Suburban Rail Loop going ahead

Undaunted by the Opposition’s vociferous calls to not sign any further contracts for the Suburban Rail Loop (SRL), and ignoring misgivings expressed by some experts, the Allan Labor Government is powering ahead with the appointment of the preferred bidder for the second tunnelling contract for SRL East exhibiting a dogged,Read More →

Minimum Wage FW Ombudsman Anna Booth

All workers on minimum wage should be aware that their weekly take home pay has increased from 1 July. All employers should apply a 3.75 per cent minimum wage increase to eligible employees’ pay from the first full pay period starting on or after today, 1 July 2024. The newRead More →

Steve McGhie -Sri Durga Temple Rockbank- $400,000 for car park

Devotees of the Durga Temple and Swaminarayan Mandal should thank the Allan Labor Government for a huge financial boost with its funding for infrastructure and facilities that communities need to celebrate their culture and traditions. Member for Melton Steve McGhie has announced that three local organizations will receive a shareRead More →

Helping Families in Melton Cobblebank Secondary Schoo-BTl-6946

 The Allan Labor Government’s first Budget is dedicated to helping families in Melton, says Melton MP Steve McGhie. With the current cost of living, covering supplies and extracurricular activities can be hard on families doing it tough. Uniforms, camps and excursions – it all adds up. That’s why we areRead More →

The untold story of ANZAC-INDIA friendship

The untold story of the Anzac-India friendship forged amidst the trials of Gallipoli in 1915 was on display at the Australia India Institute’s Anzac Day event on April 22 in Melbourne.   The event featured erstwhile little-known yet very significant details of the Australia-Indian military connection revealed by Australian military historianRead More →

VHP Australia State Presidents with Swami ji

The Vishva Hindu Parishad of Australia Inc. (VHP) brought together 250 delegates representing the Hindu community organisations, media representatives, businesses, professionals, and politicians across Australia at the 7th Australian National Hindu Conference, organised at Novotel Parramatta on April 20, 2024. The Chief guest of the Conference, Hon Chris Bowen, FederalRead More →

Michelle Rowland - Australia Post new standards

With the changing needs of consumers and small businesses, Australia Post will be introducing new performance standards to take effect from 15 April 2024. Latest figures show that four in five Australian households bought something online in 2023, with 9.5 million households receiving a parcel last year. Meanwhile, letter volumes continue toRead More →