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Winners of ‘Premier’s Multicultural Media Awards 2016′ announced

By at July 22, 2016 | 9:19 pm | 0 Comment

Winners of ‘Premier’s Multicultural Media Awards 2016′ announced

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Multiculturalism John Ajaka announced the winners of the 2016 Premier’s Multicultural Media Awards. A series following the experiences of Syrian refugees resettling in Australia, reports of caste-based discrimination in Australia’s Indian community, and the opportunities faced by third generation Greek Australians were among 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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Independence day message from the Premier of NSW

By at August 15, 2015 | 1:08 am | 0 Comment

Independence day message from the Premier of NSW

It is an honour to send my warmest greetings to readers of Public Telegraph on the occasion of Indian Independence Day. 15 August presents a wonderful opportunity to celebrate India’s history and development since gaining independence in 1947.   NSW has strong diplomatic, business and cultural ties with India, so I was delighted to visit this great nation in more...

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Early intervention program to counter violent extremism

By at June 24, 2015 | 12:47 am | 0 Comment

Early intervention program to counter violent extremism

The NSW Government will turn to community groups as it explores ways to identify young Australians at risk of becoming disengaged from society. NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Multiculturalism John Ajaka tonight announced $4 million in new funding, over two years, would go toward creating the NSW Countering Violent Extremism Early Intervention Program. Baird more...

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‘Baird avoiding scrutiny by rushing through privatisation plan’

By at May 27, 2015 | 5:54 pm | 0 Comment

‘Baird avoiding scrutiny by rushing through privatisation plan’

The NSW Opposition has slammed the Baird Government for introducing legislation to privatise the state’s electricity network before an inquiry into the proposal is complete.  Labor leader Luke Foley said Mike Baird’s contempt for proper parliamentary process by ramming through privatisation legislation proves he is a Premier afraid of scrutiny. “First Mike more...

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Crime fighting projects to be part of $10 million ‘Community Safety Fund’

By at March 18, 2015 | 4:32 pm | 0 Comment

Crime fighting projects to be part of $10 million ‘Community Safety Fund’

Photo Courtesy : ABC In wake of the recent incident, where a women from Indian background was stabbed to death while returning home from work in Parramatta, Premier Mike Baird has announced $10 million Community safety fund. The fund aims to stamp out anti-social behavior and thereby communities will be able to fight crime at grass roots level. Communities will be more...

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Multiculturalism celebrated at Premier’s Harmony dinner !!

By at March 16, 2015 | 7:59 pm | 0 Comment

Multiculturalism celebrated at Premier’s Harmony dinner !!

Premier’s Harmony Dinner 2015 at Grand Pavilion, Rosehill Gardens was a spectacular evening which bought together around 1400 guests representing different cultures, faiths, linguistic backgrounds and ethnicities. The event was even bigger and better than the previous years as the guests celebrated the success of multiculturalism in NSW, which is one of the most more...

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Community mourns death of Prabha Kumar

By at March 12, 2015 | 4:09 pm | 0 Comment

Community mourns death of Prabha Kumar

Hundreds of people from Indian community along with others gathered in Parramatta Park on Wednesday evening to pay homage to Prabha Arun Kumar who was brutally stabbed to death in the park on Saturday night. It was a short walk that many of them had taken before, but this time the reason was different. Even rain and thunder couldn’t deter the spirits of the people who more...

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‘Prabha Kumar’s murder case’: Baird and Dominello reassured justice to Indian community

By at March 9, 2015 | 2:39 pm | 0 Comment

‘Prabha Kumar’s murder case’: Baird and Dominello reassured justice to Indian community

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Communities and Citizenship Victor Dominello sought to reassure the Indian community that every effort is being made to investigate the fatal attack on an Indian woman at Westmead and bring the perpetrators to justice. “I was shocked and horrified to hear about the attack on Mrs Prabha Arun Kumar and my thoughts and prayers are more...

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Premier updates Indian community about his first official visit to India

By at February 24, 2015 | 11:23 am | 0 Comment

Premier updates Indian community about his first official visit to India

NSW Premier Mike Baird last night met with Indian community and business leaders in Parramatta to share details about his recent visit to India and the NSW Government’s new India Strategy. Baird visited the cities of Ahmedabad, Delhi and Mumbai in January following an invitation to attend the global business summit Vibrant Gujarat by Indian Prime Minister Narendra more...

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