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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

Indigenous businesses face tough and unfair fight for government contracts

There's evidence the Federal Government's policy to turbo charge Indigenous businesses is being exploited by non-Indigenous Australians. Known as ... View article...

Johnny Whalan considers competing in WA

Johnny Whalan, Australia's highest-profile indigenous bodyboarder and a former 13th-ranked world tour competitor, says he is considering multiple ... View article...

Exploring culture and history in Northern Territory, Australia

Exploring culture and history in Northern Territory, Australia ... With its indigenous culture and wildlife-rich national parks, the Top End in the Northern ... View article...

How to enjoy life the Australian way

All in all, the best part about Australia is the people. We tell stories – sometimes long ones – to make connections. Indigenous people tell stories of ... View article...

QBE Foundation empowers indigenous girls in new tie-up

QBE Foundation, the charitable arm of Australian insurance giant QBE, has joined forces with the Stars Foundation to empower more Aboriginal and ... View article...

Minister for Indigenous Australians says the national anthem MUST be played ahead of the NRL ...

The Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt said removing the song from the pre-match buildup would create a divide in the community. View article...

Indigenous leader's plea for unity and support

The Aboriginal Evangelical Fellowship (AEF) is about to celebrate its 50th anniversary at its biennial convention in South Australia in January. View article...

Judge who told an Aboriginal defendant she got drunk 'in that great indigenous fashion' WON'T be ...

Judge who told an Aboriginal defendant she got drunk 'in that great ... her job to travel 40,000km alone across Australia's Outback in a hired 4WD. View article...

Hundreds of Kiwi children harmed while in the care of Oranga Tamariki

... in care were Māori, 11 per cent were Māori and Pacific Islanders, 3 per cent were Pacific Islanders, and 16 per cent were New Zealand European. View article...

Maori leader says volcano tragedy a "sad time" for NZ

Local Maori community leader Pouroto Ngaropo said on Tuesday the recent White Island volcano eruption that killed six people was a "sad" time for ... View article...

New Zealand says food strategy will help focus resources

New Zealand has unveiled a strategy and action plan to help focus ... to new thinking in international forums, work in partnership with Māori and be ... View article...

Sky New Zealand launches free-to-air channel Prime on Freeview platform

Sky New Zealand has introduced free-to-air channel Prime for Freeview ... the content from TVNZ OnDemand, ThreeNow and Māori TV On Demand. View article...

Congo and New Zealand demand return of cultural artefacts

The request from New Zealand concerns human remains of indigenous Maori people. Congo, meanwhile, is asking for the return of archives kept ... View article...

Maori leader says New Zealand eruption was the volcano 'passing on a warning from the spiritual ...

Pouroto Ngaropo is a Maori leader whose tribe owns the company that took tourists to the White Island volcano before it erupted; He performed ... View article...

A report's highlighted an inequity of mental heath service quality and outcomes for Maori

The Mental Health Commissioner's released an update to his 2018 report on the country's mental health and addiction services. It found 41 per cent of ... View article...

How the White Island disaster unfolded

... an ant-trail of tourists checking out New Zealand's most active volcano. One minute later, the ever-puffing cone, whose Maori name means the ... 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

Aboriginal foster carers needed to help kids find forever homes

An early call-out for more foster parents, particularly Aboriginal carers, has been made following this year's record number of children in child ... View article...

Evaluating the Impact of the International Year of Ecotourism: Anniversary Report (2007)

Ecotourism is largely a major money spinner with few operators ... AUSTRALIA – Aboriginal people in Australia have traditional fire ... View article...

School curriculum in Australia is overcrowded with new tasks for teachers once handled by parents

In terms of the cross-curriculum priorities he said: “what is it that every Australian should know about Aboriginal people culture and history and let's be ... View article...

Aboriginal health 'misses out' on health 'boost'

THE First peoples' Health and Wellbeing organisation says Aboriginals in ... government's “commitment to improving the health of all Australians”. View article...

Commissioner questions Aboriginal Family Violence Prevention funding cuts

“Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander women are 35 times more likely to be hospitalised for family violence than other women in Australia. This is a ... View article...

Western Australia's Imintji camping ground named one of the top places in the world to visit in 2020

The Kimberley, in Western Australia, in considered one of Australia's most distant locations, recognized for its gorges, historical Aboriginal artwork, ... View article...

Aboriginal place names map set for launch

A new interactive map of Tasmania, which features place names in palawa kani — a revived language of Tasmanian Aborigines — is the work of the ... View article...

The remote Australian destination named as one of the top places in the world you ...

The Kimberley is Western Australia's most sparsely populated northern region known for its dramatic rugged gorges, ancient Aboriginal art, iconic ... View article...

New Zealand police open probe into volcano deaths

New Zealand police open probe into volcano deaths .... White Island, also known by the indigenous Maori name Whakaari, is the tip of an undersea ... View article...

Ministry steadfast on value of action plan for better outcomes for Māori

Waitangi Tribunal claimants cautioned the Ministry of Health in March about producing a new Māori health document to refresh an old Māori health ... View article...

Ministry steadfast on value of action plan for better outcomes for Māori

New Zealand Doctor heard suggestions the process looked like more of the same ministry control rather than the tribunal's vision of partnership. View article...

New Zealand should remain as New Zealand, not Aotearoa

Radio New Zealand was an early adopter and remains in the front line of the push for change, as it is with usage of the Māori language generally. View article...

Tauranga Māori honour White Island fallen with poignant karakia

Tauranga Māori honour White Island fallen with poignant karakia ... that have fallen and also those injured and lying in hospitals around New Zealand. View article...

When will we wake up to our broken health system?

"This is crucial to improving health outcomes for New Zealand's Māori ... in the area was uttered, just that there were lots of women and lots of Māori. View article...

Rescue pilot recounts traumatic scenes

Whakaari, as it is known in the Maori language, is New Zealand's most active cone volcano, built up by continuous volcanic activity over the past ... View article...

Trio of NZ business women leading AI in NZ

She is a major advocate for the role of Maori in all aspects of New Zealand and previously sat as an advisory board member of the Maori health tech ... 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

School curriculum in Australia is overcrowded with new tasks for teachers once handled by parents

In terms of the cross-curriculum priorities he said: “what is it that every Australian should know about Aboriginal people culture and history and let's be ... View article...

Australia is meaner, dumber and more racist than 25 years ago

It's not just the Liberal Party: over the past 25 years Australia as a whole has ... In 1991 the Royal Commission into Aboriginal Deaths in Custody ... View article...

Fears for indigenous treaty if LNP wins election

Aboriginal leader Mick Gooda says there's a “big concern” Queensland's move to negotiate a treaty with the state's indigenous people would be in ... View article...

Students the biggest losers as teaching standards decline Chris Mitchell

The Saturday Paper's Rick Morton countered with an unnamed Aboriginal source ... genealogist is available on the website Australian History — Truth Matters. I have no problem with reconsidering Aboriginal life before European ... View article...

Blood on the Dance Floor explores living with HIV

There's his own, as an Aboriginal man (he descends from the Narangga and Kaurna nations), gay, and HIV positive for 21 years and counting; and ... View article...

Australian cop who stoned wombat to death in viral video won't be charged

“As a historic Aboriginal man, [Johncock] has an appropriate allow to hunt wombats for meals,” South Australia Police Commissioner Grant Stevens ... View article...

19 Facts That Will Up Your Small Talk Game

Here are 19 Australian ice-breakers - arranged by topic - that will restart the flow ... When colonisation began, there were over 250 distinct Aboriginal ... View article...

Whyalla Council considering flying the Aboriginal flag

At its last meeting, the council was asked by local Angela Antonio to fly the flag alongside the Australian and council flags. “Flying the Aboriginal flag is ... View article...

The journey of a Maori woman to zero waste

Miriama Kamo is a Maori woman from New Zealand, who this year embarked on what became a very public journey to zero waste. View article...

New meth programme reflects high need

Fourteen people were referred to the District Health Board programme from its addictions service, and 12 from the Māori health provider, Te Piki ... View article...

Belgian beer named 'Maori tears' is slammed for being 'culturally offensive'

A brewery has been slammed for its 'poor taste' after labelling a beer 'Maori Tears'. Brussels Beer Project, in Belgium, is the company behind the ... View article...

High Court rules against mayoral hopeful in long-standing Māori land dispute

The High Court has ruled that landowners can pursue enforcement action against a former New Plymouth mayoral candidate and her whānau who ... View article...

Maori ward inaction decried by Maori Party

Maori ward inaction decried by Maori Party ... councils try to introduce Maori wards because she expects New Zealand First to oppose any change. View article...

D Company pics sought for history

... the Māori Battalion company histories will provide highly valuable historical and educational information to both Māori and the wider New Zealand ... View article...

DHB picks to make Maori voices heard

He says if there are to be better health outcomes for Māori, those working in the system and guiding it need to look more like the population they are ... View article...

Can Indigenous Australians be deported as 'aliens'? A High Court decision will show us the ...

New Zealand born Maori citizensmay pass citizenship on to their children born overseas, but not to their grandchildren. They have no automatic right ... 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

Qld on the path to First Nations treaty

*A treaty aims to reshape the relationship between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, and encourage a shared pride for Indigenous culture ... View article...

Australia's massacres and the conspiracy of silence

Did you know that there were state-sanctioned massacres of Indigenous people as recently as 1928? These stories, and many more, have been ... View article...

Achieving social justice through the rule of law

In Australia, I felt honoured to represent the interests of the indigenous community i.e. Aborigines, who have a history of 40,000 years of existence in ... View article...

Ranger helps others find their feet offering his experience after failing to land a job for years

At a remote station in South Australia, an Indigenous ranger is sharing his experience of unemployment with jobseekers trying to find a way into the ... View article...

Senate should investigate 'missing, murdered, maimed' Indigenous women, Linda Burney says

A Senate inquiry is needed to understand the extent of violence against Indigenous women "right across Australia", Labor MP and shadow minister for ... View article...

'Voice' named 2019 word of the year by Australian National Dictionary Centre

Word as used in 'Indigenous voice to parliament' was central to public ... Australian National Dictionary Centre, beating “quiet Australians” and “fish kill ... View article...

Indigenous Year 10 students from Parkes complete Active Citizen Program

A group of Indigenous students from Parkes, Condobolin and Lake ... The camp concluded with a visit to the Australian War Memorial where students ... View article...

Wet cough rate among Indigenous kids in WA's Kimberley high, but study yields positive signs

A study has found a high prevalence of chronic wet cough in Aboriginal children in four remote communities in Western Australia's Kimberley region. View article...

Maori ward inaction decried by Maori Party

Maori ward inaction decried by Maori Party ... councils try to introduce Maori wards because she expects New Zealand First to oppose any change. View article...

Vision and courage behind Maori Language Awards

A lifetime of teaching and demonstrating the best of te reo Maori has won Rahera and Te Waihoroi Shortland a joint Lifetime Achievement Award at ... View article...

Help required to complete D Company history

“The Māori Battalion company histories will provide highly valuable historical and educational information to both Māori and the wider New Zealand ... View article...

The Putiki church that love built

It is a richly ornate fusion of Maori and Pakeha architecture, religious beliefs, culture, legends and mythology. Its origins begin with a love story. View article...

Tourists unaccounted for after volcano erupts on New Zealand island

... and daily tours allow more than 10,000 people to visit the volcano every year. The island is also known by the indigenous Maori name Whakaari. View article...

Pegasus Health welcomes new Director of Hauora Māori and Ōritetanga

Pegasus Health's commitment to equity and access will be further strengthened with the appointment of Irihāpeti Mahuika as its Director of Hauora ... View article...

Lights on Oranga Tamariki

In order for Maori to grow in capacity, something has to reduce and brave conversations began at the meeting around the role of Maori providers and ... View article...

Labour Party criticism shows PC culture trumps productivity

Why was electing a Māori president important other than to tick a perceived box? Where in Morgan's mind did talent fit or wasn't that important? 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

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...

Recap : Aboriginal Community

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Recap : Aboriginal Community

Recap : Māori | NZ

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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...