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The role of non-Indigenous Australians this Reconciliation Week

Reconciliation Week across Australia continues this week. This year’s theme is “Now More Than Ever”, reminding Australians to continue fighting for the rights of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. But what’s the significance for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians and what’s  the role of non-Indigenous people? Image: Image by Shutterstock Produced By: Sasha …

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Mediation sessions for First Nation families on Family Law

Mediation experts say Family Law in Australia is one of the main reasons why Indigenous families are often caught up in domestic violence. And one particular agency, the Mediation Institute, is trying to address the complex nature of the Family Law Act and its impact on Aboriginal families. The Institute holds courses encouraging family-led decision …

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Many Australians unaware of their Data collected: Report

A new report from the ACCC reveals many Australians are unaware of how much of their personal data is being sold or shared by companies. As the data economy grows, consumers’ information is being stored, and transferred to businesses and governments. The report highlights different uses of the data, some considered as possibly unethical, where …

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National Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasters Conference: A recap

Last Saturday, the National Ethnic and Multicultural Broadcasters Council conference kicked off in Adelaide, with the theme being ‘Charting the Way Forward Together’. The conference saw a great focus on how to engage with young multicultural Australians to continue the legacy of the sector. This year, a new multicultural youth conference will start conversations around …

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Pregnant Women using e-cigarettes to quit smoking, research finds

Groundbreaking research has uncovered the number of pregnant women in New South Wales using e-cigarettes. Until now, there’s been little research and evidence on the risks of vaping while pregnant. The study found around 1.24% of pregnant Australians are turning to vaping as a way to quit smoking, and young women are among the most …

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