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Washing hands reduces food poisoning risk

By at April 14, 2014 | 4:01 pm | 0 Comment

Washing hands reduces food poisoning risk

Washing and drying your hands correctly can help reduce the risk of food poisoning and food-borne illness, says NSW Minister for Primary Industries Katrina Hodgkinson.   Hodgkinson delivered this message while visiting the NSW Food Authority’s stand at the Sydney Royal Easter Show, which has made correct hand washing its theme this year. “More than four more...

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Stay safe in the ‘Surf’ these holidays

By at April 14, 2014 | 12:56 pm | 0 Comment

Stay safe in the ‘Surf’ these holidays

NSW surf lifesavers and lifeguards have issued a strong warning to beachgoers and coastal holiday makers to observe surf safety warnings during the Autumn school holiday period which commenced this Saturday 12th April.   SLSNSW Manager of Lifesaving, Andy Kent, has emphasised the importance of swimming at patrolled beaches, between the red and yellow more...

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Dominello disappoints with weak stance on changes to Racial Decimation Act at Premier’s Harmony Dinner : Zangari

By at April 11, 2014 | 4:50 pm | 0 Comment

Dominello disappoints with weak stance on changes to Racial Decimation Act at Premier’s Harmony Dinner : Zangari

NSW Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello has disappointed a packed room of 1000 multicultural representatives at last night's Premier's Harmony Dinner – by failing to speak out against the Abbott Liberal Government's contentious plans to wind back the Racial Discrimination Act.   Addressing the dinner – at which the Premier was absent more...

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No room for complacency on unemployment -Jobless people on rise in NSW

By at April 11, 2014 | 4:42 pm | 0 Comment

No room for complacency on unemployment  -Jobless people on rise in NSW

The latest unemployment data offers no room for complacency – with Western Sydney still facing a massive jobs deficit and 28,400 more unemployed people in NSW than before the O’Farrell Government was elected, Shadow Treasurer Michael Daley said .   Daley noted that the trend unemployment rate has fallen over the past month from 5.7 to 5.5 per cent. However more...

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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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