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Friday, 10 July 2020

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







SA Govt finally moves on 1991 recommendation to stop Aboriginal deaths in custody

Aboriginal Legal Rights Movement (ALRM) claims in South Australia alone there were eight Aboriginal deaths in prison or in police custody between ...


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"We Need To Ensure That Our People Feel Culturally Safe And Welcome To Get Tested"

While the recent overall picture of breast cancer survival in Australia is improving, this is not the case for all Australians. For Aboriginal and Torres ...


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One in ten inmates in Victoria's prison system is Aboriginal

Across Australia, First Nations adults are currently jailed at a rate 13 times higher than non-Aboriginal people. And for children, the rate is 24 times ...


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Charmaine Papertalk Green wins Australian Literary Society gold medal

“I've had a few non-Aboriginal people come up and say, 'This really hit me, when I was reading this it reminded me of my mum and the relationship I ...


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Pio reinvents the chat show in Terei Tonight on Māori Television

It really is a chat show with a whole heap of different New Zealand guests. The formula is not new but I'm really excited about the way we do it and the ...


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Proposals for two new 850-seat city theatres for Whangārei

Backers of a $16 million Māori performing arts facility say it's up to Whangārei District Council to decide whether there's room for two new theatres in ...


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Feds say support needed to embed review's focus on equity for Māori

The Simpson report's focus on equitable outcomes for Māori and on Tiriti principles is welcomed, but will need resourcing and policy support to ...


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US leads the world with three million infections

In the Australian city of Melbourne, millions were preparing for a return to lockdown to fight an upsurge that is seeing more than 100 new cases reported ...


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