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Mining engineer, burns survivor- Turia Pitta receives ‘Premier’s Award for the women of the year 2014’‘

By at March 11, 2014 | 3:21 pm | 0 Comment

Mining engineer, burns survivor-  Turia Pitta  receives ‘Premier’s Award for the women of the year 2014’‘

"Never, Never, Never Give up. Live life to its fullest. Be determined. Persevere". Turia Pitt is a mining engineer. Attending her first undergraduate lecture, a fellow student told Turia she was "in the wrong class".  Challenging assumptions and prevailing against the odds was to become a theme in Turia's life. Not only did she carve out a successful engineering more...

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Tourism activities putting national parks to risk

By at March 10, 2014 | 1:26 pm | 0 Comment

Tourism activities putting national parks to risk

The recommendations of an inquiry into the impacts of tourism would leave NSW National Parks at risk from development and fossicking, warns Greens MP Jan Barham. “I am alarmed that the inquiry has recommended allowing the development of tourist accommodation and supporting fossicking within parks. This is a missed opportunity to recognise the importance of reserving more...

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ATF participates in Cleanup Australia day

By at March 7, 2014 | 1:55 pm | 0 Comment

ATF participates in Cleanup Australia day

Sydney siders originated from Telangana with locals and children participated in 'Cleanup Australia Day' drive . ATF took up  Parramatta lake as a part of their cleaning drive. Participants were divided into four groups. Group of Surender Anreddy took responsibility of walking track towards dam  and Ravikanth Veeraiahgari's group took responsibility of parking along more...

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Website launched to encourage multicultural communities to send Abbott a message

By at March 6, 2014 | 12:14 pm | 0 Comment

Website launched to encourage multicultural communities to send Abbott a message

Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multiculturalism, Michelle Rowland and Shadow Minister for Finance, Tony Burke have launched a website allowing the community to send Tony Abbott a message to reverse his cuts to multicultural organisations. The website – www.ISupportCommunities.com – calls on the Abbott Government to reverse its $11.5 million cut from the more...

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Surf superstars getting ready for ‘NSW Surf Life Saving Open’s Championships 2014’

By at March 6, 2014 | 12:00 pm | 0 Comment

Surf superstars getting ready for ‘NSW Surf Life Saving Open’s Championships 2014’

The Ocean Beach/Umina stretch of sand is set to host some of the world’s best male and female surf sports gladiators this weekend at the 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Open’s Championships supported by ClubsNSW. From March 7-9, over 2500 Open’s athletes from over 90 surf clubs across NSW including superstars such as Ironmen Kendrick Louis (Newport), Nathan Smith more...

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Greens call on government to investigate hunters who injured local wildlife

By at March 5, 2014 | 5:47 pm | 0 Comment

Greens call on government to investigate hunters who injured local wildlife

Greens NSW Spokesperson for Animal Welfare, Dr Mehreen Faruqi MLC, has called on the NSW Government to investigate reports of a kangaroo injured with an arrow on the South Coast and take action if appropriate under animal cruelty legislation. “When we see a photo of a kangaroo with an arrow in it, we know this is just the tip of the iceberg, how many of our native more...

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‘Proposal set to create jobs for retrenched workers’

By at March 5, 2014 | 1:47 pm | 0 Comment

‘Proposal set to create jobs for retrenched workers’

NSW Government  will  offer $6,000 Fresh Start tax rebate to businesses employing workers who have recently lost their jobs through large-scale redundancies. NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Treasurer Mike Baird announced the payroll tax rebate initiative as part of a commitment to help workers who have lost their jobs through restructures by giving businesses an more...

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Dramatic day of finals at state championships

By at March 4, 2014 | 11:11 pm | 0 Comment

Dramatic day of finals at state championships

The NSW Surf Lifesaving Age Championships supported by ClubsNSW staged at Umina and Ocean beaches on the Central Coast over the weekend produced another batch of team and individual state under 9 to under 14 champions. Manly LSC took out the overall point score closely followed by Avoca SLSC with Wanda SLSC finishing third. Autumn came early to the nipper’s more...

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SBS cuts will affect Australia’s ethnic communities

By at March 4, 2014 | 6:45 pm | 0 Comment

SBS cuts will affect Australia’s ethnic communities

In last week’s Senate Estimates hearings, the SBS Managing Director Michael Ebeid could not guarantee that Abbott Government cuts to the SBS budget would not affect SBS language services. “I would find it very difficult to imagine being able to absorb any material cuts without a change in services.” -   SBS Managing Director, Michael Ebeid – Senate more...

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‘Bollywood’s unique approach to film-making, makes it exceptional: Vikrant Kishore’

By at March 4, 2014 | 10:30 am | 0 Comment

The song Mahiya Aa Bhi Jaa/Come Back my Beloved is a mix of Sufi and Bollywood soft ballad style, performed in Hindi language. Mahiya Aa Bhi Jaa is a Staff-Student collaborative project made as a part of the Create 2308 Festival, UoN. The concept of the music video roughly follows the lyrics, where a female protagonist is thinking of her lover, the dance represents more...

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