Kangana subdues Tharoor

‘I’d like all Indian women to be as empowered as you’ When ambitious politician Kamal Hassan tweeted originally in Tamil and then in English to reach wider audiences; about recognising home-making as salaried profession; little did he know that his bluff would be called out more by women than anyoneRead More →

Why Barry O'Farrell's meeting with the RSS chief was not wrong

When Australian High Commissioner to India Barry O’Farrell met the chief of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Mohan Bhagwat, last month, he tweeted that RSS had been actively supporting the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. “The @RSSorg has been actively supporting the community during COVID19. I met with Sarsanghchalak Dr Mohan Bhagwat whoRead More →

John Thwaites Lancet COVID-19 Commission

Professor John Thwaites, Chairman of Monash University’s Sustainable Development Institute & ClimateWorks Australia, is the only Australian appointed to the prestigious The Lancet COVID-19 Commission. Professor Thwaites is one of 26 eminent global scholars, public health professionals, environmentalists and policy makers to be part of this Commission, which is chaired by Professor JeffreyRead More →

Huawei - security concerns in Victoria

According to a story in the Herald Sun today the Chinese government-owned company, Huawei, is providing crucial equipment to a solar farm which will power 50,000 homes are deeply concerning. This controversial company was banned from partaking in Australia’s 5G mobile infrastructure network in 2018 by the Federal Government, dueRead More →

migration in covid-19

Morrison scouts Role of Migration in COVID-19 aftermath Recovery Process  Universities reeling under est. $16 billion loss by 2023; Victoria may NOT Pay for mandatory hotel quarantine for International Students Melbourne, June 3: Australia’s universities could lose $16 billion in revenue between now and 2023 according to new modelling byRead More →

Bangladeshis suppliers bullied

Bangladeshi suppliers bullied for discounts by Aussie companies amid COVID-19 pandemic Melbourne, May 13: Many Australian retailers have been exposed again for “unsavoury” behaviour during the COVID-19 pandemic. Tactics of ‘asking for discounts’ and ‘pushing back orders’ with suppliers in Bangladesh and other struggling countries are being used by retailersRead More →

1 million Aussies unemployed

As Australia is managing its pugilistic fight with COVID-19 well, the nation’s leaders are starting to look for possible scenarios on the ‘other side’. And hearing Prime Minister Scott Morrison today, the picture is very bleak on the ‘other side’. Mr Morrison says Australia has 1 million unemployed having lost theirRead More →