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Target exceeded, 310 Veterans already employed in NSW public sector

By at May 6, 2017 | 7:38 am | 0 Comment

Target exceeded, 310 Veterans already employed in NSW public sector

The NSW Government’s Veterans Employment Program has exceeded its target to employ 200 former Australian Defence Force (ADF) personnel by 2019. Just one year after the launch of the Veterans Employment Program, 310 former ADF service men and women have found employment in the NSW public sector. About 70 per cent of the new employees have joined the justice and more...

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Sydney Trains encourage women to take the wheel

By at March 1, 2017 | 8:19 am | 0 Comment

Sydney Trains encourage women to take the wheel

A new recruitment campaign is encouraging women to consider a career with Sydney Trains as a driver or guard.   As a train driver or guard, you will see Sydney from a whole new perspective, interact with customers daily and have the chance to pursue further opportunities within Sydney Trains. Currently, six per cent of Sydney Trains drivers are women and 14 more...

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‘Pongal Oh Pongal’ says Canberra!

By at February 18, 2017 | 12:11 am | 0 Comment

‘Pongal Oh Pongal’ says Canberra!

In a historic first for the Tamil community in Australia, Pongal festivities reached the Federal Parliament in 2017. The efforts of the Tamil Arts and Culture Association paid off as the evening of 14 February saw a gala event at the Parliament House in Canberra. Community members, senators, MPs, staff and all present enjoyed the vivid display of song, dance, poetry more...

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Christmas greetings from the Premier of NSW to all Public Telegraph readers

By at December 24, 2016 | 7:46 pm | 0 Comment

Christmas greetings from the Premier of NSW  to all Public Telegraph readers

  CHRISTMAS 2016 As we come together to spend quality time with family and friends this holiday season, it is my great pleasure to wish Public Telegraph readers a Merry Christmas. Millions of people in NSW will celebrate Christmas and the festive season in their own special way, in the safety and security of a society that cherishes the free practice of more...

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Confluence: Diversity celebrated at Opera House

By at September 19, 2016 | 10:25 pm | 0 Comment

Confluence: Diversity celebrated at Opera House

Opera House came alive with rhythms, music and dance on September 18, as a part of the celebration of the Confluence Festival of India in Australia. Confluence represents a meeting point - of arts and artistes, of ideas and ideals, of cultures and civilizations and that was what this event was aimed at. The pre-concert reception was hosted by the NSW Government and more...

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Swastik’s production ‘A Magical Journey With Krishna’ enthralls audience

By at September 5, 2016 | 10:55 pm | 0 Comment

Swastik’s production ‘A Magical Journey With Krishna’ enthralls audience

A celebration of colour, culture and boundless creativity, A Magical Journey with Krishna was performed to a packed audience at Sydney’s Riverside Theatre on Saturday 27 August. More than 100  participants , all dressed up in dazzling costumes and jewellery – took to the stage. Produced by Swastik Institute of Dance, the play brought to life two very different more...

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Get ready for the ‘concert with a difference’

By at July 28, 2016 | 1:11 pm | 0 Comment

Get ready for the ‘concert with a difference’

Sydney’s Indian community is blessed with a plethora of artistic talent and proactive promoters who keep us periodically entertained, and in touch with our diverse arts and cultures.   We are offered a wide variety of cultural events that cater to different segments of the community. We grew up enjoying Bollywood movies and these movies also addressed the more...

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Accessible lifts for Sydney Harbour bridge

By at July 25, 2016 | 10:53 pm | 0 Comment

Accessible lifts for Sydney Harbour bridge

More Sydneysiders and visitors from around the world will be able to access the Sydney Harbour Bridge with new lifts to be installed to make the scenic walk across Australia’s most recognisable landmark accessible. Lifts will be installed at Kirribilli and The Rocks so that people with prams, the elderly or those in a wheelchair can access the Sydney Harbour Bridge more...

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Teenager drowns at Port Macquarie blowhole

By at July 25, 2016 | 10:37 pm | 0 Comment

Teenager drowns at Port Macquarie blowhole

Lifesavers, Paramedics, and Police were involved in the unsuccessful resuscitation of a teenager who drowned while swimming at a Port Macquarie blowhole on the State’s Mid North Coast on Monday. It is believed that the 15-year-old male was jumping into the blowhole at Nobbys Beach, Port Macquarie at around 10.30 AEST when he struck his head and lost more...

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Parramasala secured until 2019

By at June 13, 2016 | 10:06 pm | 0 Comment

Parramasala secured until 2019

One of the state’s biggest multicultural festivals, Parramasala, will remain a feature on the Western Sydney cultural calendar for at least the next four years. NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Multiculturalism John Ajaka announced the NSW Government has committed $1.6 million over four years in the 2016-17 Budget to secure Parramasala. “We live in one of more...

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