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NEG a popular step for Australia

By Rekha Bhattacharjee August 12, 2018. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and Federal Energy Minister Josh Frydenberg will be confronted in party room by Tony Abbott and other critics who want, in effect, the plan to be made less green on Tuesday the 14th August 2018. The Labor States need the Commonwealth legislation to go through the federal […]

Fields Medal awarded to Akshay Venkatesh of Western Australia

By Rekha Bhattacharjee Indian born genius Akshay Venkatesh 36 was the youngest ever student at the University of Western Australia at age 14. Currently he is teaching Mathematics at Stanford University Dr Venkatesh received the honour for his “profound contributions to an exceptionally broad range of subjects in Mathematics’. Previous to the Field’s Medal 2018, […]

AIBC calls on large Australian businesses to come aboard in line with Turnbull’s India Economic Strategy

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull (L) and Peter Varghese AO (R) Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull’s India Economic Strategy marks a milestone in the bilateral Australia-India business, economic and trade relationship, underscoring a strategic positioning of India as a tier one country for Australia. India’s scale is extraordinary and there is no market over the […]

Australia’s ‘Super Saturday’ By-election results undermine Turnbull’s authority

By Rekha Bhattacharjee The last Saturday’s five by-elections results have not been a threat to the Prime Minister’s leadership – nor has it changed the numbers in the House of Representatives or in the Party Room – yet the voting pattern of the public indicates their anger towards their circumstances and that of the politicians. […]

Australia’s Trade with India

India and Australia have a strong and productive bilateral partnership. Underpinned by trade and investment, the scope of Australia’s relationship with India has increased in line with India’s rapid economic and strategic growth. Australian exports to India are on the rise, India is now Australia’s 4th biggest export market underlining the importance of India as […]

Community grants for water safety programs to prevent drownings

NSW Minister for Emergency Services Troy Grant has announced that applications are now open for organisations to improve water safety in the community and help prevent drownings in NSW. Mr Grant said that the release of the Royal Life Saving NSW Summer Drowning Report for 2017/18 reveals that last summer, 36 people tragically drowned in […]

India-Australia free trade agreement soon?

By Rekha Bhattacharjee The long-pending free trade agreement with Australia is expected to be cleared with Indian Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu’s visit to the country on June 26. The two countries are also expected to discuss ways to promote investments. The long-pending free trade agreement with Australia is expected to be cleared with Indian Commerce and Industry […]

Sydney Wake up, June is the international month of Yoga and well being

As part of IDY 2018 celebrations, Indian Cultural Center, Consulate General of India, Sydney has organized several pre-yoga day sessions leading to the official International Yoga Day celebrated every year on June 21. Do join in activities and live a healthy, happy and harmonious life by bringing yoga into your daily routine and form associations […]

Tennis star of the future – Zachary Viiala

By Kersi Meher-Homji Two 12-year-old Australian elite junior tennis players – Zachary Viiala from Perth and Hana Sonton from the Gold Coast – have been announced as Australia’s representatives for the 2018 Longines Future Tennis Aces tournament in Paris from 31 May to 2 June. Zach’s mother Sharan Dogra is of Indian descent. Zachary and […]

Hillary won Sydney with her insightful sum up of world affairs and about the constant vitriolic barrage targeted at women

By Neena Badhwar It was a packed theatre around 9000 in all who cheered as she walked on to the stage. She looked small from afar with the audience sitting right up to the auditorium roof. Hillary Rodham Clinton came to Sydney and Melbourne earlier, a neon colourful sign proudly displaying her name outside the […]

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