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Joe Williams shares his mental health story with Moree Secondary College students during 2019 ...

We [Australia's Aboriginal population] didn't have suicides pre-colonisation. Now, we're one of the highest in the world in certain age demographics.". View article...

Human rights and climate change: Indigenous Australians lodge complaint with UN

 In a complaint filed with the United Nations (UN) on Monday, an indigenous group accused the Aussie government of violating ... View article...

'Unspeakable': how can Australia stop the Indigenous suicide epidemic?

Since the start of this year, 62 Aboriginal people – 15 of them children – have died by suicide. More than half of them were under 25 years old, and the ... View article...

Which political party will best champion Indigenous Australia?

Election wrap 2019: what each major party will do for Indigenous Australians. Still not sure who to vote for this coming Saturday? With the federal ... View article...

Indigenous islanders complain against Canberra over climate change

    The residents of the islands located in the Torres Strait between Australia and New Guinea say the Australian government is not doing enough to ... View article...

Australian political leaders agree gays don't go to hell

Australian  political leaders agree  gays  don't go to hell -  The leaders of both of  Australia's  major political parties have agreed that  gays  don't go to hell because of their sexual ...

Australian PM Scott Morrison says gay people don't go to hell after being accused of dodging ...

Australian  PM Scott Morrison says  gay  people don't go to hell after being accused of dodging ... -  Australian  Prime Minister Scott Morrison, a Pentecostal Christian, has now told media he does not believe  gay  people go to hell - despite yesterday ...

Australia council announce their latest grant recipients

The Australia Council has just announced its latest round of grant recipients with ... regional touring and international opportunities for Australian artists. ... the council received 1,367 applications for funding across Aboriginal and ... View article...

Former A-League player Brennan becomes first openly gay Australian male footballer

Former A-League player Brennan becomes first openly  gay Australian  male footballer -  Former A-League player Brennan becomes first openly  gay Australian  male ... "It's taken me years to get comfortable saying this - I'm  gay ," he said.

Israel Folau drops hint that he's accepted fate, removes Twitter image of himself playing rugby

Israel Folau drops hint that he's accepted fate, removes Twitter image of himself playing rugby -  Having already rejected Rugby  Australia's  offer of a peace deal to let him resume playing, describing the offer as ... to be sacked after refusing to remove the anti- gay  posts after being told they were in breach of the Code of Conduct.

Equity – the only thing that matters in rebuilding a failed healthcare system

Equity – the only thing that matters in rebuilding a failed healthcare system -  Imagine if  Māori  experienced outcomes similar to non- Māori . Then, and only then, could Aotearoa's health system genuinely be considered high ...

Budget boost locks in prison system change

Budget boost locks in prison system change -  Corrections Minister Kelvin Davis says a $98 million Budget injection is a chance to break cycles of  Māori  reoffending. The money is to create a new ...

Tāmaki Collective explores Oranga Tamariki partnership

Tāmaki Collective explores Oranga Tamariki partnership -  Māori  iwi and social service providers in Auckland are keen to form a partnership with Oranga Tamariki to give them more visibility of tamariki  Māori  in ...

Buy from Māori business conference call

Buy from  Māori  business conference call -  The lack of specific measures to support  Māori  businesses will be discussed at a conference in Auckland today. In countries such as Canada, ...

Connecting whānau with kai

I want to promote our own home grown cuisine that reflects who we are as Māori and as New Zealanders. I want to cook food which we can all relate ... View article...

Buy from Māori business conference call

In the past two years, the amount of services procured from indigenous owned businesses in Australia rose from $6 million to almost $2 billion, leading ... View article...

Most youths locked up in juvenile detention last year had not yet been sentenced

Most young people locked up across Australia last year had not even been ... Despite making up just 5 per cent of the populations, Indigenous youth ... View article...

WA government provides $11.6 million for solar+storage in remote indigenous communities

... ground mounted solar arrays will be installed in remote Aboriginal communities in the north of Western Australia. The new $11.6 million program, ... View article...

Indigenous first-aid training

An ambulance bearing Aboriginal artwork is in Kalgoorlie-Boulder to help provide first-aid training to remote Goldfields communities. For the past two ... View article...

Youth justice supervision numbers falling, but Indigenous representation rising

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare's (AIHW) Youth Justice in Australia 2017–18 report, released on Friday, shows the rate of Indigenous ... View article...