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20 years on, Government still fails to implement Stolen Generation recommendations

By Lily Nothling Online production by Joseph Lam An Indigenous support organisation is calling for compensation and support for the Stolen Generation after the Government has failed to implement its recommendations from the 1997 Bringing Them Home national inquiry.

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Diwali festival lights up Brisbane

Brisbane’s Indian community is celebrating one of its biggest religious events. The Diwali Festival, represents new beginnings. Kate Lavrencic reports.

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Festival to celebrate Brisbane’s gay community

The MELT Festival, which celebrates Brisbane’s gay community, is expected to draw some international acts this year. Now in its third year, the festival has become an acclaimed event. Cheryl Tung reports.

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Victorian Premier drops Aboriginal welcoming speech

By Ella Feinberg Large, Alicia Bolton The compulsory Indigenous welcoming is no longer needed at official events because it is too politically correct, Victorian Premier Ted Baillieu says. The acknowledgment is used before every significant speech, noted by foreign dignitaries

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Bellbowrie’s flooded kindergarten reopens

The January floods might have destroyed Bellbowrie’s kindergarten but not the community’s fighting spirit. They banded together to put in six weeks of solid work and at a cost of around 250 thousand dollars the building’s now as good as

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