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Hindi Divas celebrated in Sydney

By at September 26, 2017 | 12:45 am | 0 Comment

Hindi Divas celebrated in Sydney

Indian Consulate Sydney hosted Hindi Divas on September 16, 2017 at The Indian Cultural Centre. Rekha Rajvanshi of ILASA Inc. organized the program, which had three sessions. There  were different sessions during the programme which included  ‘Hindi literature in Australia’  and  ‘Hindi Teaching in Australia and challenges’  . The program started with more...

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 ‘Remove hate from the debate’ website launched

By at September 20, 2017 | 6:52 pm | 0 Comment

 ‘Remove hate from the debate’ website launched

Minister for Multiculturalism Ray Williams today launched the website, Remove Hate from the Debate, which hosts positive tools and techniques to help young people identify hate speech and understand how to best respond. Recent data shows 53 per cent of people aged 12 to 17 in Australia have seen or heard hateful comments about cultural or religious groups more...

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Government committed to reduce food wastage across NSW

By at May 5, 2017 | 4:08 am | 0 Comment

Government committed to reduce food wastage across NSW

Government wants people to participate in Great Food Waste study. The study will find out how much and what types of food are wasted in NSW households each year. To be part of the study, households can request an EPA food waste bag online. Once it arrives, participants are asked to clean out their fridge, putting expired food in the bag instead of putting it in the more...

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Sub-continent community celebrates Holi with federal ministers in Sydney

By at March 30, 2016 | 5:43 pm | 0 Comment

Sub-continent community celebrates Holi with federal ministers in Sydney

A full house ticketed dinner was held on March 23 to celebrate the Indian festival of Holi with Assistant Minister for Multicultural Affairs - Craig Laundy MP and Assistant Minister to the Treasurer Alex Hawke, MP at Concord Function Centre. Craig Laundy MP said, “Holi is one of the most vibrant, colourful and energetic cultural events in the world. It is important to more...

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Action needed on puppy farms

By at December 15, 2015 | 3:46 pm | 0 Comment

Action needed on puppy farms

The rejection by Gwydir Shire Council of a 300-breeder, intensive puppy farm at Inverell again highlights the urgent need for state wide rules for breeding and selling puppies. Animal welfare groups and the community more broadly are concerned for the welfare of animals in unregulated, factory breeding environments. The proposal in the state’s north-west is just one more...

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Diwali celebrated with fervor in NSW

By at November 13, 2015 | 11:39 am | 0 Comment

Diwali celebrated with fervor in NSW

Diwali celebrations  in NSW which started with  the  Diwali function at NSW parliament on November 2, continued till November 12 where the NSW Premier Mike Baird and minister for Multiculturalism John Ajaka flick the switch to turn  the sails of the Sydney Opera House orange in celebration of the Hindu Festival Diwali. The Diwali celebration at the NSW Parliament was more...

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Communities Plus boosts social and affordable housing

By at October 25, 2015 | 10:48 pm | 0 Comment

Communities Plus boosts social and affordable housing

Minister for Social Housing Brad Hazzard today called for interest in delivering the new generation of world class social, affordable and private housing in NSW. “Communities Plus is a new generation of integrated housing developments, delivered in partnership with the private, non-government and community housing sectors in Macquarie Park along with six locations in more...

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Delivering the NDIS to more than half of eligible Australians

By at September 26, 2015 | 9:08 pm | 0 Comment

Delivering the NDIS to more than half of eligible Australians

The Commonwealth, New South Wales and Victorian governments has signed the first agreements for the full rollout of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). The historic signings confirm the joint commitment of the Commonwealth, New South Wales and Victorian Governments to people with disability, their families and carers. The agreements give certainty to more...

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Labor affirms commitment to work with Gujarat

By at June 17, 2015 | 5:57 pm | 0 Comment

Labor affirms commitment to work with Gujarat

On their visit to India , NSW Opposition Leader Luke Foley and Daniel Mookhey MLC visited  Gandhinagar today and met Anandiben Patel, Chief Minister of Gujarat. The NSW Government has signed a memorandum of understanding with the state of Gujarat – and NSW Labor has affirmed its commitment to strengthening the ties between two states. “The economic development of more...

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Parramasala to play a leading role during Modi’s Indian Tourism week

By at June 17, 2015 | 4:58 pm | 0 Comment

Parramasala to play a leading role during Modi’s Indian Tourism week

NSW Premier Mike Baird and Minister for Multiculturalism John Ajaka announced details of the much-anticipated 2015 Parramasala Festival. Baird said the event celebrating Indian and South Asian customs, traditions and cuisines would be held from Friday 16 October to Sunday 18 October in Parramatta. “I’m also pleased to announce this year’s festival will be more...

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