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Two out of three children in detention in Queensland are Indigenous - Brisbane Times


Brisbane Times

Two out of three children in detention in Queensland are Indigenous
Brisbane Times
Youth Minister Di Farmer said the Palaszczuk government was deeply concerned about the rates of Indigenous youths in detention and was actively addressing the issue. "We have established a Youth Justice First Nations Action Board, the first of its kind ...

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Two out of three children in detention in Queensland are Indigenous - Brisbane Times


Brisbane Times

Two out of three children in detention in Queensland are Indigenous
Brisbane Times
Youth Minister Di Farmer said the Palaszczuk government was deeply concerned about the rates of Indigenous youths in detention and was actively addressing the issue. "We have established a Youth Justice First Nations Action Board, the first of its kind ...

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Indigenous disadvantage is driven by a lack of participation in the Australian economy - Daily Telegraph


Daily Telegraph

Indigenous disadvantage is driven by a lack of participation in the Australian economy
Daily Telegraph
RECENTLY I began hosting a new Sky News program, Mundine Means Business, featuring indigenous-owned businesses from across Australia. Business isn't something that Australians normally associate with indigenous people. It's usually disadvantage ...

Indigenous disadvantage is driven by a lack of participation in the Australian economy - Daily Telegraph


Daily Telegraph

Indigenous disadvantage is driven by a lack of participation in the Australian economy
Daily Telegraph
RECENTLY I began hosting a new Sky News program, Mundine Means Business, featuring indigenous-owned businesses from across Australia. Business isn't something that Australians normally associate with indigenous people. It's usually disadvantage ...

TasWeekend: New Year's dreaming returns - The Mercury


The Mercury

TasWeekend: New Year's dreaming returns
The Mercury
FOLLOWING the success of the inaugural event last year, the GASP (Glenorchy Art and Sculpture Park) LIGHT NYE party is swapping the typical format of a fireworks display for a night of contemporary art and cultural entertainment. The headline act will ...

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Sol Bellear, one of the most influential national Aboriginal leaders of his generation - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Sol Bellear, one of the most influential national Aboriginal leaders of his generation
The Sydney Morning Herald
When a wide-eyed Sol Bellear visited Harlem, New York City, for the first time he broke into a sprint to escape a rain shower. "Stop running," one of his hosts from the Black Panther Party yelled at him. "Do you want to get yourself shot?" Bellear ...

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It is now time for a royal commission into Australia's world record high rate of child removals - The Stringer


The Stringer

It is now time for a royal commission into Australia's world record high rate of child removals
The Stringer
However despite the tragic disproportionate rate of Aboriginal child removals, the high rate of child removals hits White and Brown children and families too, not just Black. Australia has to be brought to account for its high rate of child removals ...

Fifty years on, Harold Holt's family remember 'genuine humanitarian' and loving father - 9news.com.au


9news.com.au

Fifty years on, Harold Holt's family remember 'genuine humanitarian' and loving father
9news.com.au
He had helped changed migration for Non-Europeans, assisted with the abolition of the White Australia policy, improved the lives of Indigenous Australians, oversaw major reforms to the banking industry and was the minister responsible for the ...
Opinion: Malcolm Turnbull and Harold Holt share many traits except the will to take risksCourier Mail

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Doctor had to plead for boy with lung problems to be moved out of mouldy rental house - ABC Online


ABC Online

Doctor had to plead for boy with lung problems to be moved out of mouldy rental house
ABC Online
Aboriginal Housing Victoria said it did provide a range of assistance to Ms Balhas, including applying a mould treatment, repainting, and the servicing of a heater. However, AHV said more recently the mould problem had escalated and Ms Balhas and her ...

Former PM Holt remembered 50 years on - The West Australian


The West Australian

Former PM Holt remembered 50 years on
The West Australian
During his short term in office Holt oversaw the dismantling of the White Australia policy, drove the historic referendum to ensure Aboriginal people were included in the census, and introduced dollar currency. However, he also ramped up Australia's ...
Holt's 'love' for mistress no fling, says last man to see him aliveDaily Telegraph

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It's not racist to be worried about immigration - Daily Telegraph


Daily Telegraph

It's not racist to be worried about immigration
Daily Telegraph
For many years, as a nation, we have accepted immigrants from around the world — it's part of what makes Australia unique. If you're not the child of an indigenous Australian, you're the child of an immigrant. I am — my family came here in the mid ...

Opinion: Malcolm Turnbull and Harold Holt share many traits except the will to take risks - Courier Mail


Courier Mail

Opinion: Malcolm Turnbull and Harold Holt share many traits except the will to take risks
Courier Mail
Formerly as treasurer, Holt also launched our decimal currency in 1966 — and resisted Menzies' awful idea to name the new notes “royals” — and steered the iconic 1967 indigenous Australians referendum. Holt, unlike Menzies, also cultivated ...
Harold Holt's disappearance still baffles 50 years on9news.com.au

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Ashes 2017/18: Numbers up for Cricket Australia's Indigenous teams milestones - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Ashes 2017/18: Numbers up for Cricket Australia's Indigenous teams milestones
The Sydney Morning Herald
Cricket Australia has commissioned a project to assign cap numbers for every player who has represented the national Indigenous male and female teams. The initiative is part of the celebrations commemorating the 150th anniversary of the 1868 tour of ...

Ashes 2017/18: Numbers up for Cricket Australia's Indigenous teams milestones - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Ashes 2017/18: Numbers up for Cricket Australia's Indigenous teams milestones
The Sydney Morning Herald
Cricket Australia has commissioned a project to assign cap numbers for every player who has represented the national Indigenous male and female teams. The initiative is part of the celebrations commemorating the 150th anniversary of the 1868 tour of ...

Beyond Batman: how Indigenous superheroes are turning comics inside out - The Guardian


The Guardian

Beyond Batman: how Indigenous superheroes are turning comics inside out
The Guardian
In 1988, while Australia was disingenuously promising a treaty to placate the First Peoples protesting against bicentenary celebrations, an Aboriginal character called Gateway appeared in the comic Uncanny Xmen #229. The mutant superhero Wolverine was ...

Beyond Batman: how Indigenous superheroes are turning comics inside out - The Guardian


The Guardian

Beyond Batman: how Indigenous superheroes are turning comics inside out
The Guardian
In 1988, while Australia was disingenuously promising a treaty to placate the First Peoples protesting against bicentenary celebrations, an Aboriginal character called Gateway appeared in the comic Uncanny Xmen #229. The mutant superhero Wolverine was ...

Aboriginal Education Teacher - EducationHQ Australia


Aboriginal Education Teacher
EducationHQ Australia
The Aboriginal Education Teacher's role would primarily focus on liaising with the Aboriginal community and promoting Aboriginal perspectives within the school. The teacher will be responsible to the school principal and liaise closely with the ...

Power to the people - Newcastle Herald


Newcastle Herald

Power to the people
Newcastle Herald
It investigated abuses of power against children while NSW investigated and prosecuted former government ministers; while major banks were exposed as serial corporate wrong-doers; while major companies, billionaires and millionaires were outed as tax ...
State crashes into church in reply to 'catastrophic failure'The Australian

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Anna Clark's The Catch: The Story of Fishing in Australia - The Australian


The Australian

Anna Clark's The Catch: The Story of Fishing in Australia
The Australian
Push to end mandatory celibacy · In this photo provided by the Australian Government Royal Commission, Commissioner Justice Peter McClellan, NICOLA BERKOVIC, SAM BUCKINGHAM-JONES. Recommendations to break sanctity of confession box and end mandatory ...

Forget the 'disruption' fad, why not just 'better' government and public service? - The Sydney Morning Herald


The Sydney Morning Herald

Forget the 'disruption' fad, why not just 'better' government and public service?
The Sydney Morning Herald
But it says something that the NBN is at the top of his list, or that he can number among the APS achievements the collapse of a movement towards constitutional recognition of indigenous Australians, or the quality advice received by government over ...

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