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Tackling the complex issue of youth offending to keep the community safe

While youth offending is not of comparable proportions to family violence and ‘ice’ abuse, yet it demands our complete attention, for the sake of victims, according to Police Chief Commissioner, Graham Ashton Every so often our community is confronted with a worrying and complex problem which touches everyday lives, dominates headlines and divides opinion on…

Steve Smith’s screamer fails to get Australia victory, as India level series 1-1

It is the dropped catch of Steve Smith that hurt Australia the most, after which Cheteshwar Pujara’s 92 runs got India home Bengaluru, March 7: Star off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin led with a six-wicket haul as India defeated Australia by 75 runs with a day to spare in the second cricket Test at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium here…

Beware: the potions on your dresser could be causing your migraine attack

1 in 3 Australians report health problems including migraine from fragranced consumer products Melbourne, March 6: A University of Melbourne researcher has found that one-third of Australians report health problems — ranging from migraine headaches to asthma attacks — when exposed to common fragranced consumer products such as air fresheners, cleaning products, laundry supplies, and…

Still no answer from Turnbull after being left holding on to the “hot potato” called 18C

The hard right of Malcolm Turnbull’s party demanded that section 18C be weakened and Mr Turnbull instituted a parliamentary inquiry, but has now been left holding this “particularly hot potato”, writes Hon. Tony Burke MP Parents started to keep their children inside the house, and would personally escort them to school. Adults would avoid leaving…

Hindu Australians experience highest rates of discrimination

49 per cent Australians want migrants to assimilate; 63 per cent are worried about relatives marrying Muslims: Study Melbourne, February 27: Nearly one in three Australians have negative feelings towards Muslim Australians, with 63 per cent saying they would be concerned if a relative married a Muslim, according to a Western Sydney University study commissioned…

‘Extreme vetting’ test proposed before migrants can become Australian citizens

Melbourne, February 15: Migrants who plan to become Australian citizens may now be tested for their attitude to Australia values. The scanning, proposed by Senator David Leyonhjelm, Liberal Democrat senator for NSW, is asking that the government introduce an “extreme vetting” test before immigrants to Australia can become citizens or receive welfare. The radical plan of…

Indo-Pakistan nuclear war in 2028; US Intelligence National Council predicts

The US National Intelligence Council has predicted a nuclear war between India and Pakistan in 2028, writes Abdus Sattar Ghazali. The prediction came in the Council report released recently under the title: Global Trends: Paradox of Progress. Every four years since 1997, the National Intelligence Council has published an unclassified strategic assessment of how key…

Trump’s ‘Buy American’, Modi’s ‘Make in India’ can together boost each other

US President Donald Trump’s mantra of “Buy American” and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make in India’ are not mutually exclusive because trade need not be a zero sum game. Arul Louis talks to Shalabh Kumar, Indian-American Republican leader and founder of Republican Hindu Coalition (RHC). New York, January 30: A harder line by Trump to…

Australian tech industry lashes out at Trump’s new visa rules, while Australia supports ban

To be clear, this is not a Muslim ban… this is about terror and keeping our country safe: Trump, upon changing visa rules Sydney, January 30: Leading Australian technology companies are livid after US President Donald Trump recently announced changes to visa laws. They are petitioning with the Australian government to act. The changes could see workers…

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