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#Egaylity –— 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

NZ linguist helping to revive Aboriginal language

It is one of many Aboriginal languages currently being revitalised with just 13 from ... and were produced with the support of Library For All Australia. View article...

Aboriginal English recognition in schools critical for improving student outcomes for Indigenous ...

Aboriginal English is an official dialect of Australian Standard English ... Aboriginal education team leader for Catholic Education Western Australia, ... View article...

Suicide report goes to government

Young Aboriginal people across the Kimberley have launched a report containing 29 recommendations in response to the rate of suicides in the ... View article...

Anger at domestic violence funding cuts

The Southern Aboriginal Corporation is calling on the Federal Government to ... Last week, Minister for Indigenous Australians Ken Wyatt said said the ... View article...

Call for councils to mark NZ Declaration of Independence

Councils are being called on to respect the New Zealand Declaration of ... It was the day Māori chiefs signed the Declaration of the Independence, ... View article...

How New Zealand is redefining its relationship with Captain Cook

At the back of the line, tucked away in the far corner of the window, stands a solitary Māori man. The symbolism of New Zealand's 'progression' to ... View article...

Shoulder pads, greed and political awakenings: 1987 was a pivotal year in NZ history

"The ambition of many New Zealanders, particularly in the richer ... "Thousands of Māori lost their jobs, the selling off NZ Post, the creation of Telecom. View article...

Locked Up Warriors: New Zealand's Prison Problem

One in two prisoners are indigenous Maori, even though they account for just 15 percent of the population. Maori are overrepresented in all sectors of ... 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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#Egaylity –— 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

Just Reinvest holistic community-led approach to justice reinvestment rewarded at Australian ...

Created to combat the rising rate of Aboriginal people in incarceration, the organisation takes a community-led, community-owned, holistic approach ... View article...

Too hot for humans? First Nations people fear becoming Australia's first climate refugees

“Central Australian Aboriginal people are very resilient. They have evolved to cope with the harsh and variable desert climate, but there are limits. View article...

Australia records hottest day since 2013 amid heatwave, fires

Oodnadatta, a South Australian town of about 200 people on an old Aboriginal trading route, was expected to be one of the hottest places in Australia ...

Give indigenous 'voice' clout over cash, say elders

The two indigenous leaders overseeing the design of a voice to ... dollars meant to improve the lives of Aboriginal Australians are not lost to “leakage”. View article...

The Kinship Hybercube and the meaning of progress in Civilization games

A sociologist had planned to derive the "Elementary Forms of Religious Life" by observing the supposedly simplest religion of Aboriginal Australians:. View article...

Heatwave and drought a dangerous mix for dialysis patients in remote communities

Chronic water shortages and struggles with water temperature are endangering life-saving kidney treatment for Aboriginal people in outback Australia. View article...

Government contracts still out of reach for Aboriginal businesses

Indigenous business is one of the fastest growing sectors in Australia, with around 16,000 Indigenous enterprises across the country and more than ... View article...

Ex-Aboriginal leader allegedly used community funds to pay private legal fees

Mr Clark, 67, the former head of the disbanded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Commission, was once one of Australia's most senior Aboriginal ... View article...

Rua Kēnana pardon: 200 descendants gather at Parliament

But the government grew suspicious of the Tūhoe prophet, and accused him of sedition for objecting to the conscription of Māori men into the armed ... View article...

Maori caucus influence shows through

The co-chair of Labour's Māori caucus says the agreement on 5G spectrum and the appointment of more Māori to district health boards shows the ... View article...

Why a pardon for 20th-century Māori leader Rua Kēnana doesn't go far enough

The New Zealand government today officially pardoned Māori leader Rua Kēnana Hepetipa, who was convicted for “moral resistance to arrest” more ... View article...

Petition to make English official language of NZ

NZ First MP Clayton Mitchell was involved in a push to recognise English alongside Te Reo Maori and Sign Language. The bill is still under ... View article...

Central library fencing celebrates local Māori poet through art

Central library fencing celebrates local Māori poet through art ... important but somewhat overlooked voice in New Zealand literature", the group said. View article...

Planet Kererū, of Karaka star system: celestial bodies get reo Māori makeover

Planet Kererū, of Karaka star system: celestial bodies get reo Māori ... to the plucky kererū, the celestial bodies are getting a reo Māori makeover. View article...

Jones planting seeds of hope

Why the development of the new generation of the Maori workforce is essential for New Zealand because New Zealand First would rather see ... View article...

Last 2 victims of New Zealand's volcano eruption may never be found

The White Island Volcano, "Whakaari" in the Maori language, is New Zealand's most active cone volcano. It erupted Dec. 9, a towering blast of ash and ... View article...

LGBT+ in Australia

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#Egaylity –— 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

Grant project aims to improve food security for remote indigenous populations in Australia

An international research team has received a $1.4 million grant from the Australian National Health and Medical Research Council to ... View article...

Indigenous model will represent Australia in pageant

'I want to show the world the beauty of my heritage': Meet the Indigenous model who will leave Australia for the very first time in a bid to win an ... View article...

Flawless hero or bogeyman? Captain Cook still divides along black and white lines

But its continued use, as non-Indigenous Australia plans a $50m-plus jamboree for the sestercentennial of the Endeavour's anchoring, is a reminder of ... View article...

Oral health 'unacceptable' with little access to clinics

The Australian Medical Association's 2019 Report Card on Indigenous ... among the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community in Australia is ... View article...

Study debunks cancer myths

 master of interpreting census and other data, Bernard Salt, last year wrote that, in relative terms, Indigenous business is booming, ... View article...

Sotheby's Aboriginal Art sale brings in $2.8 million

When the Gagosian Gallery opened an exhibition of artworks by Indigenous Australian artists earlier this year, it was probably the first time a number ... View article...

First Home Loan Deposit Scheme: What Buyers Need To Know

The two major lenders, National Australia Bank and Commonwealth Bank, will get .... Indigenous Business Australia, one of the approved lenders, is a ... View article...

"My entire life I've been asked: how Aboriginal are you? The answer is always the same."

Children in the Indigenous communities of the Kimberley, Western Australia, ... have been sprinkled across many first meetings with non-Indigenous ... View article...

Report finds equity gap in NZ surgical systems for Māori

The committee's eighth report, published today, has found Māori admitted to New Zealand hospitals for acute laparotomy have about 60 percent ... View article...

Using 'Aotearoa' and 'New Zealand' together 'as it should be' - Jacinda Ardern

Māori is an official language and 'Aotearoa' is commonly used alongside 'New Zealand', and I think that's as it should be," Jacinda Ardern, wearing a ... View article...

NZ Police complete identification of volcano victims

One man from White Island, also known by its Maori name Whakaari, told Radio New Zealand that conditions around the island made it hard for ... View article...

Tuia 250 Voyage ends but Tuia - Our Future is Unstoppable

The Tuia 250 Voyage has involved a flotilla of vessels representing Māori, Pacific and European voyaging traditions sailing to sites of significance ... View article...

Artist creates Māori Christmas ornament to give back to hospice for looking after uncle

A Whangārei artist is making Christmas ornaments to honour his late uncle, raising funds for the hospice who he says respected his uncle, their ... View article...

5G deal to pave way for faster rollout of mobile technology for Māori

Matthew Tukaki, executive director, New Zealand Māori Council has reportedly stated that Māori will be allocated a significant part of 5G radio ... View article...

Sharp drop in birth rate as a result of miscarriages in 1918 flu pandemic, study finds

The 1918 influenza pandemic in New Zealand resulted in thousands of ... per 1,000 population of 17 percent for non-Māori and 20 percent for Māori. View article...

Tiki Guarana Energy drink branded culturally offensive

Kiwi Beverages launched a range of new sugar-free drinks this year, .... I think any product with Māori imagery in New Zealand, the iwi or Māori should ... View article...

LGBT+ in Australia

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#Egaylity –— 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 model will represent Australia in pageant

'I want to show the world the beauty of my heritage': Meet the Indigenous model who will leave Australia for the very first time in a bid to win an ... View article...

Māori TV changes migrants' views on Māori

In contrast, Māori Television represents indigenous history, culture, contemporary issues and concerns from a Māori point of view. If new migrants do ... View article...

Australia is failing to enhance indigenous lives, report exhibits

Australia is not on track to close the gap in life expectancy between its indigenous and non-indigenous people, a major report card has found. View article...

Darwin's hip hop scene is thriving and ready to go national, artists say

"Being an Aboriginal here in Australia as well there's also discrimination that goes on with that so I'm going to be a voice for my people.". View article...

Artists Maree Clark and Lyn-Al Young's unique collaboration celebrates their Indigenous heritage

When the British landed in Australia in 1788 they arrived on a country that had been occupied by Aboriginal people for at least 65,000 years. Mothers ... View article...

Australian Catholic youth festival appears to receive pagan blessing by guest speaker

The festival began with a “Welcome to Country” ceremony, a ceremony often performed in Australia by Aboriginal people welcoming others to their ... View article...

McDonald's in Australia Fires Restaurant Owner Who Questioned Aboriginal Man's Heritage in ...

McDonald's has fired one of its restaurant owners in Australia after video footage emerged showing him questioning the indigenous heritage of an ... View article...

Aboriginal health clinic's call for help 'rejected'

“This model will distribute $90 million in primary health care funding under the Indigenous Australians' Health Program fairly and transparently, based ... View article...

Deadly blind spot in government's approach to alcohol harm

Recently released statistics from the New Zealand Health Survey 2018/19 show that Māori continue to be more likely than non-Māori to drink ... View article...

Sir Howard Morrison's daughter admits $1.25 million fraud

A prominent Māori performing arts educator, and daughter of the late Sir Horward Morrison, has admitted defrauding a tertiary education provider and ... View article...

More progress in delivering te reo Māori in schools

600 new te reo advocates are being sought following the success of a programme that supports the Government's plan to integrate te reo Māori into ... View article...

600 advocates being sought to support te reo Māori into education

Registrations for Te Ahu o te Reo Māori 2020 are now open, with courses starting from ...  View article...

Ninety Mile Beach: Protection set to increase

Māori considered the beach to be spiritually significant, as the path travelled by the spirit of the deceased as they returned to their ancient homeland, ... View article...

10 ways the world got (a little) better for Māori this decade

Yes, it seems unfair for New Zealanders to put the onus on Māori women to carry the weight (however unconsciously) after such a tragedy, when the ... View article...

NZ comedian forced to change name

The game celebrates New Zealand's most iconic Kiwiana, celebrities, ... a drinking game being co-created with popular comedian Memoirs of a Maori. View article...

Do ethnic MPs genuinely represent their communities?

Our Parliament also sees more New Zealanders of Maori descent serving, including MPs who grew up with a strong Maori worldview, as well as those ... View article...

LGBT+ in Australia

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#Egaylity –— 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

Young Aboriginal leaders in the Kimberley call for change to curb suicides

Aboriginal youth leaders in Western Australia's far north have made sweeping recommendations to curb the chronic rates of suicide among their peers ... View article...

Volt Bank begins accepting some customers

Volt became Australia's first challenger bank to receive a full fledged ... and a couple who questioned his Aboriginal heritage in Mildura went viral. View article...

New project aims to break the cycle of intergenerational and complex trauma

... Australia has identified key themes that will be used to inform strategies to support Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander parents in the first ... View article...

McDonald's Restaurant Owner Loses His Store After 'Racist' Rant At Neighbor

Okay you can do nice paintings but you claim to be Aboriginal? ... on the post, and #toostrong4karen trending across Australia over the weekend. View article...

ASX expected to open higher on trade news

The Australian share market is expected to open higher after the ... artist and a couple who questioned his Aboriginal heritage in Mildura went viral. View article...

Support for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal Australian students' wellbeing at school

Appropriate support is crucial for Australian Aboriginal students to do well. The purpose of this paper was to investigate relations between 3 sources of ... View article...

Colonial gallery to be revamped with First Nations input

“The colonial period, strictly speaking, in South Australia goes from 1836 to 1900 – but Aboriginal people tell us that it hasn't ended,” Paul explains. View article...

10 things you need to know this morning in Australia

Australia is getting its own equivalent of the NASDAQ. ... The Commonwealth Bank and the National Australia Bank (NAB) will be the only two major ... him and trying to pull down an Aboriginal flag hanging from the side of his house. View article...

5G deal a unique opportunity, say Māori negotiators

A deal under which Māori will be allocated a significant slice of 5G radio spectrum marks a change for the past, says New Zealand Māori Council ... View article...

Unblocking finance at scale to cool the planet

Three of New Zealand's top innovators have teamed up with the founders of ... and Māori economy specialist and tech entrepreneur Mike Taitoko have set up Toha Foundry to develop and launch the Toha impact investment platform. View article...

Māori King's adviser Rangi Whakaruru admits fraud charges

A close confidant to Maori King Tūheitia has pleaded guilty and been convicted by the Serious Fraud Office with lying and misappropriating tens of ... View article...

Are we losing potential sportswomen to avoidable injury?

From being the first in the world to gain the female vote to Jean Batten setting aviation records, to Iriaka Ratana becoming the first Māori woman ... View article...

Maori leaders tackle blind spot in government's approach to alcohol harm - Hapai Te Hauora

This week a collective of mana whenua, MÄ ori health providers, advocates and community take their concerns about alcohol harm inequities to a ... View article...

Maori voice to help shape tertiary education

“We have heard that Māori want to be involved in the Crown's work to ... This is particularly important for regional New Zealand, and for primary and ... View article...

Māori King's advisor pleads guilty to fraud charges, including for gastric bypass surgery

The Māori King's private secretary has pleaded guilty to six fraud charges – some related to his own gastric bypass surgery - with the Auckland District ... View article...

Maori voice to help shape tertiary education

“We have heard that Māori want to be involved in the Crown's work to ... This is particularly important for regional New Zealand, and for primary and ... View article...

LGBT+ in Australia

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#Egaylity –— 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

The violence of the frontier wars has never really ended

This incident is now classed as one of the over 420 Aboriginal deaths in ... to as Australia, it claimed it was terra nullius, meaning it was uninhabited. View article...

Partnership brings Australian Aboriginal 'Memorial Poles' exhibition to UVA community

presents 112 memorial poles by 55 artists from remote Aboriginal communities in the tropical northern region of Australia known as ... View article...

Australian government offered up outback for nuclear testing to save a small English village

How the Australian government offered up an outback Aboriginal settlement for nuclear bomb testing in the 1950s – saving a small English town but ... View article...

Were Aboriginal Australians the primary astronomers?

What's in the stars? Barnaby Norris. By Ray Norris. On a good night, I can name about 20 stars. can name roughly 3000. I am originally from ... View article...

Former High Court chief justice Robert French to head access to justice inquiry

The peak body for the legal profession, the Law Council of Australia, ... the founding chairman of the Aboriginal Legal Service of Western Australia and ... View article...

New Eora walk for Sydney

Independent Aboriginal curator Emily McDaniel will curate a series of ... and artworks along Sydney Harbour foreshore, from the Australian National ... View article...

Climate change hysterics need a lesson in Australia's bushfire history

It's a severe drought in much of eastern Australia coupled with the ... Prior to European settlement, Aboriginal people would routinely set fire to the ... View article...

Aboriginal rugby coach Jarred Hodges boycotted the term 'Indigenous'. Here's why

After being put in charge of a fledgling program to discover Indigenous playing talent this year, Hodges sent a timely message to mainstream Australia ... View article...

Moko kauae becoming a 'rite of passage' for increasing numbers of Māori women

Moko kauae becoming a 'rite of passage' for increasing numbers of Māori ... A 2013 survey by Statistics New Zealand found 15 per cent of tangata ... View article...

Colonial Combat reinvents colonisation as a level playing field

To envision wrestling matches between Māori and Pākehā in 1836 at the pivotal moment in the history of colonisation would seem to make light of the ... View article...

Maori Tezuka retires from porn aged 80

Maori Tezuka, a former opera singer who made her debut in Japan's flourishing 'silver porn' industry at a sprightly 71, blamed her decision partly on a ... View article...

Māori and the poor suffer the most crime - report

Just 4 percent of Kiwis experience 47 percent of all crime and 67 percent of interpersonal violence, according to data from the New Zealand Crime and ... View article...

Video games encourage Indigenous cultural expression

At one point in “,” a game about the Indigenous people of New Zealand and their experience with European colonization, a missionary hits Maori ... View article...

Tuia 250 flotilla reaches final stop in Hawke's Bay

Hoturoa Barclay-Kerr, who is the other co-chair, said Māori achieved feats of navigation and voyaging that even today are considered incredible. View article...

White Island eruption: Dead guide was a hero who had previously saved two tourists' lives

"All during the tour, when we were on that island with Hayden, my youngest was just hammering him with facts and figures about volcanoes and Maori ... View article...

Bay pivot a back-to-back world champ.

In their semifinal New Zealand beat the New Zealand Maori Schools team 26-12. Ah Kiong's former HBHS teammate Andrew Hayward played for the ... 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

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...