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Tuesday, 31 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







Difficult historic tale well and truly told

For the white Australian writer, the question of how to portray Aboriginal history in fiction is a fraught one. Novels of this kind require the author to cross ...


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On Land, Australia's Rising Heat Is 'Apocalyptic'. In Ocean, Its Worse.

In a history that isn't widely known in Australia, let alone the wider world, Aboriginal land was seized without a treaty, said Lyndall Ryan, author of “The ...


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Australia: Empowering First Nations kids to hold police accountable: An interview with ALS Jeremy ...

As professor Gary Foley has explained, "The Redfern Aboriginal Legal Service was effectively the introduction into the Australian social and political ...


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Kimberley Marine Tourism Association calls for cap on Aboriginal land access fees along popular ...

A West Australian tourism body is calling for urgent intervention to minimise the access fees being charged by Aboriginal groups in Australia's north, ...


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Thames cremator opens doors to humans, pets, after seven year wait

A growing number of Māori were choosing cremations over burials, although ... Twentymans is the oldest surviving funeral home in New Zealand.


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'It's not a fun park': Local iwi close part of Lake Rotokākahi cycle trail

The Māori guardians of Lake Rotokākahi have taped off the picturesque destination from the public, saying they need to restore and protect the mana ...


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The five best webisodes on The Spinoff this year

Meet Ruia Morrison, the first New Zealand woman and first Māori tennis player to compete at Wimbledon. Raised on the courts of Te Koutu in the ...


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NZ volcano eruption: Police end search for last 2 victims

Most of those who died in the powerful eruption of White Island - also known by its Maori name of Whakaari - were Australian citizens or permanent ...


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