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Shortfall on indigenous health targets prompts new reform drive - The Australian


The Australian

Shortfall on indigenous health targets prompts new reform drive
The Australian
Now the Department of Health has moved to evaluate the effectiveness of primary health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, including the $3.4 billion Indigenous Australians' Health Program, established in 2014 as a key component of a ...

Shortfall on indigenous health targets prompts new reform drive - The Australian


The Australian

Shortfall on indigenous health targets prompts new reform drive
The Australian
Now the Department of Health has moved to evaluate the effectiveness of primary health care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, including the $3.4 billion Indigenous Australians' Health Program, established in 2014 as a key component of a ...

Remains coming home to the Clarence Valley - SBS


SBS

Remains coming home to the Clarence Valley
SBS
This will be the 51st repatriation from Germany since the Government's Indigenous Repatriation Programme's inception at the start of the 1990's, with over 1400 ancestral remains being repatriated to Indigenous Communities in Australia from the rest of ...

Remains coming home to the Clarence Valley - SBS


SBS

Remains coming home to the Clarence Valley
SBS
This will be the 51st repatriation from Germany since the Government's Indigenous Repatriation Programme's inception at the start of the 1990's, with over 1400 ancestral remains being repatriated to Indigenous Communities in Australia from the rest of ...

Walk for the dole? Indigenous man says payment hinges on 35km daily trek - The Guardian


The Guardian

Walk for the dole? Indigenous man says payment hinges on 35km daily trek
The Guardian
... buses that took participants to and from worksites every day. The CDP is a work-for-the-dole program largely targeted at Indigenous Australians living in remote communities or outstations, and has provided 12,400 job placements since it began in ...

Indigenous soldiers' stories of pride, pain after world wars told in Facing Two Fronts exhibition - ABC Online


ABC Online

Indigenous soldiers' stories of pride, pain after world wars told in Facing Two Fronts exhibition
ABC Online
A tale of two worlds, one of inequality and racism, the other of mateship and patriotism, is being traced in a new National Archives of Australia digital exhibition. Facing Two Fronts recounts the battles Indigenous service-people fought after they ...

Why the housing shortage exacerbates scabies in Indigenous communities - InDaily


InDaily

Why the housing shortage exacerbates scabies in Indigenous communities
InDaily
Scabies is a disease of antiquity, one of the scourges of those on the First Fleet but no longer known for most in Australian society. However, in the far remote Northern Territory, scabies infection remains endemic, and in some regions almost 70% of ...

Venice Biennale 'a gig like no other' for indigenous photographer Tracey Moffatt - The Australian


The Australian

Venice Biennale 'a gig like no other' for indigenous photographer Tracey Moffatt
The Australian
She is the first Australian indigenous artist to have a solo show at the Venice Biennale. Artists including Rover Thomas, Emily Kame Kngwarreye and Moffatt have shown in group exhibitions there. While such a high-profile forum may be overdue for an ...

Day aims to close gap - The West Australian


The West Australian

Day aims to close gap
The West Australian
“Close the Gap Day is about reducing the inequalities between indigenous and non-indigenous people in Australia,” she said. “As an Aboriginal organisation, we are raising awareness along with over 1000 other events in Australia. “There is such a big ...

Day aims to close gap - The West Australian


The West Australian

Day aims to close gap
The West Australian
“Close the Gap Day is about reducing the inequalities between indigenous and non-indigenous people in Australia,” she said. “As an Aboriginal organisation, we are raising awareness along with over 1000 other events in Australia. “There is such a big ...

Closing the Gap: Six of seven targets 'not on track', life expectancy gap unchanged - Esperance Express


Esperance Express

Closing the Gap: Six of seven targets 'not on track', life expectancy gap unchanged
Esperance Express
Dr Fadwa Al-Yaman, an Indigenous health expert at the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, said the high cancer mortality rates were largely a result of more prevalent risk factors such as smoking, cancer not being detected until later stages ...

First Indigenous law graduate is dreaming big - EducationHQ Australia


EducationHQ Australia

First Indigenous law graduate is dreaming big
EducationHQ Australia
It is certain that Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Global Studies graduate David Orr will be talking to many people as one of the first group of lawyers to graduate at Australian Catholic University (ACU) and when he takes up a position with the ...

First Indigenous law graduate is dreaming big - EducationHQ Australia


First Indigenous law graduate is dreaming big
EducationHQ Australia
It is certain that Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Global Studies graduate David Orr will be talking to many people as one of the first group of lawyers to graduate at Australian Catholic University (ACU) and when he takes up a position with the ...

Did Indigenous warriors influence the development of Australian rules football? - ABC Online


ABC Online

Did Indigenous warriors influence the development of Australian rules football?
ABC Online
Tommy Wills, who grew up in western Victoria, was the son of a settler implicated in ethnic cleansing against Indigenous Australians who would later lose his life in a conflict with the Gayiri people in central Queensland. James Boyne Thompson left ...

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Did Indigenous warriors influence the development of Australian rules football? - ABC Online


ABC Online

Did Indigenous warriors influence the development of Australian rules football?
ABC Online
The game has its straight up and down plays — the long-kicking and high-marking that seem to give the contest a sense of order and clarity of purpose. But then there are the moments of pure anarchy, as the ball falls to the ground, players knock it ...

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Michael Kirby tells bosses not to 'stick to their knitting' - Investment Magazine


Michael Kirby tells bosses not to 'stick to their knitting'
Investment Magazine
One of the groups most negatively affected by racism is not migrants but Indigenous Australians. Kirby said one of the greatest achievements of the High Court of Australia had been the 1997 Mabo decision, which he said set many Indigenous communities ...

UN visit coincides with fresh 18C uproar in Parliament - National Indigenous Times


UN visit coincides with fresh 18C uproar in Parliament
National Indigenous Times
Federal Parliament erupted over Australia's race hate laws on Tuesday as a United Nations delegation began its tour of Australia to report on the human rights treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. UN Special Rapporteur on the ...

UN visit coincides with fresh 18C uproar in Parliament - National Indigenous Times


UN visit coincides with fresh 18C uproar in Parliament
National Indigenous Times
Federal Parliament erupted over Australia's race hate laws on Tuesday as a United Nations delegation began its tour of Australia to report on the human rights treatment of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. UN Special Rapporteur on the ...

Indigenous citizenship rights 40 years after the referendum - Eureka Street (registration)


Indigenous citizenship rights 40 years after the referendum
Eureka Street (registration)
In the face of historically low levels of Indigenous representation within Australian parliaments, the Indigenous caucus between Commonwealth, State and Territory Labor representatives points to some progress. Front page of Abo Call newspaper What it ...

'No such thing': Aboriginal MPs deny settling on 'politicians' model' for recognition - The Sydney Morning Herald


'No such thing': Aboriginal MPs deny settling on 'politicians' model' for recognition
The Sydney Morning Herald
Australia's highest-profile Aboriginal politicians have emphatically rejected claims they have settled on a minimalist model for recognition in the constitution, well before an Indigenous constitutional convention assembles at Uluru to debate the ...

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