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Alcohol-fuelled violence: Senator Nigel Scullion reveals national ... - ABC Online


Sky News Australia

Alcohol-fuelled violence: Senator Nigel Scullion reveals national ...
ABC Online
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion says its terms of reference will be wide-ranging and will consider problems tied to both the supply of, and demand for, alcohol. ... "This sort of inquiry that can look at alcohol management measures in all ...
Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion announces parliamentary inquiry ...The West Australian
Government eyes alcohol violence inquirySky News Australia
Federal govt eyes alcohol violence inquirySydney Morning Herald

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Aldi pulls 'racist' T-shirts - SBS


The Guardian

Aldi pulls 'racist' T-shirts
SBS
Critics called the $4.99 shirt "racist", "wrong" and ignorant to Australia's Indigenous history. "This is historically wrong and racist," wrote Twitter user Matt Mason. "Yeah, this isn't cool at all," another wrote. "Australia Est. 1788? No. I ...
Too few facts in Australia Day farceThe Daily Telegraph
Big W joins Aldi by taking 'Australia Est. 1788' T-shirts off the shelvesThe Guardian
Illawarra Aboriginal leader on Aldi shirtsIllawarra Mercury
3AW (blog) -The West Australian -Australian Times
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Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion announces parliamentary inquiry ... - Yahoo!7 News


The West Australian

Indigenous Affairs Minister Nigel Scullion announces parliamentary inquiry ...
Yahoo!7 News
"I think it can inform us to make sure that the regulators and law makers across all the jurisdictions of Australia have the very best evidence under which to ensure that all our management plans in the future are effective and really change those ...
Federal govt eyes alcohol violence inquirySydney Morning Herald

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Aldi pulls 'Australia Est. 1788' shirts - Sydney Morning Herald


Ninemsn

Aldi pulls 'Australia Est. 1788' shirts
Sydney Morning Herald
The shirts sparked an online backlash over recent days with people taking to social media to label the range as racist and culturally insensitive to Australia's indigenous people, who inhabited the continent for tens of thousands of years before the ...
Aldi removes 'inflammatory' shirts after backlashNEWS.com.au
Aldi removes 'racist' Australia Day T-shirt3AW (blog)
Aldi recalls 'racist' Australia Day shirt after social media outcryABC Message Stick
Ninemsn -Yahoo!7 News
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John Pilger: Utopia is one of the most urgent films I have made - The Guardian


John Pilger: Utopia is one of the most urgent films I have made
The Guardian
Journalist and film maker John Pilger has been making films on Indigenous Australia for nearly thirty years. His new film, Utopia, revisits many of the locations and people he has been visiting throughout that time and provides a “grim and powerful” ...

MP takes aim at PM's indigenous adviser - Sky News Australia


Sky News Australia

MP takes aim at PM's indigenous adviser
Sky News Australia
A senior indigenous parliamentarian has taken the prime minister's key adviser to task for failing to criticise government funding cuts to Aboriginal legal aid. Ben Wyatt, a state Labor frontbencher in Western Australia, says Warren Mundine is using ...
John Pilger: Utopia is one of the most urgent films I have madeThe Guardian

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MP takes aim at PM's indigenous adviser - The Australian


MP takes aim at PM's indigenous adviser
The Australian
Ben Wyatt, a state Labor frontbencher in Western Australia, says Warren Mundine is using his position as chairman of Tony Abbott's indigenous advisory council to defend the government. Mr Mundine argues it is unrealistic to expect indigenous affairs ...

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Mundine's view not ideal - The Australian


Sky News Australia

Mundine's view not ideal
The Australian
The original policy decision to support Aboriginal legal services was in response to the disproportionate rates of indigenous imprisonment that were internationally shameful for Australia. On that score, little has changed. To cut funding in this vital ...
MP takes aim at PM's indigenous adviserCourier Mail

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Mundine's view not ideal - The Australian


Mundine's view not ideal
The Australian
The original policy decision to support Aboriginal legal services was in response to the disproportionate rates of indigenous imprisonment that were internationally shameful for Australia. On that score, little has changed. To cut funding in this vital ...

Short films to deliver health messages in remote Indigenous communities - ABC Message Stick


Short films to deliver health messages in remote Indigenous communities
ABC Message Stick
Rates of diabetes and rheumatic heart disease are much higher among Australia's Indigenous population. The need for regular medical check-ups and anti-smoking messages are also featured in the films. Those involved in the project hope to get the films ...

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Indigenous Australians vulnerable to new flu strains - ABC Online


Indigenous Australians vulnerable to new flu strains
ABC Online
Indigenous Australians and Alaskans may be particularly vulnerable to a new Chinese flu virus, according to Melbourne researchers. The H7N9 virus emerged in China in February last year and infected 137 people, killing 45. Health officials believe ...

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Australia's beauty industry is far from a picture of racial representation - Sydney Morning Herald


Sydney Morning Herald

Australia's beauty industry is far from a picture of racial representation
Sydney Morning Herald
Cleo magazine editor Sharri Markson surveyed major Australian modelling agencies and the statistics speak for themselves: of 1100 models, only seven were indigenous and 16 Chinese. Such statistics hardly reflect the country's diversity: Multicall ...

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Indigenous recognition plan revived - SBS


SBS

Indigenous recognition plan revived
SBS
After allocating $10-million to promote the concept, the former Labor government shelved plans for a referendum on recognition of Indigenous Australians in the Constitution. The Labor government argued there was no point in pursuing the matter because ...

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Indigenous recognition plan revived - SBS


SBS

Indigenous recognition plan revived
SBS
After allocating $10-million to promote the concept, the former Labor government shelved plans for a referendum on recognition of Indigenous Australians in the Constitution. The Labor government argued there was no point in pursuing the matter because ...

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Mundine warns of budget pain - The Australian


Mundine warns of budget pain
The Australian
In an exclusive interview and writing in The Australian today, the indigenous leader said that, although he actively opposed the cuts to Aboriginal legal aid announced last month, his opposition was not ideological and he wanted spending to be ...

Constitutional recognition of indigenous Australians urged - Radio Australia


SBS

Constitutional recognition of indigenous Australians urged
Radio Australia
The Australian Prime Minister's chief adviser on indigenous policy has urged him to take a "cautious" but proactive approach to constitutional recognition of Indigenous Australians. In his New Year's Day message, Tony Abbott vowed to use this year to ...
Indigenous recognition vote likelyThe West Australian
Abbott to revive Indigenous recognition pushSBS
Have a go in 2014, Abbott urges AustraliansThe Australian
Businessweek -Sydney Morning Herald
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Indigenous recognition vote likely - The West Australian


Indigenous recognition vote likely
The West Australian
A referendum to recognise indigenous Australians in the Constitution could be held within this term of Parliament, according to the chairman of the committee Tony Abbott has entrusted to push the case for change. WA Liberal MP Ken Wyatt welcomed the ...

Indigenous recognition vote likely - The West Australian


Indigenous recognition vote likely
The West Australian
A referendum to recognise indigenous Australians in the Constitution could be held within this term of Parliament, according to the chairman of the committee Tony Abbott has entrusted to push the case for change. WA Liberal MP Ken Wyatt welcomed the ...

John Pilger's damning new film about indigenous Australia - Sydney Morning Herald


Sydney Morning Herald

John Pilger's damning new film about indigenous Australia
Sydney Morning Herald
"It's so degrading," says Noongar elder Noel Nannup in John Pilger's latest film about indigenous disadvantage in Australia. The Aboriginal man is standing in a $240-a-night hotel room on Rottnest Island which used to be divided into three prison cells ...

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PM Tony Abbott to start 'conversation' on Indigenous recognition in 2014 - ABC Online


Sky News Australia

PM Tony Abbott to start 'conversation' on Indigenous recognition in 2014
ABC Online
Prime Minister Tony Abbott says he will use 2014 to start a "conversation" about recognising Indigenous Australians in the constitution. The former Labor government shelved plans for a referendum on the issue because it argued there was not enough ...
Have a go in 2014, Abbott urges AustraliansThe Australian
Abbott Seeks to Recognize Aborigines in Australia's ConstitutionBusinessweek
Tony Abbott calls for optimism in first new year messageSydney Morning Herald
NEWS.com.au -Sky News Australia
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