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SBS cuts will affect Australia’s ethnic communities

By at March 4, 2014 | 6:45 pm | 0 Comment

SBS cuts will affect Australia’s ethnic communities

In last week’s Senate Estimates hearings, the SBS Managing Director Michael Ebeid could not guarantee that Abbott Government cuts to the SBS budget would not affect SBS language services. “I would find it very difficult to imagine being able to absorb any material cuts without a change in services.” -   SBS Managing Director, Michael Ebeid – Senate more...

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Successful trip to India by delegation led by Michelle Rowland

By at February 25, 2014 | 12:20 pm | 0 Comment

Successful trip  to India  by delegation led by Michelle Rowland

Recently Michelle Rowland, Member for Greenway, Assistant Shadow Minister for Communications and Shadow Minister for Multiculturalism and Citizenship under took  eleven day private trip to India. Rowland was accompanied by Harish Velji, Chairperson Sub Continent Friends of Labor and its committee member Aisha Amjad. The trip included mixture of government, cultural more...

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All communities deserve equal participation in Parliament: Philip Ruddock

By at February 23, 2014 | 6:07 pm | 0 Comment

All communities deserve equal participation in Parliament: Philip Ruddock

‘Liberals friends of India’ organised a get-together and dinner at Chutney Restaurant, Harris Park on February 20 in which many new liberal supporters joined the ‘Liberals friends of India’ committee. It was an effort to bring all the liberal supports from Indian background to come together, discuss and also an opportunity for the people to join the ‘Liberal more...

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Liberal Party neglecting ‘Multicultural affairs’ : Michelle Rowland

By at February 20, 2014 | 12:36 pm | 0 Comment

Liberal Party neglecting ‘Multicultural affairs’ : Michelle Rowland

Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Multiculturalism, Michelle Rowland has slammed the Liberal Party for asking for donations from multicultural communities after cutting $11.5 million from multicultural funding since coming to office. “The Liberal Party was showing contempt for multicultural groups after they launched a ‘Multicultural Liberal Business Club’, more...

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130 Multicultural projects worth $5 million quietly cancelled by Liberal Party: Guy Zangari

By at February 19, 2014 | 1:44 pm | 0 Comment

130 Multicultural projects worth $5 million quietly cancelled by Liberal Party: Guy Zangari

NSW Shadow Minister for Citizenship and Communities, Guy Zangari has slammed the Liberal Party for cancelling a major program of multicultural community grants to 130 projects across Sydney and NSW – and called on Premier Barry O’Farrell to step up to the plate and make up the funding shortfall. The Abbott Liberal Government has abolished funding for the Building more...

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Bollywood strengthening ‘Indo-Aus’ ties: Dr Vikrant Kishore

By at February 17, 2014 | 1:05 pm | 0 Comment

Bollywood strengthening ‘Indo-Aus’ ties: Dr Vikrant Kishore

Newcastle is all set to hold a major Bollywood 101 Film festival and an International Conference on "Bollywood and It's others" on February 20th and 21st , 2014. Bollywood has always attracted the fancy of the people as it is the largest film producer in India. It is a globalized cultural industry, cinema of attractions and the most fascinating film industry of the more...

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‘We need to raise our boys to be gentlemen,’ says Victor Dominello

By at February 14, 2014 | 4:23 pm | 0 Comment

‘We need to raise our boys to be  gentlemen,’ says Victor Dominello

It was a great ‘Premier Multicultural Media Awards’ night at Doltone house on Thursday February 13 where different ethnic media groups were awarded for their achievements and  contributions to the Australian society. The Premier's Multicultural Media Awards initiated and supported by the New South Wales Government, recognises excellence in journalism across the more...

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Don’t miss ‘Bollywood Tadka’ in Short+Sweet week 7

By at February 13, 2014 | 2:15 pm | 0 Comment

Don’t miss ‘Bollywood Tadka’ in Short+Sweet week 7

As the Short+ Sweet festival is heading towards its final stages, it is becoming more competitive and interesting.  With so many artists bringing on stage the vivid subjects and stories through their plays, the competition is getting tougher. Many of the finalists have already been locked in for the Gala Awards Final at the Seymour Centre York Theatre on Friday 21 more...

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Multicultural Community inclusion grants extended

By at February 13, 2014 | 12:30 pm | 0 Comment

Multicultural Community inclusion grants extended

Minister for Citizenship and Communities Victor Dominello announced a second round of NSW Government grants of up to $20,000 to help fund projects focusing on inter-cultural and inter-faith activities on February 5. Community Inclusion Grants, part of the Community Relation Commission’s $1.4 million Multicultural Advantage Grants Program, support local organisations more...

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Short+Sweet week 6 focussed on ‘staid and severe’ issues

By at February 10, 2014 | 1:03 am | 0 Comment

Short+Sweet week 6 focussed on ‘staid and severe’ issues

As the Short +Sweet festival continues to its week 6, theatre lovers have a chance to watch some serious plays with intense story line.  Many severe issues will be highlighted this week ranging from a murder mystery to men on weekend detention. Week 6 features a diabolical puzzle, a Muslim woman at a Nazi job interview, a murder mystery, an immigrant discovering more...

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