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Gerry Georgatos works in the suicide prevention space. Here he discusses lateral violence and its impacts on community.   As the Black Lives Matter movement takes hold in Australia, lateral violence is gripping community with a renewed strength. Lateral violence can be defined as displaced anger at adversaries that is misdirected at peers, supporters, friends […]

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This article was first published by APTN News Canada. It has been republished with permission. A Dene man wants answers from Yellowknife RCMP (Royal Canadian Mounted Police) after an assault he says he endured at the hands of a Mountie that left him battered and bruised. Benjamin Manuel said he was walking home from work at 6:30 […]

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Gunnai-Kurnai Gunditjmara woman, Lidia Thorpe, has become the Greens’ first federal Aboriginal representative after being selected to take over former Greens leader Richard Di Natale’s seat over the weekend. After a two-week state-wide voting period which saw thousands of Victorian Greens cast their votes, Thorpe emerged victorious as the clear winner. Co-Convenors, Effy Elden and […]

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Rio Tinto has consistently put its head in the sand despite pleadings from Traditional Owners to walk shoulder to shoulder. In July 2016, Wintawari Guruma Elders on behalf of their Native Title Corporation delivered a powerful challenge to Rio Tinto’s Chief Executive of Iron Ore, Chris Salisbury, for the 50-year celebration address at Tom Price. […]

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OPINION, WA -

Many were, and continue to be, dumbfounded by the historically untrue and ignorant statements coming from Prime Minister Scott Morrison these past weeks. Indicating Australia is an equal country not experiencing similar issues to the United States and claiming slavery didn’t exist are two such sentiments that make it obvious Morrison needs a bit of […]

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