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Indigenous Traditional Owners Drilled Parliament Lawns To Show Politicians What It Feels Like

They say they want to let politicians know how it feels to have unwelcome machinery on your land.

Hannah Ryan • 2 days ago

The Government Has Paid Hungry Jack's At Least $176,000 To Take Young Interns

176 young Australians interned at Hungry Jack's under a government program that pays as little as $4 an hour.

Hannah Ryan • 7 days ago

This Landmark Case Will Decide Whether Aboriginal Australians Who Aren't Citizens Can Be Deported

Lawyers for Daniel Love and Brendan Thoms argue they can't be considered "alien" under the Australian Constitution.

Hannah Ryan • 10 days ago

Australia Says Facebook Took Too Long To Take Down The Christchurch Video. Now The Government Has Made It A Crime

The new "Sharing of Abhorrent Violent Material" law could mean jail time or massive fines if social media companies don't take down violent videos quickly.

Hannah Ryan • 13 days ago

A North Korean Man Who Has Lived In Australia For Over 20 Years Is Fighting Deportation

The man's case was heard in the Federal Court of Australia on Thursday. He says his drug convictions should not mean his visa is cancelled.

Hannah Ryan • 14 days ago

Please Enjoy These 15 Random Things We Found In This Year’s Budget

There was way more stuff about ants than I think any of us anticipated.

Lane Sainty • 16 days ago

The Government Says Youth Suicide Is A National Priority. Here’s What It’s Planning To Do About It

“It is a national tragedy that we lose so many people to suicide and that so many people live a life of quiet desperation.”

Hannah Ryan • 16 days ago

Kiwi Muslims Hope The Fight Against Islamophobia Continues After Non-Muslims Take Off Their Headscarves

"We are a richly diverse multicultural society...But we also have a nasty undercurrent of intolerance and hatred."

Hannah Ryan • 18 days ago

Here’s Why The Charities Commissioner Thinks Acknowledging Country Could Make Him Look Biased

Charities regulator Gary Johns told Nigel Scullion that "very senior legal sources" and "Aboriginal friends" agreed with him: including a standard acknowledgment of country in his staff's email signatures could make the body look biased.

Hannah Ryan • 23 days ago

The Pain Of The Earthquakes Resurfaces As Christchurch Again Begins To Heal

“All those people who died in the earthquake and in the shooting, they all died for no reason. They were all innocent and nobody deserved to die.”

Hannah Ryan • 29 days ago

"New Zealand Should Be A Symbol For Everyone": Christchurch's Schoolkids Have Come Together To Support The Muslim Community

“We will grow from this. It’s only going to bring us closer together and bring our communities closer."

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

The Owner Of New Zealand's Gun City Says His Store Sold The Christchurch Shooting Suspect 4 Guns And Ammunition

"We detected nothing extraordinary about this licence holder," said Gun City owner and managing director David Tipple.

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

A Man Whose Uncle Was Killed In Christchurch Says His Family Is "Helpless" As They Wait For The Body

“They can’t put his soul into peace because he’s still out there and he’s not buried yet.”

Lane Sainty • One month ago

Here's How New Zealanders Are Rallying To Help The Families Of The Christchurch Victims

“We’re just normal people trying to do something to help our community, just doing our little fair share to help out Christchurch.”

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

"All I See Is Blood Everywhere": Survivor Describes Christchurch Mosque Attack

“Innocent people are dead for nothing ... we don’t even know why you hate us.”

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

"We Just Came Here To Respect Those Who Lost Their Lives": People Are Laying Flowers In Christchurch

"We should be together. The bond has to be strong enough so hopefully we can defeat this kind of act."

Lane Sainty • One month ago

Australian School Students Have Gone On Strike For Climate Change

Australian students turned out for the Global Climate Strike.

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

"This Is One Of New Zealand's Darkest Days": Jacinda Ardern Has Condemned The Christchurch Shooting

The New Zealand prime minister spoke on Friday afternoon, saying those responsible "have no place in New Zealand".

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

These Renters Told The Real Estate Agents Their Light Wasn’t Working. Now The Agents Have To Pay Over $300,000

The apartment's owners and real estate agents sued each other, each saying the other one should cover all the tenant's damages.

Hannah Ryan • One month ago

A Group Of Traditional Owners Has Been Awarded $1.3 Million By The High Court For Spiritual Loss

The High Court reduced the total compensation awarded for the Ngaliwurru and Nungali peoples of Timber Creek in the Northern Territory from $2.9 million to $2.5 million.

Lane Sainty • One month ago