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LGBT+ in Australia

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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 egaylity.org/au

Jetstar to help Indigenous Literacy Foundation reach more remote Australian communities in 2020

Jetstar announced the Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) as the latest recipient of a $30,000 Flying Start grant. The grant will help the ... View article...

Study finds Indigenous culture boosts children's outcomes

The research, published in the International Journal of Intercultural Relations, analysed data from Australia's Longitudinal Study of Indigenous ... View article...

Radio telescope spots 27 previously unknown supernova remnants

“It's the remains of a star that died less than 9,000 years ago, meaning the explosion could have been visible to Indigenous people across Australia at ... View article...

Canadian court begins hearing on compensating indigenous children

Canada's Federal Court on Monday began a hearing on a federal government request to push a pause on orders from ... View article...

Top Must-Buy Items from Australia

Therefor, Australian wines are certainly one of the best-buy items not just for the ... The use of emu oil comes from the Aboriginal culture of Australia. View article...

The Australian series Cleverman was a proto-Watchmen

Cleverman is set in a near-future Australia, in which a new Aboriginal group, the Hairypeople, has recently come out of seclusion. The Hairypeople are ... View article...

Mental health, environment top concerns for young Australians

When asked about the most important issues in Australia, mental health ... Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander youth ranked mental health, alcohol ... View article...

Powerful moment two Indigenous women holding an Aboriginal flag perform a 'cleansing' dance on ...

Stunning footage has emerged of Indigenous women holding an Aboriginal ... The event saw hundreds of performers from across Australia gather in ... View article...

Prince Charles Just Tested Out a Traditional Māori Greeting in New Zealand

In fact, Prince Charles wasn't trying out a new form of salutation, it's actually a traditional Māori greeting called a hongi that is standard for the area. View article...

Gout linked to increased cardiovascular disease risk

“In New Zealand, gout affects more than 4% of the adult population. Maori and Pasifika people are disproportionately affected by gout — 8.5% of Maori ... View article...

Working together to identify, protect, manage and restore our indigenous biodiversity

“Over the last decade councils, iwi/Māori, community groups and landowners have recognised some of the changes we can make to protect and ... View article...

A desperate person clutches at online straw polls

With the chance of a Māori Party upset in one of the Māori electorates, the new Auckland Electorate being a very likely National win and ACTs chance ... View article...

I saw a family of four kids share one sandwich - their only meal for the day

What does that mean for them? Fleur Wainohu, tumuaki (principal) of Te Kura Kaupapa Māori Whare Tapere o Takitimu in Hastings shares her insight. View article...

Gout linked to increased cardiovascular disease risk

Maori and Pasifika people are disproportionately affected by gout — 8.5% of Maori and 13.9% of Pasifika adults. One-third of Maori and Pasifika adults ... View article...

Why are we messing with democracy?

Parliament to consider entrenching Maori seats - ball in NZ First's court ... Samuels claims having Māori seats in Parliament means we should have ... View article...

If we legalise Cannabis, Maori must be given a leading role in industry to ...

If we are going to legalise cannabis, then Māori must be given a leading role in the newly ... If Māori attempt to look like they are gaining advantage in a new industry, the majority will ... New Zealand is one nation, one people. View article...

LGBT+ in Australia

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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 egaylity.org/au

Play Highlights Indigenous history rarely taught at school

The rocks symbolize the land of the Australian virgin forest the place his ... at the high school of history and aboriginal studies,” mentioned Deemal, ... View article...

No more decay – our health system fails our Indigenous communities

“The state of oral health among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in Australia is unacceptable,” AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, ... View article...

Australia, Taiwan on the path to deeper ties

Australia, Taiwan on the path to deeper ties ... and the exhibition of bark paintings from Australian Aborigines, currently on display at National Taiwan ... View article...

This remote Australian football oval is uniting a desert community

When the Aboriginal Australian rules footballers of South Australia's remote APY Lands run out for the first game of the season next year it will be on a ... View article...

Early learning report highlights decline in government investment

The State of early learning in Australia 2019 report card shows Australia is ... She added that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are the most ... View article...

Comedian Jim Gaffigan promotes Moriori, Māori myth in Amazon Prime special

“Māori were not even the first people in New Zealand,” says Gaffigan, as part of a skit that also discusses Aboriginal people and Christopher ... View article...

'Quite incredible': demand for Indigenous literature goes global

Of the 10 most popular books, five were written by Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander ... [and] US readers have always been interested in Australia.". View article...

Aboriginal men enter conversation on domestic violence in remote communities

The positioning of Aboriginal men's voice in domestic violence prevention is new. It is an important achievement for Central Australia and is leading ... View article...

How coverage has reflected our changing society.

"The Pacific has a great impact on New Zealand," she says. ... From the early days of network news in New Zealand, Māori were often reported about ... View article...

Kaumātua 'elated' at Rua Kēnana pardon passing first hurdle

Rua Kēnana was a pacifist, and a prophet, who led the resistance to Māori fighting overseas in World War I. His staunch anti-war rhetoric offended the ... View article...

Mental health and wellbeing commission bill

In particular, it aims to improve equity for Māori, Pacific peoples, disabled peoples, rainbow communities, and other groups that experience poor ... View article...

Kōkiri search is back in 2020

Te Wānanga o Aotearoa has partnered with Callaghan Innovation - the government's business innovation agency - and industry leaders in the Māori ... View article...

Christchurch musician sings to Rolling Stone Ronnie Wood

Kaa, known as H, describes himself as a "proud Māori musician who is riddled with ADHD" and teaches music to young mana wahine at Rangi Ruru ... View article...

Ousted Whakatāne councillor decides to 'bow out graciously'

"We also emphasised that the current legislation guiding elections does not adequately address Te Ao Māori requirements." Mrs Turner is awaiting ... View article...

Soldier and art student continues legacy of ancestral carving

Taylor balances his Toi Paematua (Diploma in Māori Art) study at Te Wānanga o Aotearoa with his role as a corporal in the New Zealand Army. View article...

If we legalise Cannabis, Maori must be given a leading role in industry to influence it

Martyn 'Bomber'Bradbury. If we are going to legalise cannabis, then Māori must be given a leading role in the newly established legal industry. View article...

LGBT+ in Australia

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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 egaylity.org/au

No more decay – our health system fails our Indigenous communities

“The state of oral health among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in Australia is unacceptable,” AMA President, Dr Tony Bartone, ... View article...

Manchester Museum returns sacred artefacts to indigenous Australians

The Manchester Museum has become the first museum in the country to hand back sacred objects to aboriginal communities in Australia, in the first of ... View article...

Truth is at the heart of an indigenous voice Chris Kenny

“I wrote the book because I found it hard to convince Australians that Aboriginal people were farming,” Pascoe has said. “Using colonial journals, the ... View article...

Controversial YouTube star raises money for animals burnt in raging bushfires after selling ...

Pyrogeography Professor David Bowman from the University of Tasmania said Aboriginal fire farming practices could help Australia manage its fire ... View article...

Interviews with Alice Springs workers and youth about public meeting to defend Assange and ...

According to its website, CAAMA is the largest Aboriginal media organisation in Australia with more than 600,000 listeners nationally, including 60,000 ... View article...

PM hikes for Aboriginal men's organisation

Speaking to Nine News while hiking, Mr Morrison said he disagrees with those who say the disadvantages faced by indigenous Australians cannot be ... View article...

Climate change affecting diversity in some of Australia's most remote areas, despite work of ...

But don't be fooled by the flippant answer — Aboriginal leaders like Bangu are the future of Australia's conservation, even if acknowledging this in a ... View article...

Stunning image of the Milky Way captured using radio waves giving us a 'brand new view' of our ...

Aboriginal residents of Australia would have seen one of the supernova explosions as it happened 9,000 years ago. This image shows what it would ... View article...

'I think I'm your sister' - the call that led me to the truth about my adoption

Why were Māori boys regarded with such aversion by typical New Zealanders? We had only just been born and hadn't done anything to be judged by ... View article...

Cheeky! Prince Charles gets more than he bargained for during New Zealand visit

... where he was met with a traditional welcome ceremony at Takahanga Marae by a starkly clad Maori warrior demonstrating his martial prowess with ... View article...

A day in the life of a Māori journalist

From well-meaning to outright hateful, when you're a young Māori journalist working in the mainstream media, the sheer volume can be overwhelming ... View article...

National takes hard line on prisoner voting, at odds with courts, Waitangi Tribunal

So far the prison population has dropped about 1000 since the Labour-NZ ... The Waitangi Tribunal said the ban was a breach of the Treaty of Waitangi because Maori are disproportionately imprisoned compared to other groups. View article...

Rotorua Māori Wardens Community Trust share why they do the job

Everyone's got an uncle and aunty in the Rotorua Māori Wardens Community Trust - whether you're a backpacker in town, a businessman, or before ... View article...

Student organiser of Christchurch mosque vigil awarded prestigious Blake award

... increasing the percentage of women in leadership positions, reducing the gender pay gap and expanding te reo Māori used by cabin crew. View article...

Principal struck off for sleeping naked with student got $500000 from Ministry

The company was contracted six times at a total bill of $500,000 to provide specialist Maori Medium Services from February, 2016. Five of those were ... View article...

Māori graduates 'the future of nursing'

The number of Māori nurses has remained at 7 percent, prompting a Whāngarei mental health nurse just last month to undertake research in order to ... View article...

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LGBT+ in Australia

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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 egaylity.org/au

Outstanding Western Australians awarded for work in mental health

The Pilbara's Aboriginal Males Healing Centre won the Lotterywest Innovation for Change Award and Coondanup College was awarded the Mentally ... View article...

ABC unveils new reconciliation action plan

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander languages, voices and names will be heard across the ABC and become an everyday part of the Australian ... View article...

Northern Territory releases ten-year Aboriginal Tourism Strategy

The Northern Territory Aboriginal Tourism Strategy 2020-2030 sets a vision for the ... “This benefits all Australians by showcasing a working model of ... View article...

ABC reignites history wars with documentary claiming settlers covered up evidence that ...

The ABC has sparked a new battle in Australia's long-running history wars by turning a controversial book that claims Aboriginals were sophisticated ... View article...

How VET courses can overcome barriers to performing arts training

In Australia, access to world-class performing arts training regardless of ... Clanton is a graduate of WAAPA's Aboriginal Performance Certificate IV and ... View article...

High levels of hearing loss are linked with absenteeism for Aboriginal children in NT

High levels of hearing loss have been linked to absenteeism in Aboriginal children in their first years of primary school in the Northern Territory, with ... View article...

Australia's major summer arts festivals: reckoning with the past or retreating into it?

The first Aboriginal artistic director of the festival, his tenure has been characterised by a strong focus on First Nations artists. Sydney Festival overlaps ... View article...

Indigenous community starts harvesting red bush apple that has high-end restaurants lining up

This is just the second year the Bawinanga Aboriginal Corporation, via its ... of generating income for people living in such a remote part of Australia. View article...

More than 900 patients harmed in New Zealand

Māori are less likely to have adverse events reported within the healthcare system, according to a report released on Thursday by the Health Quality ... View article...

New children's books present fresh approach to NZ history

In a fresh approach to aspects of Aotearoa history, two new children's books launched this week, Māui's Taonga Tales and its te reo Māori companion ... View article...

Drug Foundation wants treaty in cannabis law

The Drug Foundation wants Māori to be involved in the drafting of the laws that will be required if New Zealand votes for legalisation of recreational ... View article...

Maori rationed out of disabilty care

New Zealand Disability Support Network chief executive Garth Bennie says the crisis caused by a decade of neglect and underfunding means the ... View article...

Researchers and scholars at the top of their fields elected

Over the past three decades, his expansive research into New Zealand's ... More recently, in work with Māori families, she has documented how ... View article...

Raukawa ki te Tonga AHC appoints Guy Royal

In 2003 Guy returned to New Zealand and established a specialist firm Tuia Group to provide legal and commercial advice to clients including Māori entities on large-scale commercial transactions. Tuia Group (through its arm Tuia ... View article...

Ōpōtiki council has all-woman leadership team

As well as being New Zealand's only Māori mayor, Lyn Riesterer is leading Ōpōtiki Council's first all-woman leadership team. Ōpōtiki District Council ... View article...

Artists assemble: Indigenous art creators gather to share ideas at Ngaruawahia hui

In fact, it is a rongoa (traditional Maori medicine) and embedded in ... The International Indigenous Arts Gathering was last held in New Zealand in ... View article...

LGBT+ in Australia

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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 egaylity.org/au

Blood sample return a powerful symbol of reconciliation

The blood, or manggu in the Yolgnu language, comes from local Indigenous Australians and was collected after a typhoid outbreak on Elcho Island in ... View article...

Bangarra Dance Theatre comes to Chicago, bringing the dance of indigenous Australians and ...

At the tail end of a five-city Canadian tour celebrating its 30th anniversary, Australia's Bangarra Dance Theatre is stopping in Chicago for the first time. View article...

Ralph Naden gets recognised for making his dreams into a reality

"I am not slowing down", Central West Indigenous elder Ralph Naden said after winning the Elder of the Year at the 2019 Dreamtime awards last ... View article...

Independent review of Land Negotiation Program

“The Land Negotiation Program aims to give Aboriginal people greater ... “The vesting of Crown Land to Local Aboriginal Land Councils can provide ... of the Law Council of Australia's Indigenous Issues Committee for 15 years. View article...

Role of maternal age at birth in child development among Indigenous and non-Indigenous ...

Indigenous Australian children are twice as likely to score poorly on developmental outcomes at age 5 years than their non-Indigenous peers. View article...

ABC's Indigenous documentary 'contains brand-new history': Bolt

Sky News host Andrew Bolt says the ABC is set to show an Aboriginal documentary series which contains “brand-new history”. Mr Bolt was critical of ... View article...

Rock stars – the Indigenous artists inspired by Uluru

Uluru, also known as Ayres Rock, the grand monolith dominating the landscape in Australia's red centre, has been a sacred site for Aborigines for ... View article...

Re-imagining a museum of our First Nations

Indigenous voices are finally being acknowledged as important voices in ... Since 2014, I have worked as an advisor to Western Australia's New ... View article...

Government building special housing to accommodate kaumātua

"In 2034 it is estimated there will be 178,000 New Zealanders over the age of 85. Of those, over 109,000 will be Māori and that presents us with a great ... View article...

Pakeha maunga protest sign of future tension

A Māori lawyer says a predominantly Pākeha protest against the clearance of pest trees on an Auckland volcano may be a sign of things to come as ... View article...

Armed Police & Cannabis prohibition - 2 examples of bias against Maori

Arming Police and continuing with cannabis prohibition have enormous impacts on Māori and the impacts are all negative and seeing as social policy ... View article...

'Talk to us': Kanoa Lloyd's emotional message to Grant Robertson following latest Ihumātao ...

The Project co-host Kanoa Lloyd has made an impassioned plea for Māori to stop "getting ignored" in light of the Government's consideration to loan ... View article...

'It all sounds so familiar': Aboriginal campaigner stunned by stories of taken Māori children

A fish market in Sydney hardly sounds like the place to contract a speaker for your child friendly cities forum in Napier, but that's the way it was when ... View article...

Royal Waitangi visit viewed as 'circuit-breaking' moment in treaty relations between Crown and Māori

The head of New Zealand's Māori Council believes Prince Charles' ascension to the British throne could spark breakthroughs in indigenous health ... View article...

Moana backs drones for dolphin protection

Maori-owned seafood company Moana New Zealand is backing a controversial plan to use drones to protect the estimate 63 remaining Māui dolphins ... View article...

The Maori Council is hopeful a royal visit to Waitangi will symbolise new beginnings

Maori Council executive director, Matthew Tukaki, says the original Treaty was between the Crown and Maori chiefs, and this could signal a return to ... View article...

Colonial Frontier Massacres researchers add dozens of sites to map of Aboriginal killings

Western Australia's Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Ben Wyatt said his State Government is continuing to come to terms with its role in these events. View article...

The Uluru Statement from the Heart and the 'end of silence'

The idea behind the Uluru Statement is to provide full inclusion of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander voice in the Australian Parliament, as well ... View article...

Doctor to face medical board over Miss Dhu's death

... ill Aboriginal woman back to a police lockup the night before she died of septicaemia and pneumonia will face the Medical Board of Australia in ... View article...

'Where is the love... for Aboriginal people?': Black Eyed Peas

... Brisbane to Sydney, Black Eyed Peas' will-i-am leads the group in a show of solidarity with Aboriginal people and other minority groups in Australia. View article...

Ben Quilty paints trauma of Myall Creek and other Australian massacre sites in Rorschach ...

Johnstone's painting presents a romantic vision of Australian landscape with ... One of the cruel ironies for Quilty, who studied Aboriginal culture and ... View article...

The perfect holiday in Western Australia – our expert's ultimate itinerary

There's also the intrigue of Australia's “other side”, one that's off the ... Join the Aboriginal guide for a 10am walking tour of Elizabeth Quay, Perth's new ... View article...

Convicted fraudster Craig Robert Dale linked to corruption scandal accused Paul Whyte as East ...

... Paul Whyte as East Kimberley Aboriginal community rebuild embroiled in ... have digital access included in their subscription to The West Australian. View article...

Great Northern Highway upgrades continue

An incentivised Aboriginal participation scheme has been included in the ... Western Australian Transport Minister, Rita Saffioti, said the works were ... View article...

Nancy Brunning put Māori woman at 'forefront of story-telling'

The performing arts community has paid tribute to Nancy Brunning as a powerful actress, and advocate for wāhine Māori characters to be centre stage ... View article...

Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei welcomes Environment Court decision

Importantly, the Court noted that Councils “must face up to the complexity of issues in all facets of resource consenting, whether of a Maori cultural ... View article...

Armed Response Teams: change in remit worries Māori leaders

Māori leaders are alarmed that armed police squads set up to tackle serious crime will also deal with low-level offending. A still taken from video ... View article...

South Auckland residents in strife over Māori housing project

South Auckland residents in strife over Māori housing project ... for about 30 years and after buying the property from Housing New Zealand in 2016, ... View article...

Journal showcases positive progress by Maori communities

Journal showcases positive progress by Maori communities ... workers, health practitioners and researchers from New Zealand and around the world. View article...