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Meningococcal outbreak in Central Australia has Northern Territory health authorities worried - NT News


NT News

Meningococcal outbreak in Central Australia has Northern Territory health authorities worried
NT News
Centre for Disease Control acting director Charles Douglas encouraged those in high risk groups (Aboriginal children and teenagers in Central Australia, the Barkly and Katherine West regions) to go to their local health clinic to receive a free ...
Rise in Northern Territory meningococcal casesThe Australian
Meningococcal outbreak hits Northern Territory9news.com.au

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Rise in Northern Territory meningococcal cases - The Australian


The Australian

Rise in Northern Territory meningococcal cases
The Australian
“To reduce the likelihood of further cases in the NT, I encourage those in the high-risk groups for infection (Aboriginal people aged between 12 months and 19 years in Central Australia, the Barkly and Katherine West regions) to attend their local ...

Why Australian athletes won't #TakeTheKnee - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Why Australian athletes won't #TakeTheKnee
The Sydney Morning Herald
And then of course there is Australian Rules footballer, Adam Goodes. In his last season of competition, the Australian of the Year, Goodes was booed for an entire season for his views on Aboriginal issues. Many commentators and football fans claimed ...

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Why Australian athletes won't #TakeTheKnee - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Why Australian athletes won't #TakeTheKnee
The Sydney Morning Herald
And then of course there is Australian Rules footballer, Adam Goodes. In his last season of competition, the Australian of the Year, Goodes was booed for an entire season for his views on Aboriginal issues. Many commentators and football fans claimed ...

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Escape to the other cape: Cape Leveque in the Kimberley - Good Food


Good Food

Escape to the other cape: Cape Leveque in the Kimberley
Good Food
I've come for the gubinge crush – a uniquely northern Australian sensation. Gubinge? You might know it by another name. Terminalia ferdinandiana, green plum, billygoat plum, salty plum, or its most common English name, Kakadu plum, is an Indigenous ...

Aborigines challenge nuclear waste transfers from Dounreay - The Times


The Times

Aborigines challenge nuclear waste transfers from Dounreay
The Times
Aboriginal Australians are challenging proposals to transport nuclear waste from northern Scotland to a sacred site. Wallerberdina, 280 miles north of Adelaide, has been identified as a potential location for Australia's first nuclear waste dump as ...

Youth justice system rules driving up Indigenous incarceration rate, commissioner says - The Guardian


The Guardian

Youth justice system rules driving up Indigenous incarceration rate, commissioner says
The Guardian
... and their circumstances; the targeting of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people by police; the impact of mandatory sentencing; and alcohol law reform were all issues raised by the Australian Law Reform Commission discussion paper, released ...

Youth justice system rules driving up Indigenous incarceration rate, commissioner says - The Guardian


The Guardian

Youth justice system rules driving up Indigenous incarceration rate, commissioner says
The Guardian
... had “a disproportionate impact on Aboriginal young people” and violated Australia's human rights obligations. A number of young people consulted as part of the submission said there should be more Indigenous-specific programs available both in and ...

Mitcham Council Australia Day celebrations 'blatantly disrespectful' to its Aboriginal residents, artist says - The Advertiser


The Advertiser

Mitcham Council Australia Day celebrations 'blatantly disrespectful' to its Aboriginal residents, artist says
The Advertiser
She said the council was “celebrating the end of Aboriginal Australia as we know it and celebrating all the atrocities that occurred” by holding its annual Australia Day celebration. The Australia Day debate started when Cr Karen Hockley announced she ...

Mitcham Council Australia Day celebrations 'blatantly disrespectful' to its Aboriginal residents, artist says - The Advertiser


The Advertiser

Mitcham Council Australia Day celebrations 'blatantly disrespectful' to its Aboriginal residents, artist says
The Advertiser
Mitcham Council this year held its Australia Day ceremony at the historic Carrick Hill mansion in Springfield. Ms Close said any opposition to Cr Hockley's push would be viewed poorly by the indigenous community. “Unfortunately, this nation is built on ...

SSM supporter's vile street rant goes viral - Daily Telegraph


Daily Telegraph

SSM supporter's vile street rant goes viral
Daily Telegraph
When a woman hit back saying “we've accepted you into this country too” the man fired up saying “I'm Australian — my parents are Australian. I'm not being racist! I've got Aboriginal family. I'm not being racist at all.” “You're just being a f**king d ...
'We accepted you. You're bringing our f***ing country down': Gay marriage supporter rants at immigrant 'No' voters ...Daily Mail

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Public service workforce falls to decade low - The Australian


The Australian

Public service workforce falls to decade low
The Australian
There are 4821 indigenous Australians in the public service or 3.2 per cent of the workforce — up from 3935 or 2.5 per cent in 2007. The number of people with disabilities has fallen to 5486 — down from 5602 in 2007 — but holding steady as a share ...

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Senior Project Officer (Identified) - EducationHQ Australia


Senior Project Officer (Identified)
EducationHQ Australia
Implement strategies to deliver improved educational engagement outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students as identified in Advancing Education: An action plan for education in Queensland and other related strategic documents. Deliver ...

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Brimbank to review Australia Day celebrations - Star Weekly


Star Weekly

Brimbank to review Australia Day celebrations
Star Weekly
Mayor John Hedditch said the council would review its Indigenous Action Plan later this year before making a decision. Three Victorian councils – Darebin, Yarra and Moreland – have dumped January 26 as a day of celebration as a show of support for ...

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Tane Chatfield's family demands answers from Corrective Services NSW over death in custody - ABC Online


ABC Online

Tane Chatfield's family demands answers from Corrective Services NSW over death in custody
ABC Online
The family of an Aboriginal man who died in custody are calling for answers, saying the circumstances leading to his death are unclear. Tane Chatfield, 22, was found unresponsive at Tamworth Correctional Centre last Wednesday and died in hospital two ...
Death in custody: Tane Chatfield's family says 22-year-old was looking forward to releaseThe Guardian

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Tane Chatfield's family demands answers from Corrective Services NSW over death in custody - ABC Online


ABC Online

Tane Chatfield's family demands answers from Corrective Services NSW over death in custody
ABC Online
The family of an Aboriginal man who died in custody are calling for answers, saying the circumstances leading to his death are unclear. Tane Chatfield, 22, was found unresponsive at Tamworth Correctional Centre last Wednesday and died in hospital two ...
Death in custody: Tane Chatfield's family says 22-year-old was looking forward to releaseThe Guardian

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Aboriginal light festival illuminates miles of desert in the Australian outback - Mashable


Mashable

Aboriginal light festival illuminates miles of desert in the Australian outback
Mashable
The first Aboriginal light festival of its kind in the world, Parrtjima, is back for another year. It's an annual, free, ten-night festival celebrating Arrernte (Central Australian) art and culture, held in Mparntwe (Alice Springs, Australia) from Sept ...

Indigenous AFL players are greatly admired by fans - The Australian


Indigenous AFL players are greatly admired by fans
The Australian
All of our indigenous players have been applauded, loved and admired by hundreds of thousands of fans. Instead of having that message reinforced, there are those who have trained some of the lads to ignore all that. No matter how many of those white ...

Noongar food takes off as chefs embrace Geraldton wax, bottlebrush and honey ants - ABC Online


ABC Online

Noongar food takes off as chefs embrace Geraldton wax, bottlebrush and honey ants
ABC Online
It's an approach which is reaping rewards, with Wildflower regularly cited as one of Australia's best and most exciting restaurants. The Noongar people — one of the biggest Aboriginal cultural groups in Australia whose traditional lands are in WA's ...

Smoking rates among pregnant Indigenous women tackled in major research project - ABC Online


ABC Online

Smoking rates among pregnant Indigenous women tackled in major research project
ABC Online
Many of those resources have been digitally focused. Phase two involved a pilot project using those resources, and was implemented in NSW, South Australia and Queensland. "We had trained all of the health providers at those services," Associate ...

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