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Surfers ready for state championships

By at March 17, 2014 | 2:50 pm | 0 Comment

Surfers ready for state championships

The 2014 NSW Surf Life Saving Championships supported by ClubsNSW comes to a close this weekend with the Masters Championships at Ocean Beach-Umina. More than 1200 athletes from 94 different surf clubs from across the state will form a diverse field for the Masters with competitors coming from a wide background of skill sets and ages including some competitors who are more...

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$17.4 Million announced for flood prevention

By at March 13, 2014 | 2:43 pm | 0 Comment

$17.4 Million announced for flood prevention

Environment Minister Robyn Parker has announced $17.4 million in new grants allocated to local councils to plan for and reduce risks of flooding. This builds on the $3.5 million allocated late last year. The announcement comes as the Government seeks to mitigate the financial impact of flooding across NSW, which is estimated to cost the economy approximately $250 more...

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Vivid Festival to light up Sydney from May 23 to June 9

By at March 12, 2014 | 6:07 pm | 0 Comment

Vivid Festival to light up Sydney from May 23 to June 9

Sydney once again will transformed into a spectacular canvas of light, music and ideas when Vivid Sydney will take over  the city from 23 May – 9 June 2014. Colouring the city with creativity and inspiration, Vivid Sydney highlights include the hugely popular immersive light installations and projections; performances from local and international musicians at Vivid more...

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‘ Faten El Dana –An ambassador for migrant women’

By at March 12, 2014 | 3:18 pm | 0 Comment

‘ Faten El Dana –An ambassador for migrant women’

On March 7,  NSW Premier Barry O’Farrell and Minister for Women Minister for Women announced the winners of the 2014 NSW Women of the Year Awards at NSW Parliament House.  Faten El Dana  is the  winner of  AH Beard’s Community Hero Award. She is very active in the community as an ambassador for migrant women.  She is also  the president of the Muslim more...

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Business Investor Visa Scheme nets $155M

By at March 11, 2014 | 3:40 pm | 0 Comment

Business Investor Visa Scheme nets $155M

Andrew Stoner, Deputy Premier announced plans to streamline two key migration visa pathways to help attract more overseas entrepreneurs and investors to the State and to generate more jobs and investment. “The Significant Investor Visa scheme, which focuses on promoting high value migration into the State, was one of the ways the NSW Government was seeking to more...

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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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