Jacinta Allan AILD 2023 Photo_EugeneHyland

India has been a friend to Victoria for a long time. Of late, particularly in the last decade or so, the state government, irrespective of its persuasion has been looking at India more closely than before. The government led by Daniel Andrews took it to the next level when inRead More →

Aus NZ Public Health

New research shows that alcohol manufacturers are adding nutrition messages to their pre-mixed alcohol products to lure in consumers, a move that public health experts say should prompt regulators to take urgent action to restrict claims.   The study, published today in the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health, analysed almost 500Read More →

Dy Com ATO Rebecca Saint - PepsiCo

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) welcomes the decision by the Federal Court in relation to PepsiCo, Inc. v Commissioner of Taxation. The Court delivered an oral judgment yesterday with the full judgment subject to confidentiality orders. US-based Pepsi challenged an assessment for the 2018 and 2019 financial years by theRead More →


Community organisation Positive Women Victoria, with support from ViiV Healthcare Australia, is lighting up Melbourne’s iconic Federation Square for World AIDS Day 2023 (Friday 1 December) to challenge stigma and educate the public on the experiences of women living with HIV and the impact of effective HIV management.  Thriving highlightsRead More →

Lord Mayor - Sameer Pandey NOT OUT

Sameer Pandey, was fortunate to rub shoulders with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister Anthony Albanese on the first day of his job as the Lord Mayor of the City of Parramatta in Sydney. It was May 23, 2023 and he had been elected the Lord MayorRead More →

Ben Carroll - Yarra Ranges Tech School

The Allan Labor Government is ensuring Victorian secondary students are ready to embrace the jobs of the future, with high quality renewable energy equipment to learn with. Victoria’s next big build will be the renewable energy transition – delivering cheaper, more reliable renewable energy into the grid and creating 59,000 jobs.  MinisterRead More →

ATO Fraud fight-BTT 6946

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has launched a suite of new protections to help secure people’s personal information amid an unprecedented rise in identity-related fraud attempts. ATO Deputy Commissioner and Chief of the Serious Financial Crime Taskforce (SFCT) John Ford said there had been an increase in the pace andRead More →

need for Integrity of VCE- Jess Wilson

Parents of those students who have just sat the VCE exams must be heaving a sigh of relief, that is unless your child’s exam paper had errors. And this time there were too many, which requires an independent review to stop the repeat in the years ahead. At least eightRead More →

Ben Carroll Education Minister


Nominations are now open for a new category of the Premier’s VCE Awards 2023 which recognises the outstanding achievements of Victoria’s first VCE Vocational Major (VM) students. Minister for Education Ben Carroll today encouraged teachers across the state to get in early and nominate high-performing students for the Outstanding VCERead More →

Feeling financial hardship, get help

Are you experiencing financial hardship, difficulties? Finding it harder to pay your bills? Don’t know where the money should come from to pay your child’s school fees next year? There is some help. Not exactly free money but free professional help to organize your affairs better through these tough times.Read More →