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The Federal Government early last month announced changes to the funding arrangements for the Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme (ITAS) and this prompted a number of responses from Indigenous ...•
On 25 March 2014 – a watershed day in the debate of freedom of speech versus the right for all Australian citizens to be protected from acts of racial discrimination – Attorney-General George Brandis announced the Government intended to repeal Sections 18.B, C, D and E from the Racial Discrimination Act (1975), replacing them with a ‘strengthened’ version.
This brought passionate pleas from many community organisations and individuals to immediately withdraw the proposal.
While it would appear that the Government is forging ahead with this move on the basis that they see fault with these sections of the Act, the explanations from the Attorney-General on why his new proposed wording would be beneficial fall far short of the existing protections in the Act.
Registration for one day Victorian Division Indigenous Members' Forum, to be held Thursday 3 July at the Koorie Heritage Trust.
TheVictorian Division is holding an Indigenous members Forum on 3 July at the Koorie Heritage Trust, 295 King Street Melbourne.
All those attending the Forum must register with the Division office by COB 27 June 2014, using this form.
Registrations after this will only be accepted in exceptional circumstances.
For any registration enquiries, please contact Sam Maynard, email firstname.lastname@example.org
For any Forum enquiries, please contact Celeste Liddle, email email@example.com
* denotes required fieldPlease press Submit button once only and wait for form to process.
Over one hundred Deakin University students, staff and community members joined ‘a circle of silence’ yesterday in protest over the suspension of Institute of Koorie Education ...•
'Circle of silence’ protests over removal of Institute of Koori Education director at Deakin University
Deakin University Institute of Koorie Education (IKE) staff are staging daily silent protests after the removal of their director, Professor Wendy Brabham, on Monday last week (15 July).
The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) welcomes the news last week from the office of Minister for Higher Education Senator Kim Carr that a record number of Indigenous students are now ...
The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) welcomed the announcement today (17 December) by the Minister for Tertiary Education, Senator Evans, on plans to double the number of Indigenous ...
Do Indigenous staff count at the University of Melbourne? Apparently not, as the university is planning to axe Indigenous staff targets from its Enterprise Agreement, a standard part of agreements ...