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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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Indian community meets new leadership at the CRC

By at April 7, 2014 | 11:07 am | 0 Comment

Indian community meets new leadership at the CRC

Continuing the round of community consultations, the new leadership team at the Community Relations Commission, the Chair, Vic Alhadeff and Chief Executive Officer, Hakan Harman, met with a broad cross section of the Indian community of New South Wales. Speaking on the occasion Alhadeff said, “Indian immigrants have a strong influence in New South Wales and are one of more...

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Daylight saving ends today

By at April 6, 2014 | 4:52 pm | 0 Comment

Daylight saving ends today

Don’t forget that Daylight saving ends today, 6 April at 3am.   This means you can enjoy a sleep in because clocks go back one hour in NSW. Future daylight saving periods will begin on the first Sunday in October and end on the first Sunday in April. NSW, Victoria, South Australia, Tasmania and the ACT all apply the same daylight saving periods. more...

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Sydney trains get uninterrupted mobile network coverage

By at April 4, 2014 | 2:22 pm | 0 Comment

Sydney trains get uninterrupted mobile network coverage

Uninterrupted mobile phone coverage is available throughout Sydney’s trains, including the underground network.   Sydney Trains switched on mobile coverage for Sydney’s T4 Eastern Suburbs Line this week, completing the roll out of 18,000 metres of cabling in Sydney’s underground. This means train travellers can stay connected with friends, family or more...

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Search continues for missing swimmer at Tathra

By at April 3, 2014 | 12:56 pm | 0 Comment

Search continues for missing swimmer at Tathra

Surf Life Saving resources are continuing to help Police search for a missing swimmer at Tathra, who was possibly attacked by a shark this morning before 9am.   Surf Lifesavers aboard Inflatable Rescue Boats (IRBs) from Tathra, Narooma, Pambula and Bermagui are on scene and assisting in the search. The Westpac Rescue Helicopter is also assisting. It is more...

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‘Racism-It Stops With Me’

By at April 3, 2014 | 12:36 pm | 0 Comment

‘Racism-It Stops With Me’

Wyndham City has released its draft Cultural Diversity Policy and has wasted no time in releasing details of its first campaign. The ‘Racism-It Stops With Me’ campaign is part of the National Anti-Racism Strategy and invites all Australians to reflect on what they can do to counter racism wherever it happens.   Wyndham City signed a support agreement to join more...

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Increased fines for offensive conduct

By at April 3, 2014 | 12:12 pm | 0 Comment

Increased fines for offensive conduct

To curb the crime rate and to take strict action those engaged in drunken or anti-social behaviour, NSW  Government has moved a step forward by increasing the  fines by three times.  So be careful, next time swearing in public could cost you as much as three times as it used to be earlier.   From 31 March onwards,  the NSW Government  has increased more...

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