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$20000 for Sikh games in Griffith

By at February 27, 2019 | 2:31 pm | 0 Comment

$20000 for Sikh games in Griffith

The Annual Sikh Games in Griffith, popularly known as the Shaheedi Tournament, will benefit from $20,000 thanks to the NSW Liberals & Nationals Government. Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams said he was delighted to support the event attended by more than 12,000 visitors from Australia, New Zealand and Fiji. “The NSW Liberals & Nationals Government is more...

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Disabled refugees face serious barriers to resettlement

By at February 21, 2019 | 3:20 pm | 0 Comment

Disabled refugees face serious barriers to resettlement

The Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA); the National Ethnic Disability Alliance (NEDA); the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA); and the Settlement Council of Australia (SCOA) have today released new research outlining the significant obstacles faced by refugees with disabilities who are living in Australia. The report, entitled Barriers more...

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Nominations open for PM’s science prize

By at February 6, 2019 | 5:01 pm | 0 Comment

Nominations open for PM’s science prize

The quest to find Australia’s top scientists, innovators and science teachers is on again with nominations opening for this year’s Prime Minister’s Prizes for Science. From pure research to innovative commercial applications to teaching excellence, the prizes recognise our best and brightest. This year nominating is easier than ever, to ensure as many nominations more...

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Funding for multicultural organisations in Strathfield

By at February 6, 2019 | 4:35 pm | 0 Comment

Funding for multicultural organisations in Strathfield

Duty MLC for Strathfield, the Hon Scott Farlow has  announced that $19,400 has been awarded to a number of local multicultural organisations for upcoming festivals and events in the Strathfield electorate. Farlow said the festivals and events are supported by the Multicultural NSW Celebrating Diversity Events grants program. “The electorate of Strathfield is one of more...

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Prison population showing signs of decline

By at February 2, 2019 | 4:17 pm | 0 Comment

Prison population showing signs of decline

New figures released today by the NSW Bureau of Crime Statistics and Research (BOCSAR) show that the NSW prison population is continuing to show signs of decline. In December 2018 the NSW prison adult population stood at 13,165. This drop has been driven by a recent decrease in the number of sentenced prisoners, which decreased 6 per cent since its peak in June 2018 more...

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Honoring Captain James Cook’s voyage

By at January 22, 2019 | 2:15 pm | 0 Comment

Honoring Captain James Cook’s voyage

  The Morrison Government is backing communities across the country to mark the 250th anniversary of Captain James Cook’s first voyage to Australia and the Pacific. In addition to $5.45 million to support projects for the Cooktown 2020 Festival, the Morrison Government will provide $6.7 million to the Australian National Maritime Museum so its replica of Captain more...

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All set for Australia Day Celebrations

By at January 22, 2019 | 1:46 pm | 0 Comment

All set for Australia Day Celebrations

The countdown is on for Australia Day NSW 2019, with Yothu Yindi and The Treaty Project, Conrad Sewell and Kate Ceberano announced as part of a star-studded and action-packed program of events. The official Australia Day program was launched by NSW Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams and Australia Day Council NSW Creative Director John Foreman OAM beside the more...

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Online community empowering women

By at January 21, 2019 | 2:29 pm | 0 Comment

Online community empowering women

A new online mentoring community aims to inspire women to discover their true potential. The NSW Inspirational Women Online Showcase will feature videos of women sharing their stories and accomplishments. The videos will cover topics including career, health and wellbeing, and empowerment. The showcase aims to enable women to build confidence and resilience more...

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 Justice Beazley announced as next Governor of NSW

By at January 15, 2019 | 1:59 pm | 0 Comment

 Justice Beazley announced as next Governor of NSW

The Honourable Justice Margaret Beazley QC AO has been announced as the next Governor of NSW.  Justice Beazley who is the current President of the NSW Court of Appeal will become NSW’s 39th Governor in May 2019. Premier Gladys Berejiklian said she is delighted Her Majesty, the Queen, has approved her recommendation of Justice Beazley for the appointment of more...

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NSW’s ‘Cost of Living’ service delivers big savings for households

By at October 25, 2018 | 12:33 am | 0 Comment

NSW’s ‘Cost of Living’ service delivers big savings for households

The NSW Liberals and Nationals Government’s Cost of Living service is helping residents across the state access more than 40 NSW Government rebates and savings from around 12 separate agencies, through Service NSW’s one-stop-shop centres and online. On average, eligible customers are walking away with more than $500 back in their pockets through the service. more...

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