Prof Perminder Sachdev with NZ PM Jacinda Ardern

Professor Perminder Sachdev AM, Co-Director of the Centre for Healthy Brain Ageing (CHeBA) at UNSW Sydney and world-leading clinician and academic, has been awarded the 2022 Ryman Prize by the Right Hon Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand, in recognition of research that has substantially enhanced the life of older peopleRead More →


Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is celebrated on 9th January every year to recognise the contribution of Overseas Indian community in the development of India. The PBD conventions provide a platform for the government to engage overseas Indians from different countries on key issues concerning the Indian Diaspora, besides the networkingRead More →

Kuppal Palaniappan - Associate Director Multicultural NSW

Kuppal Palaniappan, a Malaysian Australian of Indian heritage has been appointed Associated Director in the office of Multicultural NSW. She will be working with and within the office of CEO, Multicultural NSW. A note from Multicultural NSW announcing the appointment reads as below: We’re excited to welcome Kuppal Palaniappan to our team,Read More →

Osama+Al-Zawahiri Al-Qa'Ida

The Parliamentary Joint Committee on Intelligence and Security (PJCIS) has commenced a review of the relistings of Al-Qa’ida in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP), Al-Qa’ida in the Indian Subcontinent (AQIS), Islamic State in Libya (IS-Libya) and Islamic State Sinai Province (IS-Sinai) as terrorist organisations under the Criminal Code Act 1995(the Criminal Code). The Australian Government first listed AQAP as aRead More →

Ingrid Stitt at tarneit Central Bilingual - English-Punjabi Kinder

On the last day of campaigning, Labor has upped the ante with a new announcement which will catch Victoria’s CALD communities. If re-elected tomorrow, the Andrews government will invest $3.7 Million in 10 bilingual kinders across the state to allow CALD community children to attend kinder and keep their connectionRead More →

Stan Grant ACU Interfaith Breakfast

Discussions about religious freedom in Australia should aim to unite the nation rather than divide it, guests at the Australian Catholic University’s sixth Parliamentary Interfaith Breakfast have heard. Over 160 guests, including around 50 faith leaders and 50 parliamentarians, gathered for the Parliamentary Interfaith Breakfast at the National Press ClubRead More →

Daniel Andrews Kabaddi announcement

In a surprise announcement for the Punjabi community in Victoria, Premier Daniel Andrews has announced that if re-elected Andrews Labor Government will host a Kabaddi exhibition match in the lead up to the 2026 Commonwealth Games. Commonwealth Games will be held in Victorian from 17 March to 29 March 2026. KabaddiRead More →

Hindi Punjabi teaching by Labor in Victoria

A re-elected Andrews Labor Government will make sure Victorian students who want to learn Hindi and Punjabi at school can do so, by investing in opportunities to study languages in the west, north and south eastern suburbs. Funding has been announced arrange Hindi and Punjabi teaching if Andrews government isRead More →