‘Aboriginal’ redacted from birth, death, marriage certificates after being deemed an offensive term

‘Aboriginal’ redacted from birth, death, marriage certificates after being deemed an offensive term

Posted May 17, 2018 07:16:16 Photo: Garry Smith says his family’s historical records have been whitewashed. (ABC News: Rebecca Turner) Related Story: Doubts cast over Noongar genealogy plan Related Story: Labor promises funding for Indigenous teachers A West Australian bureaucrat has deemed the use of the term “Aboriginal” may be …

Sunrise under investigation over ‘highly offensive’ panel discussion | Media

Channel Seven is being formally investigated by the broadcasting watchdog over complaints it aired “a highly offensive, racist and divisive statement” in a Sunrise panel show. The Australian Communications and Media Authority (Acma) on Thursday confirmed it was investigating whether Sunrise breached the Commercial Television Industry Code of Practice 2015, …

Afrin: Turkey’s President Erdogan threatens to expand military offensive beyond Kurdish town

Afrin: Turkey’s President Erdogan threatens to expand military offensive beyond Kurdish town

Posted March 20, 2018 11:20:48 Photo: A Turkish soldier writes “Turkey” on a wall in the city centre of Afrin, north-western Syria. (AP: Hasan Kirmizitas) Turkey’s president has vowed to keep up the pressure against a US-backed Syrian Kurdish militia after his troops captured the Syrian town of Afrin, threatening …