealand that conditions around the island made it hard for ...


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Tuia 250 Voyage ends but Tuia - Our Future is Unstoppable

The Tuia 250 Voyage has involved a flotilla of vessels representing Māori, Pacific and European voyaging traditions sailing to sites of significance ...


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Artist creates Māori Christmas ornament to give back to hospice for looking after uncle

A Whangārei artist is making Christmas ornaments to honour his late uncle, raising funds for the hospice who he says respected his uncle, their ...


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5G deal to pave way for faster rollout of mobile technology for Māori

Matthew Tukaki, executive director, New Zealand Māori Council has reportedly stated that Māori will be allocated a significant part of 5G radio ...


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Sharp drop in birth rate as a result of miscarriages in 1918 flu pandemic, study finds

The 1918 influenza pandemic in New Zealand resulted in thousands of ... per 1,000 population of 17 percent for non-Māori and 20 percent for Māori.


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Tiki Guarana Energy drink branded culturally offensive

Kiwi Beverages launched a range of new sugar-free drinks this year, .... I think any product with Māori imagery in New Zealand, the iwi or Māori should ...


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