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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…

Bangladeshi origin former taxi driver is ISIS ‘admin’ in Australia

Sydney, March 2: A former Sydney taxi driver of Bangladeshi origin has been linked to Islamic State, (ISIS) accused of administering the group’s encrypted messages. He currently lives in Sydney with his wife, children and step-children, according to the online vigilante group Ghost Squad Hack. The man originally from Bangladesh is now an Australian citizen….

Early learning centre to complete Windermere educational infrastructure

Melbourne, March 1: A site has been acquired in Windermere and a proposal for a state-of-the-art early learning centre is currently in preparation for lodgement with the Department of Education and Training Victoria. Branded ‘Colours Early Learning’, the centre will complete Windermere’s commitment to providing educational facilities on-site, with two public primary schools, one public…

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,…

Australian Sheikh, Mohamad Tawhidi’s visit to India stirs controversy

Melbourne, February 14: Australian Sheikh, Mohamad Tawhidi is currently visiting India but has stirred controversy within Australia. According to Mohamed Ainullah, the Sheikh is “fake” and is issuing “inflammatory comments against Muslims in general and Pakistan in particular”. Ainullah of AMUST, an Australian Muslim organisation, commented that he is “receiving red carpet treatment by Islamophobic…

Bengali Kantha weaves a magic of women-centered practice in Dandenong

This month of February, Kantha weaves a magic of personal and inter-generational, women-centered practice with narratives embroidered on worn, at times stained and frail muslin sarees. Featuring paintings the exhibition addresses the Kantha textile tradition of India with artist Natasha Narain presenting ‘A Kantha Garden for Her’ showing at Walker Street Gallery and Arts Centre,…

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