Sri Durga Temple Rockbank - Holi funding 2024

The Allan Labor Government is proud to be supporting more multicultural organisations across the state to deliver festivals and events which celebrate and share culture and promote community connections. Member for Melton Steve McGhie today announced a total of 183 organisations will receive funding to deliver festivals and events throughoutRead More →

Sonya Kilkenny - Helping build dream home

By Sonya KilkennyVictorian Minister for Planning Owning your own home is the great Australian dream – maybe even more so for families who have chosen to call Australia home after fleeing or migrating from countries where giving your family a better life may not have been possible. It was devastatingRead More →

ATO Jillian Kitto

Late lodgment penalties will be remitted under the amnesty which ends on 31 December 2023 for small business income tax returns, fringe benefits tax (FBT) returns and business activity statements (BAS) originally due between 1 December 2019 and 28 February 2022. More than 14,000 small businesses have taken advantage of the amnesty sinceRead More →

khusdeep dies in acar crash

Khusdeep Singh, a 26-year-old Indian man from Hoppers Crossing, has died on the spot after his car crashed and rolled several times in Williams Landing in southwest Melbourne. “It is believed Khusdeep was driving along Palmers Road at around 11.15 p.m on Monday when he crossed the median strip and rolledRead More →

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 →