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Australian school discriminated against turban-wearing boy

Source: BBC News

An Australian school discriminated against a five-year-old Sikh boy when it prevented his enrolment because he wore a turban, a tribunal has found. 70 more words

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Cory Bernardi warns marriage equality will lead to 'legal warfare' against opponents

Source: The Guardian

Gareth Hutchens and Helen Davidson

Sunday 17 September 2017 02.57 BSTLast modified on Sunday 17 September 2017 05.12 BST

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India raises 'offensive' lamb advert with Australia

Source: BBC News

India has lodged a diplomatic protest with Australia over an advert depicting the Hindu god Ganesha enjoying lamb.

The TV advert, by a meat industry lobby group, portrays figures from several religions sitting down to a meal. 37 more words

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Australia same-sex marriage vote: PM comes out for Yes

Source: BBC News

Australian political leaders, including Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, have come out in support of a campaign for same-sex marriage.

More than 20,000 people gathered in Sydney to campaign ahead of a non-binding postal vote on changing Australia’s marriage act. 32 more words

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National party votes against banning burqa in government buildings

Source: The Guardian

North Queensland MP George Christensen, who brought the motion to the federal conference, argued it was needed for security reasons 103 more words

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Australia: Ahmadiyya Muslims invite 'racist' to dinner at mosque after he stuck a pig's head on their gate

Islamophobic hate crime has risen sharply in the UK during the last five years. In addition to the general upward trend there has been spikes in the aftermath of domestic terror attacks. 503 more words

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Why Australian universities have upset Chinese students

Source: BBC News

By Gwyneth Ho

In four prominent cases in recent months, Chinese students at Australian universities have complained about teaching materials being incorrect or insulting to China. 97 more words

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