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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

One in two Aborigines suffered racism in last six months

More Aborigines are experiencing racism – with 46 per cent claiming discrimination in the last six months. Almost one in two indigenous Australians ... View article...

Lost, missing or murdered?

And they are not the only Indigenous family asking the same question: is she ... Australian authorities are yet to truly understand how many Aboriginal ... View article...

Indigenous filmmaking set to rise in Canada in 2018 and beyond

Indigenous filmmaker Alanis Obomsawin never thought she ... Wente hopes the office will be similar to Screen Australia's Indigenous ... View article...

Persistence pays off as mining's big cheese unveiled

“To date, four key contracts have been awarded to indigenous enterprises, focused on major plant, minor plant, labour hire and cleaning services,” she ... View article...

$13.5 million for new research to improve Indigenous health

... health – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adolescents experience significantly higher mortality rates compared with non-Indigenous Australians ... View article...

Aboriginal communities' biggest threat: Out of sight, out of mind

Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt last week told remote Queensland councils the first $5 million tranche of a $105 million program would ... View article...

Monash University's Jacinta Elston: William Cooper an inspiration

Indigenous activist William Cooper never studied at a university but his fight for indigenous equality will serve as inspiration for students studying at ... View article...

Best places to stop, eat, drink and swim

The track, which is rich in indigenous heritage, takes in some of the city's most spectacular coastal views, through exclusive harbourside suburbs and ... View article...

Health Minister appoints 13 new DHB chairs in 'changing of the guard'

"Māori and Pacific people often have worse health outcomes. That's entirely unacceptable and that's something that I personally am keen to see the ... View article...

Wellington police line holding cells with art by prisoners, students

He put the call out to artists to create work resembling 'Awhi', meaning help and support in Te Reo Māori. "When people come down here, they're ... View article...

Three Stocking Stuffers from Te Papa Press

The first describes the people and cultures encountered during Cook's voyages to the Antipodes, the other two highlight in more detail two of the Māori ... View article...

Anglers keen to block Maori trout farms

Freshwater fishing lobbyists are pushing back against suggestions the rules on fish farming be loosened as part of the Māori commercial aquaculture ... View article...

NZ First death knell for Tirikatene Bill

Te Tai Tonga MP Rino Tirikatene is accusing New Zealand First and ... Pledge in their opposition to his Bill seeking to entrench the Māori seats. View article...

Lakes DHB farewells chairman Deryck Shaw, welcomes new appointees

He said iwi partnerships were fundamental and the DHB was not doing as well as it needed to in terms of Māori Health. However he added that the ... View article...

No change to Maori seat veto

A call from Local Government New Zealand for referenda on Māori wards to be dropped has been turned down by Local Government Minister Nanaia ... View article...

Let teachers innovate, inspire

Maori learners don't feel that they have opportunities to “do what they want”. I wonder what those surveyed understood by the term “do what they want” ... View article...

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Recap : Aboriginal Community

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Recap : Māori | NZ

Goals open up for Clontarf students with funding boost to grow across WA

Hundreds of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boys across WA will have access to mentors and support to complete secondary education after a ... View article...

Indigenous citizenship test: lawyers argue up to a third of Australians at risk of deportation

Court hears Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders cannot be deported as aliens ... He asked the court to give “weight to Aboriginal Australians as the first ... View article...

Pauline Hanson faces the sack for suggesting Aborigines should be DNA tested before receiving ...

The group, headed by Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt, does not have any formal powers but is aimed at achieving consensus in ... View article...

Mount Arapiles near Grampians National Park may be closed to climbers, sacred Aboriginal rock ...

Sacred Indigenous rock art has been found at one of the country's most ... Grampians is home to 90 per cent of south-eastern Australia's Aboriginal ... View article...

Wāhine Māori in violent relationships fearful of system designed to help - report

The E Tū Wāhine, E Tū Whānau report, by the Auckland University of Technology, found Māori women experience racist and judgemental attitudes, ... View article...

Wahine share life stories through art

Verity Johnson says they 18 include two Wāhine Māori who share their experiences of starting a business and dealing with issues mental house, ... View article...

Rangatahi voice heard in reo summit

The co-chair of iwi-led te reo Māori promotion agency Te Mātāwa co-chair Mereana Selby says the days of pakeke and kaumatua working seperately ... View article...

Building Māori research capability

Supporting Maori health researchers helps grow workforce capability and enables emerging leaders to engage with policy-makers. 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

Poorer and regional Australian students lag behind richer peers, report finds

Poorer and regional Australian students lag behind richer peers, report ... If academic results could be improved by 50% for poorer and Aboriginal ... View article...

Australian Aboriginals to get billions in compensation for land & spiritual loss in landmark case

Australian Aboriginals to get billions in compensation for land & spiritual loss in landmark case Aboriginals in Australia have won a ground-breaking ... View article...

Call for more cops in outback communities

... in Central Australia has called for a new relationship between police and Aboriginal communities involving more and better trained officers working ... View article...

Smithsonian architect and Aboriginal artist design new Sydney plaza

Smithsonian architect and Aboriginal artist design new Sydney plaza ... “The artwork reflects our commitment to recognising Australia's First Peoples ... View article...

New $30 million boost to Clontarf Foundation to support Aboriginal secondary students

Up to 200 additional Aboriginal boys will get the mentoring and support ... There are 26 academies currently operating at Western Australian public ... View article...

Indigenous Hobart crew hoping to inspire

The skipper of the Sydney to Hobart's first predominantly Aboriginal crew hopes they will inspire a younger generation of indigenous people to take up ... View article...

Australia's 'fair go' is missing for one in four, with major discrimination present

A new report, conducted by researchers from BehaviourWorks Australia ... Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people with disabilities. View article...

'You wait Australia, we've got stories to tell', Freda Glynn wins lifetime achievement award

The trailblazer behind the first Indigenous radio station in Australia has been ... Freda Glynn, the founder of the Central Australian Aboriginal Media ... View article...

Why I had to quit teaching to get science into primary schools

Every week over 8,000 primary school students around the country are doing science experiments in their classrooms, many in te reo Māori thanks to ... View article...

National's 'dispiriting' discussion document misses chance to push for ...

National's rank-and-file members came close to open rebellion in reaction to hundreds of millions of dollars being handed to Māori. Labour backed ... View article...

Māori Council defends its role at national hui, aims to strengthen position within Government

Hosting the Children's Minister today the council acknowledged it's lost ground as a voice for Māori but is pushing to strengthen its position with the ... View article...

Te reo teacher who inspired generations of Marlburians a 'treasure'

A fluent te reo Māori speaker, a kapa haka teacher, a composer and a choreographer, Chadwick has inspired generations of young people to reach ... View article...

Shane Jones betrays Maori's love for all peoples

The behaviour on display of a man who is also a Senior Cabinet Minister, when the Prime Minister of New Zealand wants to be the champion of ... View article...

Spreading the word on safe sleep, SUDI and wahakura

Māori babies are eight times more likely to die of sudden unexplained death in infancy (SUDI) than other babies, and addressing this is imperative, ... View article...

Clayton McMillan puts his hand up for Super Rugby

The NZ Maori coach has been instrumental in shaping that process and after seeing the 'fruits of the labour' he admits he shares the same ambitions ... View article...

A new, unified approach

Carla also won the regional award from the Maori Women's Development Inc for her Maori trucking business. Businesses are undertaking more ... 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

Core legal service funding secured for Indigenous survivors of family violence while national body ...

Minister for Indigenous Australians, Ken Wyatt, has promised a funding boost for legal services helping Indigenous survivors of family and domestic ... View article...

Germany's Saxony State Collection repatriates 45 ancestral remains to Australia

Today, there are an estimated 1,600 Australian Indigenous remains in museums, universities and collections around the world, taken by scientists and ... View article...

Tourists rush to climb Australia's Uluru before ban comes into force tomorrow

Tourists rushed to climb Australia's indigenous sacred rock Uluru on Friday – the last day before a ban on ascending the monolith came into force. View article...

Catherine Freeman's call to bring on southeast Queensland Olympics

Freeman, whose Cathy Freeman Foundation is active in indigenous communities across Queensland and Australia working to help expand horizons ... View article...

There's a new push for the return of looted Aboriginal artefacts – in the name of 'truth telling'

Australian parliamentary and government inaction on stolen sacred Indigenous cultural material and human remains in foreign collecting institutions, ... View article...

Indigenous finance: closing the financial gap

“The governments of Australia pump A$33 billion a year into the social realm of Indigenous people's lives, and they don't pump anything into the ... View article...

Indigenous artefacts returned after decades in overseas museums

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) negotiated with the University of Manchester's Museum in the United ... View article...

What price spiritual connection? Yolngu seek compensation for cultural destruction

And non-Indigenous Australians, to understand what is at stake, will need to grapple with equally complex, challenging notions of Indigenous and ... View article...

Prince Charles and Camilla touch noses with Maori group in New Zealand

and Camilla kicked off another day in New Zealand with a full Maori welcome on the grounds of Auckland's Government House. The Prince of Wales ... View article...

Rotorua mountain biker Tuhoto-Ariki Pene caps off stellar year with Māori sports award

Every year Māori sports stars from around New Zealand take on the world and at the weekend they were celebrated at the 2019 Māori Sports Awards ... View article...

$5m project to begin building NZ's first 'gene bank'

A collaboration with iwi, the Genomics Aotearoa Rakeiora programme is also taking aim at major health inequities that still leave Māori and Pacific ... View article...

What's happened since the damning Waitangi Tribunal report on Māori health?

"There has to be a full restructuring of the health industry in New Zealand. Māori for Māori by Māori is going to be the answer, mana motuhake," he ... View article...

Labour finds its happy space

The unionist, Tane Phillips, is Maori Vice President of the Party and ... Ministers and the Government as a whole to project itself out to New Zealand. View article...

Frustrations rising over Pasifika health inequities

Pacific people in New Zealand die almost a decade younger than non-Pacific, non-Māori people. They develop type 2 diabetes younger and at a ... View article...

Moana Research and Hāpai Te Hauora announce new MoU

"As SUDI disproportionately impacts Māori and Pacific nations, it is important that we continue to collectivise as Indigenous people to address the ... View article...

Wānangatia te wahakura in Rotorua

"Wahakura are the only safe sleeping space which are made of natural resources and crafted using Māori ancestral weaving methods. View article...

The Kiwi debate queen making history and championing te reo Maori

And the 24-year-old, who is working towards a conjoint degree in law and Maori Studies, is stamping her own mark after recently making history by ... View article...

Mike Hosking: There was no mood to change Crusaders name

So the branding changes, and in yet another sign of the times it comes with the obligatory Maori statement. So in totality it has less to do with sport or ... 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

Moffatt's short films now available to stream

"Nice Coloured Girls" features condescending accounts from the first white sailors about their encounters with Aboriginal Australians — in particular, ... View article...

Healthcare boom good news for Cairns nursing student pursuing diversity in healthcare

 of an expected boom in Australian healthcare has come as a relief to a Cairns nursing student entering the field with a noble goal. ... with health, in that there's a lot of chronic health issues affecting Aboriginal people,” he said. View article...

Scientists solve mystery of how prehistoric beasts became extinct

For several thousand years, the first ancestors of Aboriginal Australians in NSW lived alongside megafauna, including 7m-long lizards, and kangaroos ... View article...

Lefties' wishful thinking makes Santa Claus seem believable

They are now also imbued with the notion that Aboriginal Australians and all their descendants, indeed anyone who believes they may have a hint of ... View article...

Ben Simmons takes shot as movie mogul with documentary about racism in Australia

... Australian Dream,” which , is about Australian Football League star in the league, on the field, and growing up as an Australian born to an Aboriginal ... View article...

Award-winning Indigenous aged care program looks set to close over $1.5m funding battle

An award-winning pilot program that keeps older Aboriginal people living at ... currently exist that prevent Aboriginal people from seeking aged care. ... the further rollout of aged care services to Indigenous people around Australia. View article...

$700million Aboriginal compensation claim will rely on the same legal argument used in ...

A $700million Aboriginal compensation claim over a Northern Territory ... for us to settle with the Commonwealth,' Dr Yunupingu told The Australian. View article...

Aboriginal nation files €176bn claim for lost rights to land

The Noongar nation, from Western Australia, said yesterday it was pursuing the payout - just under a quarter of Australia's annual GDP -for "spiritual ... View article...

$5m project to begin building NZ's first 'gene bank'

A collaboration with iwi, the Genomics Aotearoa Rakeiora programme is also taking aim at major health inequities that still leave Māori and Pacific ... View article...

Māori Council defends its role at national hui, aims to strengthen position within Government

Hosting the Children's Minister today the council acknowledged it's lost ground as a voice for Māori but is pushing to strengthen its position with the ... View article...

Local Māori artists honoured at Te Waka Toi awards

A number of local Māori artists have been recognised at this year's Te Waka Toi Awards held in Rotorua tonight. Among those recognised was the late ... View article...

Whanganui slowly learning to move forward after nine homicides in two years

Pākaitore​ is familiar with the sound of protest. Most famous for the 79-day occupation of 1995, when local Māori highlighted unresolved issues dating ... View article...

The firebrand: meet the new man at the helm of the Māori Council

They have a storied history, from Waitangi Tribunal triumphs to bitter infighting, but the current NZ Māori Council are reinvigorated and ready to make ... View article...

adidas unveils Investec super rugby home jerseys ahead of the 2020 season

The Chiefs design has been inspired by the Maori Gods as the players set out to battle the opposition. The jersey seeks to remind all its players that ... View article...

Te Ara Tika Guidelines for Maori Research Ethics

This document outlines a framework for addressing Māori ethical issues within the context of decision-making by ethics committee members. View article...

Rennie hailed as a trailblazer for Maori/Pacific Island coaches

NZ Maori and Bay of Plenty coach Clayton McMillan says the appointment of Dave Rennie as Wallabies coach "is making a few people nervous" in ... View article...

NZ anniversary: New Zealand divided over Cook's landing

But New Zealand – or Aotearoa in Maori – had been populated by the Maori people for several hundred years. Some say this milestone should not be ... View article...

Recap : Aboriginal Community

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Recap : Aboriginal Community

Recap : Māori | NZ

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Recap : Māori | NZ

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

Nine of Sydney's best Christmas markets for gifts, sips and snacks in 2019

Feast your way through the heart of Australia at the Blak Markets' first-ever ... As well as authentic Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander food, expect ... View article...

Breaking the domestic violence cycle

According to SAC chief executive Asha Bhat, Aboriginal women are 34 ... more likely to be killed than other Australians as a result of violent assault. View article...

We throw children as young as 10 in jail. It's time to lift the age of criminal responsibility

When a 12-year-old Aboriginal boy addressed the United Nations Human ... Dujuan is giving a voice to a national tragedy that many Australians are ... View article...

Researchers believe the cashless welfare card is leading to a population exodus

Towns in South Australia lost up to 2.2 per cent of their populations. ... The report says the trial sites targeted Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders ... View article...

RAAF launches new Indigenous strategies

Minister for Veterans and Defence Personnel Darren Chester has announced the launch of the Royal Australian Air Force's Aboriginal and Torres ... View article...

Australia's Mungo National Park Takes Visitors Back More Than 40000 Years

... long, the discovery was testament that aboriginal Australians are the second oldest species of man still living today, next to their African equivalents. View article...

A community acting against family violence

One Aboriginal community has co-designed an online family violence resource for their own people, prioritising the voices of Australia's First Nations ... View article...

NSW Governor and ANU Vice-Chancellor drop in ahead of Twofold's 40th birthday

Now Twofold Aboriginal Corporation is a powerhouse of care, jobs and ... who was the first female judge appointed to the Federal Court of Australia, ... View article...

Captain Root has the backing of everybody, says Stokes

Stokes, who has New Zealand and Maori heritage, described the incident as "pretty horrific" but said the country was better represented by those who ... View article...

Youth Maori Council Announced - a voice for our young people

The New Zealand Maori Council will move to build and empower a new generation of Rangatahi with the establishment of a Rangatahi New Zealand ... View article...

How grim is grim? What future looks like for Māori academics

“Māori academics often feel exploited for their perceived cultural knowledge in the university system. For instance, I won't do karakia and I won't bless ... View article...

Major milestone for Whanau Waipareira

... back office support services to an indigenous population in New Zealand. ... In regard to a regional presence with our Iwi and Urban Maori collective ... View article...

What the future looks like for Māori academics

“Ultimately we would like to see more Māori academics in professorial roles in New Zealand universities and that will encourage Māori to see ... View article...

Air New Zealand praised for speaking Te Reo Māori to 'racist' woman

Air New Zealand is being celebrated for speaking Te Reo Māori to a woman who appeared to take offence at use of the language. Her responses are ... View article...

British celebrity chef Gary Rhodes dies, aged 59

Kaipara, who also presents Te Karere, has previously worked for Māori ... world when a DNA test came back showing she was “100 per cent Māori”. View article...

England must halt overseas slide as Joe Root's men need a quick fix in the second Test against ...

The Maori regard the Waikato that flows through this part of New Zealand as a source of inspiration, so it may be no bad thing that England's cricketers ... View article...