Shri Shiva Vishnu Temple gets $500,000

Funding for COVIDSafe Multicultural Festivals and Events

The Victorian Government is supporting multicultural and multifaith communities to reconnect, celebrate and share their culture through COVIDsafe festivals and events in 2022 with grants available for community festivals and events. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Ros Spence today announced the opening of the next round of the Multicultural Festivals and Events Program for community organisations to deliver COVIDSafe events between January and June next year. “The pandemic has shown how important community connections are, and this will support multicultural and ...
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Darcie Brown Mithali Raj

Thanks to Darcie Brown, India women lose their first ODI in Mackay

Thanks to Darcie Brown tremendous performance, Indian women’s cricket team has been outplayed in every aspect of the game in their opening ODI against Australia. The Indians desperately need their top-order players – both batters and bowlers to find form ...
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Ros Spence more food support

More Food Support for Multicultural Communities

The Victorian Government is ensuring culturally diverse Victorians doing it tough can still put food on the table by helping more multicultural organisations provide crucial food relief to communities during the pandemic. Minister for Multicultural Affairs Ros Spence today announced ...
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India v Australia women's cricket TBC

Commonwealth Bank extends partnership with Cricket Australia

Commonwealth Bank and Cricket Australia have announced the renewal of its long-running partnership for a further three years, extending its commitment to the game at all levels. Partnering with Cricket Australia for more than 30 years, Commonwealth Bank has had ...
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Alex Hawke Partner Visa Program

6,012 partner visa applicant Indians granted PR in 2020-21

Largest Partner Visa program in over 25 years India has been the second biggest beneficiary of the 2020-21 migration program, only second to China from the largest number of migrants were awarded settlement visas under the program. More than 6,000 ...
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Lisa Singh

New director of Australia India Institute, Lisa Singh to lead from the front

Advancing common bonds and shared interests of Australia and India If one were to say being a visionary is a variant of fortune telling, then Lisa Singh, the new director of the Australia India Institute is a fortune teller. In ...
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Daniel Andrews roadmap

A Cautious Roadmap out of Melbourne Lockdown

The much awaited roadmap out of lockdown for Melbournians has been outlined by the Premier Daniel Andrews. Under this roadmap, Premier Andrews announced some freedom droplets coming our way but Melburnians will remain in lockdown for more than a month, ...
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National Cabinet Meeting 17 Sept 2021

Prime Minister’s office releases National Cabinet Statement

Canberra, 17 September: National Cabinet met today to discuss Australia’s COVID-19 response, recent outbreaks of COVID-19 and the Australian COVID-19 Vaccine Strategy. National Cabinet continues to work together to address issues and find solutions for the health and economic consequences ...
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Australian citizenship after 4 month PR for some

4 months PR enough to apply for Australian citizenship for some

Increased flexibility for Australian Citizenship applicants The Australian Government has announced changes that will streamline the pathway to citizenship for some of our most talented prospective Australians. Minister for Immigration, Citizenship, Migrant Services and Multicultural Affairs, Alex Hawke MP, has ...
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Australia-India Women's cricket series summer 2021

Australia-India Women’s Cricket Series starts Next week

The Australian Women's Team has gathered in Brisbane as it prepares for the Commonwealth Bank Australia-India Women's Cricket Series against India. Australia and India will battle it out across all three formats, with the schedule including three One-Day Internationals to ...
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Morrison Biden and Johnson - Australia to go nuclear

Australia to go nuclear under the AUKUS statement

JOINT LEADERS STATEMENT ON AUKUS As leaders of Australia, the United Kingdom, and the United States, guided by our enduring ideals and shared commitment to the international rules-based order, we resolve to deepen diplomatic, security, and defense cooperation in the ...
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COVID-19 Digital Certificate

COVID-19 digital vaccination certificates are here!

As more and more Australians are choosing to get vaccinated, it is now more relevant that they all get their COVID-19 digital certificate as proof of vaccination. That alone will be their passport out of restrictions in the new post ...
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Indian fake AFP fraudster

Man of Indian appearance impersonates as AFP officer to steal money

Police are investigating after a woman had her life savings fraudulently stolen by hoax callers last month. Investigators have been told the 27-year-old woman, an international student, was contacted by a man claiming to be from Australian Federal Police on ...
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JobKeeper Rorts Bill Shorten

JobKeeper Rorts cost us all

by Bill Shorten, Shadow Minister for Government Services & the National Disability Insurance Scheme For Australian taxpayers the JobKeeper profiteering rorts are an ongoing disgrace. JobKeeper payments were meant to apply to businesses that suffered a slump and give them ...
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Justice Hament Dhanji Supreme Court NSW

Hament Dhanji to become NSW Supreme Court judge

Leading Sydney barrister Hament Dhanji SC has been appointed as a judge of the Supreme Court of NSW. Attorney General Mark Speakman said Mr Dhanji brings three decades of legal experience to the Supreme Court bench. “I congratulate Mr Dhanji, ...
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Make dash cams compulsory in Australia

Make dash cams compulsory: three deaths a day rate on Australian roads

Car campaigners are calling for dash cams to be made compulsory, as statistics in Australia show an average of 21 people are killed in road accidents every week. Car rental experts at have launched a campaign for the Government to ...
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Pfizer vaccine for children in Australia soon

COVID-19 vaccine for children 5 to 11 soon

After 12 to 15 year olds, get ready for vaccinating primary school kids aged 5 to 11 in the coming months. Yes, there is going to be a covid vaccine for primary school children. Pfizer-BioNTech, it has been reported is ...
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Matt Bach Minister for Children

A new voice for Children and Students

Today, the Victorian Liberal Nationals announce a new dedicated voice for children and students across Victoria, a Shadow Minister for children and students. Victorian Children and students have been some of the hardest hit by ongoing lockdowns and Covid restrictions ...
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Vishal Jood

Vishal Jood to walk free on 15 October, anti-sikh charges dropped by the DPP

Vishal Jood will be released from custody in six weeks following negotiations between his Liverpool criminal lawyers and the DPP. Vishal Jood was charged with 11 offences including a charge under section 93z of the Crimes Act of publicly threatening ...
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