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Hindu Council held ‘Strengthening Relationships’ forum

By at November 27, 2015 | 6:17 pm | 0 Comment

Hindu Council held ‘Strengthening Relationships’ forum

The November weekend prior to White Ribbon Day (25 November 2015), the Indian community in Sydney came together with pride, showing support/contributions on domestic violence issues. The Hindu Council of Australia (HCA) hosted a “Strengthening Relationships” forum and the next day, the United Indian Associations (UIA) hosted a White Ribbon Event. The Hindu more...

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Schoolies urged to be beach safe

By at November 27, 2015 | 12:13 pm | 0 Comment

Schoolies urged to be beach safe

As NSW Schoolies celebrations are about to begin, Surf Life Saving NSW is urging partying teens to make their visit to the beach a safe one. With school leavers descending on NSW’s popular coastal towns from this weekend, teenagers are being reminded to play it safe while enjoying the ocean. Lifeguards and lifesavers will be out reinforcing the ‘Don’t Drink and more...

Surfing ,

$4 million funding to improve mental health

By at November 23, 2015 | 3:50 pm | 0 Comment

$4 million funding to improve mental health

$4 million in funding to drive innovation and improve mental health services across NSW is available. Service providers can apply for the Mental Health Innovation Fund to collaborate with government departments to deliver mental health care and improve the lives of people with mental illness, their families and carers. Minister for Mental Health Pru Goward said the more...

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Taking the legacy forward

By at November 16, 2015 | 11:29 pm | 0 Comment

Taking the legacy forward

Parramasala provides an opportunity to many people to highlight their talent and to come together in the celebration of cultures. This time ‘The Desert Gypsies group - Champa Sapera and Party’, a renowned folk dance group from  Rajasthan’ came all the way from India to be a part of the celebration. This group of performers took the people to the down towns of more...

National

Diwali celebrated with fervor in NSW

By at November 13, 2015 | 11:39 am | 0 Comment

Diwali celebrated with fervor in NSW

Diwali celebrations  in NSW which started with  the  Diwali function at NSW parliament on November 2, continued till November 12 where the NSW Premier Mike Baird and minister for Multiculturalism John Ajaka flick the switch to turn  the sails of the Sydney Opera House orange in celebration of the Hindu Festival Diwali. The Diwali celebration at the NSW Parliament was more...

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Commissioner welcomes Royal guests to NSW Police Force Mounted Unit

By at November 12, 2015 | 3:08 pm | 0 Comment

Commissioner welcomes Royal guests to NSW Police Force Mounted Unit

NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione has welcomed Their Royal Highnesses The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall, to the Mounted Unit in Redfern. Their Royal Highnesses’ visit to the Sydney stables is part of their tour engagements in NSW during their New Zealand and Australian travels this month. Deputy Premier and Minister for Justice and Police, Troy more...

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Local council amalgamations long over due

By at November 12, 2015 | 2:28 pm | 0 Comment

Local council amalgamations long over due

Sydney Metro Diagram on Council Amalgamations, Source - IPART report into local councils Local council amalgamations already done in Victoria and Queensland, with New South Wales very slow and rigid, when it comes to modernising local councils into the 21st century, with financial viability, planning and service delivery. New South Wales has approx. 152 councils (approx. more...

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Sydney Opera House to light up for Diwali

By at November 9, 2015 | 11:43 pm | 0 Comment

Sydney Opera House to light up for Diwali

NSW Premier Mike Baird has announced the sails of the Sydney Opera House will be lit up in celebration of the Hindu festival Diwali on Thursday 12 November. This is the second year the Opera House will be lit up in a golden orange to mark the Hindu festival of light, celebrated by the global Hindu community. “Diwali has become a festival that is not only recognised, more...

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Clean clothes – help for homeless

By at November 6, 2015 | 8:08 pm | 0 Comment

Clean clothes – help for homeless

Clean clothes are coming to people who are homeless in Sydney through a new mobile laundry service launched by the NSW Government. NSW Premier Mike Baird put homelessness on his Government’s priorities and the need for mobile laundry services was identified. As the challenge of getting clothes cleaned was brought to the attention of the Government by people who are more...

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More career options for school leavers

By at November 3, 2015 | 10:43 pm | 0 Comment

More career options for school leavers

NSW students finishing their HSC exams will be able to try out a vocational career with free pre-traineeship and pre-apprenticeships courses being offered. Minister for Skills John Barilaro said he hoped the new courses will help school leavers consider vocational education and training as a career to meet the future needs of the employment marketplace. “Our state more...

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