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Friday, 20 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







Just Reinvest holistic community-led approach to justice reinvestment rewarded at Australian ...

Created to combat the rising rate of Aboriginal people in incarceration, the organisation takes a community-led, community-owned, holistic approach ...


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Too hot for humans? First Nations people fear becoming Australia's first climate refugees

“Central Australian Aboriginal people are very resilient. They have evolved to cope with the harsh and variable desert climate, but there are limits.


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Australia records hottest day since 2013 amid heatwave, fires

Oodnadatta, a South Australian town of about 200 people on an old Aboriginal trading route, was expected to be one of the hottest places in Australia ...


Give indigenous 'voice' clout over cash, say elders

The two indigenous leaders overseeing the design of a voice to ... dollars meant to improve the lives of Aboriginal Australians are not lost to “leakage”.


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The Kinship Hybercube and the meaning of progress in Civilization games

A sociologist had planned to derive the "Elementary Forms of Religious Life" by observing the supposedly simplest religion of Aboriginal Australians:.


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Heatwave and drought a dangerous mix for dialysis patients in remote communities

Chronic water shortages and struggles with water temperature are endangering life-saving kidney treatment for Aboriginal people in outback Australia.


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Government contracts still out of reach for Aboriginal businesses

Indigenous business is one of the fastest growing sectors in Australia, with around 16,000 Indigenous enterprises across the country and more than ...


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Ex-Aboriginal leader allegedly used community funds to pay private legal fees

Mr Clark, 67, the former head of the disbanded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, was once one of Australia's most senior Aboriginal ...


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Rua Kēnana pardon: 200 descendants gather at Parliament

But the government grew suspicious of the Tūhoe prophet, and accused him of sedition for objecting to the conscription of Māori men into the armed ...


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Maori caucus influence shows through

The co-chair of Labour's Māori caucus says the agreement on 5G spectrum and the appointment of more Māori to district health boards shows the ...


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Why a pardon for 20th-century Māori leader Rua Kēnana doesn't go far enough

The New Zealand government today officially pardoned Māori leader Rua Kēnana Hepetipa, who was convicted for “moral resistance to arrest” more ...


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Petition to make English official language of NZ

NZ First MP Clayton Mitchell was involved in a push to recognise English alongside Te Reo Maori and Sign Language. The bill is still under ...


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Central library fencing celebrates local Māori poet through art

Central library fencing celebrates local Māori poet through art ... important but somewhat overlooked voice in New Zealand literature", the group said.


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Planet Kererū, of Karaka star system: celestial bodies get reo Māori makeover

Planet Kererū, of Karaka star system: celestial bodies get reo Māori ... to the plucky kererū, the celestial bodies are getting a reo Māori makeover.


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Jones planting seeds of hope

Why the development of the new generation of the Maori workforce is essential for New Zealand because New Zealand First would rather see ...


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Last 2 victims of New Zealand's volcano eruption may never be found

The White Island Volcano, "Whakaari" in the Maori language, is New Zealand's most active cone volcano. It erupted Dec. 9, a towering blast of ash and ...


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