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Monday, 9 December 2019

LGBT+ in Australia

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







One in two Aborigines suffered racism in last six months

More Aborigines are experiencing racism – with 46 per cent claiming discrimination in the last six months. Almost one in two indigenous Australians ...


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Lost, missing or murdered?

And they are not the only Indigenous family asking the same question: is she ... Australian authorities are yet to truly understand how many Aboriginal ...


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Indigenous filmmaking set to rise in Canada in 2018 and beyond

Indigenous filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin never thought she ... Wente hopes the office will be similar to Screen Australia's Indigenous ...


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Persistence pays off as mining's big cheese unveiled

“To date, four key contracts have been awarded to indigenous enterprises, focused on major plant, minor plant, labour hire and cleaning services,” she ...


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$13.5 million for new research to improve Indigenous health

... health – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adolescents experience significantly higher mortality rates compared with non-Indigenous Australians ...


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Aboriginal communities' biggest threat: Out of sight, out of mind

Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt last week told remote Queensland councils the first $5 million tranche of a $105 million program would ...


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Monash University's Jacinta Elston: William Cooper an inspiration

Indigenous activist William Cooper never studied at a university but his fight for indigenous equality will serve as inspiration for students studying at ...


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Best places to stop, eat, drink and swim

The track, which is rich in indigenous heritage, takes in some of the city's most spectacular coastal views, through exclusive harbourside suburbs and ...


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Health Minister appoints 13 new DHB chairs in 'changing of the guard'

"Māori and Pacific people often have worse health outcomes. That's entirely unacceptable and that's something that I personally am keen to see the ...


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Wellington police line holding cells with art by prisoners, students

He put the call out to artists to create work resembling 'Awhi', meaning help and support in Te Reo Māori. "When people come down here, they're ...


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Three Stocking Stuffers from Te Papa Press

The first describes the people and cultures encountered during Cook's voyages to the Antipodes, the other two highlight in more detail two of the Māori ...


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Anglers keen to block Maori trout farms

Freshwater fishing lobbyists are pushing back against suggestions the rules on fish farming be loosened as part of the Māori commercial aquaculture ...


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NZ First death knell for Tirikatene Bill

Te Tai Tonga MP Rino Tirikatene is accusing New Zealand First and ... Pledge in their opposition to his Bill seeking to entrench the Māori seats.


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Lakes DHB farewells chairman Deryck Shaw, welcomes new appointees

He said iwi partnerships were fundamental and the DHB was not doing as well as it needed to in terms of Māori Health. However he added that the ...


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No change to Maori seat veto

A call from Local Government New Zealand for referenda on Māori wards to be dropped has been turned down by Local Government Minister Nanaia ...


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Let teachers innovate, inspire

Maori learners don't feel that they have opportunities to “do what they want”. I wonder what those surveyed understood by the term “do what they want” ...


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