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Electoral Commission seeks Indigenous voting boost for South Australian election - ABC Online

Electoral Commission seeks Indigenous voting boost for South Australian election - ABC Online | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
Electoral Commission seeks Indigenous voting boost for South Australian election
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Concerted efforts are being made to get more people in remote Aboriginal communities to vote in the South Australian election next month.
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Australia's Health 2016 report card: experts respond

Australia's Health 2016 report card: experts respond | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
Australians are living longer than ever but with higher rates of chronic disease, the latest national report card shows.
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Australia's Aboriginal people heading into the next 'wicked' land battle

Australia's Aboriginal people heading into the next 'wicked' land battle | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
By Paola TotaroLONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Nearly a quarter of a century after Australia's Aboriginal people won the legal right to make cl
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Stolen wages lawsuit 'as important as Mabo' to go national

Stolen wages lawsuit 'as important as Mabo' to go national | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
A landmark class action lawsuit aiming to claw back the stolen wages of about 300 Aboriginal Queenslanders could be just the start, with similar moves planne
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Half of all Australians suffer from chronic diseases, but 85 per cent believe they're healthy: report

Half of all Australians suffer from chronic diseases, but 85 per cent believe they're healthy: report | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
Half of all Australians suffer from chronic diseases, but 85 per cent believe they're healthy: report - And while there were som
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Triple J WON'T move its iconic Hottest 100 countdown away from Australia Day despite 'Invasion ...

Triple J WON'T move its iconic Hottest 100 countdown away from Australia Day despite 'Invasion ... | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
Triple J WON'T move its iconic Hottest 100 countdown away from Australia Day despite 'Invasion ... - In a public statement released o
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Law Report - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Law Report - ABC Radio National (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
RT @LawReportRN: #ConstitutionalRecognition & back to jail as a mentor https://t.co/ZtF8O4telX @timbgoodwin @mdavisqlder @UNSWLaw https://…
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Why Triple J Moving The 'Hottest 100' Could Reset The Convo About Aus Day

Why Triple J Moving The 'Hottest 100' Could Reset The Convo About Aus Day | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
Why Triple J Moving The 'Hottest 100' Could Reset The Convo About Aus Day
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It’s a fallacy that all Australians have access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene

It’s a fallacy that all Australians have access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
As Australia joins a New York summit to discuss the UN Sustainable Development Goals, it still faces questions over whether it is meeting water standards at home.
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Aboriginal Woman Goes From 'Non-Citizen' To Australian Parliament

Aboriginal Woman Goes From 'Non-Citizen' To Australian Parliament | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
Aboriginal Woman Goes From 'Non-Citizen' To Australian Parliament - Wearing a cloak decorated with the goanna lizard, the firs
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Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service hits out at Corrections Victoria

Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service hits out at Corrections Victoria | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
The Victorian Aboriginal Legal Service criticises Corrections Victoria after it was not immediately notified about a death in custody.
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Indigenous empowerment program 'creating role models, not fashion models'

Indigenous empowerment program 'creating role models, not fashion models' | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
A project in WA is hoping to bring more diversity to the fashion industry, using modelling to build the confidence and self-esteem of young Indigenous girls.
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A toast to Sir Michael Marmot and his latest book

A toast to Sir Michael Marmot and his latest book | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
Sir Michael Marmot, who was recently in Australia to deliver the ABC's 2016 Boyer lectures is one of University of Sydney Medical School’s most distinguished alumni.
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Health professionals urged to step up and advocate for therapeutic justice systems

Health professionals urged to step up and advocate for therapeutic justice systems | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
Cultural interventions, mentoring programs and increased funding for Aboriginal legal and health services are some of the ways forward for tackling the over-incarceration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
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Spike in Aboriginal youth suicides in WA 'show lack of communication'

Spike in Aboriginal youth suicides in WA 'show lack of communication' | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
Indigenous people are being denied appropriate consultation, funding and co- ordination of services, a West Australian parliamentary inquiry examining Aborigina
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NACCHO Aboriginal Eye Health : Why is trachoma blinding Aboriginal children when mainstream Australia eliminated it 100 years ago?

NACCHO Aboriginal Eye Health : Why is trachoma blinding Aboriginal children when mainstream Australia eliminated it 100 years ago? | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
   " Many people don’t know this, but Indigenous Australian children are born with much better eyesight than non-Indigenous children.
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Uncle Jack Charles goes back to prison to mentor Indigenous inmates - RN - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Uncle Jack Charles goes back to prison to mentor Indigenous inmates - RN - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
RT @AmericanIndian8: Uncle Jack Charles goes back to prison https://t.co/bJwi8nePnT #INDIGENOUS #TAIRP https://t.co/Lb8NgwfBq7
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Indigenous empowerment program Dreamtime Project 'creating role models, not fashion models'

Indigenous empowerment program Dreamtime Project 'creating role models, not fashion models' | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
Indigenous empowerment program Dreamtime Project 'creating role models, not fashion models' - When supermodel Naomi Campbell came t
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The women taking on Australia's global suicide capital

The women taking on Australia's global suicide capital | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
The women taking on Australia's global suicide capital - A 2016 audit of data from 2005 to 2014 found the Indigenous suicide rate i
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Racism and Aboriginal Health | NACCHO Aboriginal Health News Alerts

Racism and Aboriginal Health | NACCHO Aboriginal Health News Alerts | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
Posts about Racism and Aboriginal Health written by nacchomedia
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Here’s What Indigenous Artists Are Saying About This Triple J/Hottest 100 Mess

Here’s What Indigenous Artists Are Saying About This Triple J/Hottest 100 Mess | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
"We look forward to a day we can celebrate wholeheartedly the great music industry event with our peers and punters alike."
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Indigenous alcohol restrictions linked to Mt Isa emergency spike

Indigenous alcohol restrictions linked to Mt Isa emergency spike | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
Alcohol restrictions in northern Australia could be contributing to an increase in emergency patients at Mount Isa Hospital in north-west Queensland, a university researcher says.
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UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: who is it for?

UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples: who is it for? | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are part of a global community of more than 370 million Indigenous people spread across 70 countries. But who is considered Indigenous?
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NACCHO Aboriginal health : #AIHW #AustraliasHealth2016 : What are the health experts saying about the report ?

NACCHO Aboriginal health : #AIHW #AustraliasHealth2016 : What are the health experts saying about the report ? | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
" The report has also pointed out ongoing areas of health inequality in Australia, driven by socioeconomic factors and social determinants.
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Why we’re celebrating a groundbreaking declaration

Why we’re celebrating a groundbreaking declaration | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
Commentary by Robynne Quiggin, the Australian Human Rights Commission’s Deputy Commissioner for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice.
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Aboriginal Australians headed into new battle for land rights

Aboriginal Australians headed into new battle for land rights | Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies | Scoop.it
Christian Today > Nearly a quarter of a century after Australia's Aboriginal people won the legal right to make claims on their 'country', they are fighting a new battle - a complex network of red tape required to manage the lands, a leading...
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