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Multicultural champions honoured at ‘Premier’s Harmony Dinner’

By at April 11, 2014 | 4:14 pm | 0 Comment

Multicultural champions honoured at ‘Premier’s Harmony Dinner’

Six citizens have been honoured last night for their exemplary service to multicultural communities in NSW at the Premier’s Harmony Dinner – an event which culminates the NSW Government’s Multicultural March celebrations.   The winners of the Premier’s Multicultural Community Medals received their awards in front of over 900 guests at Rosehill Racecourse more...

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Aam Aadmi Party Victoria held meet, discussed ways to support the party

By at April 10, 2014 | 1:23 pm | 0 Comment

Aam Aadmi Party Victoria held meet, discussed ways to support the party

Aam Aadmi party Victoria chapter held a meeting on 6th April to discuss ways to support Aam Aadmi Party in India just before general elections there.  The main aim of the meeting was to gather support and raise funds for AAP’s candidates in Punjab and Kerala. The event saw more than 70 Indian Australians turn out to discuss how they can better serve their motherland. more...

Community , India

New Taxi reforms to create a safer, smarter service

By at April 9, 2014 | 7:22 pm | 0 Comment

New Taxi reforms to create a safer, smarter service

The NSW Government has announced reforms that are set to make taxis a safer, cheaper and more reliable experience for customers. NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell said the reforms were aimed at ensuring taxis remained safe, reliable and affordable for customers.  The government’s 3 point plan to improve taxi services includes; -       Halving the typical more...

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CRC invites applications for new part- time commissioners

By at April 9, 2014 | 2:55 pm | 0 Comment

CRC invites applications for new part- time commissioners

Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello said the Community Relations Commission (CRC) is inviting applications for part-time Commissioners from people with professional experience and links to multicultural communities. The CRC, a statutory authority established by an Act of Parliament, is responsible for upholding and implementing the Principles of more...

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INTACH and AusHeritage sign MoU in Kolkata

By at April 9, 2014 | 2:34 pm | 0 Comment

INTACH and AusHeritage sign MoU in Kolkata

Joint Forum with Indian Museum, JC Bose memorial trust AusHeritage, Australia’s international network for cultural heritage, and the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) signed an MoU in Kolkata to further enhance cooperation in the preservation, promotion and management of cultural heritage. The MOU was signed by AusHeritage’s Chair, Vinod more...

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Mentors set to provide support for new teachers

By at April 8, 2014 | 2:05 pm | 0 Comment

Mentors set to provide support for new teachers

As a key part of the NSW Government’s Great Teaching, Inspired Learning reforms, 8 new teaching mentors have been appointed to support beginning temporary teachers at 38 schools across NSW. NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell said the new roles would increase quality teaching in NSW public schools. “A great teacher is the most important in-school influence on student more...

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Children’s Opal card launched

By at April 8, 2014 | 2:01 pm | 0 Comment

Children’s Opal card launched

Transport for NSW has launched the Opal Card for children and young people, with all the familiar benefits of the existing adult Opal Card, at half the price. The launch of the Child/Youth Opal card marks another major milestone in the Opal rollout and is perfectly timed ahead of the school holidays. The new green coloured Child/Youth Opal card works in exactly the more...

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AAP Victoria paid rich tributes to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on ‘Martyr’s Day

By at April 8, 2014 | 1:31 pm | 0 Comment

AAP Victoria paid rich tributes to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on  ‘Martyr’s Day

To support the ongoing movement, Aam Aadmi Party(AAP) Victoria, chapter of the political anti corruption revolution of India called as Aam Aadmi Party, commemorated Shaheed Diwas (Martyr's Day) on 23rd March 2014 at United Voice, North Melbourne. AAP Victorian team offered tributes to Shaheed Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev who laid their life for Indian more...

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Rock fisherman drowns and another missing

By at April 7, 2014 | 12:54 pm | 0 Comment

Rock fisherman drowns and another missing

A man has drowned while rock fishing at Tacking Point, Port Macquarie. In a separate incident, Surf Lifesavers are searching for a missing person, possibly a rock fisherman, after a car was found on the beach at Booti Booti National Park near Forster.   In Port Macquarie the alarm was raised when the man did not arrive for his golf game. The Surf Life Saving more...

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Inspection deadline for flagship scheme (NSW) deferred by 12 more months

By at April 7, 2014 | 12:46 pm | 0 Comment

Inspection deadline for flagship scheme (NSW) deferred by 12  more months

The O’Farrell Government has been embarrassed into shelving its flagship scheme to improve swimming pool safety for another 12 months – issuing a new deadline for councils to start inspecting backyard swimming pools as late as the end of April 2015.   The Government was forced into the one-year deadline extension following a flood of complaints from councils more...

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