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Centre to host Q&A - The West Australian


The West Australian

Centre to host Q&A
The West Australian
“We are proud to support the important work of our national charity partner Foundation for Indigenous Sustainable Health and the local work of the Lord's Taverners Australia Peel Branch. Aboriginal elder and Foundation for Indigenous Sustainable Health ...

Centre to host Q&A - The West Australian


The West Australian

Centre to host Q&A
The West Australian
“We are proud to support the important work of our national charity partner Foundation for Indigenous Sustainable Health and the local work of the Lord's Taverners Australia Peel Branch. Aboriginal elder and Foundation for Indigenous Sustainable Health ...

Disease outbreak: The deadly virus killing dozens of Australian kids each year - NEWS.com.au


NEWS.com.au

Disease outbreak: The deadly virus killing dozens of Australian kids each year
NEWS.com.au
Last week, the 27th case of the W strain of the deadly disease was confirmed for 2017 in Central Australian indigenous communities. There were only three cases in 2016. The majority of those affected were Aboriginal kids younger than 10. The NT ...
NT baby death from meningococcal was rapidSBS

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Disease outbreak: The deadly virus killing dozens of Australian kids each year - NEWS.com.au


NEWS.com.au

Disease outbreak: The deadly virus killing dozens of Australian kids each year
NEWS.com.au
Last week, the 27th case of the W strain of the deadly disease was confirmed for 2017 in Central Australian indigenous communities. There were only three cases in 2016. The majority of those affected were Aboriginal kids younger than 10. The NT ...
Baby dies from meningococcal disease in DarwinThe Guardian

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Six WA schoolkids headed to Antarctica after winning icebreaker competition - ABC Online


ABC Online

Six WA schoolkids headed to Antarctica after winning icebreaker competition
ABC Online
They came up with the name 'Nuyina', which means 'southern lights' in palawa kani, the language of Tasmanian Aboriginal people, after studying Antarctica as part of a science extension program. Ahead of next ... Tanika Van Schelven, 11, said the group ...

HSC students attacking Mango poem by Indigenous writer Ellen Van Neerven urged to apologise - ABC Online


ABC Online

HSC students attacking Mango poem by Indigenous writer Ellen Van Neerven urged to apologise
ABC Online
"We like works from Australian writers and this one happened to be Indigenous which is a great thing." NESA is standing by van Neerven and have extended their full support. "We also want to congratulate her for being selected and having a piece in the ...
High school students abuse queer Indigenous writer after her poem was in their examGay Star News

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HSC students launching attacks on Indigenous poet Ellen Van Neerven urged to apologise - ABC Online


ABC Online

HSC students launching attacks on Indigenous poet Ellen Van Neerven urged to apologise
ABC Online
The First Nations Australia Writers Network (FNAWN) said the shocking abuse of one of their youngest members deeply hurts their community. "Some 2017 NSW HSC students read the inclusion of Ms van Neerven's poem as a red flag to target, troll and ...
Indigenous poet Ellen van Neerven abused by year 12 English studentsThe Guardian
Why every student posting abuse towards indigenous author should fail the HSCNEWS.com.au

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Indigenous prisoner numbers to jump - Yahoo7 News


Indigenous prisoner numbers to jump
Yahoo7 News
By 2025 one in two Australian prisoners will be Aboriginal unless generational disadvantage is addressed now, a prison reform expert warns. Indigenous Australians currently make up about a quarter of the national prison population despite comprising ...

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Indigenous prisoner numbers to jump - Yahoo7 News


Indigenous prisoner numbers to jump
Yahoo7 News
By 2025 one in two Australian prisoners will be Aboriginal unless generational disadvantage is addressed now, a prison reform expert warns. Indigenous Australians currently make up about a quarter of the national prison population despite comprising ...

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Australia Day: Whittlesea Council ignores call to dump citizenship ceremonies - Herald Sun


Herald Sun

Australia Day: Whittlesea Council ignores call to dump citizenship ceremonies
Herald Sun
“What ensued on the night has left many within the group and the wider Aboriginal community shocked,” Mr Morrison said. “Whittlesea Council has historically listened to the voices of WRG and I am bitterly ... Cr Lalios instead opted to vote for a ...

Information Officer (Indigenous Applicants Only) - The Conversation AU (blog)


Information Officer (Indigenous Applicants Only)
The Conversation AU (blog)
... School of Education (MGSE) is at the forefront of innovation in education, working with partners in schools, early childhood settings, communities, government and beyond, constantly seeking new and improved ways to support Australia's education system.

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Australia Appointed To UN Human Rights Council Despite Shaky Record - Huffington Post Australia


Huffington Post Australia

Australia Appointed To UN Human Rights Council Despite Shaky Record
Huffington Post Australia
But just three months ago, the U.N.'s Committee on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights slammed Australia's progress on human rights for its own Indigenous population. In its July report 'Concluding observations on the fifth periodic report of ...

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NT meningococcal baby died in 12 hours - SBS


SBS

NT meningococcal baby died in 12 hours
SBS
... 2017 in central Australian indigenous communities. There were only three cases in 2016. The majority of those affected were Aboriginal kids younger than 10. The NT government has mounted a large-scale immunisation campaign in the affected regions ...

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NT baby death from meningococcal was rapid - SBS


ABC Online

NT baby death from meningococcal was rapid
SBS
... a current and unprecedented outbreak of meningococcal W strain in central Australia. Last week, the 27th case of the W strain of the deadly disease was confirmed for 2017 in central Australian indigenous communities. There were only three cases in ...
Child at Darwin childcare centre dies from meningococcal diseaseABC Online

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Indigenous poet Ellen van Neerven abused by year 12 English students - The Guardian


The Guardian

Indigenous poet Ellen van Neerven abused by year 12 English students
The Guardian
An Australian poet has become the target of online abuse from high school students after one of her pieces was used in end-of-year exams. Ellen van Neerven, an Indigenous writer and poet who won the prestigious David Unaipon Award in 2013, became the ...

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Australia elected to UN Human Rights Council - Sky News Australia


Sky News Australia

Australia elected to UN Human Rights Council
Sky News Australia
The National Congress of Australia's First Peoples pointed to the federal government's relationship with indigenous Australians that had been 'sorely strained' in recent years. The UN is set to scrutinise Australia's human rights record on Wednesday ...
Australia elected to UN human rights council as criticisms surround Congo electionThe Sydney Morning Herald
Australia to use UN seat to push women's rightsEchonetdaily
Mass Graves Don't Keep Congolese Off UN Rights CouncilCourthouse News Service

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Practices that support Indigenous students - Teacher Magazine (blog)


Teacher Magazine (blog)

Practices that support Indigenous students
Teacher Magazine (blog)
In his latest Teacher column Andreas Schleicher shares the findings of an OECD study analysing the education outcomes of Indigenous students in Canada, New Zealand and Australia. In this follow-up, we take a look at some of promising school practices ...

Meningococcal death prompts investigation - Sky News Australia


Sky News Australia

Meningococcal death prompts investigation
Sky News Australia
Last week the 25th case of the W strain of the deadly disease was confirmed in the central Australian indigenous communities of Barkly and Katherine. All of those affected had been Aboriginal people while 19 of the recorded were kids younger than 10.

Meningococcal death prompts investigation - Sky News Australia


Sky News Australia

Meningococcal death prompts investigation
Sky News Australia
Last week the 25th case of the W strain of the deadly disease was confirmed in the central Australian indigenous communities of Barkly and Katherine. All of those affected had been Aboriginal people while 19 of the recorded were kids younger than 10.

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