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International Students: Why Australia doubled Visa application fees

Australia has more than doubled the cost of student visa fees for international students from USD 710 to USD 1,600. This steep hike will bite thousands of Indians planning to study down under. Although the decision has sparked outrage among students, this was not entirely unexpected, say some experts. While

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NAIDOC Week: A chance to celebrate Indigenous Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

It’s NAIDOC Week – a chance to recognise and celebrate the rich history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples – the country’s First Scientists. This year’s theme – Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud & Proud – honours the enduring strength and vitality of First Nations

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Art of Hair Bateau Bay operators Nelvin Lal and Cheri Rance face court for third time

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operators of a hairdressing salon in the Central Coast region of New South Wales – including one individual who is before the court for a third time. Facing court is The Art of Hair–Bateau Bay Pty Ltd, which operates the

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A Tribute – Shardhanjali to Mrs. Indumati Pande

How do I describe my feelings, my utmost respect, and my love for a relationship that took more than four decades to develop? MaanJi inspired, influenced and guided my life and changed its course for ever. In the last few weeks of her life, Maanji often called me and left

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International Students: Why Australia doubled Visa application fees

Australia has more than doubled the cost of student visa fees for international students from USD 710 to USD 1,600. This steep hike will bite thousands of Indians planning to study down under. Although the decision has sparked outrage among students, this was not entirely unexpected, say some experts. While

NAIDOC Week - Pic credit RISE - University of Melbourne

NAIDOC Week: A chance to celebrate Indigenous Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

It’s NAIDOC Week – a chance to recognise and celebrate the rich history, culture and achievements of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples – the country’s First Scientists. This year’s theme – Keep the Fire Burning! Blak, Loud & Proud – honours the enduring strength and vitality of First Nations

Art of Hair Bateau Bay

Art of Hair Bateau Bay operators Nelvin Lal and Cheri Rance face court for third time

The Fair Work Ombudsman has commenced legal action against the operators of a hairdressing salon in the Central Coast region of New South Wales – including one individual who is before the court for a third time. Facing court is The Art of Hair–Bateau Bay Pty Ltd, which operates the

Indumati Pande - tribute

A Tribute – Shardhanjali to Mrs. Indumati Pande

How do I describe my feelings, my utmost respect, and my love for a relationship that took more than four decades to develop? MaanJi inspired, influenced and guided my life and changed its course for ever. In the last few weeks of her life, Maanji often called me and left

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ABC Ram Temple coverage: ABC Ombudsman’s “No Bias” report – a slap on the face of Australian Hindus

It shows either incompetence of adjudicator in adjudicating on the ABC Ram temple coverage complaints or their submission to someone’s Anti-India, Anti-Hindu agenda The ABC’s coverage of the Ram Temple ceremony in Ayodhya, particularly the ABC TV’s Ram Temple coverage broadcast on January 22 by reporter Avani Dias was seen

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Defamation dogfights are dogging the leader: Should John Pesutto step down to come back later?

John Pesutto has embroiled himself in a political dogfight with Moira Deeming over an issue which should not have last beyond a couple of weeks. She had only attended a rally – which had empirical problems for some ‘progressive’ liberals. Being so far off from the 2026 election, it had

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ASIO boss Mike Burgess MUST name the rogue politician, academics

When Mike Burgess delivered ASIO’s threat assessment 2024, he included some content which is nothing short of sensationalist, explosive and yet in the national interest. He told us, we have amongst ourselves a former politician who worked for a foreign power while being on the Australian taxpayer paid most privileged

John Pesutto - Court fight for what?

Who can stop John Pesutto from becoming Premier of Victoria?

The simple answer is – John Pesutto himself. I believe John Pesutto is positioning himself to self-include into the list of capable Liberals who could not be leaders in government. Perhaps without realizing, the medium he is using is the ill-fated decision he took to expel Moira Deeming from the

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Ponting, Langer decline to be head coach for the BCCI, India

Australian greats – Ricky Ponting and Justin Langer have both opted themselves out of the calculations to be the next head coach of India after the position falls vacant post T20 world cup over in the Americas. While Ricky Ponting says it doesn’t fit into ...


 

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