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Women’s experiences of intimate-partner violence in the Indian Community

Melbourne, March 4: A research has been commissioned to explore and record experiences of Indian women in relation to domestic violence and their help-seeking patterns at the School of Psychology at Deakin University. With a total of 500 people are expected to participate in this project, the research will also record a partner’s beliefs about…

Hindu student Sanya barred from Perth Catholic School for nose piercing

Hindu Council takes up issue of nose piercing restriction; but school shops for a more favourable opinion to support its decision Melbourne, February 15: Hindu Council of Australia has taken up the issue after a Hindu female student was barred from attending a Catholic school for donning a nose piercing. Hindu girl, Sanya Singhal, 15,…

US Government’s fake university traps Indians

Fake-Uni of ICE, US

Michigan, February 1: The US government’s own Department of Homeland Security laid a trap to catch the unsuspecting scammers involved in the trade of illegal entry and stay called “pay and stay”. They set up a fake university – the University of Farmington in Farmington Hills, Michigan which billed itself as a “nationally accredited business…

Australia in dilemma after Fiji denies citizenship of jihadist Neil Prakash

Melbourne, January 9: Once believed to be dead, Australia’s most wanted Islamist terrorist, Neil Prakash, whose father is Fiji-Indian, was arrested while trying to cross over from war-torn Syria into Turkey. Prakash was using false documents and a fake name, when he was arrested by Turkish officials in October 2016 after leaving Islamic State-controlled territory….

Warning against Scott Morrison’s decision to cut immigration by 30,000

PM calls for agenda on a national population plan – propose to cut immigration numbers by 30,000 Melbourne, December 13: Prime Minister Scott Morrison emerged from Coalition of Australian Governments (COAG) talks with states and territories in Adelaide, on Wednesday armed with an agreement to work with the state Premiers to develop a national population plan….

Fake marriages scam triggers India wide warnings (updated)

Fake Marriages Scam pic

164 Visa applications refused, Indian mastermind nabbed New Delhi, November 22: The Australian High Commission in New Delhi is warning Indian nationals (mostly men) wanting to migrate to Australia as spouses to be aware of organised contrived marriage scams targeting South Asians. This warning comes after Australian Border Force (ABF) shut down an elaborate contrived…

51 of our own in the election fray! – an election 2018 update


As our community grows in Victoria, so does the need for its fair representation in all areas of social and government machinery. No wonder then, of late a number of brave Victorians of Indian descent have been putting their hand up be it local bodies or clubs, municipal council, state or federal elections. As Victorians…

Have you been a Racist? You could be running for $1000 scholarship

Melbourne Law Firm Offering $1,000 Scholarship to “Racist” Students Melbourne, November 13: Students who admit to being racist or xenophobic – a fear of, or discomfort with, foreigners – could share in a $1,000 scholarship in 2019. The scholarship is offered by Melbourne-based law firm, Global Mobility Immigration Lawyers & Migration Agents, which runs an…

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