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Friday, 11 October 2019

Activists disappointed with response to religious discrimination legislation

Tasmanian LGBTI equality advocates say they are disappointed the state government has not condemned the federal government's proposed ...


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Israel Folau responds to Rugby Australia claim in court documents

Folau objected at the time to the appointment of Eastman “on the ground of apprehended bias”, partly due to her advocacy for the LGBTI community.


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3 Days Before Polish Elections State Television Airs Anti-LGBTI Documentary

The documentary will yammer the fact that LGBTI-people all over the country are encouraged to take part in Equality Marches all over the country and ...


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Marielle Franco is the first-ever LGBTI person to be on the Sakharov Prize shortlist

And for the first time in its 30 years of existence, a person from the LGBTI community is on the list: Marielle Franco. Marielle Franco was a Brazilian ...


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'Greater access and opportunity': initiative for free birth certificates for vulnerable Australians

The number of free birth certificates being issued to Indigenous and vulnerable Australians has increased ten-fold in the past two years.


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Cop filmed laughing as he stoned a helpless wombat to death is still in his job and has NOT been ...

The former South Australian AFL player was widely condemned, even by Indigenous elders, and 300,000 people have signed a petition calling for him ...


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UNSW student wins 2019 Mooting Competition of Australia's First Peoples

The 2019 Grand Final of the Mooting Competition of Australia's First ... The competition showcases the advocacy skills of Indigenous law students from ...


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New book inspiring black and white fellas to call for constitutional change

Mayor speaks to key indigenous people around Australia for his book, including Northern Aboriginal woman Darlene Mansell, to assist an ...


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Indigenous surgeon 'terrified' by WA euthanasia provision

Australia's first indigenous surgeon, Kelvin Kong, says he is terrified by the McGowan government's plan to let doctors suggest voluntary assisted ...


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Newstart rate is 'killing Indigenous Australians': ANU researchers

The rate of Newstart is killing Indigenous Australians, with no prospect of closing the life expectancy gap while the unemployment benefit remains so ...


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Garma Festival yields enrichment for scholars

Australia's rich Indigenous cultures and traditions proved inspiring for PNG Australia Awards scholars at the recent Garma Festival in northern ...


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NT Police Officer named as inaugural ANZSOG Indigenous Churchill Fellowship recipient

He has West Australian Aboriginal (Nykina) descent through his father, and Torres Strait Islander and Malaysian descent through his mother.


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Tame Iti celebrity part of international phenomenon

They say he has functioned as a mobilizing media figure for both Māori and Pākehā New Zealanders to engage with the colonial past and present.


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Meet Kiri Nathan: the woman fusing te ao Māori with the world of fashion

Host Simon Pound speaks with innovators and commentators focused on the future of New Zealand. This week he talks to Kiri Nathan, the co-founder ...


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Harry Potter to be translated into te reo Māori

The Trust's aim is to publish a great library of literature in te reo Māori, including books for young readers and adults, from New Zealand and around ...


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Māori male death rate from ischaemic heart disease appears to climb

Data from the New Zealand Mortality Collection is for "all deaths" and 10 subcategories: all cancer, assault, cerebrovascular disease, chronic lower ...


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Poor results for Māori, Pasifika lead to funding cuts for education providers

Independent Tertiary Education New Zealand is a group representing most private tertiary institutions. Its president Craig Musson said student pass ...


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New Zealand minister visits Nanaimo to learn about Indigenous child services

“I don't think you'd speak to any Maori that says New Zealand is perfect with recognition,” Martin said. “We've only just made the decision as a ...


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Maori Council calls time on the vaping industry

The New Zealand Maori Council calls time on the out of control vaping industry – sends a warning that Council is ready to intervene unless the sector ...


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The image that's sparked domestic violence allegations against Ben Stokes

"I am proud of my New Zealand and Maori heritage but it would not sit right with me to be nominated for this prestigious award," Stokes told British ...


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