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75% of NT criminal cases involve ATSI

75% of NT criminal cases involve ATSI - Hugely disproportionate figures were also recorded in Western Australia , where, despite Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders making up just 3.8 per ...

Magda and Kylie among LGBTI Australians and allies awarded Order of Australia honours

Magda and Kylie among LGBTI Australians and allies awarded Order of Australia honours - Setting Australia's LGBTI agenda since 1979» ... Magda and Kylie among LGBTI Australians and allies awarded Order of Australia honours.

Boy Erased's Joel Edgerton's advice to parents struggling to accept LGBTI kids news

Boy Erased's Joel Edgerton's advice to parents struggling to accept LGBTI kids news - Related Docs for Boy Erased's Joel Edgerton's advice to parents struggling to accept LGBTI kids. 101 upcoming Hollywood movies to watch out for in ...

As Entrepreneurs, Indigenous Australians Find a Growing Empowerment

As Entrepreneurs, Indigenous Australians Find a Growing Empowerment - Now, as part of a growing number of Indigenous Australians finding success in the entrepreneurial world even as the rate of non- Indigenous business ...

Indigenous leaders back Kerri-Anne Kennerley in racism row

Indigenous leaders back Kerri-Anne Kennerley in racism row -  Indigenous leaders have weighed in to support TV veteran Kerri-Anne ... Australia Day protesters weren't doing more for indigenous communities in ...

Indigenous Australians Are the Most Incarcerated People on Earth

Indigenous Australians Are the Most Incarcerated People on Earth -  Indigenous Australians are the most incarcerated people on earth. They make up two percent of the general population, but a staggering 28 percent of ...

Bees can learn the difference between European and Australian Indigenous art styles in a single ...

Bees can learn the difference between European and Australian Indigenous art styles in a single ... - Bees were shown four different paintings by the French impressionist artist Claude Monet, and four paintings by Australian Indigenous artist Noŋgirrŋa ...

Mexico border city provides assistance to LGBTI migrants

Mexico border city provides assistance to LGBTI migrants - is the mayor of Nogales, Mexico, which borders the U.S. His administration has provided assistance to LGBTI migrants who have passed through his ...

BuzzFeed slashes Australian workforce as boss makes Twitter gaffe

BuzzFeed slashes Australian workforce as boss makes Twitter gaffe - BuzzFeed has announced plans to slash its Australian workforce, but ... BuzzFeed Australia employees had known there would be cuts since last Thursday. ... reform, and Lane Sainty, who became an eminent voice on LGBT issues.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she was surprised at how public responded to baby Neve

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says she was surprised at how public responded to baby Neve - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was taken aback at how well New Zealand ... "I didn't expect people to be so welcoming, so positive about me being ...

Fantastic Māori and Pasifika youth leadership

Fantastic Māori and Pasifika youth leadership - A small delegation of Māori and Pasifika youth ambassadors will be selected by Creative New Zealand to attend the 13th Festival of Pacific Arts and ...

Waitangi Tribunal decision just a first step towards equality for Māori women

Waitangi Tribunal decision just a first step towards equality for Māori women - We agree with the PSA that for too long there have been well-documented inequities for Māori and for Māori women in particular. This is especially ...

How Māori university names promote student inclusivity

How Māori university names promote student inclusivity - While searching for your study abroad options in New Zealand, you may notice the use of Māori names listed underneath the institution's official name.

Avoiding Māori cultural appropriation: A reference guide

Avoiding Māori cultural appropriation: A reference guide - Following last week's discussion about the inappropriate use of Māori culture in advertising, Steph Coutts of New Zealand's Craft Beer College has ...

Interview with Maori Karmael Holmes

Interview with Maori Karmael Holmes - This interview with BlackStar Film Festival founder and Temple Alum Maori Karmael Holmes (MFA '05) was recorded in November 2018, when Maori  ...

How can the NT spend money allocated for remote Indigenous disadvantage elsewhere?

How can the NT spend money allocated for remote Indigenous disadvantage elsewhere? - The money not spent on Aboriginal communities is disgusting. ... The Australian once called the "greatest scandal in contemporary Aboriginal affairs".

How History Channel's Ancient Aliens takes the mickey out of Australian history

How History Channel's Ancient Aliens takes the mickey out of Australian history - One show cited Indigenous art as absolute evidence of ancient alien ... the whole aliens visited Australia story with Erich Von Daniken's 1968 book, ...

Search begins for indigenous Australians running for change

Search begins for indigenous Australians running for change - but Australia is looking for indigenous representatives who are committed to making a difference. The Indigenous  ...

Preserving the Kunwinjku language of West Arnhem Land

Preserving the Kunwinjku language of West Arnhem Land - The Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Australian National University ... “There are not many opportunities to learn an Indigenous language at ...

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages

2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages - Official launch of the 2019 International Year of Indigenous Languages ... at Wangka Maya Pilbara Aboriginal Languages Centre in Western Australia , ...

These LGBTI Jews reflect on their history for Holocaust Remembrance Day

These LGBTI Jews reflect on their history for Holocaust Remembrance Day - Holocaust Remembrance Day. With the rise of anti-Semitism across the US and Europe, LGBTI Jews are reflecting on the ...

21 pics of London's Winter Pride, one of the first LGBTI events of 2019

21 pics of London's Winter Pride, one of the first LGBTI events of 2019 - 21 pics of London's Winter Pride, one of the first LGBTI events of 2019 If you thought you had to wait until this summer for Pride events in London, you ...

Asia's first boat LGBTI pride parade looks incredible

Asia's first boat LGBTI pride parade looks incredible - Asia's first boat LGBTI pride parade looks incredible Thousands attended Myanmar's largest LGBTI pride event this weekend. Around 600 people ...

Protest called to condemn homophobic attack on LGBTI center

Protest called to condemn homophobic attack on LGBTI center - There has been a swift response to this weekend's attack against the LGBTI center in Barcelona, with a protest called for Monday evening and the city ...

My Kitchen Rules fans fire up at 'party terrorists' Josh and Austin

My Kitchen Rules fans fire up at 'party terrorists' Josh and Austin - We thought that you were a lesbian and that was your gay best friend,” Josh told the pink-haired woman, ... All of Australia would've thanked them.

Alert as Manam volcano spews ash, smoke

Alert as Manam volcano spews ash, smoke - The observatory team has advised people on Manam to avoid venturing into or doing activities in the four main valleys for prolonged periods.

West Papuan separatists hand petition to UN rights chief

West Papuan separatists hand petition to UN rights chief - A separatist movement in Indonesia's West Papua province ... "I handed over what I call the bones of the people of West Papua , because so ...

Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti: Behind the lines

Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti: Behind the lines - Through their creative cultural performance, Ōpōtiki Mai Tawhiti are celebrating Māori religious and political movements such as Kīngitanga, Ratana ...

More Māori-based justice solutions being considered to reduce reoffending

More Māori -based justice solutions being considered to reduce reoffending -  Māori -based justice solutions are effective and could reduce reoffending rates if expanded to cover more offenders and more serious offending, the ...

Te Kūiti Pā – Where legends are written

Te Kūiti Pā – Where legends are written - his youth, he had played rugby for the King Country and Whanganui, and he was New Zealand Māori men's tennis champion from 1924 to 1928.

Māori filmmakers to receive Merata Mita Fellowship

Māori filmmakers to receive Merata Mita Fellowship -  Māori film producer Ainsley Gardiner and filmmaker Briar Grace-Smith are to receive the 2019 Sundance Institute Merata Mita Fellowship. Selected ...

Indigenous Affairs Minister to become 3rd minister to quit politics

Indigenous Affairs Minister to become 3rd minister to quit politics - In Australia , a third federal minister has announced his resignation from politics, with Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion ...

Thousands protest Australia Day in solidarity with indigenous people

Thousands protest Australia Day in solidarity with indigenous people - Activists marched across Australia in solidarity with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who consider the country's official national day a day ...

Exporting feral animal meat could relieve tensions simmering on front line of pest crisis

Exporting feral animal meat could relieve tensions simmering on front line of pest crisis - Wild horses have been in Australia for so many years now that Central Australia's Aboriginal communities have formed a rich connection with them.

Why Blackburn's whip is a shocking reminder of Australia's history

Why Blackburn's whip is a shocking reminder of Australia's history - Why Blackburn's whip is a shocking reminder of Australia's history .... As non- Indigenous Australia once again throws itself an elaborate celebration to ...

Invasion Day 2019 rallies shifting focus and to policy, legislation as attendance numbers swell

Invasion Day 2019 rallies shifting focus and to policy, legislation as attendance numbers swell - But different issues were highlighted beyond changing the date on Australia ... Mr Morrison acknowledged Australia's indigenous past in his video, ...

New generation of Indigenous students learn ancestral language

New generation of Indigenous students learn ancestral language - On Australia Day, NSW Governor David Hurley used his address to call on people to learn Aboriginal languages, with 2019 being the International ...

Man confesses to ripping heart out of trans woman in Brazil

Man confesses to ripping heart out of trans woman in Brazil - A more general overview of the country found a high rate of violence against the LGBTI community overall. A 2016 survey determined that at least one ...

Concerns over Homophobic Acts of Violence Surface Again in Cuba

Concerns over Homophobic Acts of Violence Surface Again in Cuba - Different peaceful movements and social media platforms have been reporting these clashes ever since, especially between LGBTI activists and ...

I get that motivation, and I do want to be of service': Actress Magda Szubanski reveals plans to ...

I get that motivation, and I do want to be of service': Actress Magda Szubanski reveals plans to ... - She was at the forefront of the push to legalise same sex marriage in Australia in 2017. And after becoming the fearless face of the successful Yes ...

LGBTI rights in Belgium remain a work in progress

LGBTI rights in Belgium remain a work in progress - While Belgium is making political progress on LGBTI rights, the community faces outdated attitudes and everyday threats that show there's still a long ...

Māori is a culture, not a beer style

Māori is a culture, not a beer style - Following on from inappropriate use of Māori -inspired imagery to promote New Zealand -hopped beers, several British craft breweries appear to think ...

The Casketeers: how two Māori funeral directors became beloved Netflix stars

The Casketeers: how two Māori funeral directors became beloved Netflix stars - The first season – tasteful, moving, candid and hilarious – saw the humble family became celebrities in New Zealand , and they are now recognised ...

Protecting Maori heritage comes second best, new report reveals

Protecting Maori heritage comes second best, new report reveals - Heritage pakeha buildings are better protected by rules and regulations than Maori heritage sites, a new report by Heritage New Zealand Pouhere ...

Narrow loses for both NZ Hockey teams

Narrow loses for both NZ Hockey teams - The inaugural Pro League features the top nine teams in the world in a home and away series, unfortunately NZ didn't get the start that they wanted.

Young people learn water and life skills on Whanganui

Young people learn water and life skills on Whanganui - This year the Hawke's Bay-based trust took 130 young Māori people paddling from Whakahoro to Pipiriki, with a night at Kaiwhaiki Marae and a brief ...

Is it time for Auckland's first Māori Mayor?

Is it time for Auckland's first Māori Mayor? - With John Tamihere throwing his hat in the ring for the Mayoralty, Auckland could get it's first Māori Mayor. John, a former Labour Party Cabinet ...

LGBTI people with physical disabilities dispel myths about dating and sex

LGBTI people with physical disabilities dispel myths about dating and sex -  LGBTI people are more likely to have a disability , according to a study . The study found 36% of lesbian and bisexual women ...

Iran publicly hangs man on homosexuality charges

Iran publicly hangs man on homosexuality charges - Iran is one of the worst states for the persecution of LGBTI . The state publicly and regularly boasts of the execution of gay men. The ability to influence ...

Angola: New Code Protects LGBTI Community

Angola: New Code Protects LGBTI Community - Freedom House lauds this action by the Angolan Parliament to protect the dignity and rights of its citizens – particular those in the LGBTI community ...

World Economic Forum agrees for the first time to promote LGBT

World Economic Forum agrees for the first time to promote LGBT - The whole concept of “ LGBTI rights,” after all, means demanding rights for and taking pride in behavior that not so long ago was socially considered to ...

Australia Day could yet be a unifying event

Australia Day could yet be a unifying event - Ardern wants take a new approach to New Zealand's finances, it will no ... economic and political and cultural integration of the Maori population .

Casino moguls end friendship over New Zealand winery

Casino moguls end friendship over New Zealand winery - Mahana, which means warm place in Maori , is located at the northern end of New Zealand's South Island, and was visited by Prince Charles visited ...

One Love highlights - haka, tributes, waiata Māori

One Love highlights - haka, tributes, waiata Māori - Day one of New Zealand's biggest reggae opened with a bang on Saturday when 20,000 people descended on the Tauranga Domain to watch some ...

Young people learn water and life skills on Whanganui

Young people learn water and life skills on Whanganui - Results from a five-day camp for young Māori on the Whanganui River are "absolutely phenomenal", Water Safety New Zealand CEO Jonty Mills says.

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South Australia's indigenous community to lead Adelaide's Australia Day parade for first time

South Australia's indigenous community to lead Adelaide's Australia Day parade for first time - Proud members of the state's indigenous community will for the first time lead Adelaide's Australia Day parade — billed as the biggest in the country ...

If Australia Day must be January 26, let us lament before rejoicing

If Australia Day must be January 26, let us lament before rejoicing - Most politicians are sticking with the status quo, to the distress of many Indigenous Australians and the deep uncertainty of many others, including ...

All the Democrats running for President in 2020 and their LGBTI records

All the Democrats running for President in 2020 and their LGBTI records - Below are all the major Democratic contenders who have declared their candidacies and their LGBTI records. A major candidate is someone who has ...

Pride Toronto bans uniformed police from 2019 festival

Pride Toronto bans uniformed police from 2019 festival - Pride Toronto is one of the world's largest LGBTI pride festivals. As many as one million people attend events including a Dyke March, a Trans March ...

Wealthy Western elites fund Green activists to keep poor people poor

Wealthy Western elites fund Green activists to keep poor people poor - know several Aboriginal -owned businesses in regional Australia producing bottled mineral water from local springs on their traditional lands under ...

How Christians can unpack the baggage of colonialism this Australia Day

How Christians can unpack the baggage of colonialism this Australia Day - Church attendance on Australia Day points to the complex relationships ... The group demanded "full citizenship rights and equality" for Aboriginal  ...

No mystery in Aboriginal child suicides, says Josie Farrer

No mystery in Aboriginal child suicides, says Josie Farrer - An indigenous MP says a coroner's report into 13 Aboriginal child and ... inquest into 22 indigenous suicides in the Kimberley in Western Australia a ...

More pressing issues for indigenous than Australia Day', Warren Mundine says

More pressing issues for indigenous than Australia Day', Warren Mundine says - The Liberal Party's candidate for Gilmore, Warren Mundine, has played down his support for changing the date of Australia Day, declaring there were ...

Tasmania's Discrimination Protections For LGBTI Teachers In Religious Schools Work. I Know First ...

Tasmania's Discrimination Protections For LGBTI Teachers In Religious Schools Work. I Know First ... - Last week, submissions closed to the latest Senate inquiry into national laws governing LGBTI students and teachers in faith-based schools.

LGBTI celebrities, politicians and influencers play major roles in the fight for equality

LGBTI celebrities, politicians and influencers play major roles in the fight for equality - Queer celebrities help normalize queerness and break down 'structural views of homophobia'. LGBTI celebrities, politicians and ...

Over-tourism a threat to New Zealand's authenticity - expert

Over-tourism a threat to New Zealand's authenticity - expert - The authenticity of both natural and cultural experiences in New Zealand , which are the primary reason people come to this country can be damaged ...

A 'sexist' interview with New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has people fuming

A 'sexist' interview with New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern has people fuming -  New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern was asked many questions in a recent BBC News interview, but some of them have angered people .

Improving 'well-being of New Zealanders across generations' will be criteria for Budget policy ...

Improving 'well-being of New Zealanders across generations' will be criteria for Budget policy ... - GDP (Gross Domestic Product) only tells us so much, it doesn't tell us about mental well-being, what's going on with housing people , performance of ...

Revenge porn impacts New Zealanders across generations, study finds

Revenge porn impacts New Zealanders across generations, study finds -  New Zealanders across generations are the victims of image-based sexual abuse, also known as ... "It is deeply concerning, and this is a lot of people .

School year set to start with 600 teacher vacancies left open

School year set to start with 600 teacher vacancies left open - He is especially concerned with the lack of New Zealand people getting into the profession, and the retention of those who do, he told TVNZ1's ...

New study suggests New Zealanders have a higher risk of stroke than previously thought

New study suggests New Zealanders have a higher risk of stroke than previously thought - The findings of a scientific study by Auckland University of Technology suggest New Zealand has the second highest lifetime risk of stroke among ...

Meet Zero-Point, Australia's first Indigenous super hero

Meet Zero-Point, Australia's first Indigenous super hero - A few years ago Darwin-based artist Jonathon Saunders conceived Zero-Point, an Indigenous Australian superhero who draws his powers from ...

When the colonised start colonising

When the colonised start colonising - 26th of January is a confusing day for Indian diaspora in Australia . ... their understanding of Australia's relationship with its Indigenous inhabitants.

A treaty would be better than a date change

A treaty would be better than a date change - Here's a radical thought. Australia Day is not Invasion Day. It is the first expression of Welcome to Country by Australia's Aborigines . That welcome ...

Fears WA youth justice system 'broken' after 28 Aboriginal children in detention deprived an ...

Fears WA youth justice system 'broken' after 28 Aboriginal children in detention deprived an ... - There are renewed calls to raise the minimum age a child can be imprisoned in the wake of another damning report into Western Australia's "broken" ...

Letters sent to Indigenous Affairs Minister call on Australia to change the date

Letters sent to Indigenous Affairs Minister call on Australia to change the date - A series of letters sent to Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion have called on the government to change the date of Australia Day, despite Mr ...

The woman tackling workplace ignorance about Indigenous Australians

The woman tackling workplace ignorance about Indigenous Australians - Djiribul woman Shelley Reys has spent her career trying to bridge the gap between Indigenous and non- Indigenous Australians . Today she counts ...