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Woman calls boss ‘f_cking wanker’ and gets $6k compensation

Okay. It’s every worker’s dream. Call your boss a ‘f_cking wanker’ and get paid for it. A woman in Darwin not only called her boss that. When stood her down, she told him it was a ‘c_nt act’. And the Fair Work Commission awarded her $6k compensation! The woman worked for a labour-hire firm in …

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Religious freedom bill ‘threatens human rights’ in NT

The Northern Territory AIDS and Hepatitis Council and Rainbow Territory have joined several other community organisations to reject the Morrison Government’s religious discrimination bill. In a joint statement, the groups warn the bill “threatens Territorians’ human rights and access to non-discriminatory employment, health and social services.” “It could impinge upon the rights of many within …

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Darwin Pride responds to critics of rainbow roundabout

Darwin Pride has responded to criticism of the city’s new “rainbow roundabout” installed for this year’s pride celebrations. The rainbow roundabout is located at the corner of Daly Street and The Esplanade and consists of multi-coloured plants and flowers. The flowers will bloom in the colours of the LGBTIQ rainbow pride flag in time for …

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Why Courtney Act Chose Black Rainbow As Her ‘Dancing With The Stars’ Charity

Courtney Act has selected indigenous suicide prevention charity Black Rainbow as the recipient of her $50,000 in prize money if she wins the new series of Dancing with the Stars on Channel Ten. Black Rainbow was established in December 2013 to provide a nationwide and online support network for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people …

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Tiwi Island Sistergirl Celebrated In Mural For Darwin Pride

A seven-storey tall portrait of Tiwi Island sistergirl and drag performer Shaniquá TiwiSista has been unveiled in Darwin ahead of the city’s Pride Festival celebrations. Australian street artist Kaff-eine painted the mural on the building on West Lane in the Darwin CBD, one of several stunning artworks produced for the Darwin Street Art Festival this …